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Melinda Messenger's Biography

 
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Melinda Jane Messenger was born on 23 February 1971 in Swindon.

Her parents divorced when she was five. The Independent carried a detailed article, including an account about the difficulty between Melinda Messenger's parents.

Melinda Messenger worked as an air stewardess and then had a managerial role in a marketing company before she was selected to model for a double glazing company, which led to The Daily Star featuring her on a centre page spread in 1997.

Melinda Messenger then became a Page 3 girl with The Sun.

After modelling, Melinda Messenger moved into TV including presenting her own Channel 5 chat show, Melinda's Big Night In.

In January 2009, Melinda Messenger entered Dancing on Ice partnering Fred Palascak.

Melinda and Fred survived a skate-off in the women celebrities' first week competing in Dancing on Ice.

They went on to survive two more skate-offs, but in week seven of Dancing on Ice, Melinda Messenger and Fred Palascak could not see off the strength of Jessica Taylor and Pavel Aubrecht.

Like fellow Dancing on Ice competitor Jeremy Edwards, Melinda Messenger's previous TV experience has included being a housemate on Celebrity Big Brother, in which she came third behind Les Dennis and Mark Owen.

Around the time of Dancing on Ice, Melinda Messenger was co-presenting Cowboy Builders with Dominic Littlewood.

Melinda Messenger and her husband Wayne Roberts married in Bali on 26 November 1998. They have three children. She is the MD of his electronics company.

In December 2008, it was reported that Melinda Messenger had rekindled her romance with estranged husband Wayne Roberts.

Nevertheless, they broke up again in 2012.

She subsequently started going out with Warren Smith.



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