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Tess Daly

Tess Daly (born on 27 April 1971) is a television presenter, born in Stockport, England, and is married to the presenter Vernon Kay. Tess grew up in Birch Vale, near New Mills, Derbyshire.

Tess has appeared in two Duran Duran videos in 1990. She has also appeared in the video for ‘The Beloved’ titled ‘Sweet Harmony’ in 1992.

Tess’s first television break through was in 1999 when she hosted the ‘Find Me A Model’ competition on Channel 4’s The Big Breakfast. After that she has presented shows including ‘Singled Out’, ‘Smash Hits TV’, ‘SMTV Live’, ‘Back To Reality’, and ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.

Tess Daly Strictly Come Dancing Host

Tess Daly Strictly Come Dancing Host, Photo courtesy © BBC

She has been married to TV presenter/Radio DJ Vernon Kay since September 2003. They has a girl, Phoebe Elizabeth (born on 17 October 2004). Tess and Vernon co-presented the second series of ‘Just the Two of Us’ on BBC One, in January 2007.

Tess Daly has stood side by side with Sir Bruce Forsyth from the very beginning of Strictly Come Dancing Series 1 in 2004, and returns this year to bring an extra touch of glamour and first hand reactions from the couples on the night.

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