Charlie Brooker wife: Who is Konnie Huq? Do they have children?

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Tonight sees Charlie Brooker host the long-running current affairs quiz series Have I Got News For You. But who is his wife Konnie Huq and do they have children?

Charlie and Konnie met through work, and two pair started their relationship as friends.

In an interview with OK! Magazine last year, Konnie said: “We were friends for years through work, But if you’d said to me ‘You’re going to marry Charlie, I’d have said ‘Yeah, whatever – he’s not my type.”

She added: “They do say the best relationships come from friendships. You can go a bit quicker.”

Konnie also revealed how their friendly relationship turned romantic.

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Konnie said: “One year, between Christmas and New Year, he rang me about work and we ended up chatting about everything and anything.

“I was looking at the time – it was 9pm, then 10pm, 11pm, 12am … 1am. I didn’t want to get off the phone.

“Months went by, and I did Jack Osborne: Adrenaline Junkie in Canada or Hawaii.

“I set up Skype, and asked if I could test it on him. We chatted for ages again.”

After only the duo’s online dating, Konnie and Charlie got married in Las Vegas in 2010.

Who is Konnie Huq? Do they have children?

Konnie is best known for presenting on the BBC children’s show Blue Peter.

Konnie presented on the show from 1997 to 2008 and is the longest-running female Blue Peter presenter.

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After her success of Blue Peter, Konnie went to present on The Xtra Factor and The One Show.

However, more recently, she took a step back from presenting and is now seen to have gone into writing and illustrating children books.

Talking about her taking time away from presenting Konnie told the BBC: “It’s not going away, there’s loads of time left.

“I’m lucky in that the media is much more freelancey.

“So I didn’t have that pressure that lots of people have if you jump off the ladder, then you get left behind.

“And also I do think you can get too ambitious with it. And like, what, at the cost of sort of seeing your kids grow up?”

Charlie and Konnie have two children together called Covey and Huxley.

Have I Got News For You airs tonight on BBC One at 9pm.

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