Leigh-Anne Williams

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Leigh-Anne Williams
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Born Leigh-Anne Williams
(1982-06-03) 3 June 1982 (age 37)
Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Residence Cape Town
Education University of Western Cape
Occupation Radio and Television Personality
  • Radio host
  • TV presenter
  • Actress
Years active 2006 - to date
Parent(s)
  • Denise Williams (mother)

Leigh-Anne Williams (3 June 1982) is a South African radio and television personality, voice-over artist and actress best known for her television and radio work. She has appeared in recurring roles on several shows including League of Glory, Montana and Final Verdict.

Early Life

Leigh-Anne Williams was born on 3 June 1982 in Pietermaritzburg in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. Her mother a radio presenter, Denise Williams. She has a brother.

Career

In 2006 she joined Good Hope FM as a news anchor. In 2010 she moved from weekend radio to weekday radio, entertaining audiences as part of Good Hope Fm's afternoon drive team. She co-host the SABC 3 breakfast show Expresso alongside Zoë Brown , Greame Richards, Katlego Maboe, and Ewan Strydom. She has also cut her teeth as a presenter on several shows, including Zoopy (2011), Sci-Fly (2010) and a number of commercials (including Woolworths Christmas 2010). She's also a sought after emcee, from events including A Dinner for the Richest Women in the World, hosted by the Mayor of Cape Town, the Opening Ceremony for the CT International Jazz Festival in 2014, 2015, the Premieres Recognition of Entrepreneurship Awards in 2014, to Award Shows and Music concerts.

Strictly Come Dancing

In 2015 Leigh-Anne and Johannes Radebe made it to the finale of Strictly Come Dancing SA, but lost to Karlien Van Jaarsveld and Devon Snell.

Social Media

  1. instagram, leighanne_will, 6 December 2019
  2. twitter, @LeighAnne_Will, 6 December 2019

References

  1. TVSA, Leigh-Anne Williams, 28 July 2018
  2. goodhope, Leigh-Anne Williams, 28 July 2018
  3. IMDb, Leigh-Anne Williams, 28 July 2018
  4. hds entertainment, Leigh-Anne Williams, 28 July 2018
  5. sabc3, Strictly Come Dancing Season 8 Winners, 9 March 2019
  6. ewn, Leigh-Anne Williams preps for final 'Strictly' dance, 9 March 2019

Contemporaries

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