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Danniella Westbrook

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5, 1973
London, England
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5, 1973 (age 47)
London, England


Actress known for her portrayal of Samantha Mitchell in EastEnders. She later competed on I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!, Dancing on Ice, and Celebrity Big Brother. She has also appeared on Frank Stubbs Promotes and in Hollyoaks. 

Before Fame

She loved horseback riding as a child. She was modeling from the age of seven and would begin to study acting at the Sylvia Young Theatre School when she was eight. She performed in a production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.


She was involved in a highly publicized fight against cocaine addiction in the 1990s and early 2000s. She wrote autobiographies called The Other Side of Nowhere and Faith, Hope and Clarity.

Family Life

Her father Andy was a taxi driver, and her mother Sue was a shop assistant. She has an older half-brother named Justin and a young brother, Jay. She was married to Ben Morgan for one year and married Kevin Jenkins from 2001 to 2014. She has two kids named Jodie B and Kai.

Associated With

She and Vanessa Feltz co-presented the UK reality show Cosmetic Surgery Live.