Charlotte Crosby is an English reality television personality from Sunderland, known primarily for appearing in the MTV reality series Geordie Shore. Best Known For Having won the 12th season of the reality TV show, Celebrity Big Brother series twelve in 2013. Having appeared in 12 seasons of the popular reality TV series, Geordie Shore. Her strong presence on various social media platforms including Instagram on which she has more than 7 million followers. She also has over 4 million followers on Twitter.
Born Name Charlotte-Letitia Crosby
Nick Name Charlotte
Born: May 16, 1990, 28 years and 6 months, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England
Sun Sign Taurus
Occupation TV personality
Years active 2011–present
Dark Brown (Natural), But, she has often gone for blonde highlights
Eye Color Dark Brown
Height 5 ft 5½ in or 166 cm
Measurements 34-26-34 in / 86-66-86 cm
Bra size 34B
Charlotte Crosby went to the St Anthony’s Girls’ School. She managed to complete her school education with good A Levels and GCSEs.
After school, she had planned to pursue criminology in college. But decided against it in favor of pursuing a career in show business.
Father – Gary Crosby
Mother – Letitia Crosby
Siblings – Nathaniel Crosby (Younger Brother) (Was diagnosed with Asperger’s)
Crosby was born in Sunderland and educated at St Anthony’s Girls’ School where she completed A levels. Originally considering studying criminology at university, she successfully auditioned and was cast to appear in the Tyne and Wear based reality TV show, Geordie Shore.
Charlotte was an original cast member of MTV’s reality show Geordie Shore, which she had starred in since 2011. She featured in twelve series of the show. She became known for an on/off relationship with fellow cast member Gaz Beadle. She announced her departure from the show via Twitter in June 2016.
Other television and media
In November 2012, alongside her Geordie Shore cast members, Crosby guest appeared in the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards where they presented the award for Best Male, which Justin Bieber won. In February 2013, Crosby appeared on The Sarah Millican Television Programme alongside her Geordie Shore cast members Gary Beadle, James Tindale and Holly Hagan.
On 23 August 2013, Crosby began appearing in the twelfth series of Celebrity Big Brother On 13 September, she won the series beating runner-up Abz Love.
In 2013, Charlotte hosted the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards. Crosby is a regular panellist on This Morning, panel for the fashion strand ‘Rate or Slate’ and also has regularly appeared on the panel for ITV Shows, Britain’s Got More Talent, Xtra Factor and Celebrity Juice. In January 2014, it was confirmed that Crosby would have her own reality series on TLC where she will spend time in different extreme cultures and to live with some of the world’s unique communities. “I am bursting with excitement about my new show with TLC. I literally want to run around shouting about it from the rooftops!” The series is called The Charlotte Crosby Experience.
In early January 2015, MTV UK announced that Crosby was set to star in the second series of reality show Ex on the Beach. The series premiered later that month on 27 January. Charlotte joined the cast in the villa in the series fifth episode, appearing as an ex of fellow Geordie Shore cast member Gary Beadle.
Charlotte occasionally hosts MTV News and also had a regular column in Star Magazine. On 19 September 2015, Crosby and her home appeared on comedy panel game show Through the Keyhole. Charlotte has also appeared on programmes such as “Staying In”, Fake Reaction, “Most Shocking Celebrity Moments”, 50 Funniest Moments, Utterly Outrageous Moments.
Crosby’s autobiography, ME ME ME, was published in July 2015 and spent five weeks at the top spot. On 4 August 2015, Crosby appeared on BBC Radio 1’s Innuendo Bingo.
Crosby had her own programme on Chart Show TV called ‘Charlotte Crosby’s Propa Mint Party’ where she played a collection of her favourite music videos. Crosby is a contributor to the Channel 4 documentary show, ‘A Granny’s Guide to the Modern World’. She offers insight on life as a celebrity to the older generation. In August 2016, Crosby narrated of Channel 5 documentary-reality series Tattoo Disasters U.K. In August 2016 she announced that she will appear in new E4 dating show Celebs Go Dating will gave non-celebrities the chance to date celebrities. The series ran from the end of August until the middle of September 2016. In October 2016, Crosby appeared on Celebrity Storage Hunters UK as a buyer in Season 1. Later that month Crosby appeared on Tipping Point: Lucky Stars with comedian Jimmy Carr and boxing legend David Haye, where they competed in the hope of winning £20,000 for charity.
In December 2016, Crosby was the star of “MTV Asks Charlotte Crosby” set in her newly-bought mansion in the North East of England. Later that month she made a guest appearance on the Christmas special of In Bed with Jamie on E4, which was also set in her home. On Christmas Day 2016, Crosby made her radio hosting debut on Heat Radio where she co-presented an afternoon show with Lucie Cave.
From 27 February to 3 March 2017, Crosby was a stand-in presenter on the Capital North East breakfast show whilst the regular hosts took a week off. She reprised this role in February 2018, June 2018 and September 2018. In June 2017, Crosby published her second autobiography Brand New Me. In contrast to her first book it was published in a diary format. The book became a Sunday Times bestseller, the second of Crosby’s books to peak at number 1.
In 2018 it was confirmed Crosby would star in her own fly on the wall reality series to be broadcast on MTV. The series entitled, The Charlotte Show was confirmed to premiere on Wednesday 28 March 2018.
Fitness DVDs and books
On 26 December 2014, Crosby released her first fitness DVD entitled “Charlotte’s 3 Minute Belly Blitz” to an overwhelming success. The workout DVD featured Richard Callendar of ITV’s The Biggest Loser fame and weight loss expert David Souter. It quickly becomes the UK’s fastest selling fitness DVD as it shifted 101,000 copies in its first four weeks on sale and overtook 2008s “Dirty Dancing’s Official Dance Workout”, which sold 77,000 copies in the same time period. 3 Minute Belly Blitz topped the official sports and fitness chart upon release and also knocked off Disney’s Frozen off the top of the Official DVD charts. Within a month it became the sixth best-selling Fitness DVD of the decade. At the end of 2015 it was the 31st biggest selling DVD of the year. Since its release it has continually remained at the top ends of the Sports & Fitness DVD charts.
The following year on 26 December 2015, Crosby released her second Fitness DVD entitled, “Charlotte’s 3 Minute Bum Blitz”. The object of the DVD is to get a ‘more peachy bum’. It uses the same trainers as 3 Minute Belly Blitz.
In April 2016, Crosby publish her first health and fitness book and her second overall book to date, Live Fast, Lose Weight: Fat to Fit. The book features Charlotte’s tips and tricks on keeping fit and 80 recipes for a healthy lifestyle.
In January 2018, Crosby published her second health and fitness book entitled 30 Day Blitz. She promoted the book with a series of signings throughout the UK.
In mid 2014, Crosby launched her fashion line called Nostalgia, in association with British online fashion retailer ‘In The Style’. Nostalgia contains women’s clothing such as T-shirts, dresses, jumpsuits and playsuits. In early 2016, Crosby expanded by launching her first swimwear collection for Nostalgia. She undertook a photoshoot in Australia, where she also filmed the online and TV advertisement.
From December 2015 to April 2016, Crosby and Gaz Beadle started a relationship outside of filming Geordie Shore. This came to an end following Crosby’s ectopic pregnancy. Crosby had life-saving surgery at St John and Elizabeth hospital in London which involved the removal of her left Fallopian tube. At this same time, Beadle had been unfaithful to her in Thailand whilst filming Ex on the Beach, leading to the end in their relationship.
Charlotte Crosby is represented by Martin O’Shea of Bold Management.
Curvy buxom figure
Charlotte Crosby has served as a brand ambassador for a range of hair care products from Mark Hill.
She has also used her strong social media presence to promote several products and brands.
First TV Show
In 2011, Charlotte Crosby made her first TV show appearance on the popular British show, Geordie Shore.
Charlotte Crosby follows a very regimented workout regime, which has helped her shed two and a half stone in space of just 7 months. In fact, she makes sure that she works out first thing in the morning. Charlotte even sets an alarm to remind her to do her 3 Minute Belly Blitz first thing in the morning. Also, to keep things fresh and to avoid stagnation, she often switches her workout routine around.
Crosby also changed her eating habits to make sure that she gets the most out of her workouts. For example, she is not eating anything while she is watching TV as she believes it makes her eat more than she needs to.
She has also educated herself about the caloric content of her favorite dishes. Plus, she tries to eat slowly because it improves digestive process and tricks the brain into believing that you are full.
Her daily diet plan is as follows
Breakfast – Scrambled eggs with tomatoes, spinach, and mushrooms.
Lunch – Grilled goat’s cheese with some sweet potato mash.
Dinner – Pan roast garlic chicken with green veggies, onion, garlic, mushrooms, and pepper.
Snacks – She curbs her hunger in between meals by munching on nuts, hummus, popcorn or banana.
Charlotte Crosby Favorite Things
Workout Music – Break A Sweat by Becky G, Katy Perry, and Beyoncé
Her Body Part – Legs
Guilty Food Pleasure – McDonald’s food, Big fry-up, cupcakes, and crisps
Alcohol – Vodka
Alcoholic Drink – Vodka Mojitos
Color – Green
Charlotte Crosby Facts
She was working in a Sunderland based Ttonic bar when she was selected to appear on the reality TV show, Geordie Shore.
In January 2014, it was announced that she will get her own show on TLC network. In The Charlotte Crosby Experience, the focus was on showing her experience with different cultures.
She holds the distinction of being one of the founding cast members of Geordie Shore.
In July 2015, she published her autobiography, ME ME ME, which remained on the top spot in the bestselling list for 5 weeks.
In December 2014, she released her workout DVD, Charlotte’s 3 Minute Belly Blitz, which was a huge success and managed to sell about 101,000 copies within first four weeks.
In summer of 2014, Charlotte collaborated with British online fashion retailer In The Style to launch her clothing line under the label of Nostalgia.
In April 2016, she published her fitness and health book, Live Fast, Lose Weight: Fat to Fit, in which she listed more than 80 healthy recipes.
In early months of 2016, she also added swimwear collection to her Nostalgia clothing range.
In 2016, she decided to end her long association with the reality TV show, Geordie Shore, as she aimed to focus on her other ventures.