It comes after Holly Willoughby left the show last month ‘for the sake of her family’ after discovering she was the target of a foiled kidnap and murder plot and has since not been replaced permanently.
Cat who found fame in the late 90’s on ITV children’s show SMTV Live and went on to host So You Think You Can Dance US and Stars in Their Eyes before landing the This Morning gig.
But away from the camera who is the new ITV daytime presenter’s famous husband Patrick Kielty?
Cat and Patrick first met in 2002 while they hosted BBC talent show Fame Academy, however sparks didn’t fly between the couple until 10 years later.
The pair officially made their first public appearance as a couple on the red carpet at the Glamour’s Women of the Year awards in 2011.
Following a nine month whirlwind romance, Cat and Patrick tied the knot in a private ceremony in Rome on September 30, 2012.
The couple have since welcomed two sons together Milo, seven, and James, five.
The family moved Stateside in 2006 as she hoped for a presenting career in the US, and started hosting entertainment show So You Think You Can Dance? in its second series, and presented every episode since.
Patrick and Cat lived in California for over 14 years but put their Beverly Hills mansion on the market for $4.9 million (£3.8 million) and moved back to North London in 2020 after Patrick and their eldest child Milo were caught up in a shooting at the Century City Mall in Los Angeles.
While still a student in Queen’s University Belfast in 1991, Patrick kicked started his comedy career by performing at an open mic in The Gasworks in Dublin.
The Gasworks was run by Billy McGrath who advised Patrick and pal Jackie to open their own comedy club in Belfast.
The pair then opened The Empire on Botanic Avenue in Belfast.
The young comedian made his television debut the following year as a contestant on the National Comedy Search – a segment on the Late Late Show.
Patrick was a finalist on the show alongside Irish comedian Dylan Moran.
After turning to presenting for a number of year Patrick returned to stand-up in 2006 releasing a stand-up DVD in 2007 and appearing on Live at The Apollo.
And more recently in 2022 the Irish star took on his first stand-up tour in 7 years called Borderline.
Despite starting his career in comedy, Patrick is best known as a television presenter.
He began presented in 1993 on UTV presenting various shows on the network over a 3 year period.
In 1997, he set up the Belfast-based TV production company Green Inc with TV director Stephen Stewart making shows such as The Afternoon Show, Patrick Kielty Almost Live, and Ask Rhod Gilbert.
It was reported in 2010 that Patrick had sold his share in the company.
The father-of-two went on to present various radio shows on BBC from 2015 to 2020.
In 2021, he took part in the RTE series All the Walks of Life, where he talked about his childhood and the values he holds.
Earlier this year the Irish star was confirmed as the new host of RTÉ’s The Late Late Show taking over from Ryan Tubridy and becoming the show’s fourth permanent presenter.