A Closer Look At Olivia Wayne’s Parents And Her Father’s Battle With Illness

Oliva Godfrey's mother's name was Elaine Godfrey, and her parents were Jewish.

Buying London has brought former Sky Sports journalist Olivia Wayne once again into the limelight.

Her journey through media will be well known in the reality show but even the show will fail to tell you the details of her parents.

So today, we are going to discuss her mother and her late father.

Key Takeaways

  • Oliva Wayne’s mother’s name was Elaine Godfrey, and her parents were Jewish.
  • The talented journalist’s father battled cancer for 14 months.
  • Olivia and her mother were by their father’s side at the time of his demise.

Olivia was born to her parents in 1986 in Mill Hill, London.

Her mother’s name is Elaine Godfrey.

With the help of her parents, she graduated from the University of Birmingham with degrees in American and Canadian Studies.

Besides, Olivia her parents also had one son.

While growing up, Olivia and her parents were taught all about the Jewish traditions. Then one day, Olivia went on to meet the guy named Zeb Wayne.

With time, they started falling for one another and decided to get married in 2010.

While talking in a podcast, she revealed that her marriage was a big project for her father, and he enjoyed every moment of it.

But their happiness couldn’t survive longer as one day they got the news about their father having cancer.

Olivia Godfrey Lost Her Father To Cancer

When the news of the disease first broke out in the Godfrey Household, they tried their best to comfort their father.

But her father internalized all the pain. For 14 months, he battled the disease, and for a brief moment in time, they thought their old man finally won the battle.

Before that, her father went through many surgeries and handled the pain alone. On the other hand, Elaine, her mother, was also there for him.

She provided medicines and cared for him in the best way she could.

However, even after all the tries, the cancer reemerged. But her father, being an entrepreneur, didn’t lose his hope.

To get diagnosed properly he went to America. But the doctors told even after the surgery succeeds, he will only have 10 years in hand.

Then, when Olivia’s first child, Ozzie, was just 1 and a half years old, the Godfrey household lost their dear father.

While remembering him, Olivia told in a podcast that he was a bit of a know-it-all and extremely proud of her.

She smiled when she remembered him.

In Case You Didn’t Know

  • Olivia Wayne’s husband, Zeb Wayne, is a DJ and music producer.
  • Before the demise of her father, her brother had just moved into Godfrey’s family home to take care of his parents.


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