Christine Bleakley (born 2 February 1979).
Christine Bleakley was born in Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland to mother Mina and father Frederick, a musician, in 1979.
Bleakley started her television career as a runner and then trained to become a floor manager whilst studying for her A-Levels at Bloomfield Collegiate School in Ballyhackamore, Belfast. She continued to work at BBC NI whilst studying for a politics degree. However, she did not complete her degree course, instead moving into television work full time.
Bleakley is currently dating Chelsea and England midfielder Frank Lampard.