|Born||Keeley Rebecca Hazell
18 September 1986 
Lewisham, London, England
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Hair colour||Dark brown|
Hazell was born in Lewisham, grew up in Grove Park, and attended the Ravensbourne School in Bromley. Her mother, Amber, is a dinner lady and her father, Roy, is a window fitter; they separated when she was thirteen years old.
At 16 years of age, Hazell left school to work as a hairdresser. Her work colleagues persuaded her to try her luck at modelling. At 17, she competed in The Daily Star's "Search for a Beach Babe" contest and won. Still not old enough to pose on Page 3, she went to study fashion at Lewisham College. But later, a friend told her about The Sun's Page 3 Idol competition. Despite some initial uncertainty about entering the contest, she submitted some photos. She was eventually chosen the winner in December 2004. She won £10,000 worth of "sexy clothes" and "a one-year membership of the Rex cinema and bar". Another part of Hazell's Page 3 Idol win was a one-year exclusive glamour modelling contract with The Sun.
Hazell was regularly featured in Nuts and Zoo. She has been on the cover of The Sun's 2006 and 2007 Page 3 calendars, in addition to her own wall calendars, the 2007 edition selling 30,000 copies in its first few days of release.
In 2008, Hazell and agent Ginny Mettrick co-founded a modelling agency called Muse Management.
In 2009, according to the August edition of Loaded, Peta Todd states that Keeley has given modelling up to pursue a career in acting and was in America receiving acting lessons. Her last appearance on Page 3 of The Sun was on 30 September 2009.
In 2012 Keeley made her return to modelling and appeared on the front cover of the July issue of FHM.
Other media appearances
Hazell was the face of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's Formula One 06 video game for PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, and F1 CE for PlayStation 3. She is currently the face of MotorStorm: Pacific Rift for PlayStation 3.
Environmental and charitable work
Hazell was hailed by Conservative leader David Cameron in December 2006 as an "environmental hero" for her campaigns in The Sun, giving environmental tips such as turning lights off during the day. She was named alongside the likes of David Attenborough, Prince Charles and Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Tories' list.
Hazell has backed a major breast cancer awareness campaign for Breakthrough Breast Cancer. The campaign called TALK TLC aims to promote Breakthrough's breast health message about the need to be aware of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. Hazell has also signed up to take part in the Breakthrough Generations Study consisting of 100,000 women and spanning 40 years - the study aims to be the largest and most comprehensive of its kind.
In January 2006, Hazell made headlines when former Chelsea F.C. football player Joe Cole was beaten up at a party held at her Grove Park house. She spoke to The Sun in March, denying rumours surrounding the incident.
Polls and honours
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- Winner of The Sun's Page 3 Idol 2004
- #17 in Loaded's 100 Peachiest Celebrity Chests 2005
- #1 in Zoo's Britain's 10 Sexiest Models
- #1 in Zoo's 100 Sexiest Bodies 2005
- #1 in The Sun's Favourite Page 3 Girls of All Time
- Voted "Best Page 3 Girl" in the FHM Bloke Awards 2006
- #2 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2006
- Winner of The Sun Online's Reality Babe Cup
- #1 in Zoo's 100 Sexiest Bodies 2006
- Best Celeb Body 2006 (More readers' survey)
- #19 in AskMen.com Top 99 Most Desirable Women 2007 Edition
- #9 in FHM's 50 Most Eligible Women 2007
- #2 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2007
- #3 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2008
- #2 in IGN Babe Election 2008
- #4 in AskMen.com Top 99 Most Desirable Women 2009 Edition."
- #5 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2009
- #3 seed in KJR-AM's Bigger Dance Bracket, eliminated in Championship by Megan Fox
- #5 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2010
- #8 in FHM's 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012
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