The BBC weather girl on Scottish TV, Gillian Smart has certainly made it to the top and has achieved the most enviable career on television. Gillian is married to husband Steven James whom she met at the BBC Scotland headquarters in Glasgow.
Being the ‘Scots Sweetheart’, the world has watched everything from her royal connections with Prince Charles to her dramatic makeover.
Here is everything we know about this popular enthusiastic weather presenter on BBC Scotland, Gillian Smart.
|Age||35-40 years old|
|Height||5 Feet 7 Inches|
|Children||Two (1 son 1 daughter)|
|Education||Edinburgh Napier University|
Who is Gillian Smart?
Gillian Smart is popularly known as the BBC Scotland weather presenter. She has worked at BBC for over 17 years and worked as a presenter there for almost 8 years now.
Gillian was born in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, Scotland. Her exact date of birth/ age is not revealed as of now but considering her years of experience and education years, she seems to be in her late thirties.
Gillian Smart Early Life and Career
Gillian Smart wanted to work in media since her early days in high school. She found her passion for Journalism due to her strong interest in English and modern studies.
She graduated from Bannerman High School and holds a degree in Journalism from the Edinburgh Napier University. Furthermore, she has also received the BBC meteorology training course.
She started her career for Reporting Scottland in 2003.
When Prince Charles acted as a weather presenter during his trip to Scotland, this BBC star Gillian Smart was involved with the writing of the weather forecast script for the Prince.
Gillian shocked her viewers with a major makeover back in 2012.
She used to have long locks of beautiful hair but according to her, she had to wake at the crack of dawn, 2:30 in the morning, to wash and dry her hair and get ready for her morning shift of the show.
Handling such long hair made her feel like a nightmare so she decided to end this cumbersome routine by cutting her hair as short as possible. She cut her hair into a signature short-hairstyle which looked really adorable on her.
Lately, she has a bob haircut that looks perfect on this beautiful weather girl.
Is Gillian Smart on Instagram and social media?
We see Gillian Smart on our Television screens every day, but unfortunately, we don’t see her elsewhere.
She does not have any social media presence. Despite many fans wanting her to be either on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter, she is not seen on any of those social media platforms.
It seems that even though she has an outgoing and enthusiastic professional life, she likes to keep her personal life private and out of the public’s eye.
Is Gillian Smart Married: Who Is Her Husband?
If you were wondering if this beautiful weather presenter of BBC is married or not then the short answer to that is yes.
Gillian Smart is married to husband Steven James for a long time. Her husband Steven is a BBC producer.
She also has two children with him. The elder child is a son named Michael James who was born in 2011 and another child is a daughter who was born in March 2016. She lives a blissful life together with her family.
When Gillian got pregnant with her first child Michael, her other two weather colleagues Judith Ralston and Gail also were pregnant at the same time.
They were on maternity leave from the BBC at the same time. The trio got even close together due to their pregnancy and what better way must be there to create a workplace bond.