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OccupationTelevision presenter, Reporter , Journalist
EthnicityEnglis
ReligionChristian
Place of birthUnited Kingdom
Birthyear1966
BirthmonthJanuary

Helen Fospero is an English journalist, newsreader as well as television and radio presenter, who is currently working as a reporter for BBC's 'Watchdog' and 'The One Show'. Prior to this, she is best known for presenting a number of  GMTV's shows including 'Daybreak' and 'Lorraine.'

 

Regarding her personal life, she is married and has two children with her husband. Furthermore, her net worth in 2019 is estimated at $3 million. 

Helen Fospero Net Worth and Salary

Fospero has an estimated net worth over $3 million in 2019. The significant source of her income is her career as a journalist. Fospero's salary is yet to revel. But looking at her career, her salary is estimated no less than the six digit figure annually. 

 
 
 
 
 
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Analyzing her official socials, it seems that Fospero visits worlds mesmerizing holiday destinations during her vacations. Furthermore, she always carries herself with expensive and branded dress and accessories. 

Helen Fospero Personal Life

Fospero is a married woman. She tied the knot with her boyfriend, Carl Fospero in May 2003 in Oxfordshire. Her husband, Carl Fospero is an American television producer. 


CAPTION: Helen Fospero and Carl Fospero wedding

SOURCE: Daily Mail

The couple is blessed with two children; a daughter, Francesca (born February 2004) and son Jack (born early 2009). 

Currently, the family resides in London. 

Furthermore, Fospero is a sponsor of the Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation, where she has been involved in raising £5 million to advance up research for a breakthrough cure for paralysis. 

Helen Fospero Bio and Early Life 

Helen Fospero was born as  Helen Jane Morton on 30 August 1966 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England. She spent most of her childhood in the neighborhood of Grimsby, where she attended Whitgift School, Crosland Road, Grimsby.

Before her 18th birthday, she left her school and worked briefly at the local weekly newspaper.

Helen Fospero Career

Helen Fospero joined a national news agency called Fleet Street, as a writer for tabloids and broadsheets.

After working here for years she was soon recognized by many peoples and by the fall of the 1980s, Fospero was hired by Sky Television as its journalist. Initially, she was a home news editor during the launched of its channel in 1989.

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Soon, she became a reporter and presenter for programs like 'Live at Five' and  'Sunrise', which she holds the position for nine straight years. In 1997, she met an award-winning journalist John Stapleton who acts as a mentor to her after she left Sky Television and was eventually hired by Breakfast television station GMTV. She initially acts as their correspondent for Showbiz and later became the correspondent for the United States, based in New York City.

In November 2002, Helen Fospero was appointed by Greg Dyke when the BBC launched new Yorkshire & Lincolnshire area. Here, she presented the new version of  'Look North' alongside Peter Levy. She severed the stations for a couple of years and left after she conceived her first daughter in 2004.

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She then returned to London in search of a new position and joined Sky News and Channel 5 News after standing in on BBC London News. In mid-2009, Fospero decided to work as a freelance presenter after the birth of her second child.

In September 2009, she returned to GMTV and worked as a Newsreader for its first hour News show and as a relief presenter with John Stapleton. She later co-present and reads news with Penny Smith until she left the show on 4 June 2010. After that, she became the main Newsreader on GMTV with Lorraine and also became the main relief presenter on 3 September 2010.

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Helen also made a guest appearance in 'Lorraine' on ITV Breakfast programme for the first time in the place of Fiona Philips. Since then she was cast regularly in the show as stand-in host on school holidays and Friday mornings. She was also given an opportunity as a stand-in presenter to present the show Daybreak.

In 2012, she had her best role for Daybreak as she interviewed Elton John in his home in Nice, France. This was the first interview she had done outside from Daybreak and was broadcasted on 20 July 2012.

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In September 2012, Daybreak was relaunched and Fospero worked as a stand-in newsreader presenting Daybreak’s Newshour from 6 am to 7 am. On 22 April 2014, she made her last appearance on Daybreak,  just three days before the show ended. She was also seen as the guest presenter for This Morning in 2013.

Helen Fospero was also seen playing in mini-series Black Mirror as Lucinda Towne. She then joined BBC One in November 2014 as a regular reporter in the programme 'Watchdog'. Since 2015, Fospero was assigned to work for the BBC magazine show called 'The One Show' as its reporter.

Fospero portrayed Lucinda Towne in the episode "The National Anthem" in the TV mini-series 'Black Mirror'. She also played as herself in two episodes of Southcliffe and one episode of the BBC Two documentary series 'How TV Ruined Your Life.'



Updated On Sat Sep 05 2015 Published On Fri Mar 06 2015 By rajan

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