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How old is Ruth Langsford, what happened to her sister and when did she marry Eamonn Holmes?

RUTH Langsford is one of the biggest stars on TV alongside her husband, Eamonn Holmes.

Here's what you need to know about the Loose Women panellist and ITV regular…

Who is Ruth Langsford?

Ruth Langsford, 59, was born in Singapore on March 17, 1960, and is a presenter best known for her roles on Loose Women and This Morning.

The star was raised across several different countries in her first ten years of life before eventually settling in the UK.

She made her presenting debut in 1997 on The Really Useful Show, and since then she has mainly worked with ITV.

The exceptions to this include How the Other Half Lives for Channel 5 which she presents with her husband Eamonn Holmes and her own QVC segment titled Ruth Langsford's Fashion Edit.

She currently acts as the Friday host of This Morning with Eamonn and they also cover for Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield when they're on holiday.

The pair presented ITV's special broadcast of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's wedding on Friday, October 12, 2018.

On June 20, 2019, Ruth announced that her elder sister, Julia, had suddenly passed away.

Julia, 62, was found dead at her home on Monday, June 17, 2019, with Ruth cancelling her TV appearances until further notice following her death.

Paying tribute to her sibling on Instagram, the presenter wrote: "My lovely sis Julia has sadly died after a very long illness. My heart is completely broken.

"She was the kindest and most gentle soul and I will miss her forever."

Concluding, she added: "As I am sure you will appreciate I need to take time to grieve with my family. Thank you for your understanding."

My lovely Sis Julia has sadly died after a very long illness. My heart is completely broken. She was the kindest and most gentle soul and I will miss her forever. As I am sure you will appreciate I need to take time to grieve with my family. Thank you for your understanding.

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When did Ruth Langsford marry Eamonn Holmes?

Ruth and Eamonn became engaged in 2009 and they married in June 2010.

They met in 1997 after they were introduced through a mutual friend, TV presenter Sally Meen.

The couple has one son, Jack, born in February 2002.

Eamonn has three other children from his first marriage to Gabrielle Holmes – daughter Rebecca, 26, and sons Declan, 28, and Niall, 24.

Is Ruth Langsford on Instagram?

Why, yes she is.

You can follow her by entering her Instagram handle @ruthlangsford into the social networking site.

She regularly shares pictures on her page.

When was Ruth Langsford on Strictly Come Dancing?

Ruth Langsford starred in BBC's Strictly Come Dancing in 2017.

She was partnered with Anton Du Beke and was voted off during week 8 when they danced the foxtrot.

The TV presenter proved to be a favourite with the fans and spoke fondly of her time in the competition on This Morning.

In an interview with her colleagues Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, she said: "It's everything I thought it would be and everything I dreamt it would be – with bells on."

What is Ruth Langsford's net worth?

Ruth is currently estimated to be worth £3.8million in sole earnings according to several estimation websites.

This is taking into account her long-standing role as a weekly presenter on This Morning and Loose Women and her claim to the £3million house she shares with her husband.

However, this number is just an estimation and doesn't take into account Eamonn's earnings.

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