Natasha Kaplinsky Bio, Age, Education, Husband, Kids, BBC, Net Worth

Natasha Kaplinsky

Natasha Kaplinsky Biography

Natasha Kaplinsky is an English media personality best known for her roles as a studio anchor on Sky News, BBC News, Channel 5 and ITV News. In 2022, she became the latest president of the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC).

Natasha was also the subject of the most highly rated Who Do You Think You Are. She was the first ever winner of the first series of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2004. Kaplinsky has co-founded a mother and baby company, Mum & You.

Natasha Kaplinsky Age

Natasha Margaret Kaplinsky was born on 9th September, 1972, Brighton, Sussex, England.

Natasha Kaplinsky Height

Natasha stand at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

Natasha Kaplinsky Education

Natasha graduated with a degree in English from Hertford College, Oxford in 1995.

Natasha Kaplinsky Nationality

Natasha is a British Nationality. Kaplinsky was born in Brighton, but spent her early life in Kenya; she has stated that she was fluent in Swahili. The family immigrated to the United Kingdom and Kaplinsky was brought up in Barcombe, East Sussex. She attended Ringmer Community College, until the age of sixteen when she moved to Varndean College in Brighton.

Natasha Kaplinsky Parents

Natasha was born to Raphael Kaplinsky, a South African political refugee, Professor of International Development at the Open University, and his wife, Catherine Kaplinsky, a psychotherapist.

Natasha Kaplinsky Siblings

Natasha has not disclosed any information about her siblings.

Natasha Kaplinsky Husband

Natasha is married to her husband, Justin Bower.

Natasha Kaplinsky Children

Natasha and her husband, Justin Bower, have two children, Angelica Pearl Bower born in April 2010 and Arlo Bower born in September 2008.

Natasha Kaplinsky BBC

Kaplinsky joined BBC News in 2001 where she co-hosted Breakfast until 2005, when she became the host of the Six O’Clock News. In October 2007, Kaplinsky was recruited to help relaunch Five (now known as Channel 5), reportedly for the highest fee ever paid to a UK newsreader, where she presented a new look, retitled Five News with Natasha Kaplinsky for three years. After leaving Channel 5, she went on to join ITV News as a presenter.

Natasha has hosted light entertainment and factual programmes during her career, including Children in Need and Born to Shine. She was also the subject of the most highly rated Who Do You Think You Are. She was the first ever winner of the first series of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2004. Kaplinsky has co-founded a mother and baby company, Mum & You.

Kaplinsky became a celebrity ambassador for the UK charity Save the Children in 2010. For over a decade she has been an active ambassador and fundraiser for Save the Children, travelling extensively for them around the world. She is a patron of the Bevern Trust and she is an ambassador for Wellbeing of Women. Kaplinsky is also Patron for the National Maternity Support Foundation and The Willow Foundation.

Natasha Kaplinsky Hairstyles

Natasha has always had shorter, more professional styles with loads of volume. To achieve her hairstyle, first she begin by sectioning the hair into two sections (top and bottom). Next, she begin working on the bottom section, by flipping the ends of the hair out. Hair spray as she go.

Natasha Kaplinsky Wedding

Natasha Kaplinsky Married her husband Justin Bower At Babbington House Somers. She married Justin in August 2005, six months after they met on a blind date, and says romance quickly blossomed even though he kept calling her Natalie.

Natasha Kaplinsky Boat Accident

Natasha bravely returned to the spot where a boat explosion left her daughter Angelica, nine, with facial burns last summer. The newsreader revealed that she wanted to “move on” from the trauma as a family, so returned to the exact location on the Greek Island of Corfu with her husband Justin Bower, Angelica and their son Arlo, ten, on the one-year anniversary that she almost lost her family.

Natasha Kaplinsky Miscarriages

Kaplinsky has opened up about her devastating experience of multiple miscarriages for the first time. During an appearance on Wednesday’s This Morning, the former BBC Breakfast presenter spoke about feeling lonely and devastated, but that she is hoping to lift the taboo of talking about it.

Natasha Kaplinsky USD 1 a Day

Natasha¬† is on the Live Below The Line challenge. The mother-of-two, who works closely with Save the Children, is surviving on just ¬£1 a day to experience what it’s like to live below the poverty line, and to raise money for anti-poverty projects around the world.

Natasha Kaplinsky Strictly Come Dancing

Kaplinsky participated in the first series of the celebrity ballroom dancing competition Strictly Come Dancing and went on to win the competition with partner Brendan Cole. Kaplinsky then co-presented the first half of the second series in 2004 with Bruce Forsyth, when regular presenter Tess Daly went on maternity leave. Kaplinsky returned to the show in 2012, taking part in the Christmas Special and in 2018 as part of the BAFTA tribute to Sir Bruce Forsyth.

Natasha Kaplinsky Salary

Natasha annual salary is estimated to be USD 150,000.

Natasha Kaplinsky Net Worth

Natasha net worth is estimated to be USD 1 million.

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