Scarlett Moffatt

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Scarlett Moffatt
Born
Scarlett Sigourney Moffatt

(1990-10-17) 17 October 1990 (age 30)
NationalityBritish
Alma materYork St John University
Occupation
  • Television presenter
  • Television personality
Years active2013–present
Known for
Television
Parents
  • Mark Moffatt (father)
  • Betty Moffatt (mother)
RelativesAva Moffatt (sister)

Scarlett Sigourney Moffatt (born 17 October 1990)[1] is an English 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.

Career[edit]

On 24 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]

Personal life[edit]

Moffatt is named after the heroine Scarlett O'Hara, played by Vivian 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 home town of Bishop Auckland. 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. During her tenure on I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, she revealed that she suffers from Bell's palsy after being run over by a car when she was 11.[12] Moffat has revealed she has failed her driving test a total of thirteen times. [13] [14]

Filmography[edit]

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
2017 Host the Week Guest presenter
2017 Streetmate Presenter 1 series
2017–2018 Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Co-presenter 2 series
2017–2018 I'm a Celebrity: Extra Camp Co-presenter 2 series
2018 The Chase Celebrity Special Contestant Christmas Special
2019 Iain Stirling’s CelebAbility Team captain 1 series
2019 The British Tribe Next Door Presenter
2020 The Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off Contestant 1 episode
2020 Joe Lycett's Got Your Back Guest 1 episode
2020 Celebrity Catchphrase Contestant
2020 Celebrity Karaoke Club Contestant Season 1 Winner
2020 Love Bites Presenter

Guest appearances[edit]

References[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". 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". 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". 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". radiotoday.co.uk. Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  12. ^ "Facial Paralysis Rules Scarlett Moffatt Out Of Some 'I'm A Celebrity' Trials". 18 November 2016.
  13. ^ Beckett, Rob (30 March 2018). "Rob and Scarlett Moffatt". Rob Beckett's Playing for Time. Season 1. Episode 1. Channel 4.
  14. ^ Jones, Rosie; Huxley, Sara (9 March 2021). "The Lake District". Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure. Season 1. Episode 1. Channel 4.
  15. ^ "Everything you need to know about Holly Willoughby's ITV panel show Play to the Whistle".
  16. ^ "Series 6 - Episode 27".
  17. ^ "Episode 38 - Sian Gibson, Scarlett Moffatt, Gareth Malone, Jon Ronson".
  18. ^ "Room 101 Series 7 Episode 1". BBC. 12 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.

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Preceded by
Vicky Pattison
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!
Winner & Queen of the Jungle

2016
Succeeded by
Georgia Toffolo