Konnie Huq

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Celebrated Name Konnie Huq
Age 44 years old
Nick Name Konnie Huq
Birth Name Kanak Asha Huq
Birth Date 1975-07-17
Gender Female
Profession Television Presenter
Nationality British
Famous for longest-serving female anchor of children show “Blue Peter”
Place of Birth Hammersmith, West London
Father Mohammed Huq
Mother Roshan Ara Huq
Sister Rupa Huq and Nutun Huq
Ethnicity Bengali
Horoscope Cancer
Education Notting Hill & Ealing High School, Robinson College and Cambridge University
Net Worth $8 million
Marital Status Married
Husband Charlie Brooker
Height 1.6 m
Weight 48 kg
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color black
Body Measurement 35-24-34 inches
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Who is Konnie Huq?

Konnie Huq is a British TV presenter and writer, she is best recognized as the longest-serving female anchor of children show “Blue Peter” from December 1997 to January 2008. She is also known as co-screenwriter Black Mirror (2011), Robin Hood (2006) and M.I.High (2007).

What is Konnie Huq Famous for?

Konnie Huq, he is She is best recognized as the longest-serving female anchor of children show “Blue Peter” from December 1997 to January 2008. She is also known as co-screenwriter Black Mirror (2011), Robin Hood (2006) and M.I.High (2007).

Where was Konnie Huq Born?

Huq was born as Kanak Asha Huq on July 17, 1975, in the Hammersmith, West London to Bangladeshi parents who emigrated to the UK in the 1960s. Her father is Mohammed Huq and her mother is Roshan Ara Huq. She also has two elder sisters named Rupa Huq and Nutun Huq. She holds British nationality and belongs to Bengali ethnicity. Her religion is Muslim and horoscope is Cancer. Konnie studied at Notting Hill & Ealing High School in London. There, she gained nine GCSEs along with A-levels in physics, mathematics, and chemistry. She then attended Robinson College and graduated from Cambridge University with a 2:1 degree in Economics.

How is Konnie Huq's Career?

Konnie started her career as a reporter for children’s program Newsround in 1983. In the same year, she was a contestant on Blockbusters. Huq made her presenting debut in a children’s quiz show called “Eat Your Words”. She presented the show from 1994 to 1996. In 1997, she presented Channel 5’s show Milkshake and also was the editorial assistant for Total Sports Magazine. In December 1997, she was hired to host the children’s television program Blue Peter by the BBC. Konnie announced her departure from the show after working for over 10 years on 31 May 2007. In 2010, Konnie presented The Xtra Factor‘s seventh season replacing Holly Willoughby, who had signed to appear in The Morning.

 The show aired on ITV2. Konnie Huq also presented UK Top 40 for the CBBC channel from 2002-2004. Other shows She presented include Top of the Pops, Your News, Guinness World Records Smashed and Hannah-Oke. Huq has also presented many shows on Radio. She presented Channel 4’s show The Tube in 2006 and BBC Asian Network in 2007. Konnie is also known for her charity work. She is a celebrity ambassador for the British Red Cross. She has also visited Uganda and Afghanistan to help orphans and war victims.

What are Konnie Huq's Achievements?

Konnie has presented for many big shows like Xtra Factor, CBBC channel, Top of the Pops, Your News, Guinness World Records Smashed and Hannah-Oke. She is a celebrity ambassador for the British Red Cross. She has also visited Uganda and Afghanistan to help orphans and war victims.

What is Konnie Huq's Net Worth?

Konnie Huq has a net worth of $8 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth. She has accumulated most of her money through her work as a TV presenter, mostly through Blue Peter. Information regarding her houses and car worth is still not revealed yet.

How is Konnie Huq's Personal Life?

Konnie Huq married Charlie Brooker on 26 July 2010. The marriage took place in Las Vegas at the Little White Wedding Chapel. They married after dating for five months. The couple gave birth to their first child, Covey on March 23, 2012. 2 years later, on February 28, 2014, they gave birth to their second son Huxley.

How Tall is Konnie Huq?

She stands at a height of 1.6 m. and weighs 48kg.she has black hair, dark brown eyes, and brown complexion. Her body measurement is 35-24-34 inches. her distinctive feature includes her mole on her right cheek. She has a straight sexual orientation.

Konnie is active on social media like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Her Instagram profile #konniehuq has 370 posts. She has a Twitter profile, @konnie_huq which has over 34.7k twitters and her Facebook page id is Konnie Huq.

Facts to be known about Konnie Huq:

  1. She interviewed Labour leader Neil Kinnock before the 1992 general election.
  2. She is a Guinness record during the show by pinning 17 Blue peter badges onto co-presenter Andy Akinwolere’s shirt in just a minute.
  3. She presented her final Blue Peter show on January 22, 2008.
  4. She co-wrote, with husband Charlie Brooker, the second episode of the Channel 4 anthology series Black Mirror, entitled “Fifteen Million Merits”. The episode received a positive critical reception. It was retrieved on 6 December 2011.
  5.  She caused controversy in 2009 when she (and fellow Blue Peter presenter Zoe Salmon) posed in an edition of FHM designed to emulate the style of the children’s series.
  6.  She is an ambassador for the Princes Trust and the British Asian Trust.
  7. At the age of 11, she went to a Madonna concert in Wembley Stadium which was a turning point for her.
  8. Her father is a restaurant owner in his locality and Her mother was a homemaker.
  9. She joined the National Youth Theatre at the age of 14.
  10. She gave birth to her 1st child at age 36, a son Covey Brooker Huq on March 23, 2012, and 2nd child, a son Huxley Brooker Huq on February 28, 2014, at age 38. 
  11.  She is five years younger than her husband Brooker. 

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