Angela Scanlon Biography – Angela Scanlon Wiki
Angela Scanlon (Angela Marie Scanlon) is an Irish television presenter and broadcaster for RTÉ and the BBC. She initially broadcast on Irish television, presenting a number of programmes on RTÉ including the documentary Oi Ginger! in 2014. Since 2016, she appeared as a reporter on The One Show and presented in the absence of Alex Jones. She undertook her first role on a major British show as a co-host of Robot Wars with Dara O Briain in 2016. She has worked as a stylist and a journalist, before moving into television. She wrote for Tatler, Grazia, Company, U Magazine, and Sunday Times Style magazine. She also writes the column “Out of the Closet” for the Irish Independent’s Weekend magazine. She has been featured in magazines including Vogue, Elle Japan, Sunday Times Style, Company, and TWIN. In 2001, she was a dancer with the O’Shea Irish Dance Company and appeared in the Irish Thunder show at Busch Gardens Williamsburg in Virginia USA.
In 2012, The Irish Times described her as one of “10 Irish Instagrammers You Need to Follow”. She was named as the “one to watch” by Vogue in 2013 and has been cited in The Observer’s regular Why We’re Watching feature as the UK’s new onscreen fashion queen. The Daily Telegraph also commended her talents in Who’s That Girl. In 2013, she fronted a campaign for Louis Vuitton. After working on fashion shows Xposé and Off the Rails for RTÉ and on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch, she went on to join RTÉ’s The Movie Show as a reporter and on The Love Clinic in 2012. She appeared on the popular Saturday Night Show with host Brendan O’Connor, in 2013 and 2014. She joined the panel of Next Week’s News in February 2014 and also put together a Yahoo! 12-part series Work the Look demonstrating how to pull off key essential looks.
Her first major documentary Oi Ginger! was broadcast in 2014. Angela Scanlon: Full Frontal was her follow-up series airing in October 2014, addressing subjects sometimes considered taboo. She appeared on Republic of Telly’s Ginger is the New Black in October 2014. In 2014 she hosted London Fashion Weekend for a third time, a job she took over from Caroline Flack after hosting the Vodafone Live Lounge for the British Fashion Council at the event for two years. She co-hosts BBC Northern Ireland/RTÉ’s popular holiday programme, Getaways having taken over from Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin. Scanlon also launched Marks & Spencer’s pop-up Halloween shop with Joanna Lumley in aid of Oxfam. In November 2016, it was announced that she, along with Michelle Ackerley, would provide maternity cover for Alex Jones and co-present The One Show with Matt Baker in early 2017. In 2016, she presented her own series, Angela Scanlon’s Close Encounters!, and the documentary, Trump’s Unlikely Superfans, for BBC Three.
In 2017, she was revealed as a Garnier ambassador alongside Holly Willoughby and Davina McCall. She did not appear as part of the advertising campaign in 2018, leaving Willoughby and McCall to continue to work with the brand. From 2018 to 2021, she hosted her own BBC Radio 2 show on Sunday mornings from 4–6 am. Her final show aired on April 25, 2021. Angela covered for Sara Cox while Sara was covering for Chris Evans on 11 and 15–18 October 2018. On April 16, 2019, she started presenting a new 15-part TV series for BBC Two called Your Home Made Perfect. This is a home renovation series that pits the architects Laura-Jane Clark and Robert Jamison against each other to see who can come up with the best design for a problem home. In the series, ground-breaking virtual reality technology and VFX are employed to showcase the two potential renovation solutions, with the couple finally choosing which design to proceed with and build. A second series was commissioned and broadcast from October 9, 2019.
She attended school in Dunshaughlin, Meath. Scanlon then went on to study business at Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin). After graduating, she traveled for a period of time, including six months in New York, in Australia, and South East Asia. Scanlon planned to set up a fashion shop upon returning to Ireland.
Angela Scanlon Age
She was born on December 29, 1983 in Ratoath, Ireland.
Angela Scanlon Husband
She is married to her husband, Roy Horgan. She has been married to Roy Horgan since 2014 and they have a daughter . They live in London.
Angela Scanlon Children
She has a daughter, Ruby Ellen Horgan born on February 25, 2018.
Angela Scanlon Parents
Her father worked in construction and her mother worked in administration. She has three sisters.
Angela Scanlon Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches ( 1.68 m) tall.