Charlotte Hawkins is a renowned English radio and television presenter. Aside from being a TV and Radio presenter, she is a journalist and newsreader currently in the employ of ITV and Classic FM.
Charlotte was born in the Western part of Sussex, a little town called Chichester. She was a student of the Bishop Luffa School in her home town of Chichester. She completed her higher education at the University of Manchester, graduating with a BA in English Literature. She later decided to undertake a Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism from the prestigious London College of Printing.
Bio (Age) – Who Is Charlotte Hawkins?
Born on the 16th of May in 1975, Charlotte’s broadcasting career began in 1999 when she was offered a role at ITN and the LBC Radio. Her reputation was built on always being first on the scene, she was reportedly the first journalist to arrive live at the scene of the fatal Paddington rail crash and provide reports from the scene. After working for just a year, in 2000, Charlotte moved to ITV meridian in the South Eastern part of England, where she was given the responsibility of co-presenting the one hour long current affairs based series called The Big Story.
Charlotte was soon after promoted at ITV Meridian in October of 2003 to become the co-anchor of their main news programme called Meridian Tonight. She went on to become a big shot at the station, presenting several pan-regional documentaries which also included a half-hour special, Britain on the Move.
She did become a little bit too big for the network and had to leave Meridian in December of 2006 to join a much bigger network in Sky News; this was in January of 2007. With Sky News, she was swiftly handed the role of anchoring the Sunrise each Monday through Friday alongside Eamonn Homes. She had internal issues with the hierarchy of the station and had to leave. She made her last appearance on Sky on the 6th of March in 2014 following an acrimonious split with the board.
On the 3rd of March in 2014, Charlotte Hawkins confirmed that she would return to ITV as the presenter of the ITV Breakfast programme, Good Morning Britain. She made her debut on the Good Morning Britain show on the 28th of April 2014, where she is the co-host of the show alongside Ben Shephard, Sean Fletcher, and Susanna Reid. The show is aired from around 6:30 am to 8:30 am but with the exception of Thursdays.
Charlotte is a known lover of traveling and enjoys occasional horseback riding, She also enjoys sailing and cycling. The woman is very philanthropical in nature and a supporter of various charity organizations which includes the Motor Neurone Disease Association and Cancer Research UK Kids and Teens. She serves as a patron of both outlets.
Charlotte Hawkins has a height of around 5 feet 8 inches which is about 1.73 m.
Her Net Worth
By all definitions, Charlotte Hawkins has had a stellar career, working for some of the most prominent media outlets in Europe. She has a quite modest net worth of around $850,000.
Husband (Mark Herbert)
Mark Herbert is a famous UK based film producer and the Joint Chief Executive Officer of the Sheffield-based production company called Warp Films. He was born and raised in Doncaster and went through film studies from 1991 to 1994 at the Sheffield Hallam University. Mark is famous for producing films such as Dead Man’s Shoes, Phoenix Nights and Four Lions. He has also been a husband to Charlotte Hawkins for about a decade.
Charlotte could say she got married to the love of her life as the couple had been dating long before they tied the Knot. It was reported that the couple had been dating for over 5 years before getting married on the 23rd of August 2008. Their wedding took place in the church of the bride’s father, the Chichester Cathedral. It was officiated by Frank Hawkins, Charlotte’s father.
Soon after rejoining ITV, Charlotte made use of certain privileges afforded to her as the co-host of the Good Morning Britain show to announce that she and her husband were expecting their first child. On the 8th of February, she gave birth to a beautiful baby girl and they named her Ella Rose.