Katie Piper's Biography

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Who is Katie Piper?

She was born on 12 October 1983 and grew up in Andover, Hampshire.

Having trained as a beautician, she began modelling and was runner-up in the 2006 Miss Winchester beauty pageant.

In March 2008 she was severely injured including being blinded in one eye when acid was thrown in her face.

Surgeons rebuilt her face, and she went on to establish The Katie Piper Foundation to help people deal with burns and scars.

She was the subject of a Channel 4 documentary Katie: My Beautiful Face.

Subsequently, Katie Piper presented Bodyshockers and Face to Face on Channel 4.

She has also written an autobiography.

In 2018 Katie Piper became one of the celebrities appearing on Strictly Come Dancing.

She was partnered with Gorka Marquez.

In 2020, the BBC announced that Katie Piper would be one of the presenters of Songs of Praise.

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