Lorraine Kelly OBE
Lorraine was born in Glasgow and joined her local weekly newspaper "The East Kilbride News" as a cub reporter straight from school aged seventeen.
In 1983 she joined BBC Scotland as a researcher and a year later she became TVam's Scottish correspondent covering stories like the Piper Alpha disaster and the Lockerbie bombing.
In 1989 she was chosen as the new TVam presenter alongside Mike Morris, winning the TRIC (Television and Radio Industry Award) for best newcomer in 1990.
Lorraine married her husband Steve (a cameraman for TVam) in September 1992.
When TVam lost its franchise, Lorraine was the only presenter to be retained by GMTV. She was given her own show on coming back to work after the birth of her daughter Rosie in June 1994. In September 2010, GMTV came to an end, with ITV Breakfast taking over. Lorraine launched with a brand new look, alongside Daybreak, which Lorraine also presented. Lorraine can now be seen hosting her own show, Lorraine, every weekday from 8.30am.
Lorraine has collaborated with fashion retailer, JD Williams for a number of years, she not only models but designs her own fashion collection each season. She has also launched her own home range.
Lorraine has hosted and presented many other TV programmes including "Have I Got News for You", the "Friday Night Project" and the "Paul O'Grady Show". She has appeared as a guest on shows as diverse as "Question Time" and "Never Mind the Buzzcocks".
From 1997 - 1999, she hosted her own two hour show on Talk Radio, and has also presented programmes on Radio 2 and BBC Scotland.
She has presented "Missing Children" and "Missing Mothers" for SKY TV and "Lorraine Kelly's Big Fat Challenge" for the BIO channel. Also the ITV1 daytime show "Celebrity Pressure Cooker".
Lorraine writes a weekly column for "The Sun" and the "Scottish Sunday Post".
In 2006 She won the RTS Award for best presenter and in 2008 was given a "people's choice" Scottish BAFTA.
Lorraine was elected Rector of Dundee University in 2004 - 2007; and was invited to be Honorary Colonel of the Black Watch Cadets in June 2009.
She has run the London marathon three times and the New York marathon once, and takes part in the 26 mile "Moonwalk" every year; raising hundreds of thousands of pounds for charity.
She is a keen supporter of breast cancer charities, CLIC Sargent and Strathcarron Hospice near Stirling. Lorraine is patron of Help for Heroes.
In 2012, Lorraine was awarded the OBE, for services to charity and the armed forces, by HM The Queen at Holyrood palace in Edinburgh.
In 2014 Lorraine released her book - Lorraine Kelly's Scotland. Lorraine and her husband Steve have travelled the length and breadth of Scotland celebrating it's stories, history and rich heritage.
Her two fitness DVD's - Lorraine Kelly: Living to the Max and Lorraine Kelly: Brand New You have gone straight to the top of the charts.
Lorraine lives in Dundee with her husband Steve and daughter Rosie and is an avid Dundee United supporter.
|15/02/17||Yours Magazine||My journey of a lifetime||Article|
|09/12/16||The Sun||I lost 2 stone by dancing… now I can help you||Article|
|16/05/16||Metro||60 seconds with Lorraine Kelly||Article|
|09/05/16||Woman Magazine||Lorraine Kelly talks to Woman||Article|
|09/05/16||If I Could See Me Now||Article|
|09/05/16||Penguin A&E coverage||Article|
|24/08/15||The Sun||Being over 50 doesn’t mean you can’t wear something sexy||Article|
|05/06/15||Daily Mail||I’m finally happy in a bikini at 55||Article|
|04/06/15||Back in my bikini at 55||Woman||Article|
|02/06/15||Prima||Healthy, happy and gorgeous||Article|
|18/05/15||Metro||60 seconds with Lorraine Kelly||Article|
|27/04/15||Woman||My Slimming Secret||Article|
|12/03/15||Fit & Well||The woman who changed my life…and my body!||Article|
|06/01/15||Mail Online||Lorraine Kelly unveils her first-ever clothing range||Read Article|
|20/10/14||The Sun TV Magazine||The Lorraine Event||Article|
|12/08/14||S Magazine||Sofa, So Good||Article|
|22/07/14||Woman||You’ll never guess what i’m doing now!||Article|
|17/07/14||Daily Mail||Lorraine Kelly launches her new clothing range||Read Article|
|14/03/14||Scottish Mail On Sunday||Living on chocolate and chips… and why the world’s best scenery is right here at home||Article|
|13/03/14||Woman's Weekly||Front Cover||Article|
|13/03/14||Good Housekeeping||My Love Letter To Scotland||Article|
|15/02/14||The Sun||Daybreak-off: Lorraine quits breakfast sofa||Article|
|09/02/13||The Times Weekend||Am I the nation’s Mum? Yes, but a naughty, cheeky one||Article|
|01/01/13||Photograph of Lorraine Kelly||Article|
|09/12/12||Sunday Times||A lot less bother than a Bozzer||Article|
|06/11/12||The Courier||Lorraine ‘hugely flattered’||Article|
|02/11/12||The Courier||Impact 100: No.1 Lorraine Kelly OBE||Article 1, Article 2|
|18/08/12||The Sun||Getting tough on cowboy surgeons may stop tragic cases like Denise||Article|
|21/04/12||The Sun||Cowell halo has slipped||Article|
|31/03/12||The Sun||Sci-fi transplant lets disfigured face the world||Article|
|17/03/12||TV Buzz||Kids risk their lives for £1 a day||Article|
|10/03/12||The Sun||My thanks to the kind, brilliant NHS||Article|
|29/02/12||The Guardian||Should Lorraine Kelly take over at Daybreak?||Article|
|29/02/12||The Sun||Breakfast Kelly||Article|
|26/02/12||Good Housekeeping||Lorraine on marriage, me-time and her new body confidence||Article 1, Article 2, Article 3, Article 4, Article 5|
|23/02/12||The Sun||Sun columnist on her horrific accident||Article|
|22/02/12||The Sun||Lorraine agony in ride fall||Article|
|04/02/12||The Sun||Praise judge who listened to 5-year-old||Article|
|28/01/12||The Sun||Why we owe the midwives who breathed life into NHS||Article|
|21/01/12||The Sun||Another day and another yob’s let off||Article|
|14/01/12||The Sun||Kylie’s a saint for Martinez blessing||Article|
|07/01/12||The Sun||Why I’d never forgive Arnie||Article|
|27/12/11||Woman||My secret to a stress free Christmas!||Article 1, Article 2, Article 3, Article 4|
|15/10/11||The Sun||£101million won’t buy Angela love||Article|
|17/07/11||Take 5||Lorraine Kelly exclusive: Slimmer and sexier than ever||Article 1, Article 2, Article 3|
|26/06/11||Woman & Home||Real me: Lorraine||Article|
|17/05/11||Woman's Weekly||I’m the same off TV as I am on it||Article 1, Article 2|
|14/05/11||Daily Mail Weekend||Why I’m queen of the sofa||Article 1, Article 2, Article 3|
|04/05/11||Radio Times||Raa Raa the Noisy Lion||Article|
|04/05/11||What's On TV||Lorraine’s little lion!||Article 1, Article 2|
|04/05/11||Closer||I took Posh to Primark!||Article 1, Article 2|
|02/05/11||Hello!||Lorraine Kelly shares her thoughts on the big day||Article|
|14/12/10||OK!||Lorraine Kelly revealing her desert island dreams||Article 1, Article 2, Article 3, Article 4|
|11/07/10||S Magazine||Life as I know it: Lorraine Kelly||Article|
|26/06/10||Woman's Weekly Summer Special||I feel much more relaxed now I’m 50||Article 1, Article 2|
|19/06/10||The Sun||Never let Matthews near her kids again||Article|
|18/05/10||The Sun||Kell I never!||Article|
|08/05/10||The Sun||Clear winners of elections are leaders’ wives||Article|
|21/04/10||Daily Mirror||Kelly’s telly showdown||Article|
|22/02/10||The Sun||Our Lorraine’s sensible secret||Article|