Giovanna Fletcher

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Giovanna Fletcher
Giovanna Fletcher 20171207 04.jpg
Fletcher in 2017
Born
Giovanna Falcone

(1985-01-29) 29 January 1985 (age 35)
Essex, England
Occupation
  • Author
  • presenter
  • actress
  • blogger
  • vlogger
Spouse(s)
(m. 2012)
Children3
Relatives
Websitegiovannasworld.com

Giovanna Fletcher (née Falcone; born 29 January 1985) is an English author, actress, blogger, vlogger and presenter. Since March 2019, she has presented the CBeebies series The Baby Club. In November 2020, she began competing in the twentieth series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!

Early life[edit]

Falcone was born in Essex on 29 January 1985.[1] Daughter of an Italian father, Mario, and Argentine mother, Kim Falcone, she has two siblings: Giorgina and Mario Falcone. She attended the performing arts school Sylvia Young Theatre School in London, followed by the Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance.[2]

Career[edit]

Television and film work[edit]

Fletcher has been on-screen several times, including an uncredited role in The Boat That Rocked, as a guest on Loose Women, and as a contestant on All Star Mr & Mrs. And most recently as the presenter of The Baby Club on CBeebies.[citation needed] She has had appearances on ITV's morning TV show Lorraine since 2015, including presenting a segment for the show called Take 5.[3] In November 2020, she began competing in the twentieth series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!.[4]

Writing[edit]

Fletcher's writing career started with an unpublished satirical project entitled Dating McFly is for Dummies.[5] Prior to becoming an author, Fletcher wrote for several magazines, including work experience at Heat, where she wrote book reviews and copy for their website, and an internship at Bliss magazine. Fletcher also worked at Recognise Magazine[5] She also has a regular blog feature on Hello! magazine's website.[6]

Through her blogging and book reviewing work, Fletcher networked with authors and literary folk at book events. It was in one of these events that Fletcher spoke to novelist Dorothy Koomson, and it was this pivotal conversation that inspired Fletcher to write a book of her own.[5] Fletcher's debut novel, Billy and Me, was published in May 2013, followed by You're the One That I Want in May 2014. Dream a Little Dream was published in June 2015, and a fourth novel, Always with Love followed in June 2016.[7] In 2017, she published her first non-fiction book, Happy Mum, Happy Baby: My Adventures in Motherhood.[citation needed]

Music[edit]

Fletcher has sung in musical performances on several YouTube videos, posted to her husband, Tom's, YouTube channel. She has performed duet covers in a series called "Me & Mrs F", covering songs including "How Do You Like Your Eggs In the Morning?",[8] "It Ain't Me Babe",[9] "L-O-V-E",[10] "You Really Got a Hold on Me",[11] "Moon River",[12] "Love Is on the Radio",[13] and "Tonight You Belong to Me".[14] Most of these covers have over half a million views each, with "Love Is on the Radio" having accumulated 1.8 million views over 3 years.

In December 2016 she had her professional concert debut, singing on stage in London's West End in Alan Menken's A Christmas Carol at the Lyceum Theatre.[15] In December 2017, she performed in the musical production of husband Tom Fletcher's novel The Christmasaurus alongside Tom, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Harry Judd, and Matt Willis.[16]

Personal life[edit]

On 18 April 2011, Fletcher became engaged to Tom Fletcher. He proposed to her at the Sylvia Young Theatre School where they first met at age 13.[17] It was announced on his YouTube channel on 29 October 2013 that the couple were expecting their first child, with a video titled, We Have Some News....[18] On 13 March 2014, their son, Buzz Michelangelo Fletcher, was born.[19] On 3 September 2015, they announced that they were expecting their second child.[20] On 16 February 2016, their second son Buddy Bob Fletcher was born.[21] On 3 March 2018, they announced that they were expecting a third child.[22] On 24 August 2018, they welcomed their third son called Max Mario Fletcher.[citation needed]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Fletcher, Giovanna (2013). Billy and Me. (Billy and Me Series Book #1) London: Penguin. ISBN 1250077125
  • Fletcher, Giovanna (2014). You're the One That I Want. London: Penguin. ISBN 1405909978
  • Fletcher, Giovanna (2014). Christmas With Billy and Me. (Billy and Me Series Book #1.5) London: Penguin. ISBN 9780718180454
  • Fletcher, Giovanna (2015). Dream a Little Dream (Dream a Little Dream Series Book #1). London: Penguin. ISBN 9781405925877
  • Fletcher, Giovanna (2015). Dream a Little Christmas Dream (Dream a Little Dream Series Book #1.5). London: Penguin. ISBN 1405919167
  • Fletcher, Giovanna (2016). Always With Love. (Billy and Me Series Book #2) London: Penguin. ISBN 1405919183
  • Fletcher, Giovanna (2017). Happy Mum, Happy Baby: My Adventures in Motherhood. London: Coronet. ISBN 1473651204
  • Fletcher, Giovanna (2017). Some Kind of Wonderful. London: Penguin.

ISBN 9781405924863

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Who is I'm A Celebrity's Giovanna Fletcher? Age, career and children revealed". Heart. Retrieved 27 November 2020.
  2. ^ Francis, Anna (14 November 2014). "Tom and Giovanna Fletcher: A love story in pictures". CelebsNow.co.uk. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Giovanna Fletcher Joins The Lorraine Family For Autumn With Take 5 | Lorraine". Lorraine. 8 September 2015. Retrieved 26 February 2017 – via YouTube.
  4. ^ "I'm A Celebrity 2020: Giovanna Fletcher's unique names for her children - and what inspired them". EssexLive. Retrieved 23 November 2020.
  5. ^ a b c Fletcher, Giovanna (6 March 2016). "Coffee with Gi - Becoming an Author". YouTube. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  6. ^ Fletcher, Giovanna (25 February 2017). "Giovanna Fletcher on Hello! Magazine". Hello! Magazine. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  7. ^ Shields, Danielle (14 June 2016). "7 on trend books to read this summer – Giovanna Fletcher pens the ultimate beach read". OK! Magazine. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  8. ^ Fletcher, Tom (12 March 2013). "Me and Mrs F". YouTube. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  9. ^ Fletcher, Tom (12 July 2013). "It Ain't Me Babe (cover) - Me & Mrs F". YouTube. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  10. ^ Fletcher, Tom (14 February 2014). "L-O-V-E - Me & Mrs F (cover)". YouTube. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  11. ^ Fletcher, Tom (16 April 2013). "You Really Got A Hold on Me". YouTube. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  12. ^ Fletcher, Tom (10 June 2013). "Moon River - Me & Mrs F". YouTube. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  13. ^ Fletcher, Tom (27 November 2013). "Me & Mrs F - Love Is on the Radio". YouTube. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  14. ^ Fletcher, Tom (9 October 2015). "Tonight You Belong To Me - Me & Mrs F Cover". YouTube. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  15. ^ Hewis, Ben (25 November 2016). "Exclusive: Robert Lindsay, Carrie Hope Fletcher and Giovanna Fletcher to star in A Christmas Carol". whatsonstage.com. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
  16. ^ "Tom Fletcher Sets London Cast for THE CHRISTMASAURUS Onstage; Special Musical Edition Released!". Broadway World. 31 October 2017. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
  17. ^ https://www.standard.co.uk/showbiz/mcflys-tom-fletcher-engaged-6394154.html
  18. ^ Fletcher, Tom (29 October 2013). "We Have Some News..." YouTube. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  19. ^ Fletcher, Giovanna (14 April 2014). "My labour was the most amazingly powerful experience I've ever had". Hello! Magazine. Retrieved 4 November 2017.
  20. ^ Fletcher, Tom (3 September 2015). "Player 2". YouTube. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  21. ^ Fletcher, Tom (6 March 2016). "Bump to Buddy". YouTube. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  22. ^ Fletcher, Tom (3 March 2018). "Snow Way...we have something to tell you". YouTube. Retrieved 6 June 2018.

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