On radio, she appears from time to time on the Jo Whiley show on BBC Radio 1, on a feature called 'Ask The Experts'. Her television career has included co-presenting programmes like Would Like To Meet on BBC2 and The Sex Inspectors for Channel 4 in the United Kingdom.
Cox was born in the United Kingdom but has spent many years in Australia where she edited Cosmopolitan magazine and had her own radio show. Although not much information is known about Cox herself, a great deal can be learnt about her from her books as they contain snippets from her own personal experiences. Hot Relationships was written after her divorce. She currently resides in Richmond, London.
Tracey Cox is an international sex, body language and relationships expert as well as a TV presenter. She is well-known for her TV shows on sex and relationships, including The Sex Inspectors (Ch4 and HBO in the US), Would Like to Meet (BBC2), Under One Roof (ITV) and Date Patrol (Discovery in the US).
A former associate editor of Cosmopolitan (Australia) and radio show host, Tracey has appeared on Oprah, CNN and The Today Show in the US, as well as numerous prime-time chat shows in the UK and world-wide. She has an academic background in psychology and travels the world, doing television, radio and print interviews on her specialist subjects. Tracey has counselled via the media for more than 15 years and sold over 2 million books with six titles as international bestsellers. Her first book, Hot Sex: How to do it, was an instant worldwide success and is available in 140 countries, translated into over 20 languages. Her most popular books include supersex, superdate, superflirt, Hot Relationships, The Sex Doctor, superhotsex, Kama Sutra and The Sex Inspector’s Masterclass. Tracey is UK Glamour magazine’s relationships coach, she has a weekly column in Closer magazine and is resident ‘sexpert’ for ivillage.com. She also has her own range of sex toys and products.
Born in the UK, Tracey spent many years in Australia before moving back to London to host her first television series. She currently lives in Notting Hill, London.
She lived in England until she was 10 when her father moved the family to escape a 10 year affair. Her father has since left her mother to be with his mistress.
She's been a sex expert since age 16. She older sister was a family planning nurse so she "grew up surrounded by condoms". "I was the kid everyone turned to with questions such as ‘I’ve got a swollen this or that, can you ask if I’ve got an STI/whether I’m pregnant?’"
At 15 she was obsessed with losing her virginity. She'd decided it had to happen when she turned 16. So on the eve of her birthday, she made her boyfriend at the time wait until the clock struck 12. She says she knew all about the engineering of sex but not about the logistics – and had no idea that people actually moved during it! She hated it and dumped the boyfriend and didn’t have sex again until she was 19.
Studied journalism and psychology at Queensland University. She first "learned the ropes" about journalism at the Nundah Express then she ended up Associate Editor of Australian Cosmo.
Was diagnosed with cancer of the cervix at 28. The surgery was successful but it left her cervix so damaged doctors said she'd probably never have a baby.
She was married. She was 30 and he was a younger, Canadian professional sportsman. They lived happily together for four years but something changed when they got married. She left three years into the marriage. She says, "It was heart-breaking but it was the right thing to do."
She's had serial mini-relationships ever since. Regarding this she says, "They’re always with lovely guys – usually much younger than me – who treat me like a princess. But before it gets heavy, I leave. I’ll know when to stay."
She was pregnant in 2004 and was very surprised because she thought it were impossible because of the cancer treatment. She had planned on keeping it, but had a miscarriage.
She is ready to meet her soul mate. "Career-wise I’ve done everything I’ve ever wanted – and much more. I’m 43 [in Feb 2005] and think I’m ready to settle down again. How scary!
Would like to meet (Shown on BBC2 in the UK, renamed Date Patrol and on Discovery Health in the US). A dating show with a difference, WLTM followed the personal journey of a person experiencing difficulties with their love life. The WLTM team - Tracey as flirt coach, Jay Hunt as the style guru and Jeremy Milnes as the confidence coach – watched the contributor on a ‘typical’ date from a specially equipped remote surveillance van. For six weeks, the experts worked to transform them from dating disaster into dating diva. Three series were filmed in the UK, including a celebrity special, and Tracey went on to make two series in the US.
Other UK TV credits Tracey’s first television series in the UK was called, Hot Love, a talk show about relationships. Hotter Sex – a series of six one-hour documentaries - followed. Under One Roof, an ITV1 series, saw Tracey tackle couples and families with domestic disputes. She is a regular on Richard & Judy and has appeared on numerous other UK programs including The Keith Barrett Show.
Sex of the Best; Naughty but Nice Sex Expert Tracey Cox Is Back with a New Series to Show You How to Make the Most of Your Love Life
Jul 23, 2005; Byline: Tracey Cox WHEN the Sex Inspectors first hit our screens last year, the press had a field day, accusing Channel 4 of...
The Science of Seduction: Fancy That; in Day Two of Our Seduction Special, Sexpert TRACEY COX Says Don't Sit around Waiting for Mr Perfect to Come and Find You. Turn Yourself into a Man Magnet with These Fab Flirting Tips
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