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London, England

Jenni Falconer

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James Midgley (m. 2010)

ITV, Heart

1.73 m

Radio presenter

Ella Rose Midgley

Jenni Falconer smiles while wearing a two-piece bikini during her pictorial

12 February 1976 (age 48) (
Glasgow, Scotland.

TV shows
This Morning, Only Fools on Horses, Cirque de Celebrite, Wordplay, Britain's Worst Celebrity

Similar People
James Midgley, Lisa Faulkner, Sophie Raworth, Carol Smillie


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Jenni Falconer (born 12 February 1976) is a Scottish radio and television presenter best known for her roles on the ITV daytime show This Morning, where she is a regular travel reporter. Falconer was a regular presenter of the National Lottery Draws on BBC One.


Jenni Falconer wearing a red two-piece bikini while water showering

She is currently a radio presenter on Heart FM, presenting her own show on weekdays 4–6am and Sundays 6–9am.

Jenni Falconer wearing a pink two-piece bikini inside a room for her pictorial

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Early life

Jenni Falconer smiles while wearing a purple see-through shirt

Falconer spent her formative years in Bishopbriggs and Milngavie, two towns on the outskirts of Glasgow. After her family relocated to the South of England when she was seven, she was educated at the independent Abbey School and attended the University of Leeds in 1994 to study Spanish and Italian with minors in Latin, Geography and Management Studies. Whilst studying at university, she also launched her television career. She was offered a contract by ITV to make a documentary and a consumer show on the proviso that she left her studies.


Falconer made her television debut in 1994 as a contestant on Blind Date, and later presented BBC Scotland's Big Country, ITV's documentary series 3D and consumer show We Can Work It Out alongside Judy Finnigan and Jane Harvey. She hosted travel shows, Holiday and How to Holiday. She was the main co-host of Entertainment Today from its launch in 2000 until its end in July 2008 on GMTV.

Falconer's other work includes reporting on I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! in Australia for GMTV in 2003, 2004 and 2006, hosting The National Lottery Draws in September 2006 and hosting Cirque de Celebrité in October 2007. She also worked on a show about 24 for Sky1 24 in 24 which she suggested in the first place so she could meet Kiefer Sutherland.

Jenni Falconer wearing a white and pink two-piece bikini and a beige topper during her pictorial

In 2006, Falconer won the Sport Relief showjumping competition Only Fools on Horses riding an 8-year old 16 hands mare called J-Lo.

She hosted three series of Fantasy Homes By the Sea, which was broadcast around the world.

In 2009, Falconer was the host of the daytime quiz show Wordplay on Channel 5 (previously called Brainteaser).

Between 17 and 21 August 2009, Falconer was a guest presenter on STV's The Hour, with main anchor Stephen Jardine.

Falconer currently works as a travel reporter for This Morning. She also guest presented the show during Holly Willoughby's maternity leave from May to July 2011, sharing duties with Ruth Langsford and returned in 2013. Falconer is also an occasional stand-in presenter in This Morning's interactive "hub".

In January 2013, Falconer participated in the first series of the ITV's diving show Splash!, but was voted off by the judges. In August 2015, Falconer guest presented five episodes of Lorraine, standing in for regular host Lorraine Kelly.


On 14 March 2013, Global Radio announced that Falconer would join Heart to host the Sunday morning show from 6 to 8 am, replacing Jason Donovan who took a break from the network to tour in the musical Priscilla: Queen of the Desert. She has since also presented the 4-6am slot during the weekdays, known as 4 O'Clock Club.

Later, her Sunday show was expanded to an hour, now finishing at 9am.

Other work

In June 2009, Falconer was unveiled as the face and body of Adore Moi underwear range by Ultimo.

Falconer has also posed for photographs in Arena Magazine and FHM. In 2016, she starred in the Very television advertisements.

Personal life

Falconer married James Midgley at Babington House in June 2010. She gave birth to a daughter, Ella, in 2011.

Since 2002, Falconer has been a celebrity patron of the charity Breast Cancer 2000. In 2012, Falconer took part in the London Marathon, raising money for CLIC Sargent. She finished with a time of 3 hours and 53 minutes. In the following two years, Falconer took part in the London Marathon, where she raised money for The Children's Trust charity. In 2014, she completed the marathon in 3 hours and 57 minutes. Falconer took part in the 2015 London Marathon, raising money for Cancer Research UK.


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