Co-presenter of Dancing on Ice and former presenter of ITV's Daybreak, Christine Bleakley is a household name with her charming Northern Irish twang and her trademark welcoming smile. A well-known face on British television, Christine is available for personal appearances and awards hosting.
Christine has a wealth of television presenting experience and was one of BBC Northern Ireland’s main presenters for five years; presenter of ITV's Daybreak, alongside Adrian Chiles; The One Show, and is currently co-presenting Dancing on Ice. She is a glamorous and experienced awards host.
Chrsitine's TV career began in BBC production working her way up to floor manager before being asked to try out in front of the camera.
She presented the second series of Let Me Entertain You for BBC2 with Brian Conley, the entertainment show which saw members of the public showcase their talents. Christine and her comedic co-presenter showcased their matchmaking skills as they travelled the length of Northern Ireland on Looking for Love for BBC1 NI.
Christine has also hosted the live fundraising programme Children in Need for six years as well as the popular Clash of the Titans and the Irish HotpressMusic Awards with bands including U2, The Corrs, Ash, Snow Patrol and Suede in front of a live audience.
Skyhigh was a landmark for BBC1 and saw Christine presenting from an Augusta 109 helicopter. The factual entertainment show was packed with some of the most breathtaking shots of Northern Ireland and featured Christine chatting to people about the areas they live in.
Christine presented four series of the popular First Stop for Monday nights on BBC1, which had viewers religiously tuning in to catch up on all things entertainment. During the series, Christine has interviewed many of the major Hollywood stars including Matt Damon, Tom Cruise, Angelina Jolie as well as covering all the other big entertainment events and news.
Christine teamed up with Eamon Holmes in the live interactive IQ test, Would You Pass the 11+. She also filmed two series of Summer Season with Eamon, which saw both presenters covering various stories and events across Northern Ireland.
Christine wrote a weekly column for the Sunday magazine More2Life. Other interests include travel, music, fashion, skiing and learning languages. Christine studied politics at Queens University in Belfast.