Anne Diamond Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Career, Achievements, Campaigning, Net Worth 2023, Breast Cancer, And More

Anne Diamond OBE is a British journalist, broadcaster, and children’s health campaigner. She presently hosts the weekend breakfast show on GB News with Stephen Dixon as her co-presenter. She hosted Good Morning Britain for TV-am and Good Morning with Anne and Nick for BBC One, with Nick Owen.



Height- 5 ft 4 in (1.61 m)

Weight- 56 kg or 123 lbs

Born- 8 September 1954

Full Name-Anne Margaret Diamond

Birthplace-Birmingham, Warwickshire, England

Profession- Broadcaster, journalist

Spouse-Mike Hollingsworth (m. 1989; div. 1999)

Nationality- British


Anne Diamond was born on 8 September 1954 in Birmingham, Warwickshire. Anne Diamond was born to Jimmy Diamond, but we have no information about her mother at the time of this report. However, both parents were of Irish descent, although his mother raised her father in Greenock, Scotland after his father went to Canada.


Anne  Diamond and Hollingsworth married in 1989 they separated in 1998 after he had numerous affairs and divorced in 1999.

Anne Diamond Ex Husband


Anne Diamond and her ex-husband Mike Hollingsworth had five children together. The names of their children are Sebastian Hollingsworth (who died of SIDS when he was just three months old), Jake Hollingsworth, James Hollingsworth, Oliver Hollingsworth and Conor Hollingsworth.

Anne Diamond with Kids


She grew up in Malvern, Worcestershire and attended Worcester Grammar School for Girls.  Diamond worked as a redcoat and cabin attendant at Butlins Holiday Camp.


TV Career

Diamond began her television career at BBC West in Bristol before moving to ATV Today in 1979 as a reporter and newscaster. When ATV became Central Television in 1982, she teamed up with Nick Owen to present the new East Midlands version of Central. News. The launch of the Nottingham-based service was initially delayed by a month but was later extended indefinitely. With no end in sight to the conflict, Diamond left ITN before returning to the BBC as evening editor of Nationwide and presenter of BBC News After Noon.

In 2002, Diamond took part in the second series of Celebrity Big Brother but became the second person to be evicted.

Since 2003, Diamond has been a regular panelist and stand in presenter on The Wright Stuff and from 2018 on its successor Jeremy Vine. In 2022, Diamond joined the GB News team to host the weekend breakfast show alongside Stephen Dixon


In the late 1990s, she presented a breakfast show on London radio station LBC, along with Nicholas Lloyd and Tommy Boyd. After a few months on her lunchtime show in 1999, she left the station.

In 2001, she spent a week on The Wright Stuff and in 2003s she was welcomed back to Celebrity Big Brother and has been there ever since. In 2002, she also returned to television, appearing in Celebrity Big Brother. In October 2004 she joined BBC Radio Oxford presenting the weekday breakfast program. In 2006, she left BBC Radio Oxford and presented her final morning show on 17 March 2006, replacing Sybil Ruscoe.


 Cot Death

Diamond became involved in raising awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as cot death, after her son Sebastian died of the syndrome in 1991. She launched the “Reen Dormi” campaign, which encouraged parents to ensure this. That babies slept on their backs.  SIDS cases in the UK have fallen significantly since then, from over 2,000 to around 300 a year, which is the cause of the campaign. Diamond was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, the only time it has been awarded to a non-physician.

Diamond opened about cot death and baby swapping in BBC One soap EastEnders, starring Kat Moon and Ronnie Branning. “I think it’s outrageous what they’ve done,” he told ITV’s breakfast show Daybreak, calling the plot “wickedly sensational”. The episode garnered many complaints after its New Year’s Eve airing.  FSID named Diamond as its 40th Anniversary Patron in 2011.

Anne Diamond campaign

The Leveson Inquiry

The diamond has been featured in several British tabloid stories since the mid-1980s. On 28 November 2011, she gave evidence at the Leveson inquiry into journalistic culture, practices, and ethics. She described in detail the intrusion of journalists into her life and her relationship with the newspapers.

Video Game Violence

On March 28, 2008, Diamond contributed to an article in the Daily Mail about violence in video games, in which she was quoted as saying that Resident Evil 4 “shouldn’t even be allowed to be sold to adults.

Achievement /Honors

  • Diamond was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2023 New Year Honors for services to public health and charity.
  • She is also the first non-medic to be awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health.

 Net Worth 2023

According to Wikipedia, Forbes, IMDb & Various Online resources, famous Radio Host Anne Diamond’s net worth is $1-5 Million at the age of 64 years old. She earned the money being a professional Radio Host. She is from England.

Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

Broadcasting veteran Anne Diamond has revealed she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

She told GB News’ Dan Wootton that she underwent a double mastectomy to “fight breast cancer” in what she described as a “long journey”.

Anne-Diamond Brest cancer

“I wasn’t on the world cruise that social media said because I’m known these days for love cruises,” she said.

“It was a battle against breast cancer. That’s what it was. It was a long journey. And five months later, I’m still not at the end of my journey, but I’ve survived enough to go back to work.”

Diamond recalled how she learned the news the same morning she was told by email that she had been awarded an OBE for her campaign against cot deaths.

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