Jo Whiley Biography
Jo Whiley was born in England as Johanne Morton Whiley a DJ and television presenter working as the presenter of her weekday evening Radio 2 show.
From 1995 to 1998, Whiley was a regular guest presenter on Top of The Pops. In 1995, she co-hosted a show on BBC Radio 1’s The Evening Session with Steve Lamacq. With her friend Zoë Ball, Whiley also presented a show on Channel 4’s The Word. In July 2009, on CD from Random House Audiobooks, Whiley wrote her autobiography, My World in Motion.
How old is Jo Whiley?-Age
Whiley is 56 years old as of 1 August 2021. She was born on 4 July 1965 in Northampton, United Kingdom.
Jo Whiley Parents-Sister
The radio Dj is the daughter of electrician Martin Whiley, and Christine Whiley, who ran the post office on Althorp. Her younger sister Frances has a rare syndrome cri du chat.
Jo Whiley Husband-Children
Whiley is married to Steve Morton, a music executive. The couple met when Steve booked a band on to one of her shows, they married in July 1991 in Northampton. They have four children; Coco, Jude an English and film student at Brighton, Cass, an upcoming musician, and an older daughter India, born in 1992 is a food stylist. The family also has a poodle called Brodie and cats Simba and Gingin.
Jo Whiley Radio 2
Whiley has been an occasional host booth for Claudia Winkleman on BBC Radio 2 since August 2009. She has co-hosted Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park since 2011. It was revealed in January 2018 that Whiley would join Simon Mayo in a drivetime show during the daytime. This is the first time in 20 years a woman has been co-presenting a daytime Radio 2 program.
In an interview with good housekeeping, she said that her favorite food that she can’t live without is Cottage cheese and pineapple. Her husband makes a joke on her by telling her that her signature dish is ‘take a pepper’, for all she does is onions, peppers, aubergines, and courgettes and turn them into a chili or lasagne.
Jo Whiley Glastonbury Festival
Whiley presents televised coverage for the Glastonbury Festival, which was previously known as Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts. The Glastonbury Festival is a five-day contemporary performing arts festival that takes place in England in Pilton, Somerset. The festival hosts dance, improv, theatre, circus, cabaret, and other arts, in addition to contemporary music.
Whiley Net Worth
Whiley has made a good fortune from her career as a DJ and television presenter. Her net worth is under review.