Reality television star on ITV's The Only Way Is Essex. She is also an entrepreneur and owns the hair product company Frankie Essex Hair.
She started as a background character on The Only Way Is Essex, after her brother Joey Essex became a recurring character on the show's second season. When he was promoted to a starring role in the third season, she was promoted to a recurring character and later a main character.
She has spoken openly about her problems with yo-yo dieting.
Her brother Joey and her cousin Chloe are prominent members of The Only Way Is Essex. In 2012 she began dating John Lyons. They broke off their relationship in early 2015.
Her cousin Chloe Sims has been one of the leading stars on The Only Way Is Essex since its original season in 2011.