Melanie Sykes who is an English model as well as radio and television personality was born on 7th August 1970. She is mostly known for co-hosting the “Today with Des and Mei” along with Des O’Connor, “Let’s Do Lunch” and Let’s Do Christmas with Gino & Mei” together with Gino D’Acampo. She is the native of Ashton-under-Lyne. As a child, she was named as Melanie Ann Sykes. Melanie is the daughter of Anglo-Burmese and Anglo-Indian mother named Wendy. She went to Mossley Hollins High School and from there she completed her schooling. She then went on to attend the Ashton Sixth Form College from where she studied A-Level Religious Studies. In addition to that, she was also the member of the Ashtonian Brass Band together with her family, father, mother and her two sisters where she used to play baritone horn.
Melanie first came to lime light as a bikini-clad girl in Boddington’s beer advertisements with broad Northern accent in mid of 1990s. Besides that, she has also done modeling for Berlie Lingerie. In 1997, she co-presented The Big Breakfast. Since then, she has continued her career in television industry. BT Sport announced on February of 2014 that, Melanie would ne the part of their MotoGP team. The same year, she also participated in the show “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here1 on its fourteenth series. Nesides that, her other television credits includes Melanie Sykes’s Southall Stories, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, The British Soap Awards, Celebrities Under Pressure, The Vault, Loose Women, Gene Detectives, The One Show, Hell’s Kitchen, Missing Millions, This Morning and many more.
Prior to that, Melanie has also presented in The A-List which is a national chart show that is based on the total sales, produced by the Unique Production Company at Studios of London’s Heart 106.2. She remained there till the end of 2006 was she was replaced by Gail Porter. On 22nd, 23rd, and 24th December of 2008, she was heard on the BBC Radio2 along with Aled Jones sitting for Steve Wright in Afternoon. Later after two years, she started to co-host the show “Going Out with Alan Carr” on BBC Radio2 after the resignation of Emma Forbes’. She continued the show till its end on March of 2012. In addition to that, she also presented her own radio show that aired on the Capital FM.
To talk about her personal life, Melanie is a married woman and has divorced once. Sheis now married to her boyfriend named Jack Cockings with whom she got married on 18th May of 2013 at the Sherborne Castle in Dorset. Previous to that, she was married with Daniel Caltagirone who is an actor. She married with him in January of the year 2001. It was reported in July of 2008 that Melanie and Daniel had already separated with Melanie having grown apart for the Caltagirone who moved out of their home in Hampstead, London. She has two children with Daniel. Her first child named Roman was born in 2002 and second child named Valentino Luca was born on 21st July 2004.
Apart from that, Melanie is now at the age of 44 but she still looks young and hot. She stands tall at the height of five feet and nine inches. In addition to that, Melanie was the face of Head & Shoulder Shampoo in Britain and appeared in the print as well as television advertising and high street chain Matalan. She has also made her appearance on advertisements for Churchill Insurance, Morrisons and Wynsors World of Shoes. Besides that, she has also co-written the book along with Hilary Boys. The book was entitled Blooming Beautiful: my plan for looking great, being healthy and surviving hormonal havoc, throughout pregnancy and as a new mum and it was publish by Michael Joseph. The hot booking beautiful and stunning lady has also posed naked for Men’s Magazine Esquire for their edition of December 2011. Additionally, she also has own line of the underwear and the lingerie with high street chain as well as retailer Debenhams.