Quick Facts of Natasha Kaplinsky
- Full Name Natasha Kaplinsky
- Date of Birth1972 /09 /09
- Marital StatusMarried
- ProfessionTelevision Presenter
- Active Year1995-present
- SpouseJustin Bower
- Height5 feet 4 inch
- Weight121 lbs
- Online PresenceFacebook and Twitter
Short Description of Natasha Kaplinsky
Natasha Kaplinsky is an English television presenter and newsreader who is most known for her roles as a newsreader on several channels including ITV News, Channel 5, Sky News and BBC News.
Furthermore, she also joined ITV news and Born to Shine as a presenter. She won the first series of BBC‘s Strictly Come Dancing.
Early Life and Education
Natasha Margaret Kaplinsky aka Natasha Kaplinsky was born on 9 September 1972 in Brighton, England to Catherine Kaplinsky and Raphael Kaplinsky. Her father was a professor of international development at the Open University and her mother is a psychotherapist.
Natasha’s parents were originated from Slonim and then later immigrated to South Africa. Although she was born in Brighton, she spent her early days in Kenya. She attended Ringmer Community College and then, later on, joined Varndean College.
Moreover, she also attended Hertford College, Oxford and completed her graduation in English. Along with John Smith and Neil Kinnock she also worked in the press offices.
The talented newsreader, Natasha presented a youth chat show for Granada Talk TV in the morning news bulletins at Meridian. She was also co-presenting the evening news program named Meridian Tonight. In 1999, she then moved to ITV’s London News Network and began hosting London Tonight and Seven Days.
Additionally, she also worked in Sky News where she co-presented Live at Five along with Jeremy Thompson. She also joined the BBC in 2002 in order to present BBC Breakfast.
Later in 2007, the famous television presenter, Natasha took part in a trial on BBC One where she presented news update at 20:00. The following year she presented her first broadcast for Five.
Furthermore, she has appeared in several numbers of episodes of the sitcom like My Hero reading the news mainly reports of character Thermoman’s heroic deeds. She has also featured in several numbers of episodes of the sitcom My Hero. She also made a cameo appearance in the BBC television series Torchwood.
Moreover, Kaplinsky has also appeared on the ITV show named Thet Sunday Night Show in 2011. She has also made several numbers of contributions to ITV’s Text Santa appeal.
In 2005, the popular television presenter, Natasha Kaplinsky married Justin Bower at Babington House. Three years later she announced on Fox News that she was pregnant with their first child.
In 2008, the couple was blessed with their first baby boy named Arlo. The following year, it was revealed that Natasha is pregnant again. In 2010, she gave birth to a daughter and named her Angelica Pearl Bower.
As of now, the duo seems to be happy together and there are no rumors regarding their divorce and extra-marital affairs. They are living a blissful married life.
Body Statistics (Height & Weight)
Natasha Kaplinsky also became a celebrity ambassador for the UK city charity entitled Save the Children. She earns a good sum of money from her professional career.
Natasha is around 5 feet 4 inch in height and weighs approximately 121 lbs.
Although her net worth has not been revealed she is believed to earn more than millions of dollars.