Celebrity Big Brother

Julian Clary

53

London

Julian Clary was born in 1959 and is a comedian and TV personality.

As a teenager, his eldest sister Frances influenced Julian, she was starting her career as a Tiller Girl and Julian was fascinated with the illusion created by her heavy make-up. Continue reading »

Jasmine Lennard

27

London

Jasmine shot to fame in 2005 as a finalist in the popular TV show Make Me A Supermodel.

She is the daughter of playboy Brian Lennard, who founded Sacha Shoes, and actress Marilyn Galsworthy. They divorced when her mother found out that her husband had gambled away the family fortune. Continue reading »

MC Harvey

33

London

Michael Harvey Jr aka MC Harvey is the tempestuous former member of So Solid Crew, reality star, self-confessed womaniser and most recently, a proud father.

Harvey was one of the founder members of UK garage/grime collective So Solid Crew. Their biggest hit was 21 Seconds, which reached No 1 in the UK singles chart in August 2001. Continue reading »

Danica Thrall

24

Derby

Danica is a model, entrepreneur and star of Sex Lies and Rinsing Guys.

She was discovered in 2006 when she won the Miss Derby title, and went on to compete in the Miss England competition, where she placed in the Top 10. Danica has been professionally modelling for two years and has appeared on the covers of FHM, Loaded and Nuts in the UK, and US Maxim. Continue reading »

D.O.B: 23 October 1980

Home town: London

Job: Rapper

Star sign: Libra

Interesting fact:

Romeo was voted the Best Urban Act in 2003 at the Brit Awards

Description:

Romeo Dunn rose to fame in the early noughties as a member of the garage group, So Solid Crew. The group were the first band of their type in the UK and paved the way for other urban music artists who followed in their footsteps. As part of the band, he has a string of Brit Award nominations under his belt and also a win for Best Urban Act in 2003.

A London boy, Romeo and the group had a string of top ten hits including “Oh No (Sentimental Things)” and “21 Seconds”, which reached number one in the UK singles charts in August 2001.

After his time in the urban musical collective, Romeo had a solo career with top ten hits “Romeo Dunn” and a colaboration with US artist, Christina Milian, “It’s All Gravy”. This instant smash hit thrust Romeo to the forefront of musical fame and he was chosen to represent the UK on the Murder Inc tour alongside urban legends, Ja Rule and Ashanti.

Romeo is excited for his stint in the Celebrity Big Brother house and is looking forward to meeting his fellow housemates.

D.O.B: 16 September 1983

Home town: London

Job: Ex page 3 girl/Television personality

Star sign: Virgo

Interesting fact:

Nicola’s not shy: she’s appeared on page 3 of various newspapers nearly 300 times!

Description:

Nicola McLean one of the UK’s most successful glamour models. She also came fourth in a poll for “Best Page 3 Girl of All Time”, beating rival Jordan.

Famous for her 32G’s, Nicola is a regular in the tabloid showbiz pages as well as on the covers of lad’s mags. She is also a famous British television personality and has taken part in a number of TV shows, from The Weakest Link: Page 3 Special to The Sexiest Girls in Britain.

Nicola also shot to fame when she was a main star in the TV documentary Help! I’ve Got a High Maintenance Wife and then went on to have her own show WAGS World… With Nicola McLean.

She is married to Kettering FC footballer, Tom Williams and they have two sons together, Rocky and Striker. She has been very vocal about her thoughts on girls who have affairs with footballers to sell their stories and has had a very public Twitter row with Imogen Thomas.

D.O.B: 11 October 1982

Home town: Salford, Manchester

Job: Former estate agent

Star sign: Libra

Interesting fact:

Natasha recently had a row on twitter with fellow housemate Nicola Mclean, which was well documented in the tabloids.

Description:

Glamorous babe, Natasha Giggs, was thrust into the limelight in 2011 after details of her sensational private life became public knowledge.

A central figure in the media talking point of 2011, Natasha became a regular of the tabloid front pages when secrets of an extra marital affair were revealed.

Since then she has been at the forefront of the affair fallout which has seen her become one of the most talked about faces of the year.

The 29 year old mother of two is excited about her time in the Celebrity Big Brother house and is sure to bring fireworks.

D.O.B: 13 May 1983

Home town: London

Job: Actress

Star sign: Taurus

Interesting fact:

As well as her fame on screen and on stage, Natalie is known for releasing her fitness DVD which was the fastest-selling workout DVD ever. Natalie also fronted her own show Natalie Cassidy’s Diet Secrets.

Description:

Natalie Cassidy is a British-born actress, most famous for her iconic role as Sonia Jackson in hit soap, EastEnders. With some of the most memorable storylines ever, the nation followed Natalie grow up on screen when she appeared in the soap from 1993 until 2007. As her most famous role to date, Natalie also won a British Soap Award for Best Actress in 2001.

After leaving EastEnders, Natalie went back to her life as a thespian and succeeded in her natural love for being on stage when she appeared in The Vagina Monologues, Bedroom Farce, Gertrude’s Secret and The Cherry Orchard. Her career also continued to boom onscreen as she appeared in BBC sitcom Psychoville, adventure show Natalie Cassidy Goes Wild in Australia and a comedy cameo in The Catherine Tate Show.

D.O.B: 25 September 1957

Home town: Chicago, Illinois

Job: Actor

Star sign: Libra

Interesting fact:

With a career that spans 25 years and over 170 films, award winning Michael Madsen is entering the house straight from Hollywood.

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Michael’s career began when he served as an apprentice under screen icon John Malkovich and since then he has gone onto work with the likes of Johnny Depp, Al Pacino, Uma Therman and Susan Sarandon.

As well as central roles in huge Hollywood blockbusters – including Free Willy, Donnie Brasco and Kill Bill – Michael has also appeared in a host of independent films. His most memorable role as sadistic ex-con Mr Blonde in Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs was critically acclaimed and saw his career and status rocket to super stardom.

He has since gone onto appear in the Bond film, Die Another Day and Sin City. On his successful career, Michael says: “I like to diversify. And I am all about longevity. I want to be doing this for as long as I can.”

Although he has huge film credits to his name, Michael always found time to succeed in his other passions, which include writing poetry and his works have been published to international success.

He was tempted to go into the Celebrity Big Brother house by his co-star and ex-CBB housemate, Vinnie Jones who he became great friends with when filming Magic Boys in 2009.

D.O.B: 21 April 1988

Home town: Brentwood

Job: Nightclub promoter

Star sign: Taurus

Interesting fact:

Kirk dislikes champagne despite his glamorous celebrity lifestyle.

Description:

Essex hunk Kirk Norcross is best known for his leading role in cult television series, The Only Way is Essex. An entrepreneurial businessman, Kirk owns famous celebrity haunt, Sugar Hut, which is the focal point in the Essex show for the champagne-fuelled antics of him and his co-stars.

Kirk’s good looks and fun loving personality have helped him woo a string of glamorous women and he has had high profile relationships with fellow Essex beauties, Amy Childs and Lauren Pope.

Amongst his pet-hates are hangovers, people acting rich in order to undermine others and girls that lead you on.

He has a close relationship with his father, Mick Norcross, and together they are expanding their business empire beyond their Brentwood nightclub to a TOWIE themed hotel, restaurant and spa. Kirk, who is honest about his new found fame, says: “I’m enjoying my life, I’m only 23.”

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