Davina McCall, full name Davina Lucy Pascale McCall, is an English television presenter and model born in Wimbledon, London, on October 16, 1967.
Between 2000 and 2010, she was the host of Big Brother, which aired on Channel 4. She has also hosted Long Lost Family and This Time Next Year on ITV and The Million Pound Drop, Five Minutes to a Fortune, and The Jump on Channel 4.
She also hosted ITV’s The Biggest Loser (2011–2012), Long Lost Family (2011–present), and This Time Next Year (2016–2019), as well as Channel 4’s Streetmate (1998–2001, 2016), The Million Pound Drop (2010–2015), Five Minutes to a Fortune (2013), and The Jump (2014–2017). McCall hosted the Sky One dance competition show Got to Dance from 2010 until 2014; she judged on The Masked Singer, an ITV musical competition show, from 2020, and The Masked Dancer, a spin-off of the show from 2021.
In her early twenties, McCall had attempted numerous occupations, including becoming a singer and a model but eventually launched a career in television with a first position presenting for MTV in 1992, after a tough childhood.
After more work on terrestrial channels, she became a household celebrity owing to Big Brother. She continued to work with other hosting vehicles on various channels, such as game programs and talent shows. From 2005 until 2015, she was a regular co-host of the Comic Relief annual telethons.
McCall attended St Catherine’s School in Bramley, Surrey, near Guildford, and Godolphin and Latymer Girls School in Hammersmith, West London. In high school, McCall took nine O levels and two A levels.
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|Full name||Davina Lucy Pascale McCall|
|Common name||Davina McCall|
|Date of birth||16 October 1967|
|Place of birth||Wimbledon, London, England|
|Age||54 year old|
|Father name||Andrew McCall|
|Mother name||Florence Hennion|
|Husband||Andrew Leggett (m. 1997; div. 1999)
Matthew Robertson(m. 2000; div. Sep. 2017)
|Children||3(2 daughters Holly and Tilly, 1 son, Chester )|
|Education||St Catherine’s School,
Godolphin and Latymer Girls School in Hammersmith
|Current residence||Not available|
|Source of income||TV Presenter|
|Social media presence|
|Net worth||10 million dollar|
Davina McCall Career
McCall began her career as a vocalist; while still in high school, she was a member of the band Lazy Bear; she decided to pursue a professional career as a solo classical artist at the age of 19 and began classical vocal instruction a short time.
McCall gave up singing and obtained a job as a booker at Models 1 on the men’s desk, dissatisfied with her lack of success in the music industry. She later owned a restaurant for two years before working as a cabaret performer in the style of the Moulin Rouge in Paris. She worked as a hostess in nightclubs when she returned to London.
During this time, she also worked as a dancer in the video for Kylie Minogue’s 1991 single “Word Is Out,” She wore a striped sweater and a beret as a tribute to her French origin.
McCall was appointed as a presenter on MTV Europe’s Ray Cokes’ Most Wanted in 1992. She then proceeded to deliver Hitlist UK. She went on to host the late-night game show God’s Gift on ITV in 1995.
Davina McCall Family
Davina Lucy Pascale McCall was born on October 16, 1967, in London. His parents are Florence (née Hennion), a French woman, and Andrew McCall, a graphic designer and events coordinator for the Portsmouth Harbour Authority. She has a sister named Caroline Baday.
When she was three years old, her parents divorced, and she moved in with her paternal grandparents in Surrey. Florence, McCall’s mother, who McCall has described as a “crazy child” and later as a “alcoholic,” moved back to Paris, and McCall only paid her visits on vacations.
Eric Clapton, a family friend, was one of McCall’s past collaborators. He also assisted her when she acquired a drug issue in her early twenties; only after she had overcome this was she given her own MTV show. She quit smoking when she was 24 years old.
McCall speaks French fluently because her mother is French.
Davina McCall Husband
In 1997, she married Andrew Leggett for the first time.
McCall married Robertson, the host of Pet Rescue, for the second time in June 2000 at Eastnor Castle in Herefordshire. She divorced Matthew Robertson, with whom she has three children: two daughters, Holly and Tilly, and a son, Chester, in November 2017.
Eric Clapton, an old family friend, is one of her other relationships. She has 3 children
Davina McCall Body Measurements
She stands at a height over 5 feet and 7 inches tall with a slender and beautiful body form. She weighs around 58 kg. Her body measurement is 34-25-36 inches, i.e. her chest size is 34 inches, waist size is 25 inches and hip size is 36 inches. She has dark brown eyes and has beautiful black hair.
|Height||5 feet 7 inches|
|Body measurement||34-25-36 inches|
|Chest size||34 inches|
|Waist size||25 inches|
|Hip size||36 inches|
Davina McCall Social Media Presence
Her Instagram id is @Davinamccall, with 1,781 posts and 1.4m followers. Her Bio is
“Hi, I’m me, a work in progress.
Making The Cut Podcast, the TripAdvisor for your life
Davina McCall Achievements
Since September 2017, McCall has hosted her show, The Davina Hour, on the W channel.
In the United Kingdom, McCall is also the face of the cosmetics brand Garnier.
McCall participated in the BT Sport Relief challenge ‘Davina – Beyond Breaking Point’ in February 2014, which consisted of seven days of running, swimming, or cycling across the UK to raise money for Sport Relief.
The BBC filmed this challenge as a one-off 60-minute documentary broadcast at 21:00 on BBC One on March 20, 2014. McCall had raised almost £2.2 million for Sport Relief 2014 during the live telethon, it was announced.
Some Facts about Davina McCall
- McCall has been battling his addiction to cigarettes. She had this difficulty in her twenties but overcame it by the age of 24.
- Her net worth is reported to be 10 million dollars.
- Davina Fitness App, McCall’s fitness app, is now available.
- McCall claims to work out four to five times a week, even if only a few minutes each time. She’s eliminated sugar from her diet. She also eats a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet.
- Davina McCall’s parents divorced when she was just three years old.