Since starting on Big Brother in 2007 as a guest presenter on Big Brother’s Big Mouth, Emma Willis has gone on to become a well known and loved presenter on the show. But who is she?
Emma was born in Birmingham and grew up in Sutton Coldfield. Emma got her first presenting job in 2002 working for MTV before presenting various other shows including guest hosting spots for CD:UK, Loose Women and This Morning.
In 2007, Emma appeared on ITV’s I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here NOW! alongside her husband Matt Willis. Emma had also been a guest on Big Brother’s Big Mouth before becoming a guest presenter. In 2010, Emma began regular appearances on Big Brother by appearing on webshow, Celebrity Big Brother’s Big I. She was later announced as the new co-presenter of Live from Studio Five on Channel 5. After just two months however she left this role to become a co-presenter on Big Brother’s Little Brother for Big Brother 11 and Ultimate Big Brother.
Emma was later announced as the main host for Big Brother’s Bit on the Side when the show was revived by Channel 5 in 2011. She continued this role in 2012.
In April 2013, Emma was announced as the main presenter of Big Brother and Celebrity Big Brother following the axe of former host Brian Dowling. Emma also confirmed that she would continue her role on Bit on the Side alongside new hosts Rylan Clark and AJ Odudu. Emma also became the new co-presenter of BBC’s The Voice.
Emma continued her role as main host of Big Brother’s Bit on the Side until February 2015 where she hosted her final edition, before handing over the role to Rylan Clark-Neal. Emma continues to host the main show on Channel 5.