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Short Info

Date Of BirthApril 27, 1969
SpouseVernon Kay
FactAnnounced her engagement to Vernon Kay [2003]

Tess Daly is a British television presenter, best known for co-hosting Strictly Come Dancing. She was born on the 27th April 1971 in Stockport, Greater Manchester, to parents Vivian E. Daly, a bank manager, and Sylvia P. Daly, a nurse. She has two older sisters, Karen and Tracy. Daly attended Hazel Grove High School before studying dance at the Royal Academy of Dancing.

After graduation, she worked as a model and dancer in London. In 1996, she began her television career as a presenter on the children’s show SMTV Live. She went on to host a number of other shows, including The Clothes Show, This Morning and The X Factor. In 2004, she began co-hosting Strictly Come Dancing with Bruce Forsyth. The show has been a huge success, and Daly has won two BAFTAs for her work on it.

She has also presented a number of other shows, including Children in Need and Comic Relief. Daly is married to the actor Vernon Kay, with whom she has two daughters. She has an estimated net worth of £4 million.

General Info

Full NameTess Daly
Date Of BirthApril 27, 1969
Height1.75 m
ProfessionTelevision presenter, Novelist, Model
EducationNew Mills School Business and Enterprise College


SpouseVernon Kay
ChildrenPhoebe Elizabeth Kay, Amber Isabella Kay
ParentsSylvia Daly, Vivian Daly
SiblingsKaren Daly


AwardsGlamour Award for Presenter
TV ShowsStrictly Come Dancing, Children in Need, SMTV Live, Just the Two of Us, Children in Need 2016, Make Me a Supermodel, CD:UK, Children in Need 2014, Children in Need 2009, Britain's Brainiest Kid, This Time Tomorrow, Back to Reality, Children in Need 2015, Children in Need 2013, Children in Need 2008

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1[on Bruce Forsyth's knighthood]: Arise Sir Brucie! Bruce is Britain's greatest living all-around entertainer and for 70 years--and counting--he has been making us laugh. Does this mean I'll have to curtsy now at the start of each show?


1Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 40, a daughter named Amber Isabella Daly on May 30, 2009. Child's father is her husband, Vernon Kay.
2Gave birth to her 1st child at age 35, a daughter named Phoebe Elizabeth Daly on October 17, 2004. Child's father is her husband, Vernon Kay.
3Older sister of Karen Daly.
4Oldest of 2 daughters in family of Vivian Daly (1932-2003) & Sylvia Daly.
5Announced her engagement to Vernon Kay [2003]
6Voted in at #23 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Girls of 2002 poll, UK edition. [June 2002]




EastEnders2014TV SeriesPink Lady


Strictly Come Dancing2004-2016TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself - Presenter
Children in Need2008-2016TV SeriesHerself - Presenter / Herself - Host / Herself / ...
BAFTA Televsion Awards 20162016TV SpecialHerself
National Television Awards2016TV SpecialHerself
Central Tonight2015TV SeriesHerself on Strictly Come Dancing
Celebrity Squares2015TV SeriesHerself
The People's Strictly for Comic Relief2015TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself - Presenter
Loose Women2008-2015TV SeriesHerself
National Television Awards2015TV SpecialHerself
Matrimonial Law2015TV SeriesHerself(host)
Gogglebox2014TV SeriesHerself - Strictly Come Dancing Presenter
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two2005-2014TV Series documentaryHerself
Sunday Brunch2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Today at Wimbledon2014TV SeriesHerself - Spectator
The One Show2010-2013TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Presenter
8 Out of 10 Cats2012-2013TV SeriesHerself
Daily Mirror: The Pride of Britain Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
Alan Carr: Chatty Man2013TV SeriesHerself
That Puppet Game Show2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
This Morning2013TV SeriesHerself
National Television Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
Would I Lie to You?2012TV SeriesHerself
Daybreak2012TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Juice2012TV SeriesHerself
TV Greats: Our Favourites from the North2011TV Movie documentaryHerself - Presenter
Shooting Stars2002-2011TV SeriesHerself
Brit Awards 20112011TV SpecialHerself
The National Television Awards 20112011TV SpecialHerself
Sex and the City 2: Premiere Special2010TV SpecialHerself - Guest
Sport Relief 20102010TV SpecialHerself
National Television Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Pride of Britain Awards 20092009TV SpecialHerself
The Royal Variety Performance 20082008TV MovieHerself
The National Television Awards 20082008TV SpecialHerself
The National Lottery: This Time Tomorrow2008TV SeriesHerself
The British Academy Television Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
Happy Birthday Brucie!2008TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
Brit Awards 20082008TV SpecialHerself
The Strictly Come Dancing Story2007TV Movie documentaryHerself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2007TV SeriesHerself
The National Television Awards 20072007TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
The Paul O'Grady Show2006-2007TV SeriesHerself
The National Lottery: Big 72007TV SpecialHerself
Just the Two of Us2006-2007TV SeriesHerself - Presenter
New Year Live2006TV MovieHerself
The Story of Light Entertainment2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
All Time Greatest Movie Songs2006TV SpecialHerself - Host
Davina2006TV SeriesHerself
All-Time Greatest Party Songs2005TV Movie documentaryHost
Bruce Forsyth: A BAFTA Tribute2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
More All-Time Greatest Love Songs2005TV Movie documentaryHost
Strictly Ice Dancing2004TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
Top of the Pops Saturday2004TV Series documentaryHerself
All-Time Greatest Love Songs2004TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
Sport Relief 20042004TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Back to Reality2004TV SeriesHerself - Host
NME Awards 20042004TV MovieHerself
SM:TV Live2002-2003TV SeriesHerself - Presenter / Herself
The Christmas Show2003TV Series documentaryPresenter
Brit Awards 20032003TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
CD:UK2003TV SeriesHerself - Presenter
Home on Their Own2002TV SeriesPresenter (Series 2) (2003)
Sing with a Star2002TV Movie documentaryHerself - Co-Presenter
The National Music Awards 20022002TV Special documentaryHerself - Presenter
Bo' Selecta!2002TV SeriesHerself
Kym Marsh: Happy Ever After2002TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
Your World Cup Pitch2002TV MovieHerself
Exclusive2002TV Series documentaryHerself - Presenter
Brit Awards 20022002TV SpecialHerself
L.A. Pool Party2001TV SeriesHerself - Presenter
Singled Out2000-2001TV Series documentaryHerself - Presenter
Smash Hits TV2000TV SeriesHerself
Spy TV UK1999TV SeriesHerself - host

Archive Footage

Almost Famous IV2011TV Movie documentaryDuran Duran video
Live from Studio Five2010TV SeriesHerself
Almost Famous II2009TV Movie documentary

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