Simone Bienne, a British award winning TV and Radio Host and named one of America’s top-ten dating experts for women (DatingAdvice.com, 2013),can currently be heard daily as host of The Advisor on Playboy Radio; and as co-host of Playboy Radio’s Hooking Up With Simone and Kevin, reaching an audience of more than one million people per week (also available as a podcast on I-Tunes).
Every Thursday you can see her as a behavior expert on HLN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell. She also appears as a expert on various HLN / CNN programs, including AC360, Don Lemon, CNN Newsroom, Dr. Drew On Call, HLN News and formerly Raising America and After Dark. She has been a sex and relationship expert on The Doctors, CBS, driving a love segment with Travis and she continues to be a regular guest and fan favorite on Dr. Drew’s hugely successful podcast. Simone is currently finishing her first book on love, sex and dating in the modern world.
Simone became a leading relationship expert as the first female host of the nationally syndicated radio show Loveline. During her tenure on the show, its ratings quadrupled to their highest levels in a decade. She was the sex advisor on Fox’s The New Ricki Lake Show and has been a regular panelist on The Jeff Probst Show. Moreover, Simone hosted regular segments for Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers and Extra.
Before lighting American airwaves on fire, Simone gained popularity on the other side of the pond as an award-winning TV and radio host, sex and advice columnist, and news anchor.
In the UK, Simone has been a sex advice columnist for over a decade and wrote a monthly column for Conde Nast’s Easy Living Magazine. She currently writes magazine features for Glamour, and her advice can be seen in The Daily Mail and FHM, among others. She blogs for The Huffington Post and on her own website.
Simone can be seen on Britain’s most popular morning and daytime shows for ITV, BBC1, BBC2 & Channel 5. She has hosted thousands of hours of live TV, including the acclaimed series, A Place In The Sun (Channel 4), the award-winning series World On A Plate (ITV), Surprise Weddings, I Really Fancy You (ITV/2), Secrets of Magic (BBC 1). As a qualified broadcast journalist (Diploma in Broadcast Journalism, UCL), Simone became the youngest news anchor in the UK for ITV Northwest. She was also a regular segment co-host on Big Brother’s Little Brother (Channel 4) and How To Marry A Prince (Living TV).
Simone is also an award-winning radio personality, having hosted thousands of hours live radio talk shows. She presented Late and Live, a weeknight chat show with celebrity guests, on London’s largest commercial radio station, Capital FM. During that time, it achieved the highest ratings in that time slot for over five years. She also hosted Late Night Love, a live, nightly call-in show.
Simone is one of the UK’s go-to personalities for live event and award shows, having hosted high-profile and corporate shows with the British Prime Minister, various Secretaries of State, international politicians, and international film / TV stars as guests.
Alongside her extensive media work, Simone has a private practice in Los Angeles and London, where she sees women and couples from across the globe, including CEOs; TV, sports, and music stars, fashion industry and health professionals.
Simone is licensed and accredited with the British College of Sex and Relationship Therapists, is a Professional Member of the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists, (AASECT), and is a Professional Member of the Society of the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS).
Simone lives in Los Angeles with her Boston terrier, Bosley Winston Abraham Franklin, who, despite his grandiose name is a simple fella.