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Holly Hamilton Biography – Holly Hamilton Wiki
Holly Hamilton is a Northern Irish journalist, presenter, reporter and hockey player. She is best known as a presenter on BBC Breakfast and BBC Sport, as well as co-host of BBC Sunday Morning Live alongside Sean Fletcher. Originally from Co. Down in Northern Ireland, Holly has spent over a decade working on some of the UK’s biggest networks.
Holly’s career has taken her from the famous red sofa of BBC Breakfast to the green grass courts of Wimbledon, where she has been part of the BBC’s coverage from the All England Club. In contrast, she’s also been found on the the red carpet where she presented live from the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2018. You’ll also find her covering some of the biggest sporting events across the UK for BBC Sport on an almost daily basis.
Away from sport, Holly co-presented “Open for Summer” from The Open in Portrush alongside Colin Murray for BBC Northern Ireland in 2019. She also fronted Northern Ireland’s coverage of Children in Need 2019 and co-anchored a Christmas and New Year End of Year review on BBC NI. She became the first woman to host long running comedy panel series “The Blame Game.”
Holly represented Northern Ireland as one of the Jubilee Beacons for the coverage of Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee celebration. She was subsequently asked to host the Commonwealth coverage in Birmingham 2022 for BBC alongside Gabby Logan, Clare Balding and a host of other talent.
Despite her Irish roots, Holly’s career began in Scotland where she worked for Scottish Television (STV) for several years and was part of the original news broadcasters on the channel’s flagship political programme “Scotland Tonight”. She also worked as News and Sport Editor for Downtown Radio and Cool FM where she was part of the Breakfast show voted “Radio Show of the Year” (CIPR Awards).
She studied at Regents House Grammar School before going to Dundee University, where she graduated with a Masters in Politics.
Holly Hamilton Age
Holly Hamilton was born on 10 December 1986. She is 36 years old as of 2023.
Holly Hamilton Husband
Holly Hamilton is married to Connor Phillips. The Sunday Morning Live star and the Radio Ulster DJ got married in June 2018 in a beautiful wedding on a beach in Portugal.
“I’ve got a husband. #MrsPhillips. Best day of my life surrounded by my amazing friends and family… and @connorphillipstv,” Holly captioned thier wedding photo.
According to Hello Magazine, Sunday Morning Live’s Holly Hamilton looked breathtaking in a figure-skimming mermaid wedding dress with sheer panels on the bodice holding in place the lace sweetheart neckline. For her beachy bridal beauty look, she wore her blonde hair in glam waves and fastened one section back with an embellished hair accessory.
According to the Belfast Telegraph, Holly met Connor while working on Downtown and Cool FM before joining BBC Breakfast. He proposed at Edinburgh Castle in 2017.
Holly Hamilton Parents
Holly Hamilton is the daughter of Kim and David Hamilton. Her father, David, is a farmer and her mother, Kim, is a journalist. She has an older brother David, who is a lawyer in New York and younger sister Sarah-Joy, who is a nurse in Dundee.
Holly decided as a child she wanted a career in the media after accompanying her journalist mum Kim to work in her local newspaper. She said: “I remember watching mum do interviews and thought it was all very exciting and I was probably only 11 when I decided I wanted to be a journalist.”
Holly Hamilton Family
TV presenter Holly Hamilton and her husband, Connor Phillips, have a son, Fionn Phillips, born on 21 January 2021 at the Ulster Hospital in Northern Ireland. Holly announced the birth of their child on social media, alongside a picture of a tiny hand gripping her finger.
“The newest addition to our bubble,” the TV presenter tweeted. “Welcome to the world Fionn Phillips! Born 21/1/21 – and already has us wrapped around his tiny little finger. Thanks to the amazing staff at the Ulster Hospital who helped bring this little dude into our lives. I’m obsessed.”
Holly Hamilton Religion
BBC Journalist Holly Hamilton is a Christian.
Holly Hamilton Net Worth
Holly Hamilton’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Holly Hamilton’s Instagram handle is @hollyhamiltontv.