Hannah Witton

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Hannah Witton
Personal information
Born (1992-02-19) 19 February 1992 (age 26)
Manchester,
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom[1]
Nationality British
Residence London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Occupation
  • YouTube personality
  • Broadcaster
  • Author
Height 5 ft 0 in (152 cm)
Website http://hannahwitton.com/
YouTube information
Channel
  • hannahwitton
Years active 2011–present
Genre Vlogging, information
Subscribers c. 483,220
Total views 51 million[2]
Associated acts Emma Blackery, Dodie Clark, Lucy Moon, Luke Cutforth
Catchphrase(s) You're welcome!
Subscriber and view counts updated as of 21 May 2018.

Hannah Witton is a British YouTuber, broadcaster, and author. Witton creates video blogs and informational content, mostly based around relationships, sex and sexual health, liberation and welfare issues, literature, and travel.[3] Witton's debut book, Doing It, concentrating on sex and relationships, was released for European readers on 6 April 2017 and in America on 3 July 2018.[4]

Personal life

Witton was born in Manchester. Though she grew up in England, Witton lived in Austin, Texas for one year as a child. She attended the University of Birmingham where she studied a degree in History, and was especially interested in sexual history. Witton's video History of Homosexuality was a 2013 finalist in The Guardian and Oxford University Press Very Short Film competition.[3]

After a bad flare of ulcerative colitis, she underwent ileostomy in January 2018.[5][6]

Career

YouTube

Witton began creating YouTube videos on 17 April 2011 as Hannah "Girasol".

In November 2016, Witton was named one of eight Girls' Champions as part of the BBC's 100 Women campaign.[7] This was in recognition of her videos helping young women with sexual health and relationships.

Writing

Witton's first book, Doing it: Let's Talk About Sex, was released on 6 April 2017 in Europe and in America on 3 July 2018. The book concentrates on Sex and Relationships, including Hannah's own experiences and those of her friends. It rose to be Amazon UK's number 1 best seller in the Social Issues category.[4]

Radio

Witton was a guest presenter for BBC Radio 5 Live on issues to do with sex and relationships[8], and has been a guest on various BBC radio talk segments on many occasions. Witton had a weekly radio show The Hannah Witton Show on internet radio station Fubar Radio,[9] and has presented the BBC Radio 1 segment The Internet Takeover.[10]

Television

Witton presented ITV2 sex and relationships show Love Fix in February 2016.[11]

Podcasts

Hannah Witton is one of the three members of the internet-based reading club, known as "Banging Book Club." She and two other YouTube colleages, Lucy Moon and Leena Norms, read one book every month and then discuss the book together on a podcast. They sometimes invite guests onto their podcast. The books often include themes related to sex, relationships, and feminism.[12]

References

  1. ^ Witton, Hannah (3 April 2013). "hannahwitton". Twitter. Twitter. Retrieved 6 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Hannah Witton - YouTube". Retrieved 21 May 2018. .
  3. ^ a b Witton, Hannah. "About - Hannah Witton Blog". Hannah Witton. Hannah Witton. Retrieved 6 January 2017. 
  4. ^ a b Witton, Hannah. "My Book". Hannah Witton Blog. Hannah Witton. Retrieved 8 January 2017. 
  5. ^ Witton, Hannah. "I spent 4 weeks in hospital". YouTube. Hannah Witton. Retrieved 7 March 2018. 
  6. ^ Witton, Hannah. "Learning to love my new body". Hannah Witton. Hannah Witton. Retrieved 2 June 2018. 
  7. ^ "100 Women: Meet our Girls' Champions". BBC News. BBC. Retrieved 7 January 2017. 
  8. ^ "Why Doesn't Anyone Wear Condoms on TV". BBC News. BBC. Retrieved 11 April 2018. 
  9. ^ "The Hannah Witton Show". Fubar Radio. Fubar Radio. Retrieved 7 January 2017. 
  10. ^ "The Internet Takeover With Hannah Witton". BBC Radio 1. BBC. Retrieved 7 January 2017. 
  11. ^ "Hannah Witton To Present ITV's Love Fix". TenEighty. TenEighty. Retrieved 7 January 2017. 
  12. ^ Twitter https://twitter.com/bangingbookclub?lang=es. Retrieved 24 June 2018.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
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