Fearne Cotton

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Fearne Cotton
Fearne Cotton 2014.jpg
Cotton at the 2014 Ambassador for Tesco Mum of the Year Awards
Born (1981-09-03) 3 September 1981 (age 40)
EducationHaydon School
OccupationRadio and television presenter
voice-over artist
Years active1998–present
EmployerBBC Radio 1
PredecessorJo Whiley
Partner(s)Jesse Jenkins (fiancé)
Parent(s)Lin and Mick Cotton
RelativesBill Cotton (first cousin, twice removed, dead)
BBC Radio 1 minisite

Fearne Cotton (born 3 September 1981) is an English television and radio presenter. She is known for presenting a number of popular TV programmes such as Top of the Pops and the Red Nose Day telethon. Cotton joined BBC Radio 1 in September 2005.[1] In 2007, she became the first regular female presenter of BBC Radio 1's Chart Show. She now presents BBC Radio 1's weekday mid-morning programme. In 2008 Cotton moved to the United States to present The Guinness Book of Records - Live. In 2015, Cotton returned to children’s television by voicing a Voice Trumpet in the 2015 reboot of Teletubbies.

References[change | change source]

  1. "TV presenter Cotton joins Radio 1". 10 August 2005 – via news.bbc.co.uk.

Other websites[change | change source]

Preceded by
Ben Shephard
Host of The Xtra Factor
Succeeded by
Holly Willoughby
Media offices
Preceded by
JK & Joel
BBC Radio One
Chart Show Presenter
w/Reggie Yates

Succeeded by
Reggie Yates
Preceded by
Jo Whiley
BBC Radio One
Mid-Morning Show Presenter

Succeeded by