Lorraine Kelly

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Lorraine Kelly

Lorraine Kelly attending an event in 2007
Paula Lorraine Kelly

(1959-11-30) 30 November 1959 (age 61)
Gorbals, Glasgow, Scotland
OccupationTelevision presenter, journalist
Years active1983–present
Spouse(s)Steve Smith (m. 1992)
ChildrenOne daughter, Rosie

Lorraine Kelly CBE (born 30 November 1959, Gorbals, Glasgow[1]) is a British television presenter and journalist. She is known for presenting the television programme on GMTV, Lorraine.[2]

Kelly helped start GMTV in January 1993. She presented a range of programmes, including the main breakfast show with Eamonn Holmes.[3] Kelly writes weekly columns for The Sun[4] and The Sunday Post.[5]

Kelly was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2012 New Year Honours for services to charity and the armed forces.[6][7]

Personal life[change | change source]

Kelly lives in Dundee.[8] She is a Dundee United fan[9] and attends most games.[10]

Kelly was unable to present her show Lorraine due to a horse accident on 21 February 2012. Guest presenters then presented her show instead.[11][12] After recovering she returned on 16 April 2012.

She is married to Steve Smith and has a daughter, Rosie.

Filmography[change | change source]

Television shows
Year Title Role
1984–1988 Good Morning Britain Host
1992 Cluedo Herself
1993–1995 Surprise Surprise Herself
1993–2010 LK Today Herself
1995 The Mrs. Merton Show Herself
1995 The Street Party Herself
1997 Shooting Stars Herself
1997 Timmy Towers Herself
1997 An Audience With the Spice Girls Audience Member
1998 Harry Hill Herself
1999 It's Only TV ... But I Like It
Late Lunch Herself
2000 Live Talk Panelist
One Foot in the Grave Herself
Never Can Say Goodbye: The Sheena Easton Story Narrator
2001 Lily Savege's Blankety Blank Herself
2002 The Weakest Link Herself
2002 Ruby Herself
Faking It Herself
2003 The Eurovision Song Contest 2003 Herself – United Kingdom Vote Presenter
2003 The Bill Herself
2003–2005 This Morning Presenter
2004 Making Your Mind Up Herself – Jury Member
The Eurovision Song Contest 2004 Herself – United Kingdom Vote Presenter
2005 The Eurovision Song Contest 2005 Herself – UK Vote Presenter
2002 Snoddy Snoddy
2005 Kidnapped James Stewart of the Glen
2006 The Xtra Factor Herself
2007 Still Game Television Presenter
2008–2009 The One Show Herself
2010— Lorraine Presenter
2012— Daybreak Presenter

TV comedy and drama shows
Year Title Role
2006 River City Herself
2011 Raa Raa the Noisy Lion Narrator

Bibliography[change | change source]

  • Lorraine Kelly's Nutrition Made Easy (Virgin Books, due January 2009)
  • Lorraine Kelly's Junk-Free Children's Eating Plan (Virgin Books, 2007)
  • Lorraine Kelly's Baby and Toddler Eating Plan (Virgin Books, 2002/2004/2006)

References[change | change source]

  1. "About Me: Find out more about Lorraine". Archived from the original on 28 April 2018. Retrieved 24 May 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. A new dawn for GMTV Archived 2010-07-12 at the Wayback Machine GMTV, 12 July 2010
  3. Lorraine Kelly interview: Everyone's cup of tea The Scotsman, 25 February 2009
  4. Our Lorraine’s sensible secret The Sun, 22 February 2010
  5. Lorraine Kelly Sunday Post Online
  6. "No. 60009". The London Gazette (invalid |supp= (help)). 31 December 2011.
  7. "New Year Honours for Corbett, Bonham Carter and golf champions". BBC News Online. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 31 December 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. The Alan Titchmarsh Show, 19 January 2012
  9. "Dundee United winning the Scottish Cup was one of those days you want to put in a box and wrap in a bow", Herald Scotland, 28 June 2010
  10. "Lorraine Kelly moves to Broughty Ferry... to be nearer to Dundee United", Daily Record, 23 May 2009
  11. Lorraine Kelly in hospital after falling from horse Donna Bowater, Telegraph, 22 February 2012
  12. Lorraine Kelly opens up about shock horse riding accident Kimberley Dadds, Daily Mail, 9 March 2012

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