Born: October 23 1976, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham.
Star sign: Scorpio.
Family: Mum Jan, dad Howard. Brother Max is studying accountancy at Leeds University.
Education: Dartmouth High School in Great Barr, nine GCSEs at A grade, four A-levels (English, history, maths and general studies). Swot.
Big break: Spotted at 14 by model agency scouts in audience of the Clothes Show.
Previous jobs: Barmaid, model.
Lives: Belsize Park, London.
Love life: Fling with Huey from Fun Lovin’ Criminals. Turned down a date with Stan Collymore. Wise move.
Hobbies: Kick boxing, supporting West Bromwich Albion.