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Angellica Bell Biography – Angellica Bell Wiki
Angellica Bell is a British television and radio presenter. She is best known as a presenter on CBBC between 2000 and 2006. She is also known for providing occasional cover on The One Show and for co-presenting The Martin Lewis Money Show. The mother of two won the 2017 series of Celebrity MasterChef.
Angellica grew up in West London and went on to study Politics at university. It was there she had her first taste of broadcasting getting involved with radio and presented a daily student breakfast show. Her career at the BBC started in 2000 as a presenter for Children’s and during her 6 and a half years there, was BAFTA nominated twice for Best Presenter.
Angellica has had lots of voiceover experience and narrates a BBC1 Daytime show, Family Finders, which follows the journeys of different people in search of lost loved ones. Other narration includes children’s books and stories, promos and corporate videos.
At the end of 2015, Angellica fronted a one off special for Channel 5 called Police Interceptors – Dog Squad which saw her being on the frontline and working with the Darlington and Durham Dog Squad Units. This entailed going on late night patrol, seeing how the dogs were trained and interviewing the handlers themselves.
In 2014, Angellica was asked to be a reporter on a Saturday morning Channel 4 Daytime show, Weekend Kitchen with Waitrose and covered for the main anchor on several occasions. In that same year she also fronted a prime time series called How Safe Is Your House for BBC1, which looked at areas where the public can better protect themselves in their homes. Previously, Angellica has also guest presented on the BBC2 show Something for the Weekend, fronted Celeb Air for ITV2 and hosted The British Soap Awards After Party with her husband, Michael Underwood also for ITV2.
Other shows that Angellica has hosted include; The Great British Village Show for BBC1, which celebrated rural Britain and she also had the opportunity to travel the world extensively for Departure Lounge and Holiday Hitsquad both for BBC1 primetime and the BBC Proms Backstage for BBC3.
Angellica’s career started at Children’s BBC, she was the face of CBBC for 6 and a half years. She presented shows such as The Saturday Show, Short Change and 50/50, and made regular appearances on Blue Peter. Her intelligent and warm presenting style led to BAFTA recognition and she was nominated for two consecutive years in the Best Children’s Presenter Award category. She has also won the Best Presenter Award at the Screen Nation Awards. Having formally left, she was asked to go back to front Angellica Time Traveller, which looked at the abolition of the slave trade.
Other CBBC credits include Election with Jonathan Dimbelby, a political show for young people, which went on to win a Children’s Bafta, as well as Project Parent which helped children find dates for their single parents.
Angellica has had the opportunity to transfer her skills to radio. She presented Making Tracks for Radio 3 – an alternative music show for young people, which also included fronting live musical concerts around the country with various BBC Orchestras.
Angellica has recently read for the Bedtime Stories strand on Cbeebies and this year was asked to be a judge for the Blue Peter Book Awards.
She has a weekly column in the Surrey Comet talking about the balance of being a working mum and also writes for Time and Leisure magazine. Her hobbies include playing the cello and this year has learned to swim and ride a bike!
Angellica Bell Age
She was born on 24 March 1976 in London, England.
Angellica Bell Parents
She is the daughter of Hermia and Julian Bell. She is the stepdaughter of Julian Bell, former leader of Ealing Council in West London. Julian is a Member of the Board of the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) and Chair of London Councils Transport and Environment Committee. He and his wife Hermia have four daughters. Julian and Hermia bought a five-bedroom property in September 2007 for £585,000. It is now worth over £1 million.
Her mother, Hermia, was married to Angellica’s biological father but the marriage ended in divorce. She is happily remarried.
“When my mum remarried my stepdad and his family were from Sheffield and the Peak District, they welcomed us with open arms and really made me feel part of the family,” the TV presenter told The Yorkshire Post.
Angellica Bell Husband
Is Angellica Bell married? She is married to her husband Michael Underwood, a fellow TV presenter and Celebrity MasterChef finalist. The couple first met when they were children’s TV presenters for the BBC. Angellica and Michael tied the knot in New York in December 2010. Michael chose a tartan Vivienne Westwood suit for the wedding, while Angellica wore a twenties-style white dress.
Michael, a former Dancing on Ice contestant, said in a statement: “Having got engaged in New York [in 2009], we thought it would be fitting to get married in the same place.”
Angellica announced her nuptials on Facebook, writing, “You can call me Mrs Underwood.” She later added: “It was a magical day.”
Angellica was previously married to her first husband Stuart Amory, a well known celebrity personal trainer and obstacle race MC, who has trained the likes of actress Emily Blunt, and presenters Jake Humphrey and Chris Kamara. She and Stuart married in January 2007 and the marriage ended in divorce in July 2008.
Angellica Bell Family
Angellica lives in London with her husband Michael Underwood and their two children, Elijah Joseph Underwood and Keziah Underwood. Speaking about the balance of being a working mum, the television presenter told The Yorkshire Post: “Life is a juggle and we do have to work our schedules out to make sure one of us is with the children. Although my career is really important to me, my children will always come first.”
“I couldn’t live without my family. My husband and my children mean the world to me,” the TV presenter told the BBC.
In 2019, Angellica was left devastated after the loss of three members of her Yorkshire side of her family. First, she lost her grandfather, and then her grandmother six weeks later and then on March 13, 2019 her uncle Dave died.
“To lose three members of that side of my family so close together is devastating. My auntie has lost her mum and dad and her husband in a matter of weeks,” television presenter Angellica Bell told The Yorkshire Post.
Angellica Bell Net Worth
TV Presenter Angellica Bell’s net worth is estimated to be £1 million.
Angellica Bell Nationality
Bell is of British nationality. She is of St. Lucian heritage.
Angellica Bell Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm).
Angellica Bell’s Instagram handle is @angellicabell.