Born in Barking on June 7, 1990, Amy Childs was raised in Brentwood, Essex and has an estimated net worth of £5 million.
Before acquiring celebrity status with the ITV2 series The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE), where she appeared for two series (2010-2011), she worked as a beautician.
After a modest role in the short film Real (2009), Child’s net worth shot up when TOWIE won the YouTube audience award at the 2011 BAFTA.
How did Child use her popularity to make her millions?
After TOWIE, Childs was signed on by Can Associates.
At the 2011 National Reality TV Awards, Childs was presented with “Personality of the Year”. That August, she participated in Channel 5’s Celebrity Big Brother, finishing fourth.
Childs also hosts her regular fashion programme on This Morning, has a ghost-written column to her name in New! magazine and modelled for Vogue. She was a participant in Channel 4’s The Bank Job (2012) and The Jump (2014).
She has made guest appearances in Never Mind the Buzzcocks (2011), All Star Family Fortunes (Christmas 2011) , Let’s Dance for Sport Relief (2012), Sooty (2013) and the sitcom Birds of a Feather (2014).
In August 2012, Childs launched her own fragrance and later unveiled a fitness DVD and calendar alongside her own range of tanning, eyelashes and beauty products.
Living with her parents, brother and three pet pugs, Childs runs the Amy Childs boutique and Amy Childs beauty salon in Brentwood.