Scarlett Moffatt

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Scarlett Moffatt
Moffatt in 2018
Scarlett Sigourney Leigh Moffatt

(1990-10-17) 17 October 1990 (age 33)
Alma materYork St John University
  • Television presenter
  • Television personality
Years active2013–present
Known for
PartnerScott Dobinson

Scarlett Sigourney Leigh Moffatt (born 17 October 1990)[1] is a British television personality, presenter, and former ballroom dancer from County Durham, best known for appearing in the Channel 4 programme Gogglebox. She won the sixteenth series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! in 2016,[2] and has since appeared in a number of programmes, including the I'm a Celebrity companion show Extra Camp as a co-presenter, and Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.

Most recently she has appeared in a Channel 4 documentary The British Tribe Next Door, alongside her family in a four-part series living within a remote Namibian village.


On 23 September 2013, it was confirmed that Moffatt would be appearing in MTV's new series Beauty School Cop Outs, which follows British and Irish youngsters as they move to a beauty school in Manchester to learn the tricks of the trade.[3]

In 2014, Moffatt became a regular cast member on the Channel 4 reality TV show Gogglebox alongside her parents Mark and Betty, making their debut in the third series in March 2014. Scarlett's younger sister Ava-Grace joined the family on the sofa during the seventh series; her then boyfriend Luke Crodden first appeared in the eighth series. Her relationship with Luke ended in March 2017. Moffatt has not appeared in Gogglebox since her appearance in I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here![4]

On 30 November 2015 she joined the presenting team for Capital Breakfast on Capital North East.[5]

On 8 November 2016, it was confirmed that Moffatt would be participating in the sixteenth series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here![6]

After winning I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! she began appearing as a panellist on Virtually Famous in December 2016. On 8 January 2017, it was announced that Channel 4 would be reviving dating show Streetmate with Moffatt as the presenter. "I can't believe Channel 4 have asked me to present this iconic show. I remember watching Davina McCall on Streetmate when I was younger and thinking, 'Females can present entertainment shows too. I want to do that when I'm older. It's such a fun show and it's two of my favourite things to do, chat to randomers and a love story."[7] In January 2017, she was the backstage presenter for the National Television Awards.[8]

On 9 January 2017, it was announced that Moffatt would be joining Ant & Dec on Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway. "I've watched Saturday Night Takeaway with my family for as long as I can remember, I'm such a huge fan, so to be part of one of the biggest entertainment shows out there, with two of my all-time TV heroes Ant and Dec, is an absolute dream." Moffatt said in a statement.[9] On 19 November 2019 she was dropped from her role as co-presenter.[10]

On 2 April 2018, Moffatt guest-hosted an evening radio show on Heart, as part of Heart's Feel Good Easter Weekend.[11]

Since May 2020, Scarlett has presented a BBC Radio 1 podcast with her boyfriend Scott Dobinson, 'Scarlett Moffatt Wants to Believe'.[12][13]

In 2022, Scarlett appeared alongside six other celebrities including Monty Panesar and Nick Hewer in the BBC television show Pilgrimage.[14] In it, Scarlett and her fellow celebrities walked the route taken by Saint Columba from North Western Ireland to the Island of Iona in Scotland as he brought the Christian faith onto the UK mainland in the late 6th century AD. During the programme, Scarlett spoke of her Christian faith and how it helps her in her life.[15]

Personal life[edit]

Moffatt is named after the heroine Scarlett O'Hara, played by Vivien Leigh in Gone with the Wind (1939), her mother's favourite film, and her middle name is after Sigourney Weaver, who played Ellen Ripley in Alien (1979), her father's favourite film. Before finding fame, Moffatt worked as a checkout operator for Asda in her hometown of Bishop Auckland. She spend a year working at Student Loans (Darlington) answering phone calls regarding Disabled Student Allowance. She is also an ex-ballroom and Latin dancer, and has danced in local, regional and national competitions. She studied sport at York St John University.

Moffatt has revealed she has failed her driving test a total of thirteen times.[16][17]

In 2022, Moffatt revealed she had become a practising Anglican Christian after participating in the BBC's Pilgrimage series.[18]

In 2023 Moffatt announced that she was pregnant with her first child. On 29 June 2023, she announced that she had given birth five weeks early to a son. The baby's father is Moffatt's boyfriend Scott Dobinson.[19]


Year Show Role Note
2013 Beauty School Cop Outs Cast member
2014–2016 Gogglebox Cast member Series 3-8
2016 I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Contestant Series 16 winner
2016–2017 Virtually Famous Team captain
2017 22nd National Television Awards Backstage presenter
Host the Week Guest presenter
Streetmate Presenter 1 series
2017–2018, 2024 Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Co-presenter 3 series
I'm a Celebrity: Extra Camp Co-presenter 2 series
2018 The Chase Celebrity Special Contestant Christmas special
2019–present CelebAbility Team captain 3 series
2019 The British Tribe Next Door Presenter
2020 The Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off Contestant 1 episode
Joe Lycett's Got Your Back Guest 1 episode
Celebrity Catchphrase Contestant
Celebrity Karaoke Club Contestant Season 1 winner
Love Bites Presenter
2021 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Celebrity Special Contestant Series 37
2022 Pilgrimage: Road to Scottish Islands Participant Series 4
Britain's Tourette's Mystery: Scarlett Moffatt Investigates Presenter Documentary[20]
2023 Scarlett's Driving School Herself Documentary series[21]
Scared of the Dark Contestant

Guest appearances[edit]


  1. ^ Battson, Francesca (22 September 2016). "Scarlett Moffatt: Everything you need to know". Closer. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  2. ^ "I'm a Celeb: Scarlett is crowned Queen of the Jungle". Digital Spy. 4 December 2016.
  3. ^ "MTV's Beauty School Cop Outs Cast Confirmed!". MTV. 24 September 2013. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  4. ^ Lee, Ben (7 November 2016). "Scarlett Moffatt is out of Gogglebox because of I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!". Digital Spy. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  5. ^ Scarlett Moffatt joins Capital North East Radio Today, 26 November 2015
  6. ^ Harp, Justin (7 November 2016). "I'm a Celebrity 2016 lineup revealed: Wayne Bridge, Strictly's Ola Jordan, Gogglebox's Scarlett Moffatt, more". Digital Spy. Retrieved 8 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Yes! Streetmate is coming back with Scarlett Moffatt". Digital Spy. 8 January 2017.
  8. ^ "Scarlett Moffatt joins NTA's presenting line up". ATV Today. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 20 February 2017.
  9. ^ "Scarlett Moffatt joins Ant & Dec's Takeaway". Digital Spy. 9 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Scarlett Moffatt axed from 'dream job' on Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway". The Chronicle. 19 November 2019. Retrieved 1 September 2020.
  11. ^ "Global hires Scarlett Moffatt for Heart show – RadioToday". Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  12. ^ "BBC Radio 1 - Scarlett Moffatt Wants to Believe". BBC. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
  13. ^ "Radio 1's Scarlett Moffatt Wants To Believe is set to return for series three and four". BBC. 13 August 2021. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
  14. ^ "BBC Two Pilgrimage". BBC.
  15. ^ Pilgrimage - The Road To The Scottish Isles, BBC
  16. ^ Beckett, Rob (30 March 2018). "Rob and Scarlett Moffatt". Rob Beckett's Playing for Time. Season 1. Episode 1. Channel 4.
  17. ^ Jones, Rosie; Huxley, Sara (9 March 2021). "The Lake District". Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure. Season 1. Episode 1. Channel 4.
  18. ^ "Scarlett Moffatt reveals she's a Christian after filming TV show that sees celebrities undertake a religious pilgrimage - Premier Christian News | Headlines, Breaking News, Comment & Analysis". Retrieved 6 January 2023.
  19. ^ "Gogglebox star Scarlett Moffatt welcomes first child". RTÉ.ie. 29 June 2023.
  20. ^ "Britain's Tourette's Mystery: Scarlett Moffatt Investigates". Retrieved 17 July 2022.
  21. ^ "Scarlett's Driving School". Retrieved 13 February 2023.
  22. ^ "Everything you need to know about Holly Willoughby's ITV panel show Play to the Whistle".
  23. ^ "Series 6 - Episode 27".
  24. ^ "Episode 38 - Sian Gibson, Scarlett Moffatt, Gareth Malone, Jon Ronson".
  25. ^ "Room 101 Series 7 Episode 1". BBC. 12 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.

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