Lorraine Kelly Biography: Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Spouse, Height, Wiki, Parents, Siblings, Shows, Movies, Awards

June 19, 2024 0 Posted By Gift Nworie

Lorraine Smith CBE is a highly accomplished Scottish television presenter with an impressive resume hosting various TV shows for ITV and STV.

Her talent and charm have graced popular shows such as Good Morning Britain, GMTV, This Morning, Daybreak, The Sun Military Awards, STV Children’s Appeal, and Lorraine, her self-titled program.

She is a beloved and respected entertainment industry figure known for her professionalism and engaging personality.

Profile

  • Full Name: Lorraine Smith Kelly OBE
  • Stage Name: Lorraine Kelly
  • Born: 30 November 1959
  • Age: 64 years old
  • Birthplace: Gorbals, Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Nationality: United Kingdom
  • Occupation: Scottish television presenter
  • Height: 1.65 m
  • Parent: Anne Kelly and John Kelly
  • Siblings: Graham Kelly
  • Spouse: Steve Smith  
  • Children: 1, Rosie Smith
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $6 million

Early Life And Education.

Lorraine Smith Kelly was born on 30 November 1959 in Gorbals, Glasgow, United Kingdom. She was raised by her parents, Anne Kelly and John Kelly, and grew up with one sibling, Graham Kelly.

Kelly’s childhood was split between Bridgeton and East Kilbride, where she attended Claremont High School. After graduating, she began her career as a trainee reporter for the East Kilbride News in 1982. She then worked as a researcher for BBC Scotland before becoming a reporter for TV-AM.

Career

Lorraine Smith Kelly, known professionally as Lorraine Kelly, is a British television presenter who has been a staple in the industry for over forty years. She began her career as a reporter for the East Kilbride News and BBC Scotland before landing her first on-screen role as TV-am’s Scotland Correspondent in 1984.

Known for her dynamic personality and journalistic skills, Lorraine quickly became a main presenter for TV-am’s Good Morning Britain from 1988 to 1992. She co-launched GMTV in 1993, a breakfast show on ITV, and became a beloved and popular host.

Lorraine Smith Kelly is a British television presenter known for her warm and bubbly personality on screen. She has had a successful career in the entertainment industry, presenting various shows such as This Morning (2003–2005, 2016) and Daybreak (2012–2014) and hosting events like The Sun Military Awards (2016–present) and STV Children’s Appeal (2016–present).

In addition, she has hosted her chat show, Lorraine, since 2010, which is still ongoing. Kelly has also presented game shows, including The Cash Machine (2019). Her talents have been recognized with awards such as the RTS Presenter Award (2006) and a Scottish BAFTA (2008). In 2012, she received an OBE for her services to charity and the Armed Forces.

Awards and Nominations

Awards:

  • TRIC Diamond Jubilee Award: New Talent of the Year
  • RTS Award: Best Presenter
  • Scottish BAFTA: Special Award for her television career. This is sometimes referred to as a “people’s choice” award.
  • Royal Television Society (RTS), Television and Radio Industries Club (TRIC), & TV Choice Award: Outstanding Contribution to British Television  
  • Order of the British Empire (OBE): Officer for services to charity and the armed forces
  • Order of the British Empire (CBE): Commander for services to broadcasting, journalism and charity
  • Honorary Doctorates: Awarded by the University of Dundee and Edinburgh Napier University  

Other Honors:

  • Elected Rector of the University of Dundee
  • Honorary Colonel of the Black Watch Cadets
  • National Honorary Colonel of the Army Cadet Force (ACF)  

Social Media.

  • Instagram handle:@lorrainekellysmith
  • Facebook handle: Lorraine Kelly
  • Twitter handle: @reallorraine

Personal Life

Lorraine Smith Kelly is a dedicated wife and mother. She has been married to Steve Smith since 1992 and raises their daughter, Rosie. They currently reside in Dundee, Scotland.

In 2012, Lorraine was awarded an OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) for her outstanding contributions to charity and the armed forces. Her selfless service has positively impacted the lives of many, and her dedication is truly commendable.

Filmography

Shows Hosted:

  • Good Morning Britain
  • GMTV, including LK Today
  • This Morning  
  • Daybreak
  • The Sun Military Awards
  • STV Children’s Appeal
  • Lorraine (her most well-known show)
  • Various specials and guest appearances

Other Television Work:

  • Rector of the University of Dundee, not on-screen role)
  • Hosted award shows and events like the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards and STV Appeal Stories

Net Worth

Lorraine Kelly rose to fame as a GMTV presenter and has since become a household name in the UK.

She has also appeared in various television shows and films, showcasing her versatility as an actress. With a successful career in the entertainment industry, Kelly has amassed a net worth of $6 million.




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