Name Lisa Snowdon

Birth name Lisa Snawdon

Birthday 23 January 1972

Star sign Aquarius

Birthplace Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Lisa Snowdon was born Lisa Snawdon in Welwyn Garden City to parents Lydia and Nigel in 1972. She has two younger sisters called Lesley Ann and Joanna.

The youngster wasn’t overly academic at school and headed to the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts to study acting and dance.

At 19 she was spotted by a model scout while dancing in a nightclub. She went on have a successful modelling career and starred in several advertising campaigns.

After an appearance in a commercial for Kellogg’s Special K got her noticed by broadcasters, Lisa Snowdon started doing TV work. She presented on shows including MTV Select, LA Pool Party and This Morning.

In 2008 Lisa replaced Denise Van Outen as a host on the Capital Breakfast show on London’s Capital FM. Her co-presenter Johnny Vaughan left in 2011 and Dave Berry took his place.

Lisa also appeared as a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing. Paired with Brendan Cole, the TV star impressed the judges and reached the final. She came in third place.

From 2006 to 2009 Lisa Snowdon used her modelling experience to present and act as a judge on Britain’s Next Top Model. Elle Macpherson took over in 2010.

Despite her successful career Lisa is perhaps best known for dating George Clooney. The pair met while filming a Martini advert in 2000 and had an on-off relationship for five years.

In 2014 she went public with actor boyfriend Adereti Monney.

Lisa Snowdon has also branched out into jewellery design. The presenter launched her own range with shopping channel QVC in 2013.

She is also passionate about her charity work. After being hospitalised when she fell seriously ill with viral meningitis in 2010, Lisa got involved with The Meningitis Trust and became an ambassador.

Other causes Lisa has supported include Breast Cancer Care and Help A Capital Child.

Lisa Snowdon at Cirque du Soleil press night in London

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