Polly Parsons

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Polly Parsons
Born (1984-02-15) 15 February 1984 (age 33)
Bristol, England
Residence Barcelona, Spain
Nationality British
Education Elmhurst School for Dance
Occupation Television presenter
glamour model
Years active 2007–present
Height 5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
Television Fun Song Factory
Genie in the House
Don't Get Screwed
Meet the Parents
The Real Hustle
Partner(s) Sid Owen (2006–12)
Thomas Vermaelen (2012–present)
Children 2

Polly Parsons (born 15 February 1984) is an English television presenter.

Early life[edit]

Parsons was born in Bristol, and attended Sacred Heart Convent Primary School and later Redland High School for Girls.[1] She then gained A-Levels in Art, Drama and Dance and a Diploma in Performing Arts at Elmhurst School for Dance, Camberley.


Parsons co-presented Fun Song Factory as Paige with Laura Hamilton. She also appeared as Princess Sapphire in Genie in the House, Toonattik, and played Crystal in Disastrous for Nickelodeon. Later, she starred in Don't Get Screwed for BBC Three, and as Becky in Meet the Parents on E4.[2] She was a presenter on BBC Three's The Real Hustle[3] in 2012.

Personal life[edit]

Parsons dated EastEnders star Sid Owen for six years; the couple were engaged in 2009, but called it off in 2012. The same year, she started dating footballer Thomas Vermaelen, with whom she has two sons, Raff and Ace.