Konnie Huq Biography
Birthday: July 17, 1975 (Cancer)
Born In: Hammersmith
Konnie Huq is a British TV presenter and writer, best known for the children’s television show ‘Blue Peter.’ Born and brought up in Hammersmith with Bangladeshi immigrant parents, she started working with National Youth Musical Theatre in her teens in the late 80s and made her first TV appearance as a guest on the show ‘Blue Peter,’ which she later ended up hosting for a very long period of time. In 1994, she took on duties of the full time host with the children’s quiz show ‘Eat Your Words’ and followed it up with a television presenter stint with the show ‘Milkshake!.’ She further worked as an editorial assistant for the Total Sport Magazine. In 1998, she received the biggest breakthrough of her career when she was selected as the main presenter for the show ‘Blue Peter.’ She hosted the show until 2008 and in the process she became the longest serving female presenter of the popular show. She married the famous British television personality Charlie Brooker and made an appearance on his show ‘Screenwipe.’ Apart from that, she has served as a co-screenwriter for ‘Black Mirror,’ an anthology science fiction series created by Charlie.