WHITMORE Laura
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WHITMORE Laura

WHITMORE
Laura

Media personality

Date of Birth: 4 May 1985

Age: 39 years old

Zodiac sign: Taurus

Profession: Media personality

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Laura Whitmore is an Irish media personality and model based in London.

She was a video jockey for MTV in 2008, and has since presented television shows, such as This Morning (2014), Survival of the Fittest (2018) and Love Island (2020–2022). In 2020, Whitmore became a team captain on the comedy panel show Celebrity Juice. In 2023, Whitmore hosted her first ITV1 chat show Laura Whitmore's Breakfast Show and released her own ITVX documentary series Laura Whitmore Investigates.

TV career

In April 2008, MTV Networks Europe launched a campaign Pick Me MTV where Whitmore competed to become the face of MTV News in MTV Europe. She won the competition, and between 2008 and 2015 hosted news bulletins for MTV across Europe. She was regularly seen on MTV News hosting special events in Ireland and elsewhere in Europe.

For five series from 2011, Whitmore hosted I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! NOW! on ITV2 airing immediately after I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! . Whitmore announced on 14 April 2016 that she was leaving the show.

In the summer of 2012, she appeared on the RTÉ television talk show, Saturday Night with Miriam, after carrying the 2012 Summer Olympics torch.

A pilot episode of songwriting-based talent show The Hit aired in September 2012 on RTÉ Two, hosted by Whitmore. On 15 March 2013, RTÉ announced that the show had been ordered for a full series which was broadcast in the summer, but Whitmore would not host due to a conflicting schedule in London. Aidan Power and Nicky Byrne presented the full series.

In April 2014, she co-hosted the 11th Irish Film & Television Awards with Simon Delaney.

In 2014, she joined the BBC Eurovision team as a commentator for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 semi-finals in Copenhagen, Denmark alongside Scott Mills on BBC Three. She replaced Ana Matronic in the role, but did not return in 2015. In 2014, she was an occasional presenter of "The Hub" section on ITV's This Morning.

On 24 October 2014, she appeared in Channel 4's The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night to raise awareness of testicular cancer.

In February 2015, Whitmore left MTV News after seven years on the channel, but continued to present irregular segments and specials. Her last bulletin with the station was recorded on 26 February 2015.

On 10 August 2016, Whitmore took part in the fourteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing, beginning September 2016. She was partnered with Italian dancer Giovanni Pernice and was the sixth contestant to be voted out, on 5 November 2016, following a dance off with eventual series champions Ore Oduba and Joanne Clifton.

In 2018, she presented Survival of the Fittest, a reality series for ITV2, alongside comedian Brennan Reece.

On 20 December 2019, it was announced that Whitmore would host the sixth series of ITV2's Love Island in 2020 after Caroline Flack was arrested for assaulting her partner Lewis Burton. Following Flack's death while that was airing, Whitmore returned for the seventh series in June 2021.

On 23 August 2022, it was announced that Whitmore will step down from hosting Love Island. One of the reasons for stepping down was Whitmore's new projects that were conflicting with her commitment to Love Island.

In April 2023, Laura begun hosting her chatshow Laura Whitmore's Breakfast Show on ITV1 where she invites celebrity guests into her studio for a chat every Sunday at 8:30am.

In July 2023, she released her ITVX documentary series Laura Whitmore Investigates which explores a number of controversial topics and the impact they have on the world.

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