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Emma Jesson Wikipedia, Age, Married, Bio, Husband, Net worth, Height

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Personal Details Summary
Name Emma Jesson
Age / How old / Birthday / Date of Birth / DOB October 19, 1970. As of 2022, she is around 52 years old.
Wedding & Marriage / Spouse / Husband / Engaged Currently not married, possibly single. Check the full bio for relationship details.
What does Emma Jesson do now? She is currently a presenter for ITV’s Central and Granada regions.
Children / No. of Kids None
Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race White
Nationality British
Wiki Biography / Profile Information

Introduction :

Emma Jesson (maiden name Emma Louise Hargreaves) is a British TV personality best known for being a weather presenter on ITV. She’s also a voice artist and an event host.

Personal Life, Parents & Family Background :

  • Emma Jesson was born Emma Louise Hargreaves on October 19th, 1970, in Lytham, England, to Bob Hargreaves (father) and Shirley Hargreaves (mother).
  • Her dad was a jockey and owner & even rode competitively when Emma was a child.
  • Emma lost her mother, Shirley Hargreaves (known as Mama J), in 2019, following a battle with eye cancer. Emma wrote Shirley’s obituary, in which she referred to her mum as her soulmate.
  • For her education, Emma attended the Arnold School in Blackpool. She was guaranteed a place at Cambridge University after her gap year; however, she turned that opportunity down.
  • Emma has never been married. From 2010 to 2013, she dated the Coronation Street actor William ‘Bill’ Roache for three years. He has played Ken Barlow on Coronation Street since 1960 and was thirty-six years her senior. Bill ended the relationship to pursue a “spiritual path.” They are still close friends & Emma said that the massive age difference was not an issue.

Off Camera Work & Early Aspirations :

  • Jesson’s career actually started with aspirations to be a veterinary surgeon. She even spent her gap year working extensively with animals going for surgery in Blackpool, specialising in exotic species and cruelty cases.
  • However, when the time came for her to start university, Emma felt as though she had enough of animals and wanted to try something new.
  • Following her second passion – theatre, Jesson got a job at “The Grand Theatre.”
  • She worked backstage for a while until she met someone that put her in touch with a contact at Central Television in the Midlands. Becoming a runner there, she worked her way from behind-the-scenes to front-of-camera.

Career Success : Emma Jesson Net Worth & Salary

  • Emma’s talent was eventually noticed and she then quickly moved to GMTV, Channel 3’s breakfast television station. She has since worked in multiple roles – researcher, radio reporter, floor & stage manager and presenter.
  • Since 2005, she has been working as a weather presenter for ITV North and Midlands. She has also worked for ITV Granada, BBC, and Channels 3 and 4. From time-to-time, Emma appears on Good Morning Britain as well.
  • Her bubbly personality has led to her personal success in areas outside of weather broadcasting. She is a popular presenter for events like conferences and awards dinners. She frequently hosts award ceremonies for organisations such as the NHS, the British Chambers of Commerce, and The Law Society.
  • Besides broadcasting work and event hosting, Jesson has done voice-overs for commercial clients including Kellogg’s and Coca-Cola & corporate videos for companies like FedEx.
  • In her early career days, Emma had also presented for the Travel Channel and had written a column for Holidaymaker magazine.
  • During the 2020 COVID pandemic, Emma carried out all her hosting duties virtually.

Charity Work :

  • Emma helps charities of all types and has been involved with many reputed associations – The Injured Jockey Association, Variety Club of Great Britain, Royal British Legion and Veterans’ Associations.
  • Being a huge animal lover, stemming from her early years as a vet, some of her favourite charities are linked to animal-related causes – RSPCA’s Save Haven, Guide Dogs for the Blind and Dogs for the Disabled.

Interesting Facts & Trivia :

  • Emma is known for her cheery delivery during her weather presentation. Her ‘bye bye’ is known across the country as her signature move.
  • Emma is fond of horseracing, a love she gets from her father (a former top steeplechaser).
  • An adventure geek, Jesson is a huge fan of water activities – An avid sailor, she has an RYA qualification that enables her to sail big yachts as a Day Skipper. She is also a windsurfer and a PADI qualified Advanced Open Water scuba diver.
  • Merging her two passions of racing and weather, Jesson developed ‘Racing Weather,’ a sporting service that produces highly specialised weather forecasts specifically tailored to horseracing – “time-specific, race-specific and evapotranspiration specific.”
  • Some of the top racetracks in the country utilize the service, which has led to her being involved in many racing events and regularly hosting ‘Racing Ladies’ – a personalised event-day service for the women that attend horse races.
  • She is very attached to the Spanish island of Mallorca, where she’s been vacationing since she was four years old.
  • The talented weather presenter also enjoys learning new languages, cooking, and watching comedy shows.
  • Emma can usually be found participating in the traditional Christmas theatre plays called ‘pantos’ (from pantomimes), but she skipped the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Jesson had 14 teeth crowned incorrectly in 1998. After the surgery, she had few cracks in her front teeth, swollen gums, and clicking jaws and was often in agonizing pain. After undergoing a costly seven-hour operation, she was able to rectify the problems. She pursued legal action and won £37,500 in an out-of-court settlement.
Body Info / Physical Features

Emma Jesson Measurements :

  • Eye Colour : Blue
  • Haircut / Hair Colour : Blonde
  • How tall / Height : No confirmed information available.
  • Feet / Legs / Boots / Shoe Size : 9
  • Pregnant ? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
  • Weight Loss : A few Google queries regarding this, but we couldn’t find anything conclusive on any of her social media.

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