Kerry Jayne Elizabeth Katona was born 6 September 1980 in England and was brought up partly by her mother Sue Katona, who is English, and partly by her stepfather, foster grandmother and others.
As a child, she was placed in care and brought up by four foster families and during that time, she attended eight different schools.
She left school at age sixteen to become a lap dancer. After that she joined a dance troupe that toured Europe. She attempted to become a glamour model in her teens and posed for nude photographs. After a while some of these photographs resurfaced and were published in the UK by tabloid newspaper The Sunday Sport.
In 1999, at the age of eighteen, Kerry Katona rose to fame as a member of all-girls pop trio Atomic Kitten, which had been created by former OM
D frontman Andy McCluskey. While Kerry Katona was in the group, Atomic Kitten only enjoyed limited success, having four top-twenty singles in Britain, and their debut album Right Now reached number 39 on the British album charts. Despite this, Cradle was a huge hit in Asia, reaching number one there.
Kerry Katona left the group in January 2001 because she had become pregnant with the child of Brian McFadden, former member of Westlife, but also because she hated travelling. Atomic Kitten's single "Whole Again" reached Number One in Britain days aftershe left the group and Jenny Frost was the one that replaced Kerry Katona.
Why is famous Kerry Katona?
Kerry Katona is best known for her television work, especially in light entertainment and reality shows, she has also been a pop singer with girl group Atomic Kitten, a magazine columnist, an actress, and the author of ghostwritten books that include an autobiography and several novels. She also appeared in television commercials, notably for “Iceland and Asda” supermarkets.
Why do we like Kerry Katona?
Kerry Katona is a patron of The Shannon Bradshaw Trust, a charity based in Warrington, that helps children with life-threatening conditions, and their families.
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