Davina McCall

Davina McCall

Biography of Davina McCall

Davina McCall is an English television presenter and former model. She is considered the most demanded and popular TV presenter in the UK.  She was the presenter of Big Brother during its run on Channel 4 between 2000 and 2010. In June 2020, McCall hosted the "Big Brother: Best Shows Ever" alongside Rylan Clark-Neal. Most recently she is being connected with the reality singing competition show "The Masked Singer" where she serves as one of the Judges. 

Famous for 

  • She is well-known for hosting the famous British reality show "Big Brother" during its run on Channel 4 between 2000 and 2010
  • She is also known as one of the judges of the singing competition show "The Masked Singer"

Early Life and Family 

Davina McCall was born on 16 October 1967 in Wimbledon, London, England, the UK. Her birth name is Davina Lucy Pascale McCall. Her zodiac sign is Libra. She is a follower of Christianity. Her nationality is English and ethnicity is Mixed (Half English and half French). She was born to her English father, Andrew McCall, and French mother Florence. She has a sister named Caroline Baday. She was raised up by her paternal grandparents in Surrey. She attended St Catherine's School, Bramley near Guildford, Surrey, and Godolphin and Latymer Girls School, an independent school in Hammersmith, West London. 

Career 

  • Initially, McCall began her career as a singer and decided to pursue a professional career as a solo classical artist. 
  • While at school, she was a member of the band, "Lazy Bear".
  • Unfortunately, her dream to became a professional singer couldn't get fulfilled due to her lack of success in the music industry.
  • Then she started working on the men's desk as a booker at London based British model agency " Models 1" and later on the nightclub scene as a hostess.
  • She was first called to work as a TV presenter on the European TV network "MTV Europe" in 1992.
  • She came into limelight when she was chosen as the presenter for the first season of the British version of the international reality show "Big Brother".
  • She worked as a "Big Brother" presenter on Channel 4 from 2000 to 2010.
  • From January 2014 to March 2017, McCall presented the British reality competition show "The Jump".
  • She presented three series of the show "This Time Next Year" from 2016 to 2019.
  • McCall served as a judge for the first season of the British reality singing competition "The Masked Singer" which premiered on 4 January 2020 and she might be seen again as a Judge in the second series of the show which is due to be aired in 2021. 

Personal Life and Husband

Davina McCall is a married woman. She has married two times in her life. She was first married to her boyfriend Andrew Leggett in 1997 but the couples got separated the year. Then she got married to Matthew Robertson in  June 2000 at Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire. Davina and Matthew are the parents of three children: two daughters, Holly and Tilly, and a son, Chester. The couple got separated in November 2017. 

Height and Weight 

Davina has a well-maintained body. She has a model type slim body figure which is hourglass-shaped. She stands 5 ft 7 inches tall and weighs 57 Kg.  Her body measurement is 34-25-36 inches while the bra size is 34B(US) and shoe size is 7(US). She has dark brown hair and black eyes. 

Net worth and wealth 

As of 2020, The net worth of Davina McCall is estimated to be the US $4 million. She has accumulated her major part of income through her TV presenting and hosting career. By the ninth series of Big Brother in 2008, McCall was earning a reported £85,000 per episode. She has also earned additional income through endorsement deals with cosmetic brands including "Garnier".  She owns a £3.4million house in Kent, Southeastern England, and also drives an expensive car. 

Facts About Davina McCall 

1. Davina and her ex-husband Matthew Robertson have sold their East Sussex mansion for £6.25million in 2019. 

2. She never wear make-up on the school run. 

3. Davina completed a triathlon in 2014, of which she raised £2.3 million. 

4. You will always find her in matching underwear. 

5. Davina has had to battle off addictions to both drugs and drink in her early career.

6. She once had a rather posh accent at 13 when leaving Surrey to live with her dad and step-mum in London.

7.  Davina once featured as a dancer in a video for the queen of pop Kylie Minogue.

8. McCall is a huge supporter of home births and has dubbed her experiences with it as “orgasmic”.

9. She loves a family outing.

10. She doesn't like to spend money instead she prefers saving a lot. 

Davina McCall
Quick Facts of Davina McCall
Celebrated Name Davina McCall
Age 52 years old
Nick Name Davina McCall
Birth Name Davina McCall
Birth Date 1967-10-16
Gender Female
Profession Television Presenter
Nationality English
Birthnation England, the UK
Place of Birth Wimbledon, England, the UK
Ethnicity Mixed (Half English and half French)
Famous for for hosting the famous British reality show "Big Brother" during its run on Channel 4 between 2000 and 2010
Residence Kent, Southeastern England
Religion Christian
Horoscope Libra
Father Andrew McCall
Mother Florence
Sister Caroline Baday
Sexual Orientation straight
Marital Status Married
Husband Andrew Leggett ​ (m. 1997; div. 1997) Matthew Robertson ​ (m. 2000; sep. 2017)
Body Measurement 34-25-36 inches
Height 5 ft 7 inches
Weight 57 Kg
Body Shape Hourglass
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color Blue
Bra Size 34B (US)
Shoe Size 7 (US)
Career Start 1992-Present
Net Worth US $4 million
Source of Wealth TV presenting and hosting career and endorsement deal
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