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Gail Porter Biography

Birth Name:
Gail Porter
Birth Place:
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Fast Facts

  • Started her career as a children's television presenter
  • In 1999 a photo of her naked, shot from behind, was projected onto the Houses of Parliament in London by men's magazine FHM
  • Started losing her hair due to alopecia totalis in 2005, but refused to wear a wig
  • Became an ambassador for the Little Princess Trust, a charity which provides wigs to children with hair loss
  • Suffered from ante-natal depression after the birth of her daughter, Honey in 2002
  • Published her autobiography, Laid Bare: My Story Of Love, Fame And Survival in September 2007
  • Has a black belt in Karate
  • Is a vice-president of The Children's Trust, a UK charity supporting children with brain injuries