Charlotte Crosby Biography

(Television Personality Known for Her Reality Series ‘Geordie Shore’ and ‘Celebrity Big Brother’)

Birthday: May 17, 1990 (Taurus)

Born In: Sunderland, England, United Kingdom

Charlotte Crosby is a celebrated British reality star best known for her stint in the MTV reality series, ‘Geordie Shore’. A talented persona, Charlotte is renowned for her natural flair in acting and her no-holds-barred approach. She is blatantly honest onscreen and does not hide anything about her personality as was obvious during the screening of the show ‘Celebrity Big Brother’. It is this unique feature that acts as a USP for Crosby who has gained enormous popularity for her honesty and candor. Crosby is a hit with viewers of all ages and is noted for being naturally hilarious. With several top-rated television shows and reality series up her sleeves, Crosby has added more feathers to her cap. To start with, she is an accomplished fitness expert, her super-duper hit DVD series being a testimony to the same. She is also a noted writer and a fashion entrepreneur with her own flourishing clothing line, ‘Nostalgia’. On the social front as well, Crosby’s popularity continues to grow exponentially as she actively uses her Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat accounts to attract more fans. She has over 8.5 million followers on Instagram and 2.7 million followers on Twitter.

Quick Facts

British Celebrities Born In May

Also Known As: Charlotte-Letitia Crosby

Age: 34 Years, 34 Year Old Females


father: Gary Crosby

mother: Letitia Crosby

Born Country: England

Reality TV Personalities British Women

Height: 5'5" (165 cm), 5'5" Females

City: Sunderland, England

Childhood & Early Life

Charlotte Crosby was born on May 17, 1990, in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, UK, to Letitia and Gary Crosby. Not much is known about her early life or her academic background.

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Charlotte Crosby’s career began on a high note in 2011. She became a founding cast member and breakout star of MTV's flagship programme ‘Geordie Shore’. Little did Crosby know that the show would change the fate of her life for good! The show ran for 22 series before going off-air in November 2022.

The phenomenal success of ‘Geordie Shore’ made Crosby a household name. Fans and supporters wanted to see more of her. In 2012, she appeared in the MTV Europe Music Awards, presenting the award for Best Male. The following year, along with the cast members of ‘Geordie Shore’, she appeared on ‘The Sarah Millican Television Programme’.

Crosby was one of the contestants in the twelfth season of Channel 5’s highest-rated reality TV show, ‘Celebrity Big Brother,’ which started in August 2013. Her blatantly honest personality and no-holds-barred approach to life made her a popular figure on the show. She eventually ended up winning the season, beating runner-up Abz Love.

In addition to her appearances in ‘Geordie Shore’ and ‘Celebrity Big Brother’, Crosby has made guest appearances in several other TV shows as well. She is a regular panelist on ‘This Morning’ and for ITV shows, ‘Celebrity Juice’, ‘The X Factor’ and ‘Britain's Got More Talent’.

She appeared as a recurring guest on UK’s primetime shows such as ITV2’s ‘Fake Reaction’, BBC3’s ‘Staying In’, Channel 5’s ‘Most Shocking Celebrity Moments’, Channel 4’s ‘50 Funniest Moments’ and ITV2’s ‘Utterly Outrageous TV Moments.’ She is also a regular guest on the Irish RTE show ‘The Late Late Show.’

A skilled presenter, Charlotte Crosby has hosted several prominent events including BBC Radio 1’s ‘Teen Awards’. On numerous occasions, she has anchored MTV News as well.

In 2014, Crosby gained her own flagship programme, a reality series titled ‘The Charlotte Crosby Experience’ on TLC UK. The show involved her traveling around the world immersing herself in a wide variety of niche and eccentric foreign cultures.

She not only had to spend time in different extreme cultures but also had to live with some of the world’s most unique communities.

Crosby’s meteoric rise in her career allowed her to expand her wings further as she broke the confinements of the television screen to make her foray into other streams. To begin with, in August 2014, Crosby launched her own hugely successful women’s clothing line ‘Nostalgia’ in association with British online fashion retailer ‘In The Style.’ Her line was an instant hit and is a favorite of both celebrities and common girls alike. In early 2016, Crosby expanded by launching her first swimwear collection for Nostalgia.

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In December 2014, Crosby released her debut fitness DVD ‘Charlotte’s 3 Minute Belly Blitz’ to an overwhelming response. The DVD featuring Richard Callendar of ITV's ‘The Biggest Loser’ fame and weight loss expert David Souter was hugely successful and became the UK’s fastest-selling fitness DVD of all time! The DVD topped the official sports and fitness chart upon release and peaked at the top of the Official DVD charts. Within a month, it became the sixth best-selling Fitness DVD of the decade.

The tremendous success of Crosby’s debut fitness DVD led her to come up with a second one titled ‘3 Minute Bum Blitz’ in 2015. Replicating the success of its predecessor, ‘3 Minute Bum Blitz’ became the best-selling pre-order fitness DVD!

The success of Crosby as a fashion entrepreneur and fitness guru allowed her to experiment further, as she tried her hand at writing. Putting her wit and journalistic skills to play, Crosby started her own column in the weekly ‘Star Magazine.’

In July 2015, she released her autobiography ‘ME ME ME’. The book was immensely successful, spending five weeks at the ‘Sunday Times’ Best Seller list at the top spot. She followed it up with her first health and fitness book and her second book overall, ‘Live Fast, Lose Weight: Fat to Fit’. In it, she penned some handy tips and tricks on keeping fit and 80 recipes for a healthy lifestyle

In 2015, Crosby also starred in the second series of the reality show ‘Ex on the Beach’. For the show, she appeared as an ex of fellow ‘Geordie Shore’ cast member Gary Beadle. Later that year, she appeared on the comedy panel game show ‘Through the Keyhole’.

Crosby’s recent outings in television include her own programme on Chart Show TV called ‘Charlotte Crosby's Propa Mint Party,’ where she played a collection of her favorite music videos. She is a regular contributor to the Channel 4 documentary show, ‘A Granny's Guide to the Modern World’. She served as a narrator for Channel 5’s documentary-reality series ‘Tattoo Disasters U.K’. Later, she appeared in season 1 of ‘Celebrity Storage Hunters UK’ as a buyer and in ‘Tipping Point: Lucky Stars.’

She also appeared as a guest on the Christmas special of ‘In Bed with Jamie’ on E4. On Christmas Day 2016, she made her radio hosting debut on Heat Radio where she co-presented an afternoon show with Lucie Cave. She began starring in her own reality series named 'The Charlotte Show,' in 2018. The third season of the show saw its premiere in June 2019.

In 2019, she appeared on the British game show, ‘Celebrity Coach Trip,’ with her then-boyfriend, Josh Ritchie. They finished runner-up. The same year, she was also seen on the reality dating series, ‘Celebs Go Dating.’ In February 2023, she started hosting her documentary series, ‘Charlotte in Sunderland.’ The series was based on her life in her home city of Sunderland.

Major Works

Charlotte Crosby’s big career breakthrough came with MTV's flagship programme, ‘Geordie Shore’. A breakout star of the show, her fortunes changed for the better as she gained enormous popularity. The show became garnered immense popularity and ran for no less than 22 series. Crosby’s talent as an actor was well-received by critics and audiences alike.

Marriage & Love Life

Charlotte Crosby has been romantically linked with several actors, including her ‘Geordie Shore’ co-star Gary Beadle. Crosby was in an on-and-off relationship with Mitchell Jenkins. She even dated Max Morley for a while.

Her relationship with Gary Beadle from December 2015 to April 2016, led to an ectopic pregnancy. She underwent a life-saving surgery at St John and Elizabeth hospital in London which led to the removal of her left Fallopian tube.

From 2018 to 2019, she was romantically linked to Joshua Ritchie. In April 2022, she announced through an Instagram post that she was expecting her first child with boyfriend Jake Ankers. The couple welcomed a daughter named Alba in October 2022.

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