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Melanie Sykes Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Melanie Sykes Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 57 kg
Date of Birth August 7, 1970
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Melanie Sykes is an English television and radio presenter, actor, voice actor, model, director, and producer who is best known for co-hosting Today with Des and Mel with Des O’Connor and Let’s Do Lunch with Gino D’Acampo. She has also been a part of many other projects such as The Big Breakfast, Melanie Sykes’ Southall StoriesPB&J Otter, Loose Women, Celebrities Under Pressure, The VaultThe Paul O’Grady ShowThe 5 O’Clock Show, Gene DetectivesLet’s Do Christmas with Gino & Mel, Blind DateLet’s Do Lunch with Gino & MelI’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!The Great Pottery Throw DownShop Well For The Planet?Shop Well For Less, and Humble Pie.

Born Name

Melanie Ann Sykes

Nick Name


Melanie Sykes leaving the Pro Lashes Beauty Launch Event
Melanie Sykes leaving the Pro Lashes Beauty Launch Event.

Sun Sign


Born Place

Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom





Melanie attended Mossley Hollins High School in Mossley, Tameside, Greater Manchester. Post that, she went to Ashton Sixth Form College to study A-level Religious Studies.


TV Presenter, Model, Radio Presenter, Actor, Voice Actor, Director, Producer


  • Mother – Wendy
  • Siblings – Samantha (Older Sister), Stacy (Younger Sister)

Her dad is Anglo-Burmese, while her mother is Anglo-Indian.

Samantha is one year older, while Stacy is three years younger than Melanie.


Sykes has been associated with –

  • Debi Allen Associates
  • Roar Global
  • Rabbit Vocal Management
  • John Noel Management, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom

Net Worth

Her net worth has been $5 Million according to




5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


57 kg or 126 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

Melanie Sykes has dated –

  1. Olly Murs – She was romantically involved with musician Olly Murs in the past.
  2. Matt Goss (1992-1997) – From 1992 to 1997, singer Matt Goss and Melanie Sykes were romantically linked to each other.
  3. Jamie Theakston (1998) – In 1998, she had a fling with radio personality, Jamie Theakston.
  4. Max Beesley (1999) – American actor Max Beesley and Melanie dated for a couple of months in 1999.
  5. Chris Evans (Presenter) (2000) – In 2000, Sykes had an encounter with Disc Jockey, presenter, radio, and TV producer Chris Evans (not to be confused with Chris Evans, who is famous as Captain America).
  6. Mick Hucknall (2000) – Again in 2000, she had a fling with another singer Mick Hucknall.
  7. Daniel Caltagirone (2000-2008) – In April 2000, Mel and Italian actor Daniel Caltagirone started dating each other. After dating for a couple of months, the duo married in January 2001. The couple has two children – Roman (b. 2002) and Valentino Luca (born – July 21, 2004). The couple divorced in June 2009 but split back in July 2008.
  8. Jack Cockings (2010-2013) – Toyboy Jack Cockings and Melanie met in 2012 over Twitter. The couple started dating in August 2012 and on May 18, 2013, the couple married at Sherborne Castle in Dorset. Due to an assault, Mel was arrested by police in November 2013. She then filed for divorce and the duo separated in December 2013.
  9. Riccardo Simionato (2020-Present) – She started going out with Riccardo Simionato in October 2020.
Melanie Sykes and her ex-boyfriend Jack Cockings.
Melanie Sykes and her ex-boyfriend Jack Cockings.

Race / Ethnicity


Her ancestry is Anglo-Burmese on the father’s side and Anglo-Indian on the mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Asian looks due to mixed ethnicity


37-26-35 in or 94-66-89 cm

Dress Size

4 (US) or 36 (EU)

Melanie Sykes hot bikini

Bra Size


Shoe Size

9 (US) or 6.5 (UK) 39.5 (EU)

Brand Endorsements

She has appeared in lot many commercials such as Boddington’s beer (1997), Head & Shoulders (2004-2006), Matalan stores (2006), BrightHouse (voiceover) (2006), Morrisons supermarkets (2008-2010), Churchill Insurance Services “Paris” (2009), Take a Break magazine (2011-2013), Berlei lingerie and others.

In 2013, she was announced as the brand ambassador for Bio-Synergy Active Woman Range.

Best Known For

Co-hosting Today with Des and Mel (now defunct) with Des O’Connor from 2002 to 2006.

She is also known for co-hosting ITV’s Let’s Do Lunch with Gino & Mel with Gino D’Acampo since 2011.

First Film

In 2000, Melanie appeared in a 6 minutes short film Justified Technophobe for her role as Eve.

First TV Show

From 1997 to 2001, Melanie was the co-presenter of the comedy game show The Big Breakfast.

Personal Trainer

Melanie does exercise three to five times a week in the gym. Sykes does core stability exercises, weight training, and boxing. She also says that her sex life has also improved by 100 percent by remaining fit.

Regarding diet, Melanie eats a high-protein and low-carb diet. Her typical breakfast includes scrambled eggs with mushrooms, or sometimes porridge.

In her early 20s, she also tried different diet plans such as Fit For Life, and Hay Diet.

Melanie also takes supplements like fish oil capsules (to sharpen her brain), vitamin B12, and probiotics for energy and good health.

Melanie Sykes attends the BT Sport Industry Awards in London
Melanie Sykes attends the BT Sport Industry Awards in London

Melanie Sykes Favorite Things

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Melanie Sykes Facts

  1. She had a boob job in 2010 and she considers it the best thing, she has ever done.
  2. She is afraid of heights.
  3. She was called Paki (meaning from Pakistan) at school due to her Asian roots and Indian mother.
  4. Along with her mom, dad, and two sisters, she was a member of the Ashtonian Brass Band.
  5. Sykes was also offered a feature role in Die Another Day (2002), but she passed.
  6. Her hobby is playing the baritone horn (brass instrument) and reading. She dreams of having a house full of books (or a library).
  7. In 2006, she co-wrote a book with Hilary Boyd titled Blooming Beautiful: My Plan for Looking Great, Being Healthy and Surviving Hormonal Havoc, Throughout Pregnancy and as a New Mum.
  8. In 2011, she was featured in the ‘December 2011’ edition of the men’s magazine, Esquire.
  9. In the past, Melanie launched her own brand of underwear and lingerie with the retailer Debenhams.
  10. In 2016, Melanie founded FRANK magazine.
  11. In August 2021, she was revealed as a contestant on BBC’s Celebrity MasterChef.
  12. In November 2021, she was diagnosed with autism. Her son Valentino is also autistic.
  13. In July 2023, Melanie revealed that she had been diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome.

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