Laura Whitmore Biography – Laura Whitmore Wiki
Laura Whitmore is an Irish television presenter, model, and actress. She is known for presenting I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! Now! and Survival of the Fittest. In January 2020, she began presenting Love Island and its spinoff series Love Island: Aftersun. In September 2020, she replaced Mel B as a team captain on Celebrity Juice. She grew up in Bray, County Wicklow, where she attended Loreto Secondary School, before studying journalism at Dublin City University. In April 2008, MTV Networks Europe launched a campaign Pick Me MTV where Whitmore competed against other contestants to become the face of MTV News in MTV Europe. Between 2008 and 2015, she hosted news bulletins for MTV in Ireland, the UK, and pan-European MTV channels. She was regularly seen on MTV News hosting special events in Ireland and elsewhere in Europe. For five series from 2011, she hosted I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! NOW! on ITV2 airing immediately after I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here. Whitmore announced on 14 April 2016 that she was leaving the show. In the summer of 2012, she appeared on the RTÉ television talk show, Saturday Night with Miriam, after carrying the 2012 Summer Olympics torch.
A pilot episode of the songwriting-based talent shows The Hit aired in September 2012 on RTÉ Two, hosted by Whitmore. On 15 March 2013, RTÉ announced that the show had been ordered for a full series which was broadcast in the summer, but Whitmore would not host due to conflicting schedule in London. Aidan Power and Nicky Byrne presented the full series. In April 2014, she co-hosted the 11th Irish Film & Television Awards with Simon Delaney. In 2014, she joined the BBC Eurovision team as a commentator for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 semi-finals in Copenhagen, Denmark alongside Scott Mills on BBC Three. She replaced Ana Matronic in the role but did not return in 2015. In 2014, she was an occasional presenter of “The Hub” section on ITV’s This Morning. On 24 October 2014, she appeared in Channel 4’s The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night to raise awareness of testicular cancer. In February 2015, Whitmore left MTV News after seven years on the channel but continued to present irregular segments and specials. Her last bulletin with the station was recorded on 26 February 2015.
On 10 August 2016, she took part in the fourteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing, beginning September 2016. She was partnered with Italian dancer Giovanni Pernice and was the sixth contestant to be voted out, on 5 November 2016, following a dance-off with eventual series champions Ore Oduba and Joanne Clifton. In 2018, she presented Survival of the Fittest, a reality series for ITV2, alongside comedian Brennan Reece. On 20 December 2019, it was announced that she would host the sixth series of ITV2’s Love Island in 2020 after Caroline Flack’s exit.
In 2003, she was a contestant in a modeling talent search on RTE One’s The Late Late Show, reaching the final 15 of the competition. In August 2009, she launched a self-branded clothing range available at A Wear. In 2011, she featured on the September cover of FHM magazine. She is a spokeswoman for the Because I Am a Girl charity clothing campaign. She collaborated with Daisy London on a jewelry collection in October 2015. The collection was inspired by music and features the recurring shape of the plectrum throughout. In October 2014, she launched Misstache for Movember, a campaign for women to support and raise awareness of the men’s health charity. She featured on FHM’s 100 Sexiest 2015 list at number 37. She features in the music video for “Skip to the Good Bit”, a song by Rizzle Kicks, and the music video for “Mark My Words” by The Coronas. In 2017, she played Cleo Morey alongside Shane Richie, Bill Ward and Stephen Billington in the stage adaptation of the Peter James book Not Dead Enough. She has had a weekly Sunday morning radio show on BBC Radio 5 Live since 2018. In September 2020, she was announced by Nintendo UK as a brand ambassador for the Nintendo Switch game Ring Fit Adventure and began appearing in a TV advertisement for the game. On 4 March 2021, Whitmore’s first book titled No One Can Change Your Life Except For You was released.
Laura Whitmore Age
She was born in Dublin, Bray, Ireland on May 4, 1985.
Laura Whitmore Husband
She is married to her husband, Iain Stirling since 2020.
Laura Whitmore Children
She has one child, a daughter born in 2021.
Laura Whitmore Family
She is the daughter of Carmel Whitmore, and Sean McIvor. She has two half-brothers.
Laura Whitmore Instagram
Laura Whitmore’s Instagram account is @thewhitmore.