Ulrika Jonsson

Television Presenter + Journalist
Born Aug 16, 1967

Eva Ulrika Jonsson is a Swedish television presenter living and working in the UK. She became famous as a TV-am weather presenter and moved on to present Gladiators and became a team captain of the show Shooting Stars.

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  • Daily Mirror Publisher Faces Being Sued Over Alleged Phone Hacking
    Guardian (UK) - Oct 23, 2012
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    British Plastic Surgeon Charged After Assaulting Wife And Step Daughter At Their Connecticut Home
    Daily Mail (UK) - Aug 22, 2012
  • Cnn Host Piers Morgan A Phone Hacking Whiz? Witness Implies So
    LATimes - May 23, 2012
  • Mary Ann Sieghart Socks It To Quentin Letts For His “Witheringly Misogynistic” Assault On Lynne Featherstone
    Liberal Democrat Voice - Apr 09, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Ulrika Jonsson.


1967 Birth Born on August 16, 1967.


1989 21 Years Old 1 More Event
After working as a secretary, Jonsson began her TV career on TV-am in 1989 where she worked as a weather presenter.
1990 - 1991 2 More Events
1992 24 Years Old In 1992 she moved into mainstream presenting and played host to numerous shows including Gladiators, The National Lottery – plus two major international broadcasts in 1998 and 1999, the Eurovision Song Contest and Miss World respectively. … Read More
1997 29 Years Old In 1997, she interviewed the then British Prime Minister John Major for the BBC2 programme, The Enormous Election.


1998 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1998, she interviewed the then-Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown, for her BBC2 programme Ulrika in Euroland.
2000 32 Years Old Soon after the end of her relationship with Collymore, Jonsson began dating German hotel manager Marcus Kempen. She gave birth to their daughter, Bo, in November 2000. … Read More
2001 33 Years Old She presented Dog Eat Dog (reality game show) from 2001 to 2003, on BBC1, and The Joy of Text in 2001.
In 2002, Jonsson presented TV makeover show Home On Their Own, a show where children made alterations to their house (how they wanted the house to be) during the course of a weekend, while their parents went on holiday. … Read More
2003 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 2003, Jonsson was a contestant on the BBC's Comic Relief Does Fame Academy.
2005 37 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, she appeared with four other celebrities on Channel 4's daytime show Come Dine with Me.
On 20 January 2007 she joined 10 other celebrities to take part in the ITV reality TV show Dancing on Ice, where she was partnered with Pavel Aubrecht. … Read More


2008 40 Years Old Jonsson married her third husband, American advertising executive Brian Monet, in March 2008. … Read More
In March 2009, she appeared in the new ITV series Piers Morgan's Life Stories, each episode of which included a celebrity figure and a one-to-one interview with Morgan about their lives.
2010 42 Years Old Jonsson once again entered the Big Brother house on 24 August 2010 for Ultimate Big Brother, reaching the final and finishing seventh. … Read More
2011 43 Years Old 1 More Event
Her debut novel, The Importance of Being Myrtle, which focuses on relationships was published by the Penguin Group on 1 September 2011.
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