Her break into TV began with Channel 4's Naked Elvis, and she then co-hosted MTV's SELECT with Richard Blackwood. After several further presenting jobs, she joined The Big Breakfast with Richard Bacon, and then Beachmate.
She is the daughter of Maren Enthoven, an ex-model, and her stepfather, David Strecker. Between the ages of 5 and 7, she lived in Los Angeles; otherwise she spent her life in London. Her mother divorced her father, an asset manager, when she was very young. Strecker is of Danish (mother) and Argentinian (father) descent.