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'The Great British Bake Off': Season 2 Winner Joanne Wheatley Today

The Great British Bake Off's Joanne Wheatley today
January 18, 2020 - 14:30 / Cynthia Springer

The Great British Bake Off is one of BBC's most successful shows, having just finished its 10th season in 2019. Today, we're taking a look back at season 2 winner, Joanne Wheatley. See what The Great British Bake Off winner is up to now!

Joanne Wheatley, better known as Jo, won season 2's Great British Bake Off all the way back in 2011. Today, she seems pretty content with both her business and growing family!

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This is The Great British Bake Off winner Joanne Wheatley today  

After winning the famous baking series, Joanne went on to start her own cookery school in her own home in Essex. She faced a lot of media backlash during her time on Bake Off due to her husband serving a prison sentence for fraud while she was competing. 

Joanne Wheatley (L) is season 2 winner of The Great British Bake Off

But she survived the British tabloids and has succeeded so far with her company, as well as publishing two books: A Passion for Baking (2013) and Home Baking (2014). She continues to create and publish recipes on her blog, too! 

Aside from baking, the mom of three has been focusing more on what's important in her life: her ever-growing family. She has many grandkids, nephews and nieces that she always posts about and even travels with! Traveling with her family, and especially husband, seems to be one of her biggest hobbies!

Here's Jo pictured with her husband, Richard, during a trip in South Africa:

And of course, her unconditional love for family goes towards her two adorable little Frenchies!

She once told the Daily Post, "The only thing about being the Bake Off winner is that you never get away with going anywhere without cake." Based off the looks of her amazing pastries, we'd imagine so!