Earl, Rae

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Earl, Rae Gender: F
Rachel Alice O. Earl
born on 13 December 1971 at 14:10 (= 2:10 PM )
Place Stamford, England, 52n39, 0w29
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 20°55' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 03°33 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 21°28'


English author of several books and radio presenter.

Earl obtained a degree from Hull University and won the University's Philip Larkin literary prize in 1994. She then worked as a copywriter in local radio before moving into radio presenting. Earl lives in Hobart, Australia and is married to Kevin Johnson and has a son called Harry.

She is the author of the 2007 book My Fat Mad Teenage Diary, a collection of the diaries she wrote as a teenager in the late 1980s, and the follow-up book, My Madder Fatter Diary, Vol.2 (2014).

The television show My Mad Fat Diary on E4 is based on her books. The first series began airing in January 2013, with a second series shown in 2014. A third and final series was shown in 2015.

In 2013, Rae Earl's first fiction book, OMG! Is This Actually My Life? Hattie Moore's Unbelievable Year! was published. The book is a fictional diary of a teenage girl who lives in Derby. The second book in the Hattie Moore series, OMG! I'm in Love with a Geek! was published in 2014.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes her on Twitter: "@bbcgenome Can I complain? When I was born there was 'closedown' - can you change this please? 13/12/71 2.10 PM x" [1], "That's where I'm from. Born & bred - I'm a proper Stamfordian (born at the Rutland & Stamford hospital!)" [2].

England and Wales Birth Registration Index has "Rachel Alice O Earl; Birth Registration Quarter: Oct-Nov-Dec; Registration Year: 1971; Registration District: Stamford, Lincolnshire."


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One son)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer (Presenter)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction