31 Facts About Susanna Reid


Susanna Reid was a co-presenter of BBC Breakfast from 2001 until 2014 alongside Co-Worker Bill Turnbull and Charlie Stayt.


Since 2014, Reid has been the lead presenter of the ITV Breakfast programme Good Morning Britain alongside Ben Shephard, Kate Garraway and formerly Piers Morgan and now Ed Balls.


Susanna Reid presented Sunday Morning Live on BBC One from 2010 to 2011.


The youngest of three children, Susanna Reid was born in Croydon, South London.


Susanna Reid was educated at the independent Croham Hurst School, from 1975 to 1981, followed by the independent Croydon High School and St Paul's Girls' School in London.


Susanna Reid's parents separated and divorced when she was aged 9.


Susanna Reid's father was a management consultant, her mother was a nurse.


Susanna Reid appeared as an actress while an adolescent, in a stage production of Agatha Christie's Spider's Web with Shirley Anne Field, and then alongside Peter Barkworth and Harriet Walter in The Price on Channel 4.


Susanna Reid studied Politics and Philosophy at the University of Bristol, where she was editor of Epigram, the student newspaper, and then trained as a journalist at Cardiff University's Centre for Journalism, earning a Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism.


Susanna Reid began her career as a news producer at BBC Radio Bristol in 1994, and become a producer for Radio 5 Live in 1996.


Susanna Reid later joined BBC News 24, where she spent two years as a reporter.


Susanna Reid was one of the main presenters on BBC Breakfast, presenting with Bill Turnbull on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays and previously presenting with Charlie Stayt on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.


Susanna Reid held that role from 2012, when she replaced lead presenter Sian Williams.


In 2010, Susanna Reid stepped down from presenting Breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays to take a role on a new programme Sunday Morning Live.


Susanna Reid was previously the regular newsreader during the headlines on The Andrew Marr Show.


Susanna Reid presented the main show for the first time on 10 March 2013 following Marr's extended absence after suffering a stroke in January 2013.


On 22 February 2009, Susanna Reid presented the BBC's live coverage of the 2009 Oscars from Los Angeles and presented coverage of the 2010 Oscars on 7 March.


In 2013, Susanna Reid took part in Strictly Come Dancing.


On 31 December 2013, Susanna Reid presented the New Year Live programme on BBC One.


Susanna Reid had previously rejected claims of moving to ITV in December 2013, during her Strictly Come Dancing stint, saying she would "bleed BBC" if cut open.


On 3 March 2014, the BBC confirmed Susanna Reid's move to ITV to front rival breakfast programme Good Morning Britain, which replaced its former breakfast show Daybreak.


On 19 December 2014, Susanna Reid appeared on a special Text Santa episode of Tipping Point with fellow Good Morning Britain presenters.


In 2017, Susanna Reid co-presented Save Money: Good Food alongside Matt Tebbutt.


In October 2018, Susanna Reid appeared as a cameo in Hollyoaks.


In July 2020, Susanna Reid appeared on Celebrity Gogglebox alongside barrister and TV judge Robert Rinder.


On 3 May 2022, Susanna Reid interviewed Prime Minister Boris Johnson live on Good Morning Britain.


Susanna Reid separated from partner, former sports correspondent Dominic Cotton in 2014 after 16 years together.


Susanna Reid is a supporter of Crystal Palace, visiting the club's Selhurst Park ground with her dance partner while taking part in Strictly Come Dancing, in 2013.


In November 2018, Susanna Reid revealed that she was in a relationship with Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish.


Susanna Reid is a pescetarian, something she used to discuss occasionally with chef James Martin when commenting on the dishes on Saturday Kitchen.


On 22 April 2012, Susanna Reid took part in the London Marathon, raising money for Sport Relief, completing the course in just over five hours.