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Amy Childs

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Amy Childs in 2014

Amy Andrea Childs (born 7 June 1990) is an English reality television star, model, businesswoman and fashion designer. Childs is best known for appearing in the ITV series The Only Way Is Essex.[1] She appeared on the show for two season. Childs later had her own reality series It's All About Amy. She participated in Celebrity Big Brother in its eighth season.

Childs was born in Barking, London, England.[2] Her parents are Billy and Julie Childs. The family moved to Brentwood, Essex when Childs was six years old.[2] She received diplomas from Brentwood Academy in Beauty Specialist Techniques.[2] In 2010 she joined the cast on the structured reality show The Only Way Is Essex, also called TOWIE. She left TOWIE in May 2011.[2] She was a housemate in the 2011 series of Celebrity Big Brother. She finished in fourth place. In December 2011, she started her own reality show, "It’s All About Amy".[2] She opened her own beauty salon called "Amy Childs Salon" in Essex.[3]

At the 2011 Reality TV Awards, Childs received the "personality of the year award".[4]


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  1. Amy Childs Biography, Picture Gallery & Video Archived 2014-07-26 at the Wayback Machine. heatworld.com. Retrieved on 26 July 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "Amy Childs". Now/Time Inc. (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
  3. James Leyfield (18 February 2014). "What will it be.. Pejazzle Kirk? TOWIE escapee Norcross lends his support to Amy Childs' salon launch". Daily Mail/Associated Newspapers Ltd. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
  4. "Reality TV Awards: Apprentice wins three prizes". BBC. Retrieved 26 July 2015.