Famous British Reality TV Stars

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Find out more about the greatest British Reality TV Personalities, including Bear Grylls, Vicky Pattison, Charlotte Crosby, Sharon Osbourne and Jeremy Paxman.
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Bear Grylls
(British Adventurer and Television Presenter Best Known for His TV Series ‘Man vs. Wild’)
Bear Grylls
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Birthdate: June 7, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

A former Special Air Service serviceman and honorary lieutenant-colonel, Bear Grylls is best known as an adventurer who does interesting things—from eating goat testicles to drinking elephant dung juice—in the TV series Man vs. Wild. Also known for his charity and humanitarian efforts, Bear was appointed OBE in 2019 for services to charity, young people, and the media.

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Victoria Beckham
(English Fashion Designer, Singer and Member of the Girl Group the ‘Spice Girls’)
Victoria Beckham
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Birthdate: April 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Essex, England, United Kingdom

An internationally recognized fashion designer and style icon, Victoria Beckham is widely regarded as one of the most powerful women in the UK. She was appointed an OBE for services to the fashion industry in the 2017 New Year Honours. Also a popular singer, she was part of the best-selling female group of all time, Spice Girls.

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Katie Price
(Model, Television Personality)
Katie Price
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Birthdate: May 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brighton, England
Katie Price began her career as "Jordan," modeling for British tabloids. She then gained fame with her appearances on reality shows such as I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, Celebrity Big Brother, and Jordan. She has also released an album and written several children’s books, autobiographies, and novels.
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Lady Colin Campbell
(British Jamaican Socialite, TV Personality and Author Who Has Published Books About the British Royal Family)
Lady Colin Campbell
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Birthdate: August 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Andrew Parish, Jamaica

Jamaican-born British writer, socialite, and TV personality, Lady Colin Campbell, is known for publishing four books about the British royal family, including a biography of Diana, Princess of Wales. While her books about the royal family made her popular, she also faced criticism for some of her claims. She once kindled controversy for supporting sex offender, Jeffrey Epstein, on TV.

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Jack Osbourne
(Media personality)
Jack Osbourne
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Birthdate: November 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Jack Osbourne, son of legendary heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne, gained fame with the reality show The Osbournes. He is a fitness enthusiast and a travel reporter, and has hosted shows such as Saving Planet Earth and Jack Osbourne: Adrenaline Junkie. In 2012, he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. 
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Peaches Geldof
(British Model, Television Personality and Writer for the UK Edition of ‘Elle Girl’ Magazine)
Peaches Geldof
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Birthdate: March 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Westminster, London, England
Died: April 7, 2014
Peaches Geldof, daughter of singer Bob Geldof and TV presenter Paula Yates, wrote for publications such as Elle Girl and The Guardian. She later presented her own TV shows, such as Peaches Geldof: Teen America, and modeled. Geldof was a Scientologist. She died of a heroin overdose at age 25.
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Emily Atack
(Actress and Television Personality Best Known for Her Role as ‘Charlotte Hinchcliffe’ in the TV Series ‘The Inbetweeners’)
Emily Atack
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Birthdate: December 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Luton, Bedfordshire, England

English actress and comedian Emily Atack is best known for her role in the E4 comedy series The Inbetweeners. The daughter of an actress, she developed an early interest in acting and made her debut in a TV show. After establishing herself on TV, she moved to films. She began hosting her own show, The Emily Atack Show, in 2020.

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Stacey Solomon
(English Singer and TV Personality Known for Her Album ‘Shy’)
Stacey Solomon
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Birthdate: October 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dagenham, London, England

Stacey Solomon is an English television personality and singer. She won the 10th series of British survival reality television show I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! and then released her debut single in 2011. Her debut album Shy, which released in 2015, peaked at number 45 on the UK Albums Chart.

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Tulisa Contostavlos
(Singer-songwriter)
Tulisa Contostavlos
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Birthdate: July 13, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Camden Town, London

Tulisa Contostavlos is an English singer, television personality, songwriter, and actress. She achieved popularity after appearing in the popular reality television music competition series The X Factor, where she served as one of the judges. Her life and career inspired the 2014 documentary, Tulisa: The Price of Fame, which premiered on BBC Three.

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Edd China
(Television Presenter)
Edd China
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Birthdate: May 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Edd China is best known as the host of the Discovery Channel show Wheeler Dealers. He has also been part of Fifth Gear and Top Gear. He established Cummfy Banana Limited. After racing a motorized sofa at 148 km/h, China set a Guinness record for the fastest furniture.
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Charlotte Crosby
(Television Personality Known for Her Reality Series ‘Geordie Shore’ and ‘Celebrity Big Brother’)
Charlotte Crosby
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Birthdate: May 17, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sunderland, England, United Kingdom

Charlotte Crosby is an English TV personality best known for winning the 12th series of Celebrity Big Brother. Just before joining college, she successfully auditioned to appear in the reality series Geordie Shore. She was featured in 12 series of the show before she quit. She went on to star in her own MTV reality series, The Charlotte Show. 

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Rylan Clark
(Winner of the British Reality TV Show 'Celebrity Big Brother 11')
Rylan Clark
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Birthdate: October 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stepney, London, England

Rylan Clark-Neal is an English TV and radio presenter, model, and singer. He has been modeling since he was 16 and forayed into TV as a young man. He began his career by appearing in variety shows and gained fame as a housemate in the 11th series of the reality TV show Celebrity Big Brother, which he ultimately won. 

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Roman Kemp
(Radio and Television Personality Known for His Radio Show ‘Capital Breakfast’)
Roman Kemp
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Birthdate: January 28, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Radio host and TV personality Roman Kemp is known for his stint on Capital FM, as the host of their breakfast show. He ranked third in the 19th season of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! He is also popular for his prank and comedy content on YouTube.
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Jade Goody
(English Television Personality Who Was Known for Her Reality Show ‘Big Brother’)
Jade Goody
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Birthdate: June 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: March 22, 2009

Reality star Jade Goody gained fame with Big Brother 3. She was criticized for making racist remarks against Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty on Celebrity Big Brother 5. Goody later apologized for her behavior and participated in Bigg Boss, before being diagnosed with cervical cancer, which caused her death at 27.

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Jenny Ryan
(Television personality)
Jenny Ryan
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Birthdate: April 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bolton, Lancashire, England, UK
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Tara Palmer-Tomkinson
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Birthdate: December 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, UK
Died: February 8, 2017
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Vicky Pattison
(Television and Media Personality Known for Her Reality Series ‘Geordie Shore’, ‘Ex on the Beach’, and ‘Judge Geordie’)
Vicky Pattison
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Birthdate: November 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Vicky Pattison is an English TV personality. She loved drama as a young girl and studied the same at Liverpool John Moores University. Her appearance in the MTV show Geordie Shore made her a popular face. She later presented and starred in her own MTV show, Judge Geordie. She is also on the panel of the show Loose Women.  

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Megan McKenna
(Television Personality)
Megan McKenna
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Birthdate: September 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Barking
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Gemma Collins
(Media Personality and Businesswoman Known for Her TV Reality Series ‘The Only Way Is Essex’)
Gemma Collins
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Birthdate: January 31, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Romford, England

Reality star and entrepreneur Gemma Collins soared to fame with reality shows such as The Only Way Is Essex, I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, Celebrity Big Brother, and Dancing on Ice. She later launched her own reality franchise, Gemma Collins: Diva, and her own BBC podcast.

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Georgia Toffolo
(British Media and Television Personality Best Known for Her Reality TV Series ‘Made in Chelsea’)
Georgia Toffolo
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Birthdate: October 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Devon, England, United Kingdom
Georgia Toffolo is best known for her appearance in the BAFTA-winning structured-reality series Made in Chelsea and for winning the 17th season of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! She also wrote the book Always Smiling and voiced Mrs. Toffee Apple in the animated film The Grinch.
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Jo Frost
(Nanny, Reality TV Personality)
Jo Frost
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Birthdate: June 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
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Scarlett Moffatt
(Reality TV Personality)
Scarlett Moffatt
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Birthdate: October 17, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England
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Tamara Ecclestone
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Birthdate: June 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
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Danielle Lloyd
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Birthdate: December 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, UK
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Fred Dibnah
(TV Personalities)
Fred Dibnah
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Birthdate: April 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bolton, Lancashire, England, UK
Died: November 6, 2004
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Abbey Clancy
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Birthdate: January 10, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
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Mike Thalassitis
(Football player)
Mike Thalassitis
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Birthdate: January 19, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Died: March 15, 2019
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Ann Widdecombe
(Politician)
Ann Widdecombe
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Birthdate: October 4, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bath, Somerset, England, UK
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Jeremy Paxman
(Journalist, Television presenter, Writer, Radio personality)
Jeremy Paxman
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Birthdate: May 11, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leeds
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Ferne McCann
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Birthdate: August 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brentwood, Essex
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Donna Air
(Actress)
Donna Air
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Birthdate: August 2, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wallsend, England
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Chloe Ferry
(Reality TV Star)
Chloe Ferry
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Birthdate: August 31, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne
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Emma Slater
(English-American Dancer and Choreographer)
Emma Slater
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Birthdate: December 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tamworth, Staffordshire

Emma Slater is an English-American dancer and choreographer best known for making numerous appearances on the popular dance competition television series, Dancing with the Stars. Prior to making her TV debut, Emma Slater competed in dance competitions around the world, representing the UK. She then went on to establish herself as a theater and TV personality.

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Jamie Laing
(English TV Personality, Investor and Founder of ‘Candy Kittens’ Known for His TV Series ‘Made in Chelsea’)
Jamie Laing
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Birthdate: November 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Jamie Laing is an English entrepreneur and television personality. He is credited with founding Candy Kittens, a confectionery company. Apart from appearing in reality television series, such as Made in Chelsea, Jamie Laing also hosts a couple of podcasts. Also renowned for his dancing skills, Laing won the runner-up trophy in the 18th series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2020.

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Stephen Bear
(Reality TV Star)
Stephen Bear
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Birthdate: January 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Walthamstow, London
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Jim Bowen
(Comedian and Broadcaster Who Was Best Known for Hosting the Darts-Based Gameshow ‘Bullseye')
Jim Bowen
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Birthdate: August 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Heswall, Cheshire, England
Died: March 14, 2018

Comedian Jim Bowen is best remembered for appearing on the ITV game show Bullseye for over a decade. Born to an unwed mother, he was put up for adoption and ended up being adopted by a bricklayer. He grew up to be a PE teacher and later stepped into stand-up comedy.

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Alison Hammond
(Television personality)
Alison Hammond
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Birthdate: February 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Birmingham, UK
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Jodie Kidd
(Model, racing driver, television personality)
Jodie Kidd
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Birthdate: September 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guildford, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
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Neil Ruddock
(Footballer)
Neil Ruddock
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Birthdate: May 9, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wandsworth, London, England, UK
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Sam Faiers
(Television Personality and Model Known for Her ITV2 Reality Series 'The Only Way Is Essex')
Sam Faiers
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Birthdate: December 31, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brentwood, Essex, England

Sam Faiers is best known for her appearances on Celebrity Big Brother and The Only Way Is Essex. She is in a relationship with real-estate developer Paul Knightley and has also starred with him in The Mummy Diaries. She also has her own fitness website, which showcases health food recipes.

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Jake Quickenden
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Birthdate: September 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
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Rebekah Vardy
(Jamie Vardy's Wife)
Rebekah Vardy
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Birthdate: February 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Norwich, England

English model and media personality, Rebekah Vardy, was a contestant in the TV show I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! in 2017. She has also appeared in many other reality shows as a contestant or a panelist. She is married to professional footballer, Jamie Vardy, and has five children. The Vardys are family ambassadors to Barnardo's.

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Nicola McLean
(Initially famous as a glamour model, she later became a reality television personality)
Nicola McLean
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Birthdate: September 18, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Scotland
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Ashley Cain
(Reality Star)
Ashley Cain
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Birthdate: September 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
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Holly Hagan
(Model, Reality TV Personality)
Holly Hagan
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Birthdate: July 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: England
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Downtown Julie Brown
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Birthdate: August 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales, UK
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Marnie Simpson
(Reality TV Star)
Marnie Simpson
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Birthdate: January 17, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: South Shields, Unite Kingdom
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Aaron Chalmers
(Reality TV Star)
Aaron Chalmers
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Birthdate: May 26, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manchester, England
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Nigel Barker
(Best Known as the Judge and Photographer on the Reality Show 'America’s Next Top Model')
Nigel Barker
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Birthdate: April 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England

Nigel Barker is an English fashion photographer, TV personality, filmmaker, spokesperson, author, and former model. Barker is best known for his work as a photographer in the popular reality TV series America's Next Top Model where he has also appeared as a judge. He has also judged beauty pageants like Miss America and Miss Universe. 

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Amelia Lily
(Singer)
Amelia Lily
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Birthdate: October 16, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Middlesbrough, England