Laura Whitmore (born 4 May 1985) is an Irish presenter and actress, known for presenting I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! NOW! and Survival of the Fittest. In January 2020, Whitmore began presenting Love Island and its spinoff series, Love Island: Aftersun.
Laura Whitmore was born in Dublin, Ireland. She has two half brothers. Whitmore attended Loreto Bray, where she was awarded Culture Student of the Year upon graduating, before attending Dublin City University where she studied journalism, including a year studying abroad at Boston University in the United States. In 2003, Whitmore was a contestant in a modelling talent search on RTÉ's The Late Late Show with Pat Kenny, reaching the final 15 of the competition. She lives in Camden, north London, as of 2018.
In April 2008, MTV Networks Europe launched a campaign Pick Me MTV where Whitmore battled it out against other contestants to become the face of MTV News in MTV Europe. Between 2008 and 2015, she hosted news bulletins for MTV in Ireland, the UK and pan-European MTV channels. She was regularly seen on MTV News hosting special events in Ireland and elsewhere in Europe.