Donna Air Biography
She became famous in the CBBC series Byker Grove, and because of that she became part of the Big Breakfast as well as an appearance in the BBV TV comedy Operation Good Guys. Not long after she became part of the girl duo Crush, which was developed from the Byker Grove band. Along with Jayni Hoy, Donna Air signed under Telstar Records and started to record and album. However Hoy quit the duo after their first album, and she was replaced by Luciana Caporaso. Crush then enjoyed success on their second album, with the single Jellyhead in 1996. They came up with a remix album in 1997, but due to low sales the duo eventually broke up.
Donna Air moved on to be a successful presenter, starting off with MTV Select and Brekkie until she was replaced by Kellie Brook. Not long after, Donna Air hosted On the Bed, alternating with Gail Porter. Because of her stunning looks and sexy figure, she was noticed by mens magazines and later on appeared on the pages of FHM, Loaded, Maxim, and Esquire. During this time Donna Air became the host of her own show, Donna In Need, where she toured different cities in Ireland and the United Kingdom in order to meet people in public. She recalls, the great thing about this show is that it really highlights the fact that celebrities are real people who have important needs as well.
Despite being a fabulous presenter, Donna Air has a reputation of being a dumb blonde, and is most remembered for asking the Irish family band The Corrs on how they met and formed the group. She maintained a bubbly personality though, and soon came up with Airhead Productions. She also appeared in the movie The Mummy Returns and is currently working on the independent movie Bad Day.
Donna Air was engaged to Damien Aspinal, owner of Aspers, until July 2007. They have one daughter, Freya.