Laura Woods is one of the hottest female sports journalists in the UK.
Laura Woods Background
Laura Woods is a famous English presenter working for ITV, Amazon Prime Video, and TNT Sports.
A two-time winner of the SJA Sports Presenter of the Year award, Laura Woods is widely regarded as one of the most influential female sports journalists in the UK.
Laura Woods Profile
Full name: Laura Woods
Birth date: July 2, 1987
Place of birth: Dagenham, London, England
Age: 36 years old (as of 2023)
Height: 5 ft 9in
Marital status: Single
Eye Colour: Light Brown
Hair Colour: Blonde
Net Worth: US$2.5 million (est)
How old is Laura Woods?
Laura Woods is 36 years old as of 2023.
Laura Woods Education
Laura Woods studied print journalism at Kingston University.
However, she has previously admitted she was suspended from school as a child for a "combination of naughty things".
The TNT Sports presenter revealed one of her "strikes" came after she snuck "into the boys' toilet".
Woods opened up on her school days on the Happy Hour po, where she said: "I got suspended [at school] for a combination of lots of naughty things.
"I climbed out of a window, but it was on the ground level. I climbed out of the window, I don't know why.
"I climbed out the window during Spanish class, they closed the window behind me and then I would wave to my teacher through the window.
"But I'd do it without her noticing. That was the crux of it, like get out before she notices.
"And that got me in a lot of trouble, just generally being like, fairly naughty in general.
"We went into the boys' toilet, and that was apparently really naughty as well.
"So those were all kind of strikes that led up to me being suspended."
Laura Woods Parents
Laura Woods was born to Steve Woods and Michelle Woods.
Although Laura was born in Dagenham, England, she grew up in the North East and South West of the country.
Woods is said to have experienced childhood in a three-man family with two more seasoned brothers.
Interestingly, Laura comes from a family that is vigorously engaged with sports.
Her mother was a rugby trainer, and her two brothers were rugby players. Laura Woods’ dad used to play cricket and is understood to be a Newcastle United fan.
Laura Woods Career
Laura Woods began her career in sports journalism, working her way up through various roles at Sky Sports.
However, she gained recognition for her work as a sports presenter on talkSPORT, a popular sports radio station in the United Kingdom.
Her engaging and knowledgeable approach to sports reporting contributed to her rising profile in the industry.
In addition to her radio work, Laura Woods has also made appearances on television.
She has been associated with the Saturday morning kids' show Game Changers, the NFL and she has also worked with the Soccer AM online presenting team,, where she has contributed to coverage of football (soccer) events.
Woods also worked for DAZN, as part of their coverage of boxing and the Women's Champions League. In July 2023, she left the company.
In August 2022, it was announced that Woods would be joining Osi Umenyiora and Jason Bell on an hour-long NFL highlights show every Friday on ITV.
On 7 September 2023, she was replaced by Craig Doyle.
On 18 July 2023, Woods joined TNT Sports (formerly BT Sport) as the lead presenter for the UEFA Champions League and the boxing coverage.
Woods was also the lead presenter of ITV's coverage of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Woods’ role involves presenting and interviewing key figures in the world of sports, providing analysis, and hosting various sports-related programs.
She is known for her professionalism, passion for sports, and ability to connect with both guests and audiences.
Her versatility in working across different media platforms has played a significant role in her success.
Over the years, she has interviewed numerous athletes and managers, gaining insights into the world of sports.
Laura Woods Boyfriend
Laura Woods was in a relationship with former England rugby player Alex Corbisiero for eight years.
Who is Laura Woods boyfriend in 2023? Laura Woods is currently dating Love Island star Adam Collard, after the pair went public with their romance on Instagram.
According to reports, the couple was first spotted enjoying a low-key date in September 2023, when they were seen looking cosy in a village pub.
Laura and Adam spent a few hours deep in conversation at the Black Bull in Trimdon, Co Durham.
Laura Woods Net Worth
Woods is one of the richest journalists in the UK, and one of the richest female sports journalists in the world in 2023.
She is the leading host for TNT Sports' Champions League coverage and also the face of ITV's football coverage.
Laura Woods Social Media
Woods’ professionalism and personality in the world of sports journalism has propelled her to prominence over the years.
She has been referred to as the “sweetheart of sports journalism in the UK”.
As of 2023, Laura Woods is one of the most-followed female sports journalists in the world.
Woods, an avid fan of Arsenal, currently boasts over 750,000 followers on Instagram alone.
She also has more than 771K followers on the X platform formerly known as Twitter, and nearly 43K followers on TikTok.