Amanda Byram is one of Ireland's biggest exports,. She started her career as a model at the tender age of 16 and from there went on to take the TV world by storm. In 1999 she began presenting TV3 morning show Ireland A with Mark Cagney. She then moved to British TV, primarily hosting The Big Breakfast on Ch4 in 2001 for 2 years and then appearing as a guest host on Liquid News on BBC3 in 2002.
In 2003 she hosted the Miss World pageant live from China with The Amazing Race host Phil Keoghan and went on to break into the American market. In the U.S. she is best known as the host of the reality TV series Paradise Hotel and The Swan. She also hosted the UK edition of Entertainment Tonight, which aired on Sky One but was filmed in Los Angeles.
In 2007 she was co-host along with Dennis Miller, of the GSN (Game show Network) program Grand Slam. Amanda also briefly appeared in David Hewlett's 2006 film A Dog's Breakfast.
Amanda is currently hosting the UK version of ABC's Wipeout for BBC1, which was voted Best Gameshow at the 2010 TV Choice Awards. 2011 sees Amanda continue hosting Total Wipeout and this winter she can be seen in the festive version; Winter Wipeout.
2010 saw Amanda co-host This Morning with Paddy McGuinness, as well as co-hosting on Something For The Weekend. She was also part of the team including Denise Van Outen and Fearne Cotton, that trekked Machu Piccu to raise awareness for Breast Cancer Care.
Amanda is to present brand new entertainment show Don't Stop Me Now - a rapid-fire, high-stakes talent contest where getting rid of the dross is as much fun as discovering moments of true talent and entertainment.