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Natasha Kaplinsky – Wiki, Bio, Age, Husband, Net Worth

Natasha Kaplinsky Wiki,Biography, Net Worth
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Natasha Kaplinsky is a 49-years-old South African Journalist from the United Kingdom. her estimated net worth is $1 Million to $5 Million Approx. Jump into read her life Facts, Wikipedia and biographies Details

Natasha Kaplinsky Biography – Wiki

According to the wiki and biography of Natasha Kaplinsky was born on 9 September 1972 in United Kingdom. let’s check out the Natasha’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details.

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In October 2018 Kaplinsky and Michael Sheen became vice presidents (an ambassadorial role) of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH).


She was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2017 Birthday Honours for services to the Holocaust Commission.


In 2014 the then PM David Cameron asked Kaplinsky to become a Holocaust Commissioner leading a project to interview 112 survivors. She was awarded an OBE in 2017 for her services to the Holocaust Commission.


On 19 August 2013, Kaplinsky presented The People’s Medal, a documentary about The Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

On 29 October 2013, Kaplinsky hosted the documentary On the Run, alongside journalist Mark Williams-Thomas. The pair then presented a second documentary, Missing Without Trace, on 12 November 2013.


Kaplinsky’s first presenting role with ITV was in the summer of 2011, when she hosted a new Sunday entertainment series Born to Shine, which raised awareness for the charity Save the Children, of which Natasha is an ambassador.

On 8 February 2011, Kaplinsky commented in a BBC radio interview on Steve Wright in the Afternoon that she and Bower had performed as disguised extras for the English National Ballet although she “had insisted that her name was not used in the programme”. In the production of Romeo and Juliet, she had performed as “Wench number 7” at the London Coliseum.


On 14 October 2010, Kaplinsky announced that she was leaving her job at Channel 5 at the end of 2010, having spent most of her three years at the network on maternity leave. On 23 December 2010, she presented her final bulletin for Five News.

On 9 April 2010 Kaplinksy gave birth to a daughter, Angelica Pearl Bower.

Kaplinsky became a celebrity ambassador for the UK charity Save the Children in 2010. For over a decade she has been an active ambassador and fundraiser for Save the Children, travelling extensively for them around the world.


On 18 February 2008, Kaplinsky relaunched Five, doubling viewing figures overnight.

On 21 August 2008, Kaplinsky began her first maternity leave from Five, followed by a second period after the birth of her daughter.


Kaplinsky was the subject of an episode of the BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are?, in which well-known people trace their family trees. Kaplinsky’s programme was broadcast on 6 September 2007. She followed her paternal line to Slonim and was shown official documentation relating to her cousin’s family. This included the death of family members during the “liquidation” – massacre – of the Słonim Ghetto by the Nazis and another’s escape to the partisans and eventual immigration to Australia. Her maternal line included an apothecary to King George III.


In 2006, Kaplinsky became only the third (and youngest) woman to present the BBC’s Ten O’Clock News.


On 21 August 2005, Kaplinsky married Justin Bower. In April 2008, Kaplinsky announced she was pregnant with their first child, six weeks after her debut on Five News. On 25 September 2008, Five News revealed that Kaplinsky had given birth to a son, whom she and Bower later named Arlo, over two weeks after he was born.


Kaplinsky has hosted a series of light entertainment and factual programmes in her career, notably Children in Need and Born to Shine. She was also the subject of the most highly rated Who Do You Think You Are. She is perhaps most famous for being the first ever winner of the first series of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2004.

In 2004, Kaplinsky participated in the first series of the celebrity ballroom dancing competition Strictly Come Dancing and went on to win the competition with partner Brendan Cole. Kaplinsky then co-presented the first half of the second series in 2004 with Bruce Forsyth, when regular presenter Tess Daly went on maternity leave. Kaplinsky returned to the show in 2012, taking part in the Christmas Special and in 2018 as part of the BAFTA tribute to Sir Bruce Forsyth.


After two years at Sky News, Kaplinsky joined BBC News in 2002 where she co-hosted Breakfast until 2005, when she became the host of the Six O’Clock News. In October 2007, Kaplinsky was recruited to help relaunch Five (now known as Channel 5), reportedly for the highest fee ever paid to a UK newsreader, where she presented a new look, retitled Five News with Natasha Kaplinsky for three years. After leaving Channel 5, she went on to join ITV News as a presenter.

Kaplinsky joined the BBC in November 2002 to present BBC Breakfast from Monday to Thursday with Dermot Murnaghan, before moving on the host the BBC News at Six.


In November 2000, Kaplinsky joined Sky News, where she initially co-presented breakfast news programme Sunrise; she later moved to early evening bulletin Live at Five, which she presented alongside Jeremy Thompson.


Kaplinsky started out presenting on F2F, a youth chat show, for Granada Talk TV in 1996 with co-host Sacha Baron Cohen. She then moved to presenting early morning news bulletins at Meridian. Within six months, she was co-presenting their evening news programme Meridian Tonight. In 1999, Kaplinsky moved to ITV’s London News Network where she hosted London Today and London Tonight as well as a political programme called Seven Days.


After graduating with a degree in English from Hertford College, Oxford in 1995, one of Kaplinsky’s first jobs was working in the press offices of Labour leaders Neil Kinnock and John Smith.


Natasha Margaret Kaplinsky OBE (born 9 September 1972) is an English newsreader, TV presenter and journalist, best known for her roles as a studio anchor on Sky News, BBC News, Channel 5 and ITV News.


Kaplinsky’s paternal grandparents were a Jewish family who originated from the town of Slonim (then part of Poland, now located in western Belarus), and immigrated to South Africa in 1929. Kaplinsky was born in Brighton, but spent her early life in Kenya, where she stated that she was fluent in Swahili. The family immigrated to the United Kingdom and Kaplinsky was brought up in Barcombe, East Sussex. She attended Ringmer Community College, until the age of sixteen when she moved to Varndean College in Brighton.

BirthName, Nickname, and Profession

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Real NameNatasha Margaret Kaplinsky

Age, Birthdate, Religion, and BirthPlace

Age (2021)49 Years
Birthplace Sussex
Date Of Birth9 September 1972
Hometown Sussex
Food HabitsNot Available
NationalitySouth African

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Height, Weight, And Body Measurements

Height163 cm
In Meter: not available
In Feet: not available
WeightNot Available
In Pound: not available

Natasha Kaplinsky Personal Life, Spouse, Husband

ParentNot Available
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
BrotherNot Available
SisterNot Available
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandJustin Bower
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Natasha Margaret Kaplinsky Net Worth

The Natasha Margaret Kaplinsky Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.)$80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.)$4 million- $6 million USD

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