The Jump: Meet Melinda Messenger

Melinda Messenger is swapping warm studios for cold slopes as she joins the celebrity line-up on Channel 4's The Jump

Name: Melinda Messenger


Age: 42

Famous, why? A model and television presenter, Melinda has also released keep fit DVDs and starred in reality show Dancing On ice

Bio: Melinda has hosted various TV programmes including BBC’s To Buy or Not To Buy and Loose Lips with Richard Arnold. Melinda also appeared on Celebrity Big Brother in 2002 and hosted the Health Lottery on ITV.

In 2009, Melinda was a contestant in Dancing on Ice, being voted out after an impressive seven weeks in the competition.

Then: Melinda on Live from Studio Five

Now: Performing on Dancing on Ice

The Jump kicks off on January 26 on Channel 4 and will run for ten nights