Natasha Kaplinsky – Newsreader, TV Presenter, Businesswoman and Actress
Natasha Kaplinsky is an English newsreader, TV presenter, businesswoman and activist who has worked for networks such as Sky News, BBC News, Channel 5 and ITV News. Additionally, she has spearheaded many charity events and programs. Additionally, she co-founded ‘Mum & You’ – a company providing care products for babies and mothers.
She has appeared as a guest on numerous radio shows and presented TV programmes such as Strictly Come Dancing with professional partner Brendan Cole. In the first series of the show, seven million viewers watched her performances.
She is a regular presenter on UK television channels such as BBC, Channel 5 and ITV 1. She hosts programs like Breakfast and News at Six, plus she serves as ambassador for British charity Save the Children.
In 2010, she earned a Golden Globe nomination in the category of Best Actress in a TV Series – Musical or Comedy for her performance in “Rent”. This nomination was based on her performance as “Emma” in the movie.
Her acting abilities have been praised by her fans and she’s known for her warm personality and charm. She is an enchanting beauty with long black hair and light brown eyes.
Natasha Kaplinsky was born on September 9th 1972 in Brighton, England and is a renowned British television newsreader, presenter, and actress.
She holds a Bachelor of English from Hertford College, Oxford and has been married to investment banker Justin Bower since 2005. They have two children together and reside in England with her family.
Before marriage, she was a student and worked in the press offices of former Labour Party leaders Neil Kinnock and John Smith. In 1996 she presented F2F on Granada Talk TV with Sacha Baron Cohen; nine months later she moved on to Meridian News Broadcasts as host. The following year (1999), she joined ITV’s London News Network where she hosted morning and evening news programs London Today as well as political show Seven Days.
After several years in the industry, she was offered a job by Sky News where she became their main presenter of their breakfast and early evening news programmes. Additionally, she presented the weekly children’s entertainment programme ‘Saturday Swings’.
She achieved fame after winning the inaugural series of Strictly Come Dancing with professional dancing partner Brendan Cole. Additionally, she co-founded UK charity Save the Children and has been an active fundraiser for them.
She is also a member of the Royal Society of Arts and an ambassador for several charities. She’s renowned for her ability to get under people’s skin and knack for making people laugh.
In 2010, she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Actress in TV or Film – Musical or Comedy. This same award was also given to her in 2011 and 2012.
She has been happily married to Justin Bower since 2005 and they have two children together. Together, they reside in England with their family.