Air took birth in Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne. After going to St Oswald's Catholic Primary School in Gosforth, she went to Sacred Heart Convent School on Fenham Hall Drive in Newcastle upon Tyne. Air received graduation from Gosforth Academy which is also in Newcastle upon Tyne. She went to the drama school at First Act Theatre. Her colleagues there include the notable Jill Halfpenny and Anthony McPartlin.
Air was in a long relationship with Damian Aspinall. Freya Air Aspinall is their daughter who was born in Westminster, London in September 2003. Air and Aspinall are no longer a couple. Before break-up the couple made public their intention let a gorilla take care of their daughter which was a tradition from Aspinall’s family.
Air supports the Macmillan Cancer Support, Race for Life, Sport Relief and Jeans for Genes charities.
Facts and Trivia
- In March 2012, Air was acquitted of a charge of getting a parking permit by false representation; the case was heard at Isleworth Crown Court.
- She loves the bag from the brand called iCandy.
- She has setup a retail business.
- She has achieved numerous benefits from acupuncture. She thinks that Brits should try the service from British Acupuncture Council.
- Has and on and off relationship with James Middleton.
- She was prevented from doing a headbanger stunt because she was too tall for the stunt.
- She likes ice skating and has done many performances.
- She has been a judge for ice skating for iTV in England.
- She asked her followers on social media to suggest her a good TV series to watch.
- She came fourth in the ITV programme, Splash! She replaced Jennifer Metcalfe at short notice. This was in January 2013.
- In November 2017, she made public on Loose Women that she would be participating in the 10th series of Dancing on Ice.
- Age of Kill(2015): She played Sarah in this movie directed by Neil Jones with the cast Patrick Bergin, Phil Davis, Dexter Fletcher .
- The Counsellor(2013): She portrayed the character- Chauffeur in the Thriller Drama movie by Ridley Scott created by Fox 2000 Pictures, Nick Wechsler Productions, Cormac McCarthy, Scott Free Productions starring Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz in the lead.
- Bad Day(2008): Donna appeared as Abby Barrett in this Thriller directed by Ian David Diaz with actors- Anthony Ofoegbu, Donna Air, Claire Goose in the lead cast.The One and Only(2002): She acted as Donna in the Romantic Comedy movie directed by Simon Cellan Jones , cast included Jonathan Cake, Richard Roxburgh, Justine Waddell .
- The Mummy Returns(2001): Donna played Show Girl in the movie directed by Stephen Sommers , it stars Rachel Weisz, Brendan Fraser, John Hannah in the cast.
- Still Crazy(1998): Donna Air was Dutch Hitch-Hiker in the Musical Comedy movie directed by Brian Gibson featuring Jimmy Nail, Stephen Rea, Billy Connolly in the cast.
- Dancing on Ice(2018): She portrayed the role of Herself - Contestant in the Family Series , it was produced by ITV - Independent Television, Granada Television starring Phillip Schofield, Jayne Torvill, Christopher Dean in the lead.
- Splash!(2013): She played the role of Herself in this TV Series created by with Vernon Kay, Gabby Logan, Tom Daley in the lead.
- I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! NOW!(2010): Donna Air portrayed the character of Herself in the Series with the cast of Laura Whitmore, Joe Swash, Declan Donnelly.
- The Wright Stuff(2010): She played Herself - Guest Panelist in the TV Series created by Princess Productions with the cast of Kirsty Duffy, Eric Johnson, Matthew Wright .
- Hollyoaks(2010): She played the role- Sophia in the Series starring Kieron Richardson, Nick Pickard, Ashley Taylor Dawson in the main roles.
- Xpose(2009): She played the character- Herself in the Musical TV Series created by TV3 Television Network Ireland with stars- Lisa Cannon, Karen Koster, Aisling O'Loughlin playing important roles.
- Something for the Weekend(2009): She portrayed the character- Herself in the TV Series featuring Simon Rimmer, Tim Lovejoy, Wayne Collins in the cast.
- Hotel Babylon(2008): She acted in the role of Rachel in this Comedy Drama Series starring Michael Obiora, Dexter Fletcher, Martin Marquez in the main roles.
- Richard & Judy(2006): Donna played Herself in this TV Series with the cast Judy Finnigan, Richard Madeley, Raj Persaud .
- Loose Women(2005): She played the character- Herself in this TV Series with the cast Carol McGiffin, Andrea McLean, Coleen Nolan .
- The Club(2003): She played the character- Herself - Presenter in the TV Series , it was produced by , it has Richard Blackwood, Matt Brown in the lead cast.
- Happiness(2003): Donna played Herself in the Comedy Series produced by British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) with actors- Mark Heap, Paul Whitehouse, Fiona Allen playing main roles.
- Breeze Block(2002): Donna played Kiki in the Comedy TV Series with actors- Jill Halfpenny, Ashley Jensen, Daymon Britton in the lead cast.
- Banged Up with Beadle(2002): Donna played Herself (host) in the Series , cast included Anthony McPartlin, Jeremy Beadle .
- Donnaworld(2001): She portrayed Herself in the TV Series.
- It's Only TV... But I Like It(2000): Donna played Herself in the Comedy TV Series , it has Jonathan Ross, Phill Jupitus, Julian Clary in the main roles.
- Operation Good Guys(2000): She played the role of Herself in the Comedy TV Series , the series was created by Dominic Anciano, Fugitive Group, Ray Burdis, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) , it has Dominic Anciano, John Beckett, Perry Benson playing in the lead.
- TFI Friday(2000): Donna appeared as Herself - Guest Host / Herself in the Musical Series featuring Chris Evans, Catalina Guirado, Sharleen Spiteri in the cast.
- The Big Breakfast(2000): She portrayed the role- Herself in the Comedy Series with Johnny Vaughan, Natasha Vale, Jody Bunting in the lead cast.
- Melinda's Big Night In(1998): Donna Air portrayed the character of Herself in the Series , the series was created by with the cast Gail Porter, Melinda Messenger, Adam Sinclair .
- MTV Select(1996): She portrayed the role of Presenter in the TV Series created by with Samantha Mumba, Richard Blackwood, June Sarpong in the lead.
- Shooting Stars(1996): She portrayed Herself in this Comedy Series with stars- Ulrika Jonsson, Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer in the main roles.
- Bad Influence!(1995): Donna played Herself - Guest in this Series created by Yorkshire Television (YTV) with the cast Andy Crane, Andy Wear, Violet Berlin .
- Gamesmaster(1995): Donna Air portrayed the character of Herself in the Family TV Series created by Hewland International with Dexter Fletcher, Dominik Diamond, Patrick Moore in the lead.
- Byker Grove(1992): Donna played Charlie / Girl with Charley in the Family Drama Series starring Daymon Britton, Billy Fane, Chris Beattie in the main roles.
- A Dinner of Herbs(2000): She acted as Maggie Roystan in the directed by created by starring Tom Goodman-Hill, Melanie Clark Pullen, Jonathan Kerrigan in the lead.
- Supply & Demand(1998): She portrayed Lucy in the Drama directed by created by Lynda La Plante, La Plante Productions , it has Larry Lamb, Miriam Margolyes, Stella Gonet in the lead cast.
- Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two(2013): Donna appeared as Herself in this Documentary TV series documentary , cast included Zoë Ball, Ian Waite, Claudia Winkleman .
- Heston's Feasts(2010): Donna played Herself in this Documentary TV series documentary with Heston Blumenthal, Kyle Connaughton, James 'Jocky' Petrie in the lead.
- The Amazing Spiderman T4 Premiere Special(2012): Donna appeared as Herself in this directed by Steve Kemsley, Steven Vinacour created by Steven Vinacour, Sassy Films , it has Ozwald Boateng, Lydia Bright in the lead cast.
- Gorilla Gorilla(2003): She played the character- in the Documentary directed by Geoff Wonfor with the cast of Damien Aspinall.
- Truth or Dare(1999): She played Louise in the directed by Stuart Clarke created by Ali McGrath, Wild Dream Film starring John Lovat, Delma Walsh in the lead.
- MOBO Awards(2000): She played the character of Herself in the Musical TV program directed by created by with Craig David, Gabrielle in the lead.
- Brit Awards 2000(2000): She played Herself - Presenter in the Musical TV program directed by created by , it features Caroline Aherne, Davina McCall in the cast.
- Shine On(2000): Donna appeared as Herself in the Musical TV program it features Jo Whiley, Jools Holland in the cast.
Donna Air: Photos, Pictures
Donna Air and Mark
Donna Air with sister