Nicola McLean

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This article is about the glamour model. For the Scottish beauty queen, see Nicola McLean (Scottish model).
Nicola McLean
Born Nicola McLean
(1981-09-16) 16 September 1981 (age 34)[1]
London, England, UK
Ethnicity White British
Occupation Glamour Model, Television Personality
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)[2]
Television I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (2008)
Celebrity Big Brother (2012)
Spouse(s) Tom Williams

Nicola McLean (born 16 September 1981) is an English glamour model, television personality and media personality. She was a contestant in I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! in 2008 and Celebrity Big Brother in 2012.


Before becoming a model, McLean modelled for Page 3 of The Sun between September 1999 and July 2004,[3] and the Daily Star from 2000 until 2006. McLean came fourth in The Sun poll for the "Best Page 3 Girl Of All Time" beating Samantha Fox, Jo Hicks, Leilani Dowding and Jordan,[4] whose rivalry with McLean has been widely publicised.[5]


During her time as a glamour model, McLean often featured on tabloid showbiz gossip pages, and latterly as a guest on television shows including The Weakest Link (Page 3 special), Richard & Judy, The Big Breakfast, Test The Nation (WAGs Special) and The Sexiest Girls In Britain.

McLean retired from modelling in 2006 after giving birth. She decided to return to modelling, TV work and acting in early 2008 after being asked to feature as a main star in the Channel Five TV documentary Help! I've Got A High Maintenance Wife. Since then, she starred in the TV show WAGS' World… With Nicola McLean on Wedding TV and Channel Five's Generation Sex. She returned to glamour modelling assignments in February 2008 with the Daily Star,[6] and has also appeared on more lads' mags covers. McLean was a contestant in the November 2008 edition of ITV reality TV show I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here!.[7]

On 22 November 2008, McLean was chosen by Ultimo to model their range of D-G cup bras.[8]

On 5 January 2012, McLean became a housemate on Channel 5 Celebrity Big Brother finishing in seventh place overall.

McLean is one of the hosts of Loaded TV's Looser Women.

Charity work[edit]

McLean is a supporter of PETA. In May 2009, she was spotted at a protest in London holding a sign that read "Unhappy Birthday Selfridges! Drop Cruel Foie Gras".[9]

Early and personal life[edit]

McLean was born in London to Scottish parents and has one sister .[10] She married footballer Tom Williams on 13 June 2009. The couple have two sons, Rocky and Striker Williams.[4][11]


  1. ^ "This WAG lost her mammary". The Sun. 25 November 2008. 
  2. ^ "Nicola McLean's IMDB Biography". Retrieved 2008-11-30. 
  3. ^ "Nicola McLean - Stat's". Retrieved 2008-11-11. 
  4. ^ a b "Nicola McLean - Biography". Retrieved 2008-11-11. 
  5. ^ "Sky TV Entertainment". Homepage. Retrieved 4 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "Nicola McLean is Back!". 2008-02-22. Retrieved 2008-11-11. 
  7. ^ "Navratilova leads jungle line-up". BBC News. 2008-11-11. Retrieved 2008-11-11. 
  8. ^ Updated, Last (2008-11-11). "Nicola's sexylol Down Underwear". London: The Sun. Retrieved 2008-11-11. 
  9. ^ "Nicola McLean: PETA Protester". Gossip Girls. 2009-05-26. Retrieved 2009-05-26. 
  10. ^ This Morning, 1 February 2012
  11. ^ "Nicola McLean’s Wedding Jewels « Catwalk Creations Blog". 2009-07-21. Retrieved 2012-11-11. 

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