Danielle Lineker

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Danielle Maria Bux
Born Danielle Maria Bux
(1979-06-15) 15 June 1979 (age 35)
Cardiff, Wales
Spouse(s) Gary Lineker (m. 2009)
Modelling information
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Hair colour Brown
Eye colour Hazel


Agent: Independent Talent

Danielle Maria Lineker (née Bux; born 15 June 1979) is a Welsh model,[1] television personality and actress. Danielle made her modelling début in 1999 winning a place on the coveted Miss Hawaiian Tropic beauty pageant in Las Vegas. Since she has graced both stage and screen, and adorned the covers of prestigious magazines. She is married to former English footballer Gary Lineker. Danielle is a patron of wildlife and conservation charity The Born Free Foundation, as well as The Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation.

Early life[edit]

Born in Cardiff to Kim and Roy. Her mother, three half-siblings and stepfather, Alex Mohamed,[2] She attended Cantonian High School in Fairwater where she sat 8 GCSEs and 3 A-levels. Subsequently Danielle chose to study History, Sociology and French at A-level.[3] Bux also achieved Advanced Level 2 in Ballet in her youth.

Modelling career[edit]

As mentioned Lineker started modelling (working as Danielle Bux) as a teenager after winning a place in the Miss Hawaiian Tropic contest in Las Vegas, USA. She became a model and has since modelled for various brands, including La Senza,[4] and appeared on the cover of various magazines including, HELLO!, OK Maxim[5] and Fabulous.


Bux assisted Sir Trevor McDonald onstage at the 2008 National TV Awards.

She finished in third place in the 2009 series of ITV's Hell's Kitchen.[1] and in June and July 2009 she was a guest panellist on ITVs Loose Women.

Billed as Danielle Lineker, she made her stage debut in Calendar Girls at the Bristol Hippodrome, beginning 26 January 2011.

Danielle is currently filming Kicking Off a film with Warren Brown and Greg McHugh

Danielle appeared in "Responsible Other" a play by Melanie Spencer, she played Head Teacher Miss Lewis, the play ran at Hampstead Theatre during June 2013. The play was in high regard with critics gaining a 4-star review by both The Times and The Independent.

Danielle also appeared in BBC's critically acclaimed Silent Witness in early 2013.


  1. ^ a b "Danielle Bux bans WAGs from her wedding to Gary Lineker". Western Mail. 13 April 2009. Retrieved 15 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Gary Lineker's fiancee Danielle Bux heartbroken over mum's arrest". NOW! magazine. 23 September 2008. Retrieved 15 April 2009. 
  3. ^ "Gary Lineker's fiancée 'wracked with worry' as mother is arrested over suspected burglary". Daily Mail. 23 September 2008. Retrieved 15 April 2009. 
  4. ^ "Hell's Kitchen star Danielle Bux turns up the heat in new La Senza lingerie ad". Mail Online. 15 April 2009. Retrieved 25 April 2009. 
  5. ^ "Danielle Bux". Maxim. Retrieved 15 April 2009. 

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