Trinny Woodall, born Sarah-Jane Woodall was born in 1965. She was nicknamed Trinny at school after the famous St Trinians. Trinny started her career working in the City.The only woman among 30 men, for the first three years she boycotted feminine fashion in favour of dressing like one of the guys. She went on to work in PR and marketing and, in 1984, met Susannah, with whom she teamed up to write a weekly fashion page in the Daily Telegraph.Trinny and Susannah went on to present a shopping show for Granada Television and wrote a book, Ready 2 Dress, before being snapped up by the BBC for What Not To Wear. They also write for Heat magazine and do a monthly makeover in Thursday's Daily Mail.
Trinny is married to Johnnie Elichaoff, and has a daughter, Lyla and is stepmother to Eliachaoff's son, Zak.
Trinny appeared as a robot version of herself in the science fiction series Doctor Who episode Bad Wolf (2005, the robots Trine-e and Zu-Zana (voiced by the two presenters) were presenting a deadly futuristic version of What not to Wear.
Working for Harrods and fashion designers Alistair Blair and John Galliano ensured Susannah a solid grounding in the world of fashion. During a brief detour from the couture business, she flexed her journalistic muscles writing about cars and cricket, before joining Trinny to write their weekly fashion column and best-selling book. She is now married to businessman Sten Bertelsen and has three children.