Birth name Jacqueline Mary Jossa

Birthday 29 October 1992

Star sign Scorpio

Birthplace Bexley, London
Jacqueline Jossa was born to mum Selina and dad John in 1992. She has brothers John and David and sister Katrina.

She trained at Bromley’s D&B Theatre School and the Royal Academy Of Music in London.

In 2010, Jacqueline Jossa was cast as Lauren Branning in EastEnders, taking over from actress Madeline Duggan.

Jacqueline impressed with her portrayal of Lauren and won Best Newcomer at the National Television Awards in 2012.

During her time on EastEnders Jacqueline has showed off her acting skills in several hard-hitting storylines, including her character’s battle with alcoholism, dating her cousin and having an affair with a married man.

In her personal life, Jacqueline Jossa started dating her co-star Tony Discipline – who played Tyler Moon – in 2011. She’d met him in a nightclub before he joined the cast.

The pair split in 2013. However, Jacqueline wasn’t lonely for long and hooked up with TOWIE’s Dan Osborne a few months later.

Jacqueline and Dan ended things after a short-lived relationship that November but rekindled their romance in June 2014.

In August 2014 they announced that they were expecting a baby together.

Dan already has son Teddy with ex-girlfriend Megan Tomlin.

Daughter Ella was born in February 2015, and just four months later Jacqueline got engaged to Dan after he proposed during a holiday to Greece.