Donna Air's Biography

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Who is Donna Air?

Donna Air grew up in Gosforth, Newcastle, the daughter of a bus mechanic and a BT receptionist.

For five years from the age of 10, Donna Air acted in Byker Grove and along with Jayni Hoy formed the offshoot pop duet Crush.

She then became a presenter on MTV Select, which led to more hosting jobs including Channel Four's Big Breakfast, and ITV2's Popstars: The Rivals Extra.

Donna Air was the Editor in Chief of the Grown in Britain Cookbook as part of her support for the Soil Association.

She and her former fiancé Damian Aspinall have a daughter Freya.

In 2010 Donna Air was one of the celebrities in Marco's Kitchen Burnout.

In 2016, she became one of the contestants on Celebrity Masterchef.

Donna Air has been in an on-off relationship with James Middleton, the brother of Kate Middleton and Pippa Middleton.

In November 2017, ITV revealed that Donna Air would be one of the celebrity skaters on Dancing on Ice.

She was initially to be paired with Lloyd Jones. However he was replaced by Mark Hanretty.

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