Dancing on Ice 2019 Saira Khan: Loose Women, The Apprentice and career revealed
11 January 2019, 13:54 | Updated: 11 January 2019, 17:12
The Loose Women panellist is paired up with pro skater Mark Hanretty and says she's "in it to win it". Here's everything you need to know about her TV career.
Saira Khan shot to fame after appearing on the first ever series of The Apprentice back in 2005 and fast-forward 14 years and she's competing on ITV's Dancing on Ice alongside Gemma Collins, James Jordan and many more.
Famous for her straight-talking personality, the 48-year-old now works as a television presenter and is a regular panellist on Loose Women.
As she gets ready to take to the ice, we take a look at what other shows has she been on:
Who is Saira Khan?
Saira Khan is a TV presenter and panellist on ITV chat show Loose Women.
She was born on May 15, 1970, in Long Eaton, Derbyshire to immigrant parents from Pakistan.
The British Pakistani personality was a finalist in the first ever series of The Apprentice and made headlines for her wacky antics on the show.
She is currently starring in Dancing on Ice 2019, skating alongside Scottish pro Mark Hanretty.
What else has Saira Khan been in?
The mum-of-two has appeared on many TV shows since her stint on The Apprentice.
She became a Loose Women panellist in 2015, and took part in the 2016 series of Celebrity Big Brother but was the second housemate to be evicted.
Saira also co-hosted The Martin Lewis Money Show until 2017 and enjoyed a stint hosting ITV gameshow Guess This House.
Other TV appearances include Pointless Celebrities, The Chase and And They’re Off!
Speaking of her most recent role as a contestant on Dancing on Ice 2019, she said: “They asked me to do it and I refused, I said, ‘I’m too old I’m going to fall…’ and my little boy said, ‘Have you heard yourself mum? What if I said to you, Mum I can’t do my homework today because I’m too busy…’
“He shamed me into saying, ‘OK I’ll do it.’"
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Thank you from @markhanretty and I for all the amazing “Good Luck” messages for tomorrow night’s @dancingonice opening show. We have been overwhelmed by so much love and support. Mark and I are actually doing our solo number next Sunday- but you will see us have lots of fun on the ice tomorrow . We can’t wait for you to see what we’ve ALL been working so hard to achieve. Enjoy the spectacular that is @dancingonice Starts at 6pm tomorrow - so excited.
What's Saira Khan's Instagram?
You can follow Saira on Instagram @iamsairakhan.