Penny Lancaster is an English model, photographer, television personality and police officer. She began her career as a fitness instructor but was soon discovered by a modelling scout. A successful career in modelling followed; however photography drew her attention as well. Soon, she was behind the camera handling photography assignments for various newspapers and magazines. Along the way, she released a bestselling fitness DVD and participated in the celebrity dance show Strictly Come Dancing. From 2014, she became a panellist at ITV’s lunchtime show Loose Women. In 2019, she became a part of a Channel 4's television documentary, Famous and Fighting Crime, and so loved her stint with the uniform that she decided to join City of London Police as a volunteer Special Constable. She is married to the famous rock and pop singer, Sir Rod Stewart, and has two children with him.