29 Facts About Abbey Clancy


Abigail Marie Clancy was born on 10 January 1986 and is an English lingerie and catwalk model, and television personality.


Abbey Clancy was the runner-up of Britain's Next Top Model in 2006 and won series 11 of Strictly Come Dancing in 2013.


Abbey Clancy was born in Liverpool, the second oldest of four children of Karen and Geoffrey Thomas Abbey Clancy.


Abbey Clancy grew up in Woolton, a suburb of Liverpool, and attended St Mary's Primary School and St Julie's Catholic High School.


Abbey Clancy formed girl band Genie Queen, who were managed by Andy McCluskey from Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark.


Abbey Clancy made it to the final runway show with fellow contestant Lianna Fowler, eventually becoming the runner up.


In May 2007, Abbey Clancy appeared on the cover of Arena magazine, and modelled the Triumph Bonneville Motorbike.


Abbey Clancy was chosen to appear in Sports Illustrated magazine in the 2010 swimsuit edition.


Abbey Clancy was featured for her sporting connection to Peter Crouch and was photographed for the magazine wearing only body paint to make it appear as if she was wearing an England shirt, shot by Yu Tsai.


Abbey Clancy appeared in a 2010 campaign for Umbro sportswear, modelling an England shirt, along with other footballer's wives and girlfriends from countries that have won the World Cup.


Abbey Clancy walked in the Giles Deacon Ready-To-Wear line Giles Spring 2011 collection.


In March 2011 Abbey Clancy appeared on the Elite Model Management: New York division website.


In December 2013 Abbey Clancy was featured in LOVE magazine's Advent Calendar alongside Suki Waterhouse and Cara Delevingne.


In July 2014, Abbey Clancy appeared on the cover of British Marie Claire and in March 2015, British Elle.


Abbey Clancy was the third contestant to be voted off the show by the public, and the fifth to leave overall.


On 10 May 2009, Abbey Clancy featured on Chris Moyles' Quiz Night alongside Patsy Kensit.


Abbey Clancy won her episode and was the overall winner of the first series.


Abbey Clancy co-hosted the ITV2 series, The Fashion Show with model Michelle de Swarte and George Lamb.


Abbey Clancy's cousin Chloe Cummings, made the top 13 contestants in the fifth cycle of Britain's Next Top Model, of which Clancy herself was a guest in episode 8, being the first ex-contestant from the Top Model franchise to appear on the judging panel.


On 22 December 2009, Abbey Clancy appeared as a "contestant" on a spoof version of Blind Date as part of an episode of Alan Carr: Chatty Man in which Cilla Black was a guest.


Abbey Clancy appeared as a panellist on A League of Their Own.


Abbey Clancy was a regular guest on James Corden's World Cup Live.


Abbey Clancy co-hosted the reality TV show Great British Hairdresser in 2011.


In 2013, Abbey Clancy won the eleventh series of Strictly Come Dancing.


In 2015, Abbey Clancy was announced as the new host for a revived series of Britain's Next Top Model, nine years after she began her own career on the show.


In 2019, Abbey Clancy cameoed as an angel in the promotional video for the song "In Another Life" by British rock band The Darkness.


In 2009, Abbey Clancy had moved up to 12th place, and in 2010 she went up to 10th place in the annual poll.


Abbey Clancy was a member of the cast of the short-lived E4 reality series Desperate Scousewives.


On 3 June 2019, Abbey Clancy gave birth to their second son.