Presenter, fitness guru, author and mother, Davina McCall is one of the UK's most loved TV personalities. With a career spanning 27 years, Davina is firmly established as one of the nation's most successful TV broadcasters. Current hit series Long Lost Family (ITV), and 100K Drop (C4) are just the most recent in a long list of hugely successful programming. Davina got her first break in 1992 when she secured her own show on MTV, before moving on to host the ITV game show God’s Gift in 1995 and Channel 4’s dating game show, Streetmate, in 1998.
But it was in 2000 that Davina was catapulted to household name status when she was chosen to present the ground-breaking reality show Big Brother for Channel 4, which she went onto to host for 10 years.
In 2001, Davina presented the Brit Awards as well as Comic Relief on BBC1. The following year she fronted Popstars: The Rivals and The Vault, before presenting Oblivious and Reborn in the USA in 2003, all for ITV. She also hosted the Brit Awards for a second time in 2003.
2004 saw Davina chosen to present the prestigious BAFTA® television awards, a role she went on to repeat in 2006. Other TV credits have included Love on a Saturday Night (ITV), Sport Relief (BBC One), Got To Dance (Sky), This Time Next Year (ITV), Million Pound Drop (C4) Life at the Extreme (ITV), The Biggest Loser (ITV), as well as numerous one off specials and guest hosting slots.
In addition to her TV work, Davina has also built a hugely successful fitness empire, encompassing no less than 18 fitness DVD releases as well as an online site ownyourgoalsdavina.com. Davina also has her own fitness range with Tesco (F&F). Tying in with her healthy lifestyle, Davina has also released a number of healthy eating cookbooks.
In 2006 Davina was signed up by Garnier, where she remains one of their key brand ambassadors, and she also has an on-going association with Ryvita as their first ever ambassador.
Davina also has a number of long associations with charities close to her heart including Action Medical Research that her grandmother introduced her to.