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Who is Fern Britton?
Fern Britton is a prominent English author and television presenter. In the 1980s she co-presented Breakfast Time. From 1994 to 2000, she gained mainstream national attention when hosting the cookery game show Ready Steady Cook on BBC One.
From 1999 to 2009, Fern has presented ITV’s This Morning program. And in 2012, she participated in Strictly Come Dancing, where she paired with professional dancer Artem Chigvistev. Britton has published a number of bestselling novels and books of short stories and non-fiction since 2010.
How Old is Fern Britton?
She is 64 years old as of April 2022, having been born on July 17, 1957, in Ealing, London, England. She shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Matt Slays, Luke Bryan, Alex Ernst, Kali Uchis, Cory Cotton, and many more.
Fern Britton Family
Who are Fern Britton’s Parents?
She was born to Tony Britton (Father born on June 9, 1924, but died on December 22, 2019) was an English actor. And Ruth Britton (Mother)
Does Fern Britton have Siblings?
She has two siblings by name of Jasper Britton is an English actor. And Cherry Britton is a writer and producer.
Fern Britton Education
She received her high school education at Dr. Challoner’s High School. And then at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama where she trained in stage management.
Fern Britton Marital Status
She is currently single. Despite being single, she was previously married to Phil Vickery (2000-2020) and Clive Jones (1988-2000)
Fern Britton Kids
She has four kids. Three with her ex-husband Clive, who are twins Jack Jones and Harry Jones born in 1994, and a daughter by the name of Grace Jones born in 1997. And one kid with her ex-husband Phil, a daughter by the name of Winnie Vickery born in August 2001.
Fern Britton Career
An Early Work as a Presenter
In March 1990, Fern began her broadcasting career in Plymouth working for Westward Television, after working with The Cambridge Theatre Company. Then as a continuity announcer and newsreader on the weeknight local bulletin Westward Diary on the then-incumbent ITV regional company. At the end of 1981, after Westward lost its franchise, she moved to the local BBC headquarters as a presenter with Spotlight in the South West, before moving to BBC 1’s Breakfast Time.
There she became the BBC’s youngest-ever national news presenter. Also during this period, she was a stand-in co-presenter on News After Noon. She then worked with Fred Dinenage for TVS in Southampton co-hosting the South edition of the news program Coast to Coast. As well as Coast to Coast People, The Television Show, Magic Moments, and as a presenter with Stefan Buczacki of That’s Gardening. She stayed until TVS’s franchise ended in December 1992. In January 1993, she joined London Network’s London Tonight before moving to GMTV in April 1993, to present the post-9:00 am slot, Top of the Morning. In 1994, she moved back to Carlton Television to present After Five.
A Career at ITV
Since 1993, she has guest presented This Morning. But later in September 1999, she became a full-time host presenting the Friday edition with John Leslie. She later became the main host of the series along with John Leslie and later with Philip Schofield. She co-presented the reality television show Soapstar Superstar in 2006. And on May 31, 2007, she hosted the Classical Brit Awards at the Royal Albert Hall. From 2006 to 2008, she hosted The British Soap Awards with Phillip Schofield. Fern in 2007, presented her own ITV Saturday night series called That’s What I Call Television.
Whereby she was joined by a celebrity co-host in each show. From 2008 to 2010, she co-presented a revival of the ITV show Mr & Mrs. She co-hosted the show with Phillip Schofield. Fearne announced in November 2008, she was to take a break from This Morning and return after the Christmas break in January 2009. On March 25, 2009, she announced she was leaving This Morning after 10 years at the end of the current series. On her 59th birthday on July 17, 2009, her farewell This Morning program was aired. She made her comeback to ITV in 2017, presenting the daytime series Culinary Genius.
A Career at BBC
From 1994, she joined the television cookery gameshow Ready Steady Cook which she presented until 2010. She has appeared twice on April 27, 2007, and on October 17, 2008, as a panelist on the BBC show Have I Got News for You. She returned to the BBC in 2009 and was a team captain on the BBC One trivia panel show As Seen on TV. Fern since 2009 has hosted a series for BBC One called Fern Britton Meets…She has interviewed high-profile personalities about their religious beliefs. For BBC Two, she has presented The Big Allotment Challenge since 2014. In early 2015, the series was commissioned for a second series. In January 2016, she began presenting the BBC One antique game show For What it’s Worth.
A Career at Channel 4
On November 2, 2009, for two weeks, Fern appeared as a stand-in host on The Paul O’Grady Show. It was confirmed on February 2, 2011, that she would be taking over the 5:00 pm chatshow slot on Channel 4 that was previously hosted by Paul O’Grady. The show Fern began on March 28, 2011.
A Career at Strictly Come Dancing
It was confirmed on September 10, 2012, that Fern was one of the 14 celebrities taking part in the tenth series of Strictly Come Dancing. Artem Chigvinstev was her professional partner.
A Career at Other Work
Britton took part in Cinderella in 1988, a pantomime in which she played the role of Dandini at the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton. She has appeared in advertisements for several companies and causes. Including; several Ryvita Minis and in 2007 What’s it going to take? campaign for the charitable organization Women’s Aid. In March 1998, her first book Fern’s Family Favourites was launched published by Andre Deutsch, and written by the cook and home economist Susie Magasiner. Fern, My Story, was published in November 2008, by Michael Joseph. She has written 6 novels; New Beginnings, Hidden Treasures, The Holiday Home, A Seaside Affair, A Good Catch, and The Postcard to date. Fern signed a three-book deal with the publishers HarperCollins in 2016 and is working on a television script. It was announced in January 2018, that she would play Marie in th
Fern Britton Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 5inches (1.65m) and a weight of 63kg (139lbs)
Fern Britton’s Salary and Net Worth
She has an annual salary of $1 million and a net worth of $9.2 million.