Born Kirsten Sarah O’Brien 23 February 1972 (age 43) Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England, UK Nationality British Other names Kirsten Lindsey O’Brien Ethnicity Irish British/Norwegian Occupation Presenter, actress Years active 1995–present Employer BBC Known for Presenting SMart (1999-2009) Home town Middlesbrough Spouse(s) Mark Drake, -present, 1 child Website http://www.kirstenobrien.coom/
Kirsten O’Brien (born 23 February 1972) is an English television presenter, radio presenter, and stand-up comic. She is known for presenting SMart, and presented Smile and Totally Doctor Who alongside Barney Harwood on CBBC.
O’Brien plays tennis, and has taken part in swimming, abseiling and netball events for charity. She is a keen Middlesbrough F.C. fan; she has been involved in charity work with the club, including the Premier League’s Creating Chances programme. She has asthma. She is married to Mark Drake. They became parents for the first time on 15 December 2011 when O’Brien gave birth to a baby boy which they named Fox Michael Drake.