Lauren Goodger

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Lauren Goodger
Born Lauren Rose Goodger
(1986-09-19) 19 September 1986 (age 29)
Brentwood, Essex, England
Residence Essex, England
Occupation Television personality, glamour model, beautician, singer, media personality, columnist
Years active 2010–present
Television The Only Way Is Essex (2010–12, 2015, 2016–)
Dancing on Ice (2013)
Celebrity Big Brother 14 (2014)
Partner(s) Mark Wright (2001–12)
Jake McClean (2012–13, 2015–16)
Relatives Cheryl Goodger (mother)
Nicola Goodger (half sister)
Jenna (half sister)
Hayley (half sister)
Tony (half brother)
Rihanna (half sister)

Lauren Rose Goodger (born 19 September 1986) is an English television personality, glamour model, beautician, singer, media personality and columnist. She starred in the ITVBe reality show The Only Way Is Essex from 2010 until 2012, debuting in the first series before departing in series 6.

In January 2013, Goodger took part in the eighth series of the ITV ice skating show Dancing on Ice, where she was partnered with Michael Zenezini and finished eleventh after being eliminated in week 2. In August 2014, Goodger entered the Celebrity Big Brother house in the fourteenth series of the show.


The Only Way Is Essex[edit]

Goodger was one of the original cast members of the reality television programme The Only Way Is Essex. The first two series of the show mostly evolved around Goodger's relationship with her boyfriend Mark Wright. In the series 2 finale, broadcast on 4 May 2011, she dumped Wright and pushed him into a swimming pool.[1] Goodger quit the show after series 6 and then took part in Dancing on Ice.[2]

Goodger successfully launched a popular range of tanning products, lashes and hair extensions under the name of Lauren's Way.

Dancing on Ice[edit]

In 2013, Goodger took part in the eighth series of Dancing on Ice. She was voted off in eleventh place losing out to Anthea Turner and Andrew Buchanan in the skate-off on 13 January 2013.[3]

Routine Song Judges' score Result
Robin Cousins Karen Barber Ashley Roberts Jason Gardener Total
1 "Girl on Fire" - Alicia Keys 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.0 15.0 Eliminated
"Rescue Me" - Fontella Bass N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Celebrity Big Brother[edit]

In August 2014, Goodger participated in the fourteenth series of Celebrity Big Brother. She entered the house on Day 1, and has since been linked with Geordie Shore star Ricci Guarnaccio. On Day 14, Goodger was nominated by Frenchy, and therefore faced eviction. She survived this eviction on Day 17. On Day 21, She was nominated again, this time by Edele and James. On Day 24, Goodger became the seventh housemate to be evicted in a double eviction with Ricci.

Personal life[edit]

Goodger was raised in Bethnal Green, London with her half-brother Tony and half-sister Nicola.[4] When Goodger was 4, she moved in with her father and his new girlfriend Julie in Redbridge, London.

Goodger's relationship with boyfriend and fellow TOWIE cast member Mark Wright lasted for 11 years; she was 15 when they met, and they then split in 2012.[5]


Year Title Role Notes
2010–12, 2015, 2016– The Only Way Is Essex Herself Series regular
2013 Dancing on Ice Herself/Contestant Place: 11/12
2014 Celebrity Big Brother Herself/Housemate Series 14

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