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Jessica Cunningham's Biography

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Who is Jessica Cunningham?

Jessica was a 29 year old owner of an online fashion company and the Operations Director for a PR and marketing agency, living in Derbyshire, when she entered The Apprentice series 12.

Her online company Prodigal Fox includes the Jessica Hayes and Katie Salmon clothing collections.

On 29 September 2016, The Mirror reported that: "Jessica Cunningham has three children with Alistair Eccles, a man convicted of money laundering and given 15-month suspended sentence in 2013.

In advance of The Apprentice, it was also reported that Jessica Cunningham used to be a stripper and pole dancer.

In week two of The Apprentice, Jessica was a project manager and in a rare event Lord Sugar brought both teams back into the boardroom. However, Jessica survived and her teammate Natalie Hughes was fired.

Jessica Cunningham ended up coming fourth in The Apprentice.

In her audition for The Apprentice, Jessica Cunningham said: “I've been told I'm very much like a female version of Jim Carrey.”

Soon after The Apprentice, Jessica Cunningham became a housemate on Celebrity Big Brother series 19, joining on the eleventh day.

She was the seventh housemate to be evicted.

In 2017, she was commissioned to design a fashion range Jess for Little Black Dress.

In August 2017, Jessica Cunningham's ex boyfriend Alistair Eccles, who was the father of her three children, died.

Jessica Cunningham's Apprentice Audition


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