Fearne Cotton Biography, Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary, and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Fearne Cotton. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.

  1. What does Cotton do for a living?
  2. Who are Cotton’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Cotton’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Cotton married or does she have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
  5. Does Cotton have any children?
  6. Where is Cotton now?
  7. How tall is Cotton?
  8. How much money does Cotton earn?
  9. What is Cotton’s net worth?

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Who is Fearne Cotton?

Fearne Wood nee Cotton is a prominent English television and radio presenter. She has presented television programs such as Top of the Pops and the Red Nose Day telethons. She became the first regular female presenter of the Radio 1 Chart Show in 2007, which she co-hosted with Reggie Yate for two years.


From 2009 to 2015, she went n to present her own Radio 1 show airing every day weekday morning. In 2016, she joined BBC Radio 2. She presented in 2007 The Xtra Factor an ITV2 spin-off from the main show. For one year she hosted the show before being replaced by Holly Willoughby.
Fearne appeared as team captain on the ITV2 comedy panel show Keith Lemon from 2008 to 2018, and fellow team captain Holly Willoughby. In December 2018, she quit the series to pursue other projects. In 2018 she began presenting Happy Place a podcast available to online streaming platforms.

How Old is Fearne Cotton?

She is 40 years old as of March 2022, having been born on September 3, 1981, in Northwood, Greater London, England. Cotton shares her birthdate with celebrities such as;  RonaldOMG, Jack Dylan Grazer, Riley Hubatka, August Alsina, Adam Jones, and many more.

Fearne Cotton Family

Who are Fearne Cotton Parents?

She was born to Mick Cotton (Father) was a signwriter. And Lyn Cotton (Mother) worked in alternative therapy.

Does Fearne Cotton have Siblings?

She has a younger brother by the name of Jamie Cotton.

Fearne Cotton Education

She received her education at Haydon School and Nower Hill High School.

Fearne Cotton Marital Status

She is married to the love of her life Jesse Wood. They got married in July 2014. Her husband is the son of Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood.

A Photo of Fearne Cotton

A Photo of Fearne Cotton

Fearne Cotton Kids

She has two kids with her husband Jesse. A son by the name of Rex Rayne was born on February 21, 2013. And a daughter by the name of Honey Krissy Wood was born on September 9, 2015.

Fearne Cotton Career

A Career in Television

At the age of 15 in 1996, Cotton began her presenting career with the early-morning GMTV children’s program The Disney Club. Later she continued with the show and with its replacement Diggit. In 2000, she left to concentrate on her other projects with CITV including Draw Your Own Toons and Mouse. In 2001, Cotton joined CBBC to present the children’s science program Eureka TV. From 2001 to 2003, she presented Finger Tips an arts and crafts program for children which she co-presented with Stephen Mulhem. Fearne returned to children’s television in 2015 by voicing one of the Voice Trumpets in the reboot of the classic British children’s television series Teletubbies.

A Career at ITV

With Patrick Kielty, she presented the second series of ITV’s Love Island in 2006. Cotton in 2007 took over from Ben Shephard as host of The X Factor spin-off program The Xtra Factor on ITV2. She was replaced in the following series by Holly Willoughby after resigning to work in America. Starting September 5, 2007, she co-hosted with Holly Willoughby the ITV2 dating program Holly & Fearne Go Dating. She appeared as a team captain on the ITV2 comedy panel show Celebrity Juice beginning in 2008 alongside host Keith Lemon and fellow team captain Holly Willoughby.

In 2013, she took a short break from the program whilst on maternity leave. Kelly Brook stood in for her during her break. And in 2018, Cotton quit the series. She has also presented the Isle of Wight Festival 2009 alongside Rufus Hound on ITV2. Since 2009, she has hosted Fearne and… on ITV2. And in 2012, hosted The Nation’s Favourite Number One Single. Alongside Gok Wan, has co-presented Fearne & Gok: Off The Rails since 2016 for ITVBe. Cotton guest presented five episodes of ITV Breakfast’s Lorraine program in March 2017.

A Career at BBC

Fearne moved over to mainstream broadcasting in 2003. Along with Simon Grant, she presented the spin-off show Top of the Pops: Saturday (later renamed Top of the Pops: Reloaded. She moved to work alongside Reggie Yates in 2004 on the main program Top of the Pops. In both 2008 and 2009, Cotton and Yates presented the one-off Christmas and New Year specials as well as the Comic Relief special 2009. She has hosted parts of the Red Nose Day telethon Comic Relief (2005, 2007, 2009, and 2011).

She has presented several strands alongside Jonathan Ross and Lenny Henry. Cotton in 2005 co-presented the BBC’s coverage of Live 8 in Hyde Park. She hosted a Strictly Come Dancing special as part of Children in Need in 2008. Fearne was one of the BBC’s presenters in June 2012, for its coverage of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant. In November 2013, she gust presented The One Show on BBC One for two nights. Two nights in February 2014 and one night in March 2014 and March 2016.

A Career at Other Channels

For Channel 5, she has presented the Friday night live eviction program reality television series Make Me a Supermodel. In 2010, she hosted Sky 1’s talent search Must Be The Music for one series.

A Career at Commercials

Since late 2020, she is the voiceover of the Tesco Mobile adverts.

A Career in the United States

Cotton moved to the USA in 2008, to host The Guinness Book of Records-Live. Later she co-hosted the NBC reality show Last Comic Standing.

A Career at Eurovision Song Contest

Fearne has presented parts of the BBC’s coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest. At the Eurovision Song Contest 2006, Cotton read the United Kingdom’s votes on May 20, 2006. She along with Terry Wogan on March 17, 2007, hosted Making Your Mind Up 2007. The show decided which song the UK sent to the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 in Helsinki, Finland.

A Career at Radio

A Career at BBC Radio 1

Cotton joined BBC Radio 1 in September 2005 to present the Friday early morning slot with Reggie Yates. She and Yates presented BBC’s Radio 1, Chart Show, since October 14, 2007, taking over from JK & Joel who had left the station. Fearne became the first-ever permanent female presenter of a BBC radio chart show. It was announced on July 16, 2009, that Cotton would become the new presenter of BBC Radio 1’s weekday mid-morning show. Taking over from Jo Whiley (who moved to weekends). On September 21, 2009, her new program began. Cotton announced on February 27, 2015, that she was pregnant with her second child. Therefore she would be leaving BBC Radio 1. On May 25, 2015, Clara Amfo replaced Cotton. On May 22, 2015, was Cotton’s broadcast final show.

A Career at BBC Radio 2

In July 2016, Fearne joined BBC Radio 2 standing in for Graham Norton. She covered for Ken Bruce October 24-28, 2016, in February 2017, on February 3-7, 13-17, April 10-14, May 11, May 29-June 2, October 23-27, and on February 14-16, 2018. In 2019, Fearne was the cover host for Zoe Ball during the holidays. She launched BBC Radio 2’s fourth music decades show Sounds of the 90s on March 19, 2020.

A Career at Other Work

Cotton collaborated with Mini Club in August 2017, a children’s clothing company that sells through Boots stores and their website, to produce her own clothing range. Also, she has a clothing and homeware range with the online retailer Very. She began presenting Happy Place in 2018, a podcast available to streaming platforms. The podcast features her interviewing different celebrities.

Charity Work

She supports a number of charities including CoppaFeel!, Macmillan Cancer Support, Children in Need, and Red Nose Day. Cotton climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in 2009, alongside Ben Shephard, Gary Barlow, Alesha Dixon, Ronan Keating, Denise Van Outen, Chris Moyles, and Girls Aloud members Cheryl Cole and Kimberley Walsh. She and others collapsed due to altitude sickness during the five-day climb. She was in the first group to reach the summit (with Van Outen, Shephard, and Cole and helped raise £3.3 M.

Fearne Cotton Height and Measurements

Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 6inches (1.68m) and a weight of 55kg (121lbs)

Fearne Cotton Salary and Net Worth

Her salary is not mentioned anywhere on the internet, but she has a net worth of $4 million.

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