DOB: 28th September
Star sign: Libra
Born to a Spanish father and Liverpudlian mother Gema is bilingual but works mostly in the UK. She is a passionate seamstress, popular blogger, expert re-fashioner & crafter, qualified teacher, and media-savvy presenter. Gema is also an accomplished dancer (she’s even performed flamenco at Sadler’s Wells), a stand-up comedian, and a qualified aerobics instructor, and she now spends time working in education, running drama and other related workshops for youngsters. Her media work includes radio presenting for Capital Disney, Century Digital and Holiday FM, and she’s been a TV presenter for a number of years, joining Jackpot247 in 2014. Gema has a passion for making her own clothes and re-fashioning garments (finding new life in old outfits), and when she’s not cutting and sewing fabrics you’ll find her out and about trying to keep control of her dog, Rod.
Favourite take-away food:
Any good at cooking?
Yes! I do a mean cooked breakfast…and various tasty salads
Best holiday destination:
I love Ronda in southern Spain… but there are so many places in Spain I LOVE.
The name of your first pet:
Simon – a Dalmatian
Top three films:
Amelie, Legend, Labyrinth
Do you play sports?
British bulldogs…or is that illegal now? Just love running…even if I’m not being chased!
Armchair sports fan?
If I’m not doing it, I’m not interested in watching it…unless it’s dancing.
Who was the first person you kissed in a romantic way?
Can’t remember…it’s a blur!