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Holly Willoughby

Occupation: Television Presenter

Nationality: British

Born: February 10, 1981 (33)

Holly Willougby started her career in the spotlight in 1995, aged 14 when she was spotted by a model scout at The Clothes Show Live Exhibition. She subsequently appeared in various teen magazines such as Mizz, Just Seventeen and More!

The West-Sussex-born presenter then began her television career in 2000 when she won an audition for S Club TV starring alongside S Club 7.

Her biggest children's television break was on the CITV show Ministry of Mayhem with Stephen Mulhern.

Willoughby's major mainstream break was as the co-host of Dancing on Ice which she presented with Philip Schofield. Her partnership with Schofield was extremely popular with viewers and has led to her appearing alongside him as a presenter of This Morning.

Holly has featured on many ITV shows. She appears with her best friend Fearne Cotton as a regular team captain on Celebrity Juice and was the presenter of The Xtra Factor in 2008.

She appeared as the co-host of BBC's The Voice UK with Reggie Yeates in 2012.

In 2006, she won a BAFTA award for her abilities as a children's television presenter. Willoughby is married to producer Dan Baldwin, whom she met on the set of Ministry of Mayhem. They have two children together.
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