Gemma Collins

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Updated On January 24, 2023

Rumford, United Kingdom
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Gemma Collins is a businesswoman and reality television star from England. Gemma Collin is most known for her appearances on “The Only Way Is Essex,” a reality television program.

Early Life and Childhood

She was born on born 31 January 1981 in Rumford, United Kingdom. Currently, she is 41 years old. Gemma Clare Collin is her real name and does not have any nickname.

She is the daughter of Alan Collins (father) worked in a highly profitable shipping company and Joan Collins (mother), an actor, Novelist, producer and has one sibling named Russell Collins, also an actor, and a stage actor.

Since she was a little child, she had an interest in acting. Her mother claims that she was bullied as a young child. She cherished participating in acting and artistic programs. There is nothing publicly available about her early life.

Till now she has not given details about it in the media. Maybe she doesn’t want others to know about it. She is a very private person and introverted so she didn’t share much information about her life.

She is British and religion of her is unknown. Her zodiac sign according to birth date is Aquarius, who is honest, creative as well as helpful.

Gemma Collins – Education

She attended the “Sylvia Young Theatre School,” where she took part in numerous stage productions to improve her acting abilities. Following that, she finished her schooling at the “Frances Bardsley Academy.”

After that, she began her profession, but she was not a pretty woman, she initially had to struggle. She was a used-car salesperson during that difficult time.

Career and Professional Life

She was a regular cast member of the British reality TV program “The Only Way Is Essex” in 2011. She became a series regular after joining the cast of the show in the second season.

The premise of the “BAFTA Award”-winning series, which places people in altered but unscripted circumstances, has proven to be quite popular in Britain, making it one of the most watched reality TV shows there.

Gemma has appeared in all of the show’s seasons since she joined the cast in 2011 and has grown to be a fan favorite. She made an appearance in 14 episodes of “Loose Women” that same year.

Later that year, she had three guest appearances on “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! NOW!”, a British television program. The following few months saw Gemma appearing on programs including “That Sunday Night Show” and “Peter Andre: My Life.

She participated in the reality TV program “Splash!,”  in 2014. In the second season of the show, Gemma made an appearance, and she was fired. She featured in “Alan Carr’s Spectacular” and “Who’s Doing the Dishes?” and in 2015 on shows like “Mel & Sue,” “Kendra on Top,” “Keep It in the Family,” and “Safeword”.

And, she participated in the 17th season of “Celebrity Big Brother.”  She received a lot of exposure from the program, which is the most viewed reality TV program in the UK. The same year, she appeared in “In Therapy”, in 2017, performed in the TV shows “Sugar-Free Farm”, “Big Brother”, and “Through the Keyhole”, appearing in one episode.

In 2018, appeared in “Celebs Go Dating”, “Celebrity MasterChef”, and “All Together Now, Celebrities”. In 2019, she was a contestant on the show, “Dancing on Ice”, and featured in “Diva Forever“.

Apart from her being a TV celebrity, Gemma runs a boutique in Essex and a pop-up shop in Marbella. In 2018, she turned designer and started her own swimwear for plus-size women and also she released another book titled “The GC: How to Be a Diva”. Her autobiography, “Basically: My Real Life as an Essex Girl,” was published in 2013.

Brand Endorsements

Collins has collaborated with a number of well-known retail and clothing companies, such as Sainsbury’s, Boohoo, Amazon, and In The Style. Additionally, she has worked with the fast food restaurant Burger King, the condom company Durex, and the low-cost airline Wizz Air.

Gemma Collins has just agreed to a £1 million contract to serve as New Look’s brand ambassador. In 2013, she opened Gemma Collins Collection, her own clothing store. With sizes ranging from 16 to 28, the Brentwood, Essex-based brand specialized in plus-sized women’s clothing.

Awards and Nomination

She has won one National Reality Television Award in 2021 for Best Female Personality featured in ” Gemma Collins: Diva on Lockdown” and she has been nominated three times in the year 2012, 2015, and 2018 ” National Reality Television Awards ” for Best Female Personality of the year featured in ” The Only Way Is Essex“.

Gemma Collins in her award ceremony Source BBC

Caption: Gemma Collins in her award ceremony (Source: BBC)

Gemma Collins – Net Worth 2023

Gemma Collins achieves enormous popularity and professional success. She is one of the wealthiest and most well-known successful women, with a $4 million net worth. She enjoys a rich lifestyle and enjoys applying makeup using expensive items from well-known companies.

Relationship Status

Collins dated Charlie King, a cast member from The Only Way is Essex, in 2012. Collins was suspicious that King was homosexual when they were dating. In 2014, he later came out. After they broke up.

She dated mechanic Rami Hawash, and on December 25, 2013, they engaged but they broke up later. Before reuniting with her ex-boyfriend Rami in 2012, Collins had a brief relationship with James Argent.

Argent fought cocaine addiction, which caused their relationship to fall apart. Collins revealed in July 2021 that she had restarted her romance with ex-fiancé Rami Hawash a few months earlier when she was photographed wearing her engagement ring.

She also talked about her desire to have a child with Hawash and her idea for a television program to follow the pregnancy and delivery of the child.

Gemma Collins with her current boyfriend

Caption: Gemma Collins with her current boyfriend (Source: Heart Radio)

Gemma Collins – Scandal

She has a photoshop scandal. In 2018, it was discovered that Gemma Collins had used altered images to promote her clothesline. Models came forward in a rage, alleging that the Romford star had photo-shopped her own head onto their bodies without their consent.

She is not so beautiful so many public hated her due to her body and face and also she kicked out of shows and movies many times. She struggled a lot in this profession.

Gemma Collins Photoshop Scandal Source DAily Mail

Caption: Gemma Collins Photoshop Scandal (Source: Daily Mail)

 Body Measurements

Alan Collins has kept her body fit and healthy and well-maintained. she is 5’9″ tall and weighs around 60 kg. Likewise, Alan Collins has beautiful hypnotizing big brown eyes and blonde wavy hair.

Her body measurements are 30-28-18 Inch inches. Similarly, her hip size is 45 inches, Waist size is 35 inches, and bra size is 38D. Her shoe size and a dress size of her are not clear.

Social Media

She doesn’t use social media.  searched and couldn’t locate her profile on any well-known social media. She is a private person who values her privacy and does not want the general public to know what goes on in her everyday life. Due to her private life, it is very tough to find any facts about her.