Born: June 22, 1940
Famous for: presenting the hugely successful That's Life! for over 20 years
One of the best-known faces on TV and one of the most hard working, Esther's upbeat personality has made her a hit with audiences for generations. As well as That's Life!, she hosted her own talk show Esther for seven years, presented Hearts Of Gold and produced documentaries about social issues. More recently she was a celebrity participant in Strictly Come Dancing. Esther is patron of numerous charities and set up the children's counseling service Childline.