Actress and Singer
Facts of Kym Marsh
|Full Name:||Kym Marsh|
|Age:||46 years 5 months|
|Birth Date:||June 13, 1976|
|Profession:||Actress and Singer|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo, Aquarius, Libra|
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Kym Marsh is an actress, presenter, and former singer from England. Michelle Connor, the character she played on Coronation Street, is her most well-known role. For Coronation Street, she earned many awards and nominations, including the National Television Award, the British Soap Award, and the TRIC Awards.
Her wax figure has also been restored to Madame Tussauds Blackpool’s gallery.
She is active on social media, with over 438k Instagram followers and over 775k Twitter followers under the handle @msm4rsh.
What is Kym Marsh’s claim to fame?
In Coronation Street, she played Michelle Connor.
Where was Kym Marsh born?
Kym Marsh was born in Whiston, Merseyside, England, on June 13, 1976. Kimberley Gail Marsh is her given name. Her father, David Marsh, and mother, Pauline Marsh, are her parents. David Marsh and John Marsh are her two daughters, and Tracey Marsh is her niece. She is an English resident. Her zodiac sign is Gemini, and her race is White.
She went to the Elliot Clarke Stage School in Liverpool for her studies.
Kym Marsh’s Career Highlights
Kym Marsh began her career as a musician, singing backup for Matt Darey, the band Freaky Realistic, and Hemstock & Jennings, among others.
She auditioned for the ITV talent show Popstars in 2000, and was selected as one of five singers for the newly formed band Hear’Say, alongside Danny Foster, Myleene Klass, Suzanne Shaw, and Noel Sullivan.
The group “Hear’Say” released their first single, “Pure and Simple,” in March 2001, which reached number one on the UK Singles Chart.
The group’s second single, “The Way to Your Love,” was released in June 2001 and became their second consecutive number one single. Kym Marsh revealed her departure from Hear’Say in January 2002, and she went on to pursue a solo career.
Kym released her debut studio album “Standing Tall” in 2003, and her first single, “Cry,” reached number 2 on the UK Singles Chart, while her second single, “Come on Over,” reached number 10.
She made her television acting debut in 2005 as Ruth Parry in an episode of the BBC One soap opera “Doctors.” For the eighth season of ITV’s daytime show “Loose Women,” she became a regular panelist in the same year.
She played Kay Price, a prostitute, on Channel 4’s soap opera “Hollyoaks: In the City” in 2006. In the same year, she appeared in “Holby City” and “Making Your Mind Up 2006.”
She joined the cast of Coronation Street in April 2006 to play Michelle Connor. She has won many awards for her portrayal of Michelle Connor, including the ‘2007 British Soap Awards’ and the ‘2007 National Television Awards.’
She made her X Factor final appearance on December 14, 2008, as a host.
She was a contestant on the first season of “Popstar to Operastar” in January 2010. In 2014, she made an appearance on ITV’s “The Chase,” a British television quiz show. She was a guest co-presenter on the British television talk show “The One Show” in 2020.
Kym Marsh’s Accomplishments
- For Coronation Street, Kym Marsh won the “British Soap Awards” in the category of Best Newcomer in 2007. For Coronation Street, she also received “TV Choice and TV Easy Awards,” “TV Now Awards,” and “National Television Awards.”
- She won the “Daily Star Awards” in the category of Best Actress for Coronation Street in 2008. For Coronation Street, she has also won “Inside Soap Awards” in the category of Best Dressed Soap Star, “TRIC Awards” in the category of TV Soap Personality, and “TV Now Awards” in the category of Favorite Female Soap Star.
- For Coronation Street, she won “British Soap Awards” in the category of Best Female Dramatic Performance and “RTS North West Awards” in the category of Best Performance in a Continuing Drama in 2017.
- She’s also been nominated for a number of Emmys for her work on the TV show Coronation Street.
- In 2008, she was named “Mum of the Year” by Tesco Magazine.
- She won the “Rear of the Year Award” in 2015.
- Madame Tussauds Blackpool added her wax figure to their gallery in 2017.
The Married Life of Kym Marsh
Kym Marsh has been married twice, but both marriages ended in divorce. She is currently associated with Army Major Scott Ratcliff. They began dating in July 2018, three months after she ended her relationship with personal trainer Matt Baker. In 2015, she started dating Matt Baker.
From her previous relationship with Dave Cunliffe, Kym Marsh has a son David Cunliffe, born in 1995, and a daughter Emilie Cunliffe, born in 1997. The couple began dating in 1994 and ended up splitting up in 1999.
She married actor Jack Ryder in St Alban’s parish church in Hertford on August 10, 2002. The couple divorced on August 12, 2009, after they had split in March 2008.
She started dating actor Jamie Lomas in July 2008. On February 11, 2009, she gave birth to a son, Archie Jay Lomas, who died just minutes after birth. Polly Lomas, the couple’s first child, was born on March 23, 2011. They married on September 2, 2012, but Kym filed for divorce in 2013 citing unfair conduct, and their divorce was finalized on January 10, 2014.
Body Measurements of Kym Marsh
Kym Marsh is a stunning woman with an hourglass figure. She stands 1.63 meters (5 feet and 4 inches) tall and weighs about 65 kilograms (143 lbs.).
Her body dimensions are 38-27-37 inches in length, width, and height. She wears a 34D bra size and a size 8 (US) or 38 shoe size (EU). Her dress size is a US size 10 or a UK size 40. (EU). Her complexion is fair, and she has black hair and green eyes. Straight is her sexual orientation.
Kym Marsh’s net worth
Kym Marsh’s professional career as an actress and TV host has earned her a decent living. Her singing career has also brought her some success. Her net worth is expected to be $6 million by 2020.