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Johanna Griggs

TV Show Host

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BIRTH PLACE Sydney, Australia
FULL NAME Johanna Griggs
DATE OF BIRTH October 17, 1972


Australian television presenter most well known for hosting Seven Network's Better Homes and Gardens for more than a decade. She originally began her career as a medaled competitive swimmer.

Before Fame

She first rose to fame in 1990 after winning the bronze medal in the 100m backstroke at the Auckland Commonwealth Games. Her swim career virtually ended at 17 when she began a battle with chronic fatigue syndrome.


She has hosted several lifestyle shows including Auction Squad, House Calls to the Rescue, and the sports program Sportsworld.

Family Life

She and her ex-husband Gary Sweet have two sons, Jesse and Joe. In 2006, she married building foreman Todd Huggins.

Associated With

As the host of Better Homes and Gardens, she worked alongside chef and food host Karen Martini.