Holly Willoughby Net Worth 2023: How Rich Is The English Television Presenter?

Holly Marie Willoughby also known as Holly Willoughby is a well-known English model, TV presenter, and author and is best known for hosting the popular series This Morning (2009–present) and Dancing on Ice (2006–2011, 2018–present) produced by ITV.

She is also recognized as the team captain on the ITV2 comedy panel show Celebrity Juice and hosted the show from 2008 to 2020. Her prominent shows include The Games (2022), The Xtra Factor (2008–2009), Freeze the Fear with Wim Hof (2022), Text Santa (2011–2013, 2015), and Play to the Whistle (2015–2017).

Holly Willoughby was born on 10 February 1981 in Brighton, East Sussex to Brian Willoughby and Linda Willoughby Her father was a sales manager of a double-glazing company and her mother was a former air stewardess. She completed her schooling from independent Burgess Hill Girls in the town of Burgess Hill in West Sussex and higher studies at The College of Richard Collyer in Horsham.

She was first noticed by talent scouts at The Clothes Show Live exhibition in 1995 when she was only 14 years old. She was signed by a model agency, Storm Management. She appeared in a number of teen magazines such as Mizz, Just Seventeen, Shout, and More!. By the age of 17 Holly Willoughby started modeling for bras, underwear, and tights for clients including Pretty Polly, appearing in advertisements and posters.

Holly Willoughby’s Outstanding Career As Television Presenter, Author and Model

The career of Holly Willoughby started in 2000 when she won an audition for a show on CITV featuring S Club 7 called S Club TV. She was also seen on a show called S Club 7: Artistic Differences. She also worked as a receptionist and presenter of the now-defunct shopping channel Auction World TV. She also took on menial work and also started a course in psychotherapy at an Open University.

She finally created a showreel for herself which secured her an agent who then contacted the BBC. In 2002 she finally made it big and hosted a number of factual entertainment programs for children called Xchange for CBBC: X-perimental and CBBC at the Fame Academy which was much akin to the BBC talent show Fame Academy.

She rejoined CITV in 2004 to co-present the entertainment show Ministry of Mayhem which was aired every Saturday morning. It was here she became acquainted with her future husband Dan Baldwin who was one of the show’s producers.

Holly Willoughby in 2005 presented Feel the Fear which was a reality show and the presenters had to complete unnerving tasks. She was also a guest in a number of programs and she was soon rewarded for her labor when she was presented the BAFTA Children’s Award in 2006 for her role as a children’s television presenter.

Holly Willoughby co- hosted the television show Dancing on Ice, along with Phillip Schofield. The show envisages celebrities partnering professional dancers and learning ice skating dance steps and their performances are judged by experts and also voted by the viewers. She continued to host the show till 2011 when other engagements forced her to end her sojourn with the show. She was also part of a number of ITV presentations like Celebrity Wrestling and Greased Lightnin’. In 2007 she replaced Davina McCall as the presenter of Streetmate which was a dating show. She also hosted Holly & Fearne Go Dating with Fearne Cotton where the duo searched for dates for singles in the U.K.

Holly Willoughby has also co-hosted ITV’s This Morning with Phillip Schofield since 2009. Eventually, Phillip Schofield left in May 2023 and he was replaced by Fern Britton. The program is aired from Monday to Thursday mornings.

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Holly Willoughby’s Family: Husband and Children

Holly Willoughby was diagnosed with dyslexia in her childhood. She comes from a family deeply associated with arts and her sister Kelly Willoughby is also in the TV industry. She tied knot with Dan Baldwin who is a TV producer on August 4, 2007. The couple resides in Barnes, London, and is blessed with two sons and a daughter.

Alleged ‘Kidnapping and Murder Plot’ Against Holly Willoughby

An alleged plot to kidnap and murder Willoughby was uncovered on October 4th, 2023 and a person from Harlow was arrested for solicitation and incitement. The suspect was also in contact with another man in the US who was to travel to the UK to kill Willoughby. Willoughby was informed of the alleged plot and was taken into protective custody. The suspect is named Gavin Plumb and has since been taken into custody.

How Much Is Holly Willoughby’s Net Worth In 2023?

Holly Willoughby started earning when she was only 14 when she was selected as a teen model by Storm Model Management. She appeared in teen magazines like “Mizz”, “Just Seventeen”, “Shout”, and “More!” Her first TV advertisement happened when she was 18 years old and at the same time she also appeared on a TV show “S Club TV”. It is not clear how much she earned but the going was tough since she had to supplement her income by working as a receptionist and as a runner for “Auction World TV”.

As per a report, Holly Willoughby was earning £400,000 a year in 2017 and her income was augmented considerably when, in 2018, ITV agreed to bring parity in the pay with the co-presenter Philip Schofield of “This Morning” and her compensation reached £600,000 per year.

Wiki Biodata

NameHolly Marie Willoughby
Born10 February 1981 (age 42)
Place Of BirthBrighton, East Sussex, England
Education  Burgess Hill Girls The College of Richard Collyer
OccupationsTelevision presenter, author, model
Years active2000–present
Employer(s)  ITV BBC
SpouseDan Baldwin ​(m. 2007)​
Children3; 13-year-old son Harry, 11-year-old daughter Belle, and eight-year-old son Chester

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