Charlotte Hawkins Biography:
Charlotte Mary Hawkins is a famous English journalist, newsreader and television presenter. Currently, she is working for ITV. In the year 2003, Hawkins joined “Meridian Tonight” that aired on ITV where she hosted the main news programme. After three years that was 2006, she left this programme and started working in the Sky’s Breakfast programme Sunrise as a co-presenter along with Eamonn Holmes. After a long period of almost eight years, Charlotte Hawkins left the Sky and started co-presenting another show named “Good Morning Britain” that is an ITV Breakfast programme.
|Charlotte Hawkins Biography|
|Real Name:||Charlotte Mary Hawkins
|Nick Name: ||Mary|
|Height: ||5 ft 8 in (1.72 m)|
|Weight:||60 kg (151 lbs)
|Birth Date: ||16-05-1975|
|Birth Place:||Chichester, United Kingdom
|Favourite Animal Pet: ||Dog|
Apart from her main career that is related to television, she also remained a contestant in 15th series of a dancing competition show named “Strictly Come Dancing.” Unfortunately, she eliminated from the series in its fourth week. Besides her career, she remains actively involved in different charity works for humans and pet animals as well. She married her five years’ partner Mark Herbert, and the couple has a daughter namely Ella Rose Herbert. Due to her magnificent career, she became very much famous and popular not only in England but the whole world. Her sincerity with her career earned for her a lot of fame, name, and popularity. This article will provide you with a lot of information about Charlotte Hawkins. If you are a fan of this hardworking and charming presenter then just read this article to know everything about her.
Charlotte Hawkins Childhood and Early Life:
Charlotte Mary Hawkins was born on 16th May 1975 AD in Chichester, West Sussex, England. Her father’s name was Frank Hawkins, and he was a clergyman at Chichester Cathedral. Frank died of cancer.
As far as her education is concerned, Hawkins firstly got admission in Bishop Luffa School that located in Chichester. After her studies in the school, she entered the University of Manchester and got the degree of graduation with a BA in English Literature. After graduation, she got admission in the London College of Printing from where she took the Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism. This was all about her education. She initially started her career in the year 1999.
Charlotte Hawkins Career:
After completion of her Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism, Hawkins started her broadcasting career with ITN in the year 1999. She initially worked as a newsreader and reporter for LBC Radio. At the fatal Paddington rail crash, she was one of the first journalists who provided live reports from the scene. She switched to ITV Meridian in the South East of England in January 2000. There she started co-presenting the show named “The Big Story” that was an hour-long current affairs series.
After that, she started working as a co-anchor in the Meridian Tonight that was the main news programme of ITV Meridian from October 2003. Hawkins also presented on the ITV News Channel. On this channel, she also presented many pan-regional documentaries including the half-hour special named Britain on the Move. Her next work for ITV was The London Boat Show that she co-presented in the year 2007.
After that, she moved to another channel named Sky News in January 2007. On this channel, she again co-presented another show named Sunrise from Monday to Thursday with Eamonn Holmes. It was the March 2014 when Hawkins left this channel and again switched to ITV. She also remained a presenter on Five News for a short period and also a reviewer on the ITV programme This Morning.
Hawkin confirmed as a presenter in the programme named “Good Morning Britain” that was an ITV Breakfast programme on 3rd March 2014. So on 6th March 2014, she appeared on the Sky News Sunrise for the last time and appeared for the first time on the “Good Morning Britain” on 28th April 2014. She once again co-presented this show with Susanna Reid, Sean Fletcher and Ben Shephard from 6:00 am to 8:30 am. This show aired on every day of the week except Thursday. From 23rd January to 14th June of 2015, Hawkins remained on maternity leave.
Apart from her career, she also took part in the 15th series of a dance competition show named “Strictly Come Dancing” on BBC One in August 2017. She paired with Brendan Cole who was a professional dancer. Unfortunately, the pair eliminated in the fourth week of the series. Recently, it announced that Hawkins would present her own Classic FM music show on Sunday afternoons between 3 to 5 pm from January 2018.
Charlotte Hawkins Charity Works:
Charlotte Hawkins also remains actively involved in a lot of charity works including the Motor Neurone Disease Association. She is the patron of Motor Neurone Disease Association, and besides this, she is also a patron of Ellenor Hospice. Currently, she is also the ambassador for the Cancer Research UK Kids and Teens. Along with humanitarian works, she also supports Dogs Trust charity. She also adopted a rescue dog from the dog’s trust.
Charlotte Hawkins Major Works:
Following are some best works by Charlotte Hawkins, and all these are worth seeing:
- The Big Story
- Meridian Tonight
- The London Boat Show
- This Morning
- Good Morning Britain
- Strictly Come Dancing
Charlotte Hawkins Personal Life:
On 23rd August 2008, Charlotte Mary Hawkins married Mark Herbert who was also her five years’ partner. The couple’s marriage ceremony took place at Chichester Cathedral where Frank Hawkins remained a clergyman. Hawkins announced on Good Morning Britain live show that they were expecting their first child on 12th August 2014. On 8th February 2015, the couple blessed with a daughter named Ella Rose Herbert.
Charlotte Hawkins is very fond of visiting new places and spending time outdoors. That is why she spends most of her time outdoors. Apart from her visiting craze, she also has an interest in sailing, cycling and horse riding.
Charlotte Hawkins Net Worth:
Charlotte Mary Hawkins has an estimated net worth of almost $1 million (estimated in 2017). Currently, she is living in Surrey, England with her family.