Fearne Cotton

Fearne Cotton

TV & Radio Presenter

Synopsis

Covering everything from The Xtra Factor to the Diamond Jubilee Pageant to the Radio 1 Chart Show, Fearne is one of the more adaptable entertainment presenters around.

Biography

Fearne Cotton is one of the most recognisible TV and radio hosts in the UK having worked on programmes including Top of the Pops, The Xtra Factor and a wealth of music and lifestyle programmes.

Starting out on children’s television at just 15 years of age, Fearne graduated to mainstream TV with Top of the Pops, where she went on to become the shows last regular presenter. She also co-hosted Love Island before taking over presenting duties on The Xtra Factor. She and her friend Holly Willoughby hosted Holly & Fearne Go Dating, before joining up again as rival team captains on Celebrity Juice.

A regular part of Comic Relief and Children In Need, Fearne has also hosted a wide range of one-off programmes including ITV2’s coverage of the Isle of Wight Festival and the BBC’s coverage of the Diamond Jubilee Pageant. She also guest presented The One Show, and been part of the hosting team for the Eurovision Song Contest.

On radio, Fearne has been a fixture of the Radio 1 schedule with her own weekday show and was the first regular female presenter to front the BBC Radio 1 Chart Show.

Away from the microphone, Fearne created her own clothing and housewares range in association with the online retailer Very.co.uk, and her own make up range for Boots.

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