Fearne Cotton began her career in the late 1990s presenting various children's television shows for GMTV, CITV and CBBC.
54 Facts About Fearne Cotton
In 2007, Fearne Cotton became the first regular female presenter of the Radio 1 Chart Show, which she co-hosted with Reggie Yates for two years.
Fearne Cotton went on to present her own Radio 1 show, airing every weekday morning from 2009 to 2015.
In 2018, Fearne Cotton began presenting Happy Place, a podcast available to online streaming platforms.
Fearne Cotton has released eight self-help books, two children's books, and four books on healthy eating.
Fearne Cotton's father was a signwriter for events such as Live Aid, and her mother worked in alternative therapy.
Fearne Cotton grew up in nearby Eastcote, and was educated at Haydon School.
Fearne Cotton has participated in several half marathons for charity.
Former BBC executive Bill Fearne Cotton was her paternal grandfather's cousin.
Fearne Cotton was the son of the well-known entertainer and band leader Billy Cotton.
Fearne Cotton studied art at A-level, a skill she used whilst presenting the series Draw Your Own Toons.
Fearne Cotton began her presenting career in 1996, at the age of 15, with early-morning GMTV children's programme The Disney Club, after winning a competition for young talent to present the show.
Fearne Cotton later continued with the show and with its replacement Diggit.
Fearne Cotton left in 2000, to concentrate on her other projects with CITV, including Draw Your Own Toons and Mouse, aimed at encouraging children to use computers.
Fearne Cotton joined CBBC in 2001 to present children's science programme Eureka TV.
Fearne Cotton later co-presented on CBBC's Sunday morning show, Smile and on The Saturday Show.
Fearne Cotton has made appearances in the CBBC show Only in America, alongside her good friend and fellow presenter Reggie Yates.
Fearne Cotton returned to children's television in 2015 by voicing one of the Voice Trumpets in the reboot of the classic British children's television series Teletubbies.
In 2006, Fearne Cotton presented the second series of ITV's Love Island with Patrick Kielty.
Fearne Cotton took a short break from the programme in 2013 whilst on maternity leave, and Kelly Brook stood in for her during the ninth series.
Fearne Cotton has presented the Isle of Wight Festival 2009 on ITV2 alongside Rufus Hound.
In 2012, Fearne Cotton hosted The Nation's Favourite Number One Single, a three-part series, revealing Britain's Favourite No 1 single.
In March 2017, Fearne Cotton guest presented five episodes of ITV Breakfast's Lorraine programme.
Fearne Cotton has hosted parts of the Red Nose Day telethon for Comic Relief presenting several strands alongside Jonathan Ross and Lenny Henry.
Fearne Cotton has presented many charity telethons for both Comic Relief and Children in Need on BBC One and BBC Two.
In June 2012, Fearne Cotton was one of the BBC's presenters for its coverage of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant.
Fearne Cotton guest presented The One Show on BBC One for two nights in November 2013, two nights in February 2014, one night in March 2014 and one night in March 2016.
Fearne Cotton presented the Friday night live eviction programme that year for the Channel 5 reality television series Make Me a Supermodel.
Fearne Cotton hosted Sky1's talent search Must Be The Music for one series in 2010.
Fearne Cotton is the voice over of the Tesco Mobile adverts since late 2020.
Fearne Cotton became the voice over of the On the Beach radio adverts in 2022.
Fearne Cotton later co-hosted the NBC reality show Last Comic Standing.
Fearne Cotton has presented parts of the BBC's coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Fearne Cotton had to persist in repeating the correct name until the confusion was resolved.
Fearne Cotton presented the United Kingdom's votes at the show itself, held in Helsinki, Finland, on 12 May 2007.
Fearne Cotton then became the first ever permanent female presenter of a BBC radio chart show.
On 16 July 2009, it was announced that Fearne Cotton would become the new presenter of BBC Radio 1's weekday mid-morning show, taking over from Jo Whiley.
Fearne Cotton joined BBC Radio 2 in July 2016 standing in for Graham Norton with former Spandau Ballet bassist Martin Kemp on Saturday mornings while Norton took his annual summer break.
In late 2018, Fearne Cotton sat in for Claudia Winkleman on Sundays.
In 2019, Fearne Cotton was the cover host for Zoe Ball during the holidays.
On 19 March 2020 Fearne Cotton launched BBC Radio 2's fourth music decades show, Sounds of the 90s.
Fearne Cotton publicised the range across her various social media accounts, posting pictures of herself and her daughter wearing lines from the collection.
Fearne Cotton has clothing and homeware ranges with online retailer Very.
In 2018, Fearne Cotton began presenting Happy Place, a podcast available to streaming platforms.
Fearne Cotton said on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross that she has eleven tattoos over her body, the most notable of which is a fern leaf, covering her right hip up to her rib cage.
Fearne Cotton is married to Jesse Wood, the son of Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood.
On 8 August 2012, Fearne Cotton announced she was pregnant with her first child.
On 27 February 2015, Fearne Cotton announced that she was expecting her second child as part of her announcement that she was leaving BBC Radio 1, to start a new chapter.
Fearne Cotton is a friend of fellow TV presenter Holly Willoughby, with whom she has co-presented several shows.
Fearne Cotton is not vegan but in 2019 authored a vegan cookbook.
Fearne Cotton filmed a video piece for Comic Relief about malaria.
Fearne Cotton visited a children's hospital in Uganda where she witnessed a young child in pain through malaria.
Fearne Cotton had to walk out of the room and collapsed as she did so but was able to continue shortly after.
Fearne Cotton recorded her voice for the BT Speaking Clock to raise funds for Comic Relief.