India Willoughby Biography
India Scarlett Willoughby is an English newsreader, broadcaster, journalist, and reality television personality. She is Britain’s first transgender national television newsreader and the first transgender co-host of an all-women talk show, Loose Women on ITV. In 2017 she was a nominee for a British LGBT Award and winner of the Diversity in Media Award for Media Moment of the Year (Loose Women).
India Willoughby Age and Birthday
India was born on 2 September 1965, in Carlisle, United Kingdom. She is 58 years old as of 2023. She celebrates her birthday every 2 September every year.
India Willoughby Height and Weight
Willoughby stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 57 kilograms. She has blonde hair and hazel eyes.
India Willoughby’s Parents, and Siblings
India was born and raised by his parents in Carlisle, United Kingdom. India has kept a low profile when it comes to her personal life. She has not revealed any details about her parents or siblings. This information will be updated soon when the information is out to the public.
India Willoughby Husband, Dating, and Wife
Who is India Willoughby dating? Willoughby is honest about her gender and sexual orientation. She also promotes the LGBTQ+ community via her social platforms and other interviews and seminars. She worked tirelessly to secure rights for LGBTQ people who wish to live their lives on their own terms. Concerning India Willoughby’s relationship, she has made no mention of it on her social media accounts.
India Willoughby Education
Unfortunately, details about where she went to high school/college are not known to the public. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.
India Willoughby Career
Willoughby presented the news in the North East and Cumbria as a TV reporter at ITV Border prior to her transition. In 2016, she re-joined ITV Border as an on-screen reporter, before moving on a three-month contract to ITV Tyne Tees. In 2017, she joined 5News on Channel 5 – becoming Britain’s first transgender national television newsreader, reading the lunchtime and evening updates.
The same year Willoughby was invited onto ITV’s Loose Women to tell her story as a guest – but due to the public’s response, she was invited back to be a co-host, in a show featuring Priscilla Presley and Russell Watson. In January 2018, Willoughby took part in Channel 5’s Celebrity Big Brother – Year of the Woman.
After Celebrity Big Brother, Willoughby became the victim of social media trolling about her looks. She described herself as “The most hated transgender person in Britain.” As a result, she had facial feminization surgery in Marbella in 2018. Willoughby has since been a regular guest on ITV’s Good Morning Britain. She has also appeared on programs including Channel 5’s Most Shocking Celebrity Moments 2018 and When News Goes Horribly Wrong 2018.
Willoughby left GB News in June 2021 after accusing the broadcaster of demonizing transgender people. Willoughby now self-describes her views as “left”.
India Willoughby Celebrity Big Brother
Willoughby was a housemate in the 21st UK season of Celebrity Big Brother – subtitled Year of the Woman, to mark the 100th anniversary since women got the vote.
Willoughby described drag as being the equivalent of blackface, sparking strong criticism on social media. A photo later emerged on social media of Willoughby posing with drag queens at Harrogate Pride – though Willoughby said this was a paid engagement, at which she had been asked to have her photograph taken with “colorful characters.” Willoughby was the first person evicted, on the 11th day.
India Willoughby’s Net Worth
India’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million dollars. She has earned her net worth from her career as a journalist.
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