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Trinny Woodall (Real Name: Sarah-Jane Duncanson) is an English fashion and makeover expert, television presenter, and author. In 1994, after ten years working in marketing, she met Susannah Constantine, whom she teamed up with to write a weekly fashion column for The Daily Telegraph.
This led to the launch of their own internet fashion advice business and the release of their first fashion-advice book. Trinny and Susannah were commissioned by the BBC to host What Not to Wear in 2001. In 2003 they launched their shapewear range Trinny & Susannah’s Original Magic Knickers, which are sold in 30 countries around the world.
Trinny Woodall Age
Trinny was born on February 8, 1964, in Marylebone, London, United Kingdom. She is 58 years old.
Trinny Woodall Height
She is a woman of average stature and stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (Approx. 1.75 m).
Trinny Woodall Family
She was born and raised in Marylebone, London by her parents. Trinny is the youngest of six children, including three half-siblings from her father’s first marriage. Her father was a banker, while her maternal grandfather was Sir John Duncanson, controller of the British steel industry in the last two years of the war.
When Trinny was five years old, she was sent home from school after cutting off another pupil’s plait. A family friend, Ronald Searle, who created the St Trinian cartoons that inspired the later films, likened her to a mischievous St Trinian girl, and the name Trinny stuck from then onwards.
Trinny Woodall Husband
Currently, Trinny is in a long-term relationship with Charles Saatchi. Previously, she was married to musician and company director Johnny Elichaoff. The couple married in 1999, at the church, her family attended, St Columba’s, situated in Pont Street, Knightsbridge.
The church was the venue for her parents’ wedding and Trinny’s christening, and her Scottish grandfather is buried there. The couple announced their separation and intention to divorce in 2008. Elichaoff died in 2014. She has a daughter named Lyla Elichaoff.
Trinny Woodall Education
She was educated at boarding schools from the age of six, which included Queen’s Gate School in Queen’s Gate, South Kensington, London. Trinny also attended Baston School for Girls. She has described one of the boarding schools as “cruel” and “sadistic”. She has connected a fear of being naked with the time she was made to stand totally unclothed in front of the other pupils as a punishment for having a water fight.
Trinny also attended boarding schools in France and Germany between the ages of twelve and fifteen. During her school years, she felt overshadowed by her older sister who was the “star of the school”, which prompted pupils to use her to get to her sister.
Trinny Woodall Sussanah
In 1994, after ten years working in marketing, Trinny met Susannah Constantine, whom she teamed up with to write a weekly fashion column for The Daily Telegraph. This led to the launch of their own internet fashion advice business and the release of their first fashion-advice book. Susannah and Trinny were commissioned by the BBC to host What Not to Wear in 2001 What Not to Wear. It made her a household name and she and Constantine became jointly known as Trinny and Susannah.
Trinny Woodall What Not to Wear
Trinny came to prominence as co-host and fashion advisor for five series of the BBC television series What Not to Wear. She and Constantine worked on the show from 2001 to 2005, combining their knowledge of fashion to improve the dress sense of the candidates selected for the show.
What Not to Wear made Trinny a household name, and she and Constantine became jointly known as Trinny and Susannah. They became infamous for their straight-talking advice. The New York Times wrote, “Trinny, one of the upper-crusty and scathingly blunt hosts of What Not to Wear, a hugely popular fashion makeover show on the BBC, does not mince words.”
She has been spoofed on many comedy-themed television shows, including Big Impression, on which impressionist Alistair McGowan took to spoofing her presenting techniques on What Not to Wear.
Trinny Woodall Books
Trinny and Constantine have co-written numerous fashion advice books. In 2002, they released their second book, What Not to Wear, which gained them a British Book Award and sold over 670,000 copies. The pair co-wrote 11 fashion advice books, several of which became best-sellers in the United Kingdom and the United States, and have now sold over 3 million copies worldwide.
The Body Shape Bible,
Who do you want to be today?
How to Change your Life in 24 hours,
Take on America: What Your Clothes Say About You
The Survival Guide
What Your Clothes Say About You
Ready 2 Dress: How to Have Style Without Following the Fashion
Trinny Woodall Makeover
In 2009, Trinny and Susannah launched their International Makeover Mission series. The pair have given makeovers to various celebrities in What Not to Wear specials, including Jeremy Clarkson in 2002.
She worked frequently as a makeover and fashion expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show with Constantine, where they gave fashion advice and tips on how to improve overall appearance, often using themselves to illustrate the guidelines. They appeared on NBC’s The Today Show in 2006 and returned to America in late 2007 appearing on Good Morning America to perform makeovers on differently shaped women.
Trinny Woodall Net Worth
She earns her wealth from her career, therefore, she has amassed a fortune over the years. Trinny’s estimated net worth is $5 million.
Who Is Trinny Woodall
Trinny is an English fashion and makeover expert, television presenter, and author. In 1994, after ten years working in marketing, she met Susannah Constantine, whom she teamed up with to write a weekly fashion column for The Daily Telegraph.