Kathryn Mary Draper MBE (née Garraway) is an English journalist and broadcaster who was born on May 4, 1967. In the 1990s, Garraway worked as a journalist for ITV News Central and then as a co-host of ITV News Meridian. From 2000 to 2010, she was a co-host on GMTV. Garraway is presently the host of Smooth Radio’s Mid Mornings with Kate Garraway, as well as the newsreader and co-anchor of ITV’s Good Morning Britain on Thursdays and Fridays.
Garraway was born to a teacher mother and a civil servant father. She went to Dunmore Primary School and Fitzharris School in Abingdon. She subsequently went on to Bath College of Higher Education to study English and History (now Bath Spa University).
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In 1989, Garraway began working as a production journalist, reporter, and news presenter for ITV News Central’s South edition. She became co-presenter of the South East edition of ITV News Meridian on ITV Meridian in 1996 after being “talent-spotted” by a manager who saw her providing a three-minute bulletin on ITV Central.
In 1998, Garraway and Martin Stanford co-hosted the Sky News show Sunrise.
Garraway started working for GMTV in September 2000, and every Friday he co-hosts GMTV Today with Andrew Castle (and Thursdays later on). Garraway later joined Fiona Phillips and Emma Crosby as co-hosts of the show. She co-hosted GMTV with Ben Shephard when it was resurrected in 2009, appearing on Mondays, Tuesdays, and alternate Wednesdays. At GMTV, Garraway has previously co-hosted shows with Eamonn Holmes, John Stapleton, and Dan Lobb. She gave her final performance on August 31, 2010.
She hosted an episode of Too Many Cooks in 2004. In 2007, she was a contestant on The People’s Quiz. In 2009, Garraway hosted The Biggest Loser on ITV. Davina McCall later replaced her. On David Walliams’ Wall of Fame, Garraway was a regular panellist.
She was named entertainment editor of Daybreak on ITV Breakfast in September 2010. (the successor to GMTV).
She took over as the main presenter from Christine Bleakley on an interim basis on December 6, 2011.
Lorraine On May 4, 2012, Kelly was confirmed as Bleakley’s permanent successor in September 2012. On August 3, 2012, it was confirmed that Garraway had inked a new deal to host every Friday in Kelly’s absence. [Requires citation] On February 15, 2014, it was announced that Kelly would be the guest star on Lorraine on Friday.
It was announced on March 3, 2014, that Daybreak would be replaced by Good Morning Britain.
With these changes came the revelation that Lorraine Kelly would anchor Lorraine five days a week, meaning Garraway would no longer host Kelly’s show on Fridays.
She hosted her final Daybreak and Lorraine shows on April 25, 2014, before joining Good Morning Britain the following month. Since joining Good Morning Britain, Garraway’s visits to Lorraine have been less frequent. Garraway took over as temporary main presenter on ITV Breakfast when Ben Shepherd cut his weekly appearances to two, anchoring four times a week until Piers Morgan joined the show later that year.
From March 2014 to November 2016, Garraway hosted The National Lottery Draws on BBC One. In September 2017, she made a cameo appearance in Hollyoaks.
In the twentieth series of I’m a Celebrity…, Garraway came in fourth place.
Garraway began her career in broadcasting with BBC Radio Oxford, and by 1994, she had progressed to the post of trainee journalist for Independent Television News.
On August 18 and 19, 2012, Garraway co-hosted two episodes of ‘Weekend Breakfast.’ (In collaboration with Colin Paterson) On September 8th, Garraway hosted ‘Weekend Breakfast’ with Colin Patterson once more. On October 6, 2013, she filled in for Andrew Castle on LBC Radio.
Since March 2014, Garraway has hosted Smooth Radio’s Mid Mornings with Kate Garraway from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Kate Garraway made a documentary on her husband, who has had Covid-19 for more than a year. The documentary’s title is “Finding Derek.”
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Kate Garraway’s Stature Is as Follows:
Kate Garraway has a height of 5 feet 3 inches and a weight of 54 kilograms. Her height, weight, and waist measurements are 34-26-36 inches. Her bra size is 34B, she wears a US size 6 dress, and she wears size 7 shoes (US). Her hair is also blonde, and her eyes are green.
Garraway was married to Ian Rumsey, her former supervisor at ITV Meridian, from 1998 to 2002.
In September 2005, Garraway married Derek Draper in Camden, London. Draper worked for former Labour cabinet minister Peter Mandelson as a political adviser, and he was at the centre of the “Lobbygate” scandal. They have two children: a son and a daughter.
Draper suffered from a particularly severe form of Long COVID; he was diagnosed with COVID-19 in March 2020 and was still in serious condition in March 2021. As a result of COVID-19’s multiple medical issues, Garraway believes he may never heal and have no quality of life. In April 2021, Draper returned home on a trial basis, and Garraway issued an update on her husband in May 2021, stating that he is still unable to move because of COVID-19. Garraway is a charity ambassador for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Her debut novel, The Joy of Big Knickers, was released on March 9, 2017. (or learning to love the rest of your life).
Gillingham FC is her favourite team.
The Power Of Hope, Garraway’s most recent book, was released on April 29, 2021.
Garraway was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to radio, journalism, and charity in the New Year Honours of 2022.
— Kate Garraway (@kategarraway) March 15, 2022
What Is Kate Garraway’s Net Worth How He Earns Her Income?
The TV celebrity is said to be valued at around £1.5 million ($2 million) according to reports.
Her yearly salary is projected to be £544,000, with her television and radio hosting gigs accounting for the majority of her earnings.
Kate has her own Smooth Radio show in addition to being a presenter on Good Morning Britain.
Kate wrote a book called The Joy of Big Knickers: (Or Learning to Love the Rest of Your Life).