Famous British Reality TV Stars

Find out more about the greatest British Reality TV Personalities, including Bear Grylls, Vicky Pattison, Charlotte Crosby, Sharon Osbourne and Jeremy Paxman.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell.
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: October 7, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lambeth, London, United Kingdom

Simon Cowell is a television personality, entrepreneur and record executive. He has judged some of the most popular shows on British television like talent competition series Pop Idol, The X Factor UK and Britain's Got Talent. He has also judged the American television talent competition series American Idol, The X Factor US and America's Got Talent.

 2 Katie Price

Katie Price.
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Famous As: Model, Television Personality
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.

 3 Phillip Schofield

Phillip Schofield.
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Famous As: Television Presenter
Birthdate: April 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oldham, Lancashire, England

Phillip Schofield is an English TV presenter. Over the years, Schofield has been playing an important role in the success of ITV's This Morning and Dancing on Ice. He is also a humanitarian as he has been serving as a patron of Shooting Star Children's Hospices, which aids families of children with terminal illnesses.

 4 Peaches Geldof

Peaches Geldof.
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Famous As: English columnist
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.

 5 Nick Grimshaw

Nick Grimshaw.
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: August 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Manchester, England

Nick Grimshaw is an English TV and radio presenter who has hosted a variety of shows on BBC Radio 1. After attending the University of Liverpool, he began his career hosting shows for teenagers. He proved to be popular and went on to host The Radio 1 Breakfast Show. He is also an ambassador for The Albert Kennedy Trust.  

 6 Nadiya Hussain

Nadiya Hussain
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: December 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England, UK

Nadiya Hussain is a British TV chef, television presenter, and author. She is best known for winning the sixth series of The Great British Bake Off. Over the years Nadiya Hussain has become a household name in the UK by hosting shows like Nadiya's Family Favourites. In 2017, she was mentioned in Debrett's' 500 most influential people in the UK list.

 7 Stacey Solomon

Stacey Solomon.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dagenham, 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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 8 Jack Osbourne

Jack Osbourne.
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Famous As: Media personality
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. 

 9 Jade Goody

Jade Goody.
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Famous As: Reality TV Star
Birthdate: June 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bermondsey, London, England
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.

 10 Rylan Clark-Neal

Rylan Clark-Neal
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Famous As: TV Presenter
Birthdate: October 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stepney, London, England, UK

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. 

 11 Edd China

Edd China.
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Famous As: Television Presenter
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.

 12 Courtney Hadwin

Courtney Hadwin.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 6, 2004
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sunderland, England

Courtney Hadwin is an English singer-songwriter who achieved popularity by participating in the first series of ITV's The Voice Kids and the 13th season of NBC's America's Got Talent, where she was a finalist. She is one of the youngest artists to sign a record deal with Arista Records and Syco Entertainment.

 13 Charlotte Crosby

Charlotte Crosby.
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: May 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sunderland, 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. 

 14 Vicky Pattison

Vicky Pattison.
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Famous As: Reality TV star, Writer, TV Presenter
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.  

 15 Tara Palmer-Tomkinson

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson
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Famous As: Socialite
Birthdate: December 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, UK
Died: February 8, 2017

 16 Tulisa Contostavlos

Tulisa Contostavlos.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
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.

 17 Jane Asher

Jane Asher.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Willesden, London
Jane Asher gained fame as a child actor and later worked in movies such as Alfie and Deep End. She has also appeared in series such as Wish Me Luck and Holby City. She supports autism-related charities, has authored three novels, and owns a cake-making company and a kitchenware brand.

 18 Jenny Ryan

Jenny Ryan
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: April 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bolton, Lancashire, England, UK

 19 Georgia Toffolo

Georgia Toffolo.
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Famous As: Reality Star
Birthdate: October 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Torquay, Devon, England
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.

 20 Gemma Collins

Gemma Collins.
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Famous As: Businesswoman
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.

 21 Jo Frost

Jo Frost.
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Famous As: Nanny, Reality TV Personality
Birthdate: June 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

 22 Scarlett Moffatt

Scarlett Moffatt.
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Famous As: Reality TV Personality
Birthdate: October 17, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England

 23 Nikki Grahame

Nikki Grahame.
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Famous As: Television Personality, Writer
Birthdate: April 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Northwood, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 9, 2021

 24 Tamara Ecclestone

Tamara Ecclestone
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: June 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milan, Italy

 25 Megan McKenna

Megan McKenna.
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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: September 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Barking

 26 Ann Widdecombe

Ann Widdecombe
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 4, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bath, Somerset, England, UK

 27 Mike Thalassitis

Mike Thalassitis
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: January 19, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Died: March 15, 2019

 28 Stephen Bear

Stephen Bear.
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Famous As: Reality TV Star
Birthdate: January 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Walthamstow, London

 29 Emma Slater

Emma Slater.
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: December 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tamworth, Staffordshire

 30 Chloe Ferry

Chloe Ferry.
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Famous As: Reality TV Star
Birthdate: August 31, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne

 31 Ferne McCann

Ferne McCann.
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: August 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brentwood, Essex

 32 Danielle Lloyd

Danielle Lloyd
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Famous As: Models
Birthdate: December 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, UK

 33 Fred Dibnah

Fred Dibnah
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Famous As: TV Personalities
Birthdate: April 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bolton, Lancashire, England, UK
Died: November 6, 2004

 34 Jim Bowen

Jim Bowen
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: August 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Heswall, Cheshire, England, UK
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.

 35 Lorraine Pascale

Lorraine Pascale
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Famous As: Television cook
Birthdate: November 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England, UK
British chef Lorraine Pascale has her TV shows in 70 countries worldwide and has sold one million books in UK. A highly successful fashion model in 1990s, Pascale is also the United Kingdom government Fostering and Adoption Ambassador. She was the first British Black model on the cover of American Elle and fronted campaigns for brands like Versace and Gap.

 36 Abbey Clancy

Abbey Clancy
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 10, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Liverpool, England

 37 Neil Ruddock

Neil Ruddock
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: May 9, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wandsworth, London, England, UK

 38 Donna Air

Donna Air
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 2, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wallsend, England

 39 Jeremy Paxman

Jeremy Paxman
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Famous As: Journalist, Television presenter, Writer, Radio personality
Birthdate: May 11, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leeds

 40 Ashley Cain

Ashley Cain.
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Famous As: Reality Star
Birthdate: September 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

 41 Russell Watson

Russell Watson.
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Famous As: Tenor Singer
Birthdate: November 24, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: England

Russell Watson is an English tenor who came into prominence after performing God Save the Queen at the Challenge Cup Final in 1999. Apart from releasing successful albums, such as The Voice and Encore, Russell Watson has also appeared as a judge on TV shows like Last Choir Standing.

 42 Sam Faiers

Sam Faiers
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Famous As: Television personality
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.

 43 Holly Hagan

Holly Hagan.
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Famous As: Model, Reality TV Personality
Birthdate: July 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: England

 44 Jake Quickenden

Jake Quickenden
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, England

 45 Joanne Clifton

Joanne Clifton.
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Famous As: Reality TV Star
Birthdate: October 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Waltham, United Kingdom

 46 Cherie Lunghi

Cherie Lunghi.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 4, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nottingham, England, United Kingdom

 47 Jennifer Ellison

Jennifer Ellison
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Famous As: Film actress
Birthdate: May 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool, England

 48 Sinitta

Sinitta
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 19, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seattle, USA

 49 Aaron Chalmers

Aaron Chalmers.
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Famous As: Reality TV Star
Birthdate: May 26, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manchester, England

 50 Amy Childs

Amy Childs
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Famous As: TV Personality
Birthdate: June 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brentwood, Essex, England, UK

Best known for her appearances on the shows The Only Way Is Essex and Celebrity Big Brother 8, Amy Childs also had her own show, It's All About Amy. She is also known for her on-and-off relationship with Bradley Wright, who is a builder with a bad criminal record.