Kelly Brook's Biography

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Who is Kelly Brook?

Kelly Brook was born Kelly Ann Parsons on 23 November 1979 in Kent, England.

Her mother Sandra was a cook and her father Ken was a scaffolder.

Kelly Brook won a scholarship to the prestigious Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, where she studied dance, drama and singing.

Brook had various modelling contracts but her big TV breakthrough came when she took over from Denise Van Outen as co-presenter of The Big Breakfast with Johnny Vaughan.

However, in 1999 Kelly Brook left the Big Breakfast and since then her presenting and acting career has been intermittent.

On the personal front, Kelly Brook went out with actor Jason Statham for seven years but they broke up in 2004 and she later started going out with Billy Zane, with whom she starred in the shipwreck film Three.

Billy Zane and Kelly Brook got engaged in 2004.

In April 2008, there were reports that Kelly Brook and Billy Zane were splitting up.

Kelly Brook's acting credits include Ripper, School for Seduction, Absolon.

Apart from The Big Breakfast, Kelly Brook also co-presented with Patrick Kielty a season of the reality TV show Celebrity Love Island.

In Strictly Come Dancing in 2007, Kelly Brook partnered Brendan Cole.

Kelly Brook was doing well in Strictly Come Dancing but on 30 November 2007 it was announced that she had pulled out following her father's death earlier in the week.

In May 2008, Media Guardian reported that Kelly Brook was taking over as a judge on Living TV's Dirty Dancing: The Time of Your Life from Jennifer Ellison.

In 2008, Kelly Brook was cast as Jeannie in Fat Pig at the Comedy Theatre, taking over from Joanna Page.

In October 2008, The Mail published photos of Kelly Brook cheering on her boyfriend, Wasps and England rugby player Danny Cipriani.

In 2009 Kelly Brook joined Simon Cowell, Piers Morgan and Amanda Holden as a judge for ITV's talent show Britain's Got Talent.

However, it was short-lived. After just six days, Kelly Brook left because the producers of Britain's Got Talent decided the new panel was too complicated, and that the format did not support having another judge.

In March 2011, The Mail reported that Kelly Brook was expecting a baby with her boyfriend rugby player Thom Evans, former team-mate of her ex Danny Cipriani.

However, she had a miscarriage.

She broke up with Thom Evans in 2013.

She was then briefly engaged to David McIntosh.

In 2022, she married Jeremy Parisi.

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