India Willoughby is a popular journalist, television presenter, television personality, reality show star, and internet influencer. India Willoughby is famous as the first transgender national television newsreader in Britain. She has worked in many news channels and shared her views as well. Willoughby worked on ITV Border, ITV Loose Women, 5News, Celebrity Big Brother, etc. At present, India will be appointed as a presenter at ITV’s Good Morning Britain and delivers daily news. Check all the details below about India Willoughby (Journalist) Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, Kids, Parents, Net Worth, Biography & More.
India Willoughby Wiki/Biography
India Willoughby was born on 2nd September 1965 (Age: 57 years; As of 2022) in Carlisle, Cambria, England, United Kingdom. Her full birth name is Jonathan Willoughby and her alternative name is India Scarlett Willoughby.
India Willoughby Educational Qualification
She completed her schooling at Trinity School. After completing schooling, she attended a reputed private university and completed her bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication and Journalism. After that, she focused on her career.
India Willoughby Physical Stats
- Height: 5′ 8″ inches
- Weight: 57 kg
- Eye Colour: Hazel
- Hair Colour: Blonde
- Piercing: Ears
- Gender: Transgender
India Willoughby Family & Parents
India Willoughby was born into a middle-class well-settled family to British parents. She is the only loving daughter of her parents. She shared many photos with her father and mother on her social media handles. She doesn’t disclose the name of her parents on her social media handles. Her parents always supported her in every situation of her life and encouraged her to be happy and work hard. India doesn’t live with her parents but enjoys the weekends with her family. She doesn’t disclose her siblings’ and cousins’ names.
India Willoughby Husband, Marriage & Kids
She is a beautiful television presenter and journalist. Willoughby is very open about her gender and sexuality with her fans. She supports the LGBTQ+ community through her social media handles and also includes in different interviews and seminars.
Willoughby always tried to do her best to get the rights for the LGBTQ community and wants to live on their own terms. She doesn’t disclose about her relationship with anyone on her social media handles. Her relationship status is single and her marital status is unmarried.
India Willoughby Career & Profession
She started her career after completing her studies in Journalism. Willoughby trained as a journalist in newspapers, before moving into the radio and then after television. Before 10 years, she presented the evening news at ITV Border. Also for one year, Willoughby was hired by ITN Network to present Channel 5 News.
Although, she was the first transgender woman who co-hosts ITV’s “Loose Women”. She has also worked as a freelancer on many channels like being a commentator on programs like Good Morning Britain, This Morning, and Lorraine. Also, India Willoughby was featured on light entertainment shows like Celebrity Pointless and Come Done With Me. She has also participated in a famous reality show named the 21st UK Season of Celebrity Big Brother but was eliminated on the 8th day of the show.
India Willoughby Before Transgender and Surgery
According to the sources, she took birth as a boy and was named Jonathan Willoughby by her parents. But since the age of three years old, she is not feeling good being a boy and wanted to be a girl. After some years, India decided to undergo a gender reassignment surgery and became a woman. Later, after surgery, she renamed herself India Scarlett Willoughby and said in many interviews that she is happy that she underwent surgery and lives her life happily.
India Willoughby’s Appearance on “Question Time”
In February 2023, India Willoughby, Jenny Gilruth, John Lamont, Ian Murray, and famous journalist Ella Whelan were among the guest on Question Time (hosted by Fiona Bruce). In this event, one audience member instead that ‘you can’t change gender’ and that transwomen who have lived as women for years and had gender reassignment surgery should not be allowed in female singer-gender spaces during the debate about transwomen prisoners entering female prisons. In this question, Willoughby stated that there are good reasons why men are not allowed into female spaces. They should not permit transgender people to enter female spaces because there are predatory men and good men. She compared the remarks to discussions ‘about black people’ that took place in the 1970s. She also tweeted about how she felt like she had been lynched by a mob after the episode on Thursday night aired.
India Willoughby Net Worth & Income
India Willoughby’s net worth is estimated at approx. $1 million dollars. She is a famous journalist, television presenter, television personality, reality show star, and internet influencer. Willoughby earns a good income from her journalist and television presenter profession. Also, she earns extra money from reality shows, seminars, and other events. She lives joyfully with her family.
India Willoughby Social Handles
- Instagram: indiawilloughby_real
- Facebook: IndiaWilloughby
- Twitter: IndiaWilloughby
- LinkedIn: india-willoughby-b5a7712
India Willoughby Amazing Facts
- With her strong belief and dedication, Willoughby is able to reach the highest position in journalism.
- She purchased a beautiful car with her own income.
- She loves to consume alcohol during events.
- India has done hair transplant surgery.
- She has shared many photos with her pet dog Lola.
- Willougby received the “Media Moment of the Year” award at the Diversity in Media Awards.
- Her articles have been published in different newspapers.
- Willoughby loves to visit new places with her family members.
- She cooks healthy food items for herself at her house.
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