Fearne Cotton was born on 3rd September 1981. She has made a very successful career as a children’s TV presenter turned music /radio presenter.
In 2007, she became the first regular female presenter of BBC Radio 1's Chart Show. She now presents BBC Radio 1's weekday mid-morning programme, taking over from long-time host Jo Whiley.
Fearne's career began at the age of 17 when she presented children’s programme The Disney Club before moving to other children’s programmes including Mouse and Eureka TV.
She moved to mainstream broadcasting in 2003, presenting Top of the Pops: Saturday and in 2004 she partnered Reggie Yates to present Top Of The Pops.
Fearne has also presented many telethons including Live 8 in 2005, Children in Need and Comic Relief. In 2009, she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, alongside Ben Shephard, Gary Barlow, Alesha Dixon, Ronan Keating, Denise Van Outen, Chris Moyles, and Girls Aloud members Cheryl Cole and Kimberley Walsh.
In September 2005 she joined BBC Radio 1, presenting the Friday early morning slot with Reggie Yates, before being awarded the mid-morning mainstream slot on the station.
Fearne's love of body art is also well known - she has eleven tattoos, the most notable of which is a fern leaf, covering her right hip up to her rib cage.
She has been linked to several celebrities including Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins, Fame Academy's Peter Brame, and Channel 4 presenter Steve Jones. She is best friends with fellow TV presenter Holly Willoughby, with whom she has co-presented several shows.