Kelly Brook Biography

(English Model and Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Prudence’ in the TV Sitcom ‘One Big Happy’)

Birthday: November 23, 1979 (Sagittarius)

Born In: Rochester, Kent, England

Kelly Brook, a gorgeous model, and actress, began her career at the age of 16 after winning a modeling competition. Her unique talent and fame won over many fans all around the world. She has been involved with large ad campaigns for companies like ‘Foster's Beer’ and ‘Renault’. Her shapely figure and sweet personality gave her many opportunities, and she could attain fame as a teenage model. Kelly gained immense recognition after her appearance in ‘Page Three Girl’ for the Daily Star tabloid. She became one of the most popular glamor models of all time. In addition to her modeling career, Kelly Brook has acted in films, theater, television shows, music, and fitness videos. She has performed in youth television programs and reality shows on TV. Her most popular role to date has been Weinstein Company’s ‘Piranha 3D’. Kelly has authored a style book ‘Pinning down the Pin Up within you’ and participated in the celebrity dance competition ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ on BBC1. Some of her memorable roles include ‘Millville’, ‘The Italian Job’, ‘School for Seduction’ ‘Romy and Michele: In the Beginning’, and ‘Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo’. She also has an entrepreneurial streak and a love for fine dining. Kelly is an ambassador for The Prince's Trust and an advocate of PETA which campaigns for banning the use of animal skin in the Fashion Industry.

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Quick Facts

British Celebrities Born In November

Also Known As: Kelly Ann Parsons

Age: 44 Years, 44 Year Old Females

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Billy Zane (m. ?–2008)

father: Kenneth Parsons

mother: Sandra

siblings: Damian

Born Country: England

Models Actresses

Height: 5'6" (168 cm), 5'6" Females

Notable Alumni: Italia Conti Academy Of Theatre Arts

More Facts

education: Italia Conti Academy Of Theatre Arts

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    Is Kelly Brook a model?

    Yes, Kelly Brook is a model, actress, and television presenter.

  • 2

    What are some movies Kelly Brook has starred in?

    Some movies Kelly Brook has starred in include "Piranha 3D," "Survival Island," and "Romy and Michele: In the Beginning."

  • 3

    Does Kelly Brook have any fashion or beauty tips?

    Kelly Brook often shares fashion and beauty tips on her social media platforms, such as skincare routines and style recommendations.

Childhood & Early Life

Kelly was born on November 23, 1979, to Sandra Parsons, a cook, and Kenneth Parsons, a scaffolder. She has an older half-sister, Sasha, and a younger brother, Damian.

Kelly attended the ‘Thomas Aveling School’ in Warren Wood, Rochester. She then went to the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London for three years, before becoming a professional model.

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Career

Kelly began her modeling career after winning a beauty competition. In 1997, she started presenting youth television programs on ‘MTV’, ‘Granada Television’ and the ‘Trouble TV’.

In 2000, she made her first film debut as Sarah, in the film ‘Sorted’, with a minor role alongside Tim Curry. She also appeared in ‘Ripper’ and ’Letter from Hell’.

Her performances quickly caught the eye of American producers and Kelly’s posters and calendars became top sellers, and she started appearing regularly on the covers of ‘Cosmopolitan’, ‘Esquire’, ‘Love’, ‘Glamour’, ‘Red’, ‘Instyle’, and ‘GQ’.

She has also worked extensively in the TV industry in shows that include ‘Big Breakfast’, ‘Love Island’, ‘Dirty Dancing’, ‘The Time of Our Lives’ and ‘MTV Select’.

In 2003, she made a small appearance in ‘The Italian Job’, and after a year, performed her first starring role in ‘School of Seduction’, which won her positive reviews.

Between 2004 and 2005, she played a variety of roles such as that of Nikki Morris in the video game ‘Need for Speed Underground 2’ and ‘House of 9’.

She has been recognized as one of the top models in the UK in Swimwear and Lingerie, after the launch of her collections, which have been carried exclusively by ‘New Look’ since 2006.

She also had lead roles in ITV’s ‘Miss Marple’, ‘Moving Wallpaper’ in 2009, and in the science fiction thriller ‘Shadow Play’ directed by Nick Simon.

In 2007, she authored a style book, ‘Pinning down the Pin Up within You’ through Orion Publishers, and signed a contract with Unilever's Lynx body spray, ‘Axe’.

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She has been working with ‘Reebok’ since 2008 and has produced a Fitness video alongside Flavia Cacace. Her performance in Neil LaBute’s ‘Fat Pig’ at the Comedy Theatre was admirable.

She took part in ‘Wembley Arena’ in 2009 and was invited to guest judge ITV’s flagship shows, ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and ‘Calendar Girls’.

She acted in the science fiction thriller, ‘Shadow Play’ and appeared in ‘Clapham Picture House’ to surprise cinemagoers as part of a promotion for ‘Carlsberg’ and Sky 3D.

In 2010, she took part in ‘Strictly Arena Tour Dancing’ and after three years, was a team captain on ‘Celebrity Juice’, ‘Season 9’ and ‘Juliet’.

Kelly also made a cameo appearance in ‘Forever Crazy’. She played the lead role of ‘Kate’ in award-winning writer Maueve Murphy's feature film ‘Taking Stock’. In 2016, she became a part of the comedy panel game show ‘It's Not Me, It's You’ as team captain. The show was not renewed for a second season. That same year, she also appeared in ‘Through the Keyhole’ and ‘The Keith Lemon Sketch Show.’

She was next seen in television shows like ‘Loose Women,’ ‘Midsomer Murders,’ ‘Celebrity Antiques Road Trip,’ ‘Harry Hill's Alien Fun Capsule,’ and ‘The Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off.’ In 2021, she appeared on the reality dancing competition television series ‘The Masked Dancer’ as a contestant. She secured the fifth position in the season.

Awards & Achievements

After ‘Page Three Girl’, Kelly became one of the most popular glamor models of all time, appearing in various magazines such as FHM, Loaded, and Playboy.

‘Grazia’ magazine considered Kelly to have the best British female body. She also topped the 'FHM 100 Sexiest Women in the World' list said to have been polled by 15 million people.

Major Works

Brook had a leading role in the horror comedy remake ‘Piranha 3D’. The film had a worldwide theatrical release on 20 August 2010 and received positive reviews and commercial success, grossing $83,188,163.

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In 2012, Kelly Brook starred in the British Comedy Film ‘Keith Lemon: The Film’ which became the highest-ranking debut film at the box office.

In February 2007, Brook had signed a contract, reported to be worth around one million to represent Unilever's Lynx body spray, ‘Axe’ in the US and in Europe.

Personal life & Legacy

Kelly was in a seven-year relationship with actor Jason Statham, which lasted till 2004. Later, she was engaged to Billy Zane, but they split after four years.

Brook had been dating Thom Evans since December 2010 but announced their separation in September 2013.

She started dating David McIntosh in February 2014 and later got engaged to him but on 26 September 2014, she announced that the engagement was over.

She released her autobiography in September 2014.

In 2015, she started dating Jeremy Parisi. The couple got married in July 2022.

Facts About Kelly Brook

Kelly Brook is a trained expert in the art of underwater basket weaving, a unique and challenging skill that she enjoys practicing in her free time.

In addition to her successful career in modeling and acting, Kelly Brook is also a talented gardener with a passion for growing her own fruits and vegetables.

Kelly Brook is an avid collector of vintage vinyl records and enjoys spending hours browsing through flea markets and record stores to add to her collection.

Despite her glamorous image, Kelly Brook is a self-proclaimed bookworm who loves to curl up with a good novel and a cup of tea in her spare time.

Kelly Brook has a hidden talent for painting and often creates beautiful and vibrant artwork inspired by her travels and experiences.

Kelly Brook Movies

1. The Italian Job (2003)

  (Crime, Action, Thriller)

2. Fishtales (2007)

  (Family)

3. Piranha 3D (2010)

  (Comedy, Thriller, Horror)

4. School for Seduction (2004)

  (Romance, Drama, Comedy)

5. House of 9 (2005)

  (Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Drama)

6. Three (2005)

  (Horror, Thriller, Adventure, Drama)

7. Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)

  (Comedy)

8. Ripper (2001)

  (Thriller, Horror)

9. Absolon (2003)

  (Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi)

10. Keith Lemon: The Film (2012)

  (Comedy)

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