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Who Is Mariella Frostrup? Wiki, Bio, Age, Height & Weight, Birth Sign, Early Life, Profession, Career, Awards, Cause of Fame, Personal life, Husband & Children, Close Friend, Net Worth And Many More Facts You Need To Know


Mariella Frostrup was born on 12 November 1962 in Oslo, Norway. She is a British journalist and television presenter, known on British television and radio, primarily for art shows. Her gravel voice was once voted the sexiest female voice on television, and research found that Frostrups’ voice was one of the three voices (down from fifty) best suited to contribute to a telecom study of the post office that resulted in a perfect female voice. Her voice is also often used in television commercials.

In 2016, Mariella Frostrup was one of the celebrities to take part in the ITV entertainment series Drive. In November 2016, the BBC announced that Mariela Frostrup would present the third programme in the Film 2016 series. In September 2017, the BBC announced that Mariella Frostrup and Reverend Richard Coles would present The Big Painting Challenge on BBC One.


She is 57 years old.

Height & Weight

1,75m,  69kg

Birth Sign

Her birth sign is Capricorn


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known on British television and radio, primarily for art shows.

Early life

Frostrup was born in Oslo, Norway, but moved with his family when she was six to Ireland in 1969, living in Kilmacanogue, a small town near the town of Greystones in Wicklow County. Her Norwegian father, an alcoholic who died at 44 when she was 15,  was a journalist for The Irish Times, and her Scottish mother was an artist. She has four brothers.


Race After her father’s death, in 1977 she moved to London. There she worked as a public relations executive for Phonogram Records between 1980 and 1990; coordinated advertising for the Live Aid concert at Wembley in 1985; and, after leaving Phonogram, he began working on television as a presenter and film critic. Frostrup presented the Channel 4 Big World Cafe music show in 1989 alongside Eagle Eye Cherry and Jazzie B. She also featured the 1990 Thames Television Video View and, after Thames lost the ITV London franchise, he immediately reprized the role on The Little Picture Show for Carlton Television from 1993. Frostrup has interviewed many celebrities, writers, and artists and has hosted a variety of television shows, including one on travel, and has appeared on other television shows such as the Have I Got News for You series and the sitcom Absolutely Fabulous. She made several guest appearances on the Coupling series, including an episode in which one of the characters fantasizes about her and then meets her in person.It has also appeared in fiction in Michael Paraskos’ In Search of Sixpence. She has written for The Daily Telegraph as a travel writer, The Guardian, The Observer, The Mail on Sunday, Harpers & Queen, and The New Statesman. She is also an art critic and has been on the judging panels for the Man Booker Prize, the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Evening Standard British Film Awards. Appointment required] In September 2007, she chaired a question and answer session with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, at the Labor Party Conference in Bournemouth, Dorset. In 2008, Frostrup received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from the University of Nottingham Trent in recognition of his contribution and commitment to journalism and broadcasting.

She presented the BBC Radio 2 program The Green Room and is the regular presenter of the BBC Radio 4 Open Radio program, interviews authors and publishers, and reviews new fiction and non-fiction books. As presenter of The Book Show on Sky Arts 1, she interviewed an extensive guest list about her recent work and her “favorite heroes and heroines of fiction.” The show was canceled in 2013. In December 2012, she appeared on the BBC series Two Most Dangerous Roads, in which she and Angus Deayton were filmed driving along the east coast of Madagascar. She is the voice in the elevators of the London Overground. Her “deep” voice is often used in television commercials and in 2005 she was voted the sexiest female voice on television. In 2019, he hosted a program for BBC Radio 4 called Bringing Up Britain. In June 2020, it was announced that he would join Times Radio to host a program in the early afternoon Monday through Thursday. It will feature celebrity interviews, along with coverage of art, culture, and social issues.


Frostrup’s political views have been described as “a little to the left of the center.” [10] She has been active in the charity sector for two decades, having worked at Bank Aid and Comic Relief along with various fundraising initiatives for Oxford, The Children’s Society, and Save the Children. The campaign for women’s rights and gender equality has become its main focus; She has recently made several trips to Africa to meet women and girls in their communities and experience firsthand the realities and inequalities of the lives they lead. In 2010, he created, along with three other trustees, the Gender and Equality Rights Action Trust. This foundation aims to promote gender equality and raise awareness and funds, to support grassroots gender equality projects in Africa and beyond. The GREAT Initiative works in association with Femmes Africa Solidarité, an African charity. In 2015, he signed an open letter for which Campaign ONE had been collecting signatures; The letter was addressed to Angela Merkel and Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, urging them to focus on women as they serve as the head of the G7 in Germany and the African Union in South Africa, respectively, who will begin to set priorities for development finance earlier a major UN summit in September 2015 that will set new development goals for the generation.

Personal life

Husband & Children

Frostrup first married (1979–1984) to Richard Jobson, former lead singer of the punk rock group Skids. On a charity walk in Nepal, 39, Frostrup met with human rights lawyer Jason McCue. They married two years later. They live near Bruton, Somerset (with a flat in London) and have two children.

Close Friend

She is a close friend of Penny Smith and actress Gina Bellman, one of the stars of Coupling, in which she had a cameo alongside Angus Deayton.

Mariella Frostrup Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 $1 Million – $5 Million (Approx.)

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