This article will answer every question you have about Laura Whitmore. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.
- What does Laura do for a living?
- Who are Laura’s parents and siblings?
- What are Laura’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Laura married or does she have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Laura have any children?
- Where is Laura now?
- How tall is Laura?
- How much money does Laura earn?
- What is Laura’s net worth?
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Who is Laura Whitmore?
Laura Whitmore is an Irish well-known model, television and radio producer, and actress based in London. She started as a video jockey for MTV but is notably known for presenting reality shows such as Survival of the Fittest. In January 2020, she began presenting Love Island and its spinoff series Love Island: Aftersun. That same year in September, she replaced Mel B as a team captain on Celebrity Juice.
How Old Is Laura Whitmore?
She is 37 years old as of August 2022, having been born on May 4, 1985, in Dublin, Ireland. Laura shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Noah Beck, PrestonPlayz, Anthony Trujillo, Navia Robinson, Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993), and many more.
Laura Whitmore Family
Who are Laura Whitmore’s Parents?
She was born to Sean Mclvor (Father) and Carmel Whitmore (Mother).
Does Laura Whitmore have Siblings?
She has two half-brothers but their names are not mentioned on the internet.
Laura Whitmore Education
She received her high school education at Loreto Secondary School. After high school, she studied journalism at Dublin City University.
Laura Whitmore Marital Status
She is married to the love of her life, Iain Stirling (born on January 27, 1988) a Scottish comedian, writer, television presenter, actor, narrator, and Twitch streamer. They married in 2022 in a private humanist ceremony at Dublin City Hall.
Laura Whitmore Kids
She and her husband Iain have one kid, a daughter by the name of Stevie Re (born in March 2021).
Laura Whitmore Career
A Television Career
MTV Networks Europe launched a campaign Pick Me MTV in April 2008, where Laura 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. Regularly she was seen on MTV News hosting special events in Ireland and elsewhere in Europe. In 2011, she hosted I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! NOW! for five series on ITV2 airing immediately after I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!
On April 14, 2016, she announced that she was leaving the show. In the summer of 2012, she appeared on the RTE television talk show, Saturday Night with Miriam, after carrying the 2012 Summer Olympics torch. In September 2012, a pilot episode of the songwriting-based talent shows The Hit aired on RTE Two, hosted by Laura. RTE announced on March 15, 2013, that the show had been ordered for a full series which was broadcast in the summer, but Laura would not host due to conflicting schedules in London. Aidan Power and Nick Byrne presented the full series. She went on to co-host the 11th Irish Film & Television Awards in April 2014 with Simon Delaney.
That same year, 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 then replaced Ana Matronic in the role but did not return in 2015. Next, she was an occasional presenter of “The Hub” section of ITV’s This Morning in 2014. She went on to appear on Channel 4’s The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night on October 24, 2014, to raise awareness of testicular cancer. The next year in February, she 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 February 26, 2015. On August 10, 2016, she took part in the 14th series of Strictly Come Dancing, beginning September 2016. On November 5, 2016, she was partnered with Italian dancer Giovanni Pernice and was the sixth contestant to be voted out following a dance-off with eventual series champions Ore Oduba and Joanne Clifton. Next, she presented Survival of the Fittest in 2018, a reality series for ITV2 alongside comedian Brennan Reece. It was announced on December 20, 2019, that Laura would host the sixth series of ITV2’s Love Island in 2020 after Caroline Flack was arrested for assaulting her partner Lewis Burton. Following Flack’s death, while that was airing, Laura returned in June 2021, for the seventh series.
A Career in Other Work
Besides television work, she was a contestant in a modeling talent search on RTE One’s The Late Late Show in 2003, reaching the final 15 of the competition. In August 2009, she launched a self-branded clothing range available at A Wear. She went on to appear in 2011 on the September cover of FHM magazine. Moreover, Laura is a spokeswoman for the Because I Am a Girl charity clothing campaign. In October 2015, she collaborated with Daisy London on a jewelry collection. She launched Misstache in November in October 2014. This is a campaign for women to support and raise awareness of the men’s health charity.
The next year, she appeared on FHM’s 100 Sexiest 2015 list at number 37. She played Cleo Morey alongside Shane Richie, Bil Ward, and Stephen Billington in 2017, in the stage adaptation of the Peter James book Not Dead Enough. Since 2018, she has had a weekly Sunday morning radio show on BBC Radio 5 Live. She was announced by Nintendo UK in September 2020, as a brand ambassador for the Nintendo Switch game Ring Fit Adventure, and began appearing in a TV advertisements for the game. Her first book titled No One Can Change Your Life Except For You was released on March 4, 2021.
Laura Whitmore 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 58kg (128lbs).
Laura Whitmore’s Salary and Net Worth
She earns £600,000 on Love Island and has a net worth of $15 million.