Who Is Ulrika Jonsson? Swedish Tv Presenter And Former Gladiators Host Who Had An Affair With Sven-goran Eriksson


ULRIKA Jonsson has been on our screens fronting popular shows since the 1990s.

Here is everything you need to know about the star who despite being Swedish is rooting for England in the World Cup…

Getty Images – WireImage Ulrika Jonsson is a Swedish TV presenter and reality star

Who is Ulrika Jonsson and where is she from?

Ulrika Jonsson is a Swedish television presenter and actress who was born on 16 August 1967 in Sollentuna, Sweden.

The 50-year-old star has been working on British TV since the late ‘80s and has hosted some of the biggest TV shows in the UK.

She first began as a weather presenter on TV-am in 1989 before progressing to entertainment shows.

As a team captain on cult comedy panel show Shooting Stars, Ulrika proved that she’s got plenty of strings to her bow.

London Weekend Television Ulrika was the main presenter of Gladiators in the 1990s

What TV shows has Ulrika Jonsson presented?

After working as a weather presenter, Ulrika progressed to mainstream TV in 1992 – with Gladiators and The National Lottery among the biggest shows she fronted.

Ulrika also hosted the Eurovision Song Contest and Miss World in 1998 and 1999 respectively.

The star also garnered a huge fan base as a team captain on Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer’s iconic slapstick game show Shooting Stars.

PA Ulrika won Celebrity Big Brother in 2009

What reality shows has Ulrika Jonsson appeared on?

As well as working as a TV presenter, Ulrika has ended up on camera in a number of reality shows.

In 2009, she won Celebrity Big Brother and returned for Ultimate Big Brother with Coolio in 2010.

She has also tried her hand at singing on Comic Relief Does Fame Academy, skating on Dancing On Ice, and cooking for celebrities on Come Dine With Me.

In 2017, she took part in Celebrity MasterChef.

PA:Press Association Ulrika was a contestant on Celebrity MasterChef 2017

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