Kate Garraway

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Kate Garraway is a British journalist who is a TV and radio presenter. Kate Garraway is mostly known for her English show called ‘Good Morning Britain’ on ITV Breakfast and ‘Mid Mornings with her show on Smooth Radio.

Early life

Kate Garraway was born on 4 June 1967, in Abingdon-on- Thames, Berkshire, England. She is currently 55 years old. Till now, there is no information about her father and mother’s names. Moreover, her father was a civil servant and her mother was a teacher. There is no more information’s about her sibling and her childhood friends. But we can assume that she had been well grown up by her parent and had a joyful period at a small age.


Talking about her education life, she attended Dunmore Primary School and Fitzharris School in her hometown Abingdon. Talking about her higher education, she graduated from Bath College of Higher Education with a BA in English and History.

Career and Professional life

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Caption: Kate Garraway in the Tv show (Source: Instagram)

Talking about Kate Garraway’s professional career, in 1994, she first joins as a production journalist in the South edition of ITV News Central on ITV Central. After working for two years as a production journalist, in 1996 she positions as co-presenter of the South East edition of ITV News Meridian after she was talent-spotted by a boss who viewed her presenting skills in a three-minute bulletin on ITV Central.

After she gains her name and got national exposure from BBC News 24, joined the stories singing of the Good Friday Agreement, and then she Sunrise on Sky News with Martin Stanford in 1998. She also co-hosted a program with Ben Shephard in 2009 when GMTV was re-launch. She also worked as a co-presenter with Eamonn Holmes, John Stapleton, and Dan Lobb.

The show was presented on Monday, Tuesday, and alternate-day Wednesday.  She left GMTV on 31 August 2010. As a broadcaster, she began her career with BBC Radio Oxford and also co-hosted two episodes of ‘Weekend Breakfast’ along with her co-host Colin Paterson on 19 August 2012.

Further, From March 2014 to November 2016 she was featured as the occasional presenter. She made her cameo appearance in Hollyoaks in September 2017. She also appeared with professional dancer Anton du Beke as a partner in the fifth series of the Strictly Come Dancing show finishing in 8th place. To this day she is doing well in her career field. In November of 2019, she became fourth in the nineteenth series of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!.

Awards and Nomination

The Global Awards 2020 will be held on 5th March in London’s Eventim Apollo and the program hosts will be Roman Kemp and Myleene Klass with new co-host Kate Garraway who replace Rochelle Humes. Other than that, she has won awards and gained recognition for her work to this day.

Net Worth

Further, Working for various media and spending years in the news field, we can say that she has to earn a decent amount of money in a professional career. She hasn’t shared the exact amount of her salary and net worth with the media. According to some sources, she has an estimated net worth of millions. She lives a luxurious lifestyle.  So, we can say that she has earned a fascinating amount of money.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Kate Garraway with husband Derek Draper (Source: Sky News)

Kate Garraway is a married woman. Likewise, She had two relationships. Firstly, she married Ian Rumsey in 1998 who was their former boss at ITV Meridian. The relationship lasts long about four years and they divorce in April 2002. After the divorce, she married Derek Draper in Camden, London. Being together for 3 years, they got married in 2005.

Derek was a political aide to former Labour cabinet minister Peter Mandelson and the center of a scandal known as Lobbygate. By the marriage, they have two children named Darcey Mary, and William. Moreover, Their first child was born on 10th March 2006 in Hammersmith, Fulham, London.


In February 2008 she launched legal action against the Sunday Mirror. The issue behind this was they published a photograph of her hugging du Beke and make a piece of fault news of their affair.

Kate Garraway – Body Measurement

Kate Garraway is a beautiful lady. She is 5 feet 3 inches tall and her weight is known. Moreover, she has blonde hair and green eyes in color. Her body measurement is 36-28-35 inches.

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Caption: Kate Garraway’s body measurement (Source: Instagram)

Kate Garraway – Social media

Garraway is quite active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Moreover, she has around 211 k followers on her Instagram. She posts her life events picture on social media usually.