Lorraine Kelly Bio | Wiki
Lorraine Kelly is a Scottish journalist and television presenter. She previously presented various Tv shows for ITV, including Good Morning Britain, GMTV, This Morning, Daybreak, The Sun Military Awards, and her eponymous program Lorraine.
Lorraine was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2012 New Year Honours for services to charity. She was promoted to Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2020 Birthday Honours for services to broadcasting, journalism, and charity.
Lorraine Kelly Age
Lorraine was born on November 30, 1959, in Gorbals, Glasgow, United Kingdom. She is 62 years old.
Lorraine Kelly Height
She is a woman of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in (Approx. 1.65 m).
Lorraine Kelly Family
She was born in the Gorbals area of Glasgow to her parents Anne Kelly and John Kelly. Lorraine’s father worked as a television repairman. She spent the first few years of her life in Glasgow before the family moved to East Kilbride. She has a brother named Graham and she has Irish ancestry.
Lorraine Kelly Husband
Lorraine is married to her husband Steve Smith, a television cameraman. The couple celebrated their wedding in 1992. They previously lived at Cookham Dean in Berkshire, on the Thames west of London. The couple has one daughter, Rosie, born in 1994, who teamed up with Lorraine on The Cube in December 2021, playing for MS Therapy Centre which supports Steve’s sister.
Lorraine previously lived in Broughty Ferry, Dundee until December 2017 as she found commuting back and forth was not working. She and her husband then decided to sell their Broughty Ferry home to be closer to Lorraine’s work, and so they could spend more time together.
Lorraine Kelly Education
She attended Claremont High School. Lorraine turned down a university place to study English and Russian in favor of a job on the East Kilbride News, her local newspaper, and then joined BBC Scotland as a researcher in 1983. Later, Lorraine moved to TV-am as an on-screen reporter covering Scottish news in 1984.
Lorraine Kelly Weight Loss
In 2010, Lorraine filmed a six-part documentary series Lorraine Kelly’s Big Fat Challenge shown on Bio. The series featured her and a team of experts putting ‘Britain’s fattest family’, the Chawner family through their paces to lose weight and transform their lives. Daughter Emma Chawner is best known for her unsuccessful appearances on The X Factor.
Lorraine Kelly Piers Morgan
In April 2021, Lorraine hosted Piers Morgan who explained the truth behind his dramatic exit from Good Morning Britain in March last year. Piers revealed that he did not want to leave but was presented with a ‘fait accomplish and chose to depart from the show rather than apologize for what he said about Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex.
When asked by Lorraine if he regretted the circumstances of his departure from the morning news program, he said: “Let me be clear, I only regret that ITV tried to make me apologize for something I genuinely believe”.
Lorraine Kelly Podcast
Lorraine serves as the host of the What If? podcast alongside Rosie Smith. The new podcast series exploring life’s ‘what ifs’ helps one to answer questions such as Have you ever imagined taking a different path? Is there something you wish you could have done differently? Do you have a hidden passion that you want to turn into your future? Each week Lorraine and Rosie meet celebrity guests to discuss these turning points, thoughts and decisions and ponder the meaning of success and satisfaction. Brought to you by Home Instead.
Lorraine Kelly Coronation Street
In May 2019, she made a cameo in Coronation Street, a British soap opera created by Granada Television and shown on ITV since 9 December 1960. The program centers around a cobbled, terraced street in Weatherfield, a fictional town based on inner-city Salford. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Lorraine hosted her program in the Good Morning Britain studio.
Lorraine Kelly Show Today | ITV
On July 9, 2010, it was revealed that Lorraine’s new program Lorraine would replace GMTV with Lorraine. She presented her last show before leaving on 15 July 2010. On September 6, 2010, GMTV ended with ITV Breakfast taking over. Lorraine launched with a brand new look, alongside Daybreak. Lorraine broadcasts live every weekday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.
The program features a variety of showbiz, fashion, health, food, celebrity interviews, and competitions. The program’s run-time crosses the 9.25 am ending of the official ITV Breakfast slot (6 am-9.25 am), which is wholly owned by ITV plc. This is why viewers in most of Scotland see ITV branding surrounding the first 25 minutes of the show, and STV branding for the remainder of the time slot.
Some of Lorraine’s colleagues at ITV include:
Roman Kemp – host
Jenni Falconer – presenter
Janet Street-Porter – panelist
Fiona Phillips – presenter
Robert Peston – political editor
David Whiteley – presenter
Jeff Brazier – presenter
Lorraine Kelly Recipes
Rustic, no-knead bread
3 1/2 cups / 455g bread flour
2 tsp active dry yeast
2 tsp fresh rosemary
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups / 300ml warm water, plus a few tablespoons more
Mix all dry ingredients together, then stir in water. Cover and let sit at room temp for 2 hours. Preheat the oven to 450; put the pizza stone in the oven while it preheats. Add a bowl of water underneath the pizza stone to create steam.
Flour the work surface; the bread will be sticky. No kneading! Shape into a ball shape. Put the loaf on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Cut lines on top. Transfer the bread to the preheated pizza stone. Bake for around 30 minutes and let cool before slicing
Lorraine Kelly Salary
She hosts her eponymous program Lorraine on ITV. Therefore, she earns a decent income. Lorraine’s average salary is $73,534 per year.
Lorraine Kelly Net Worth
She earns her wealth from her career, therefore, she has amassed a fortune over the years. Lorraine’s estimated net worth is $754,033.
Is Lorraine Kelly Retiring
On July 9, 2010, it was revealed that Lorraine’s new program Lorraine would replace GMTV with Lorraine. On 15 July 2010, she presented her last show before leaving.
What Happened To Lorraine Kelly Accident
Lorraine was left badly injured after her horse trampled on her while attempting a jump during a charity challenge in 2012. Her doctors said at the time that the wound to her thigh missed her main artery by millimeters, and she lost three pints of blood during an emergency four-hour op.