Christine Lampard is a journalist and TV personality who previously worked for BBC. Currently, she serves as a host for the ITV lunchtime chat show Loose Women. Lampard is also known for her work on shows like; The One Show, Daybreak, Phillip Schofield, Dancing on Ice. She is happily married to footballer Frank Lampard since 2015 and enjoying her blissful married life.
Christine Lampard was born as Christine Louise Bleakley on February 2, 1979, in Northern Ireland, England to Mina and Frederick Bleakley. She holds British nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. She was raised along with her sister, Nicola in Newtownards.
Lampard began her career as a radio presenter, she used to work for Belfast CityBeat as a newsreader. She also lent her voice to the 1998 film Divorcing Jack.
Christine Lampard started her TV career in 2004 with BBC Northern Ireland show, Sky High. She also hosted the cookery show, Spills the Beans in 2005. Later she presented the BBC Two's program, Let Me Entertain You and Britain's Classroom Heroes. In 2010 Lampard left BBC and moved to ITV.
However, in September 2016, she returned to the channel to co-present Christine and Adrian's Friendship Test and she also hosted the three-part series on BBC Northern Ireland in November 2017.
Her contribution towards television awarded her with 'Top TV Host' at the 2010 Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women of the Year Awards.
Just after her separation with BBC she joined the ITV on September 6, 2010, and hosted the ITV Breakfast's Daybreak. Lampard has hosted several shows like; Duran Duran: One Night Only, Michael Flatley: A Night to Remember, Off The Beaten Track, This Morning, Wild Ireland and much more.
Lampard is also known as a stand-up comedian as she made her debut with Channel 4's Comedy Gala in 2010. She also set up Entertainment Limited in 2009 and served as director of the company.
She was a brand ambassador of Soft & Gentle antiperspirant and Sainsbury's Active Kids. Currently, she became the new ambassador for BT Call Protect, a social organization. In 2010, she provided a voice in the 2010 film A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures.
In 2016, she hosted the UK TV show, Celebrity Haunted Hotel Live along with Matt Richardson and Jamie East. Lampard made her dancing debut in 2008 with the sixth series of Strictly Come Dancing where she landed with the fifth position.
Christine Lampard, 38, is married to Frank Lampard, an English former footballer, and author. The duo exchanged vows at Knightsbridge, London on 20 December 2015. After the marriage, she took her husband's surname.
The pair first met in 2009 during the Pride of Britain Awards and eventually fell in love. Frank Lampard has two daughters; Luna and Isla from his previous marriage who live with them in London.
Priorly, Christine dated Belfast Giants star, Curtis Bowen but due to some personal differences, they broke up in 2003. Later she was involved romantically with Dublin restaurant owner Christian Stokes and also got engaged in 2004. However, the relationship didn't last.
She also had an affair with entrepreneur Mark Beirne which lasted for three years before they split in January 2009.
Lampard is one of the highest paid TV personality, she has earned a very impressive sum from her career but hasn't revealed the exact figure. However, it is assumed to be in millions of dollars.
In 2010, she was offered £1 million for continuing her work at BBC but she joined the ITV with a four-year contract worth £4 million. She was paid £24,163 per episode for her work in Dancing on Ice. In 2014, she was the highest paid female TV star earning around £24,163.
She is quite active in social work also, in 2010, she did a water skiing challenge and raised £1,321,623 for Sports Relief.
Christine Lampard Affairs
First Affair with Curtis Bowen
Curtis Bowen is a retired professional ice hockey player. He rose to fame through the Ottawa 67's.
Second Affair with Christian Stokes
Christian Stokes is an owner of Dublin restaurant. He met Christine at a private part and started dating.
Third Affair with Mark Beirne
Mark Beirne is an entrepreneur who runs a business in the UK. He was in a relationship with Christine for 3 years.