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Helen Fospero


Helen Fospero is an English journalist and television presenter. Helen Fospero is best recognized for her presenting roles on shows such as GMTV, Daybreak, and Lorraine.

Early Life

Helen Fospero was born on 30th August 1966 with the name Helen Jane Morton. Her birthplace is Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England. She is 58 years old.

This journalist grew up in nearby Grimsby. According to Astrologers, her sun sign is Virgo. As per various sources, her ethnicity is still not known.


Talking about her qualifications, she attended Whitgift School, Crosland Road, Grimsby. She left school just before her 18th birthday and began her career at the local weekly newspaper.

After a short time, she joined a national news agency, writing for tabloids and broadsheets in Fleet Street.


Helen’s television career started when she was one of the first journalists to be recruited by Sky Television at the end of the 1980s. When the channel launched in 1989, she was a home news editor.

Later, she took on various roles in her nine years there, which included reporter and presenter on Sunrise and Live at Five. In the year 1997, she was poached by the Breakfast television station GMTV. There, she met John Stapleton, who acts as a mentor to her.

Initially, she was a Showbiz correspondent, and later became a United States correspondent, based in New York City. In November 2002, when the BBC launched the new Yorkshire & Lincolnshire area, this journalist was appointed by Greg Dyke to front the new version of the regional news magazine program Look North together with Peter Levy.

Later, she left Look North to find a position based in London after her daughter was born to be closer to her family. Then, after standing in on BBC London News, she joined Sky News and Channel 5 News.

She became a freelance presenter after her second child’s birth in mid-2009. In September 2009, she returned to GMTV as a newsreader for the first hour of GMTV (News Hour), as well as a relief presenter alongside John Stapleton.

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Caption: Helen Fospero in her broadcast studio. Source: Pinterest

More about the career

In the year 2010, she shared presenting and news reading duties with Penny Smith. Moreover, until the demise of GMTV on 3 September 2010, she became the main newsreader on GMTV and GMTV with Lorraine, as well as the main relief presenter.

On 18 June 2011, this personality guest presented the ITV Breakfast program, Lorraine, for the first time in place of Fiona Phillips. Whilst presenting Lorraine, ITV Breakfast also provided her the opportunity to present its sister show Daybreak as a stand-in presenter.

One of her best roles for Daybreak was in the year 2012 when she interviewed Elton John at his home in Nice, France. This was the only outside interview that she had done for Daybreak. It was broadcast on 20 July 2012. Moreover, she also appeared in an episode of ITV’s Ten Mile Menu. However, it was aired on 20 July 2011.

She made her last appearance on Daybreak on 23 April 2014 and just five days before, it was replaced by Good Morning Britain. She has been a reporter for the BBC magazine show The One Show since 2015. Currently, she is working as a reporter for Watchdog and The One Show on the BBC.

Brand Endorsement

This journalist has not disclosed any information endorsing any brands openly. However, she has mentioned  @sarahpinboroughbooks, @helenhandmakeup, and @rollsroycecars on her social media platforms. Maybe, she has worked on different other brands too but she kept this information behind the curtains.

Personal Life

In May 2003, Helen married an American television producer named Carl Fospero in Oxfordshire. They were blessed with a daughter named Francescainn in February 2004. Later, the couple welcomed their son named Jack in early 2009.

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Caption: Helen Fospero with her daughter. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Talking about her physique, information regarding her body measurements is not available. Moreover, there is no detail about her height and weight. This beautiful journalist has blonde color hair and dazzling hazel eyes.

Helen Fospero is concerned with her physique so she maintains her body quite well.

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Caption: Helen Fospero posing for the photo. Source: CelebMafia

Helen Fospero – Social Media 2022

Helen is actively available on various social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. She has garnered about 2.7k followers on her Instagram account with the username @helenfospero. She owns a verified Twitter account with the username @LadyFosp and has around 15.9k followers.

Helen Fospero – Net Worth 2024

Helen Fosperois one of the richest Television Presenters and is listed as the most popular Television Presenter and Journalist. According to various sources, her net worth is estimated to be approximately $1.5 Million. Her whole income is from her career as a television presenter and journalist.