Sam Faiers shot to fame as one of the original stars of reality TV show The Only Way Is Essex, memorably getting a vajazzle and having an on/off relationship with Joey Essex
In her younger years, Sam trained alongside Great Britain gymnastics and has admitted it’s left her “quite supple”
She almost became a Page 3 girl for The Sun before she found fame on TOWIE but still admits she’d love to model for Ann Summers
Sam and Joey’s relationship has been a central storyline in TOWIE and the couple gave their romance one more shot in the last series, but it was doomed to fail yet again. In the final episode of the tenth series, viewers saw an emotional Sam and Joey say their goodbyes before he headed down under to film I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here
Sam has over 1 million Twitter followers and runs Millie’s Boutique in Brentwood with her sister Billie.
Pictures of Sam’s time in the Big Brother house: