26 Facts About Ruth Langsford


Ruth Langsford has presented various television shows, including This Morning in which she is the longest serving presenter, Gift Wrapped, How the Other Half Lives, and Ruth Langsford's Fashion Edit.


Since 1999, Langsford has been a regular panellist on the ITV talk show Loose Women, becoming a presenter in 2013.


Ruth Langsford was born in what was then the State of Singapore, to Dennis and Joan Langsford.


Ruth Langsford lived in five countries before the age of ten, including West Germany and four countries in North Africa.


Ruth Langsford attended Saltash School in Cornwall from 1977 to 1978.


Ruth Langsford began her career as a continuity announcer and newscaster with ITV regional station Television South West in Plymouth, England.


Ruth Langsford left TSW when Westcountry Television took over the franchise on 1 January 1993, closing down the station with fellow announcer, Ian Stirling.


From 1999 until 2002, Ruth Langsford was a regular panellist on ITV's daytime chat show Loose Women.


Ruth Langsford rejoined Loose Women on 8 January 2014 as a regular anchor.


In 2000, Ruth Langsford became a guest presenter on This Morning, and was made a regular presenter in 2006 where she co-hosted alongside Phillip Schofield, making her the longest serving presenter of the programme.


Ruth Langsford was one of the main presenters on the now defunct TV Travel Shop which was on air from April 1998 until March 2005.


Ruth Langsford hosted The Answer Lies in the Soil, The Great British Garden Show, Langsford Late, The Really Useful Show, Mysterious West and Gardens of the Millennium.


In 2004, Ruth Langsford narrated the television series Zoo Story set at Paignton Zoo.


Ruth Langsford guest presented five episodes of GMTV with Lorraine in 2010.


Ruth Langsford was a contestant on Marco's Kitchen Burnout in 2010 and competed in Born to Shine in 2011.


In February 2017, Langsford began co-presenting Ruth Langsford's Fashion Edit alongside Jackie Kabler for QVC.


On 9 August 2017, Ruth Langsford was the third celebrity announced to be taking part in the fifteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing.


From March 2018, Ruth Langsford co-presented Do the Right Thing with Eamonn Holmes on Channel 5.


In 2019 and again in 2020, Ruth Langsford co-presented the Channel 5 dieting series Lose a Stone in Four Weeks for Summer, alongside GP Amir Khan.


In September 2010, Ruth Langsford co-hosted the breakfast show on BBC London 94.9 alongside Paul Ross.


In 2013, Ruth Langsford became brand ambassador for Clarivu refractive lens exchange procedure sold by Optegra.


Ruth Langsford has written columns for Woman Magazine and Tesco Magazine.


Ruth Langsford was an ambassador for two Tesco food campaigns.


Ruth Langsford was on the judging panel for the Pride of Britain Awards in 2016.


In 1996, Ruth Langsford began dating Eamonn Holmes, though the two kept their relationship secret for years out of respect for Holmes' first wife, Gabrielle, from whom he was separated at the time.


In 2002, Ruth Langsford gave birth to their son, Jack Alexander Holmes.