Became popular for her role as Ronnie Branning in the British soap opera EastEnders. Her other well-known film and television credits incude Up 'n' Under, Game On and Kingsman: The Secret Service.
She had a rough teenage life in which she drank and smoked cigarettes.
She has played Sandy in a performance of Grease.
She was married to Mauro Mantovani from 1997 to 1998 and in 2009, she married Mark Womack. She and Womack have a daughter named Lily and a son named Benjamin.
George Best is her aunt's former husband.