Andrea McLean

  Female      Scottish      Celebrity

  Born : Oct 05, 1969  

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Andrea McLean (born 5 October 1969) is a Scottish television presenter best known for her roles with ITV.

McLean was a weather presenter for GMTV between 1997 and 2008, and is a co-anchor on ITV's daytime chat show Loose Women.

Although born in Scotland, McLean and her sister were raised in Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean. The family then moved back to Scotland when she was 15, but later settled in Chester. She describes her unique accent as a cross between Scottish and Caribbean which at times can be heard quite strongly, despite living in England since the early nineties.

McLean studied for her BA Hons in Modern Studies at Coventry University, and later gained a Post Graduate Certificate in Periodical Journalism. She then took a gap year in Cairns, Australia.

McLean started her career as a freelance travel writer in 1993. She joined Central Press Features in May 1994, promoted to Production Editor in 1995. In June 1996, McLean joined The Weather Channel, and worked as a weather reporter for Talk Radio. In 1997, she worked on Channel 5's daily talk show Espresso as one of the programme's panelists...

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