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Imogen Thomas

Former Miss Wales, Big Brother housemate and aspiring business woman

Originally from Gorseinon, South Wales, Imogen Thomas has come from humble beginnings to take the world by storm.

Imogen first rose to prominence following her appearance on Channel 4's hit reality television show 'Big Brother' in 2006. Since then Imogen has gone on to make numerous television appearances and grace the covers of various newspapers and magazines.

A former Miss Wales, Imogen is a lad's mag favourite regularly appearing in the likes of FHM, Zoo and Nuts. She has been voted ‘The Sexiest Ever Big Brother Housemate’, ‘The Sexiest Woman in Wales’ and regularly features in FHM′s ‘100 Sexiest Women In The World’.

Alongside ‘Big Brother’, Imogen has taken part in numerous television programmes, including appearances on ‘The Celebrity Agency’, ‘Wags, Kids and World Cup Dreams’ and ‘Celebrity Coach Trip’, cameo roles in E4 horror series ‘Dead Set’ and popular Welsh soap ‘Pobol y Cwm’, and a starring role in her own reality television show ‘Salon Imogen’ for S4C.

Following revelations about her private life Imogen found herself a the centre of 2011's biggest story. Covered by every national newspaper and even discussed in the House of Commons, Imogen was reluctantly cast in to the spotlight and subject to widespread media attention and harassment. Frustrated and unable to tell her side of the story, Imogen appeared on ITV's 'This Morning'. Following a heart warming interview Imogen received an overwhelming amount of support and sympathy from the British public.

Now looking to the future, Imogen has signed a deal with 'This Morning' to host a series of outside broadcasts from various holiday hotspots around the UK throughout the summer, and has made numerous guest appearances on television shows including 'Britain's Got More Talent' and 'Richard Bacon's Beer and Pizza Club'.

A successful model and television presenter, Imogen is now keen to explore her passion for acting. She is currently taking acting lessons and has recently landed a role in BBC Wales' upcoming educational drama 'Loserville' and soon to be featured on Channel 4's hit show Shameles.

With a number of brands and broadcasters knocking at her door, Imogen looks set to have a bright future ahead of her.

My Battle With Body Image

My body and weight has always been a concern for me. I know people might look at me and think that I have the great body and that when I mention my issues, they assume I am just seeking attention.
15/04/2012 23:03 BST