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- Lara Lewington
- United Kingdom
- Presenter Weather Girl
- Shopping Cycling
- 34D Boobs Sassy And Upbeat By Nature And Full Of Vitality And Warmth Along With Being Passionate And Engaging.
She is a NCTJ trained journalist and has a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology and drama.
She is married to TV "Money Saving Expert" Martin Lewis, and the couple married 31 May 2009.
Lara began her career in television working behind the scenes, as a runner and researcher whilst taking her degree. Lara first gained television recognition when working at UK auction shopping channel bid-up.tv, as an auctioneer assistant. She's also worked on shows including Five's Pepsi Chart, ITV London's news programme London Tonight and It's a Knockout.
She then moved to work as a reporter on the BBC Choice (now BBC Three) entertainment news programme Liquid News until being recruited to present the weather.
Lewington joined Five in January 2003, as a weather presenter, she could also be seen as a showbiz correspondent for Five News interviewing people such as Michael Douglas, Cliff Richard, Alice Cooper, Keanu Reeves and Uma Thurman. When she interviewed magician Hans Klok, he helped her achieve one of her childhood ambitions (being a magician's assistant) when, at the end of the interview, he sawed her in half. She was made redundant in February 2009 and was replaced by various Sky News weather presenters. (Sky News produce Five's news output.)
- Outside Five she is seen as a pundit on various shows including appearing on the Weakest Link News and Weather special ITV1's Celebrities Exposed and E!'s 101 Greatest programmes. She has also appeared weekly in ITV1's The Impressionable Jon Culshaw, was a panellist on ITV1's Win, Lose or Draw, and has appeared on various shows including The Eleven O'Clock Show, BBC Two's Newsnight, and Channel 4's RI:SE and Big Brother's EFourum (now known as Big Brother's Big Mouth).
- Lara can also be seen presenting the weather on a background monitor in the Daily Planet newsroom in 2006 film Superman Returns. According to the Daily Star newspaper (27 July 2006 - no web link), "TELLY weather girl Lara Lewington has nabbed a surprise role in the Superman Returns blockbuster. The Five star was shocked to find she had a big screen career when she saw the new film at a cinema in Los Angeles while she was with her boyfriend Martin Lewis. 'I was just watching away and then I came on presenting the weather in the background. I nearly choked on my popcorn,' says the bubbly blonde beauty Lara who can be seen in the Daily Planet newsroom."
- Lara appeared as one of the four representatives of Five TV on the BBC1 Sports Relief Superstars special.