ZOE Ball is enjoying a romance with new man Michael Reed. The Sun exclusively revealed how the Strictly It Takes Two presenter is enjoying her "first romance" since lover Billy Yates’ tragic death last year. But who is her new man? Who is Michael Reed? What is his background? Michael, 47, hit the headlines after he was seen enjoying a very cosy and intimate night out in London with Zoe Ball. The Sun exclusively revealed the Strictly It Takes Two star had enjoyed a romantic evening out with Michael. The two were seen laughing and smiling as they soaked up the atmosphere at a club in Soho, London. Michael and Zoe then left the club and headed to a swanky hotel in the trendy area. Details about him are being kept closely under wraps, but we do know he lives in Kent. We also know that he is a construction firm boss. What do we know about Michael's relationship with Zoe Ball? Zoe, 47, and Michael were spotted at a late-night club in London’s Soho on December 7, … [Read more...] about Who is Zoe Ball’s boyfriend Michael Reed? Construction boss dating the Strictly: It Takes Two host
ZOE Ball is still a major part of our TV schedules - more than twenty years on from first coming to prominence on Live & Kicking. The Strictly: It Takes Two host is always a big hit on the box - here is the story of her career so far. Who is Zoe Ball and how old is she? Zoe Ball is a 47-year-old TV presenter and radio star, having become the first female host of The Radio 1 Breakfast Show in 1998. She also co-hosted the classic Saturday morning kids TV show, Live & Kicking, with Jamie Theakston from 1996 until 1999. She appeared on series three of Strictly Come Dancing in 2005, finishing in third place, and took over the spin-off show - It Takes Two - in 2011. Her dad is popular TV star Johnny Ball, who was a regular fixture in the 1970s and 80s on shows including Think of a Number and Play School. Zoe was married to Norman Cook - aka Fatboy Slim - from 1999 until they separated in 2016. They have two children together, son Woody and daughter Nelly. If you're interested in how … [Read more...] about How old is Zoe Ball, who is the Strictly It Takes Two host’s ex-husband, when was Billy Yates’ death and who is her current boyfriend?
ZOE Ball was left devastated by the death of her boyfriend Billy Yates. As the star said her final goodbye to him last year, following a quiet and intimate funeral, we look back at the life of the cameraman that won over Zoe's heart... Who was Billy Yates? Billy Yates was a 40-year-old cameraman and technician who worked mostly with television programmes. The star had worked in the industry for the past ten years. He worked on the Antiques Roadshow, The Xtra Factor and Famous and Fearless. Billy was also part of the production team behind short film comedy Total Awesome Viking Power in 2015. When did Billy Yates and Zoe Ball begin dating? Billy Yates and Zoe Ball were first pictured together back in February 2017. They began dating after Zoe split up with DJ Fatboy Slim. Zoe’s telly star dad Johnny Ball told the Mirror at the time: “We are very happy that she is finding a new lease on life. “She is very happy at the moment, and that is lovely.” … [Read more...] about Who was Billy Yates? Zoe Ball’s former boyfriend and cameraman who tragically died aged 40
AFTER starting her career on Live and Kicking back in the 90s, Zoe Ball is heading BACK to weekend telly with a brand new show. Here’s everything you need to know about the shows, which will air on Saturdays AND Sundays, and who Zoe's guests are this weekend... When is Zoe on Saturday and Sunday on ITV? Zoe Ball on Saturday kicks off on April 14 at 8.30am, with the Sunday show kicking off the following day. The show is running on both weekend days for a 23-week stretch, with each show lasting an hour. Each episode focuses heavily on live music, with a series of established and upcoming artists performing in the studio. Speaking about the new show, Zoe said: "I am super excited to return to weekend morning television (a few years on) with a glorious mix of all the things I love - live music from your favourite music stars, great chat with stars of television and big screen and new exciting authors. “Think of our show as your televisual weekend … [Read more...] about What time does Zoe Ball on Saturday start on ITV, who’s in the line-up and what is the show about?
ZOE Ball 'will return' to host Strictly Come Dancing spin-off It Takes Two despite hinting she would quit. The 47-year-old has hosted the BBC 2 show since 2011, having previously been a contestant on the main show in 2005. Her dance partner, Ian Waite, has remained close with Zoe and the pair work together on It Takes Two every Wednesday as they review the celebrities rehearsal footage. Speaking to the Daily Star, Ian revealed Zoe had thought about quitting the show, but had changed her mind. He said: "Last year, or the year before last, Zoe was saying that it was going to be her last year. "So, during the series last year, I said: 'Are you going to do it again next year because you did say this was your last year?' "And she said: 'Oh no, I've had so much fun, I'm going to do it next year.' "[It's] Our seventh year. I'm kind of beholden to Zoe really because if Zoe does it she won't do it without me." Zoe and Ian, 47, finished in third place during the third series of Strictly, which … [Read more...] about Zoe Ball ‘WILL return’ to Strictly Come Dancing spin off show It Takes Two after hinting she’d quit