Michelle Bass

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Michelle Bass
Born (1981-02-02) 2 February 1981 (age 38)
Newcastle, England
OccupationModel, television personality
Years active2004–present
TelevisionBig Brother 5
Ultimate Big Brother

Michelle Bass (born 2 February 1981)[1] is an English glamour model and television personality turned singer and columnist.

She first came to fame as a contestant on the fifth series of the UK reality television show Big Brother. Previously, Bass had worked as a mortgage adviser, and auditioned for Pop Idol.[2] Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, she attended Gosforth High School.[3]


Big Brother 5

During her time in the Big Brother House, she was a member of a group of contestants who referred to themselves as the "Lip Gloss Bitches", along with Marco Sabba, Emma Greenwood and eventual winner Nadia Almada.

Other media activities

Over Christmas 2004, Bass played The Princess in the pantomime Aladdin at the Alban Arena in St Albans.[4]

Bass has appeared as a contestant on Celebrity Weakest Link, contributed Big Brother columns to OK! magazine and News of the World and played a small role in the film I Want Candy.

In early 2007, Bass moved into the commercial modelling market when she began working with the online clothing store Discoo.[5]

Bass was also The People's official Big Brother 8 columnist, and the 2009 News of The World Big Brother columnist.

She appeared in the tenth series of Big Brother, in 2009 as part of the Big Brother UK Tenth Anniversary Celebrations.

In August 2010 Bass returned to the house to compete as a contestant on Ultimate Big Brother. She was later evicted on Day 16 (the Semi Final).

Personal life[edit]

In 2010, Bass married hypnotist Steve McKeown and they have a daughter born in 2013.[6][7]


  1. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/tyne/features/2004/06/geordie_women/geordie_women.shtml
  2. ^ Biography
  3. ^ Michelle has eye on Ant, Chronicle Live, dated 19 August 2005
  4. ^ "Michelle gets A 'new' laddin!". BBC. 17 November 2004.
  5. ^ "Michelle Bass Wears Discoo". Style Bleed. Retrieved 2007-03-28.
  6. ^ http://www.nowmagazine.co.uk/celebrity-news/big-brother-s-michelle-bass-i-married-my-hypnotist-158041
  7. ^ Duke, Simon (25 July 2016). "Big Brother where are they now: What happened to the show's Geordie stars?". Evening Chronicle.

External links[edit]