Imogen Thomas
Birth Date:
November 27, 1982
Birth Place:
Llanelli, Wales, UK
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British glamour model and television personality Imogen Thomas rose to fame after crowing the title of Miss Wales in 2003. She acquired further recognition with her appearance on the seventh series of the British reality television series “Big Brother” in 2006.

Thomas has dated various men, including American model Tyson Beckford, whom she first met at the Sanderson Hotel, comedian Russell Brand, polo player Jamie Morrisson, and footballers Matthew Collins of Swansea City, Nery Castillo of Aris FC and Tottenham Hotspur's Jermain Defoe. In 2011, she was involved in a love affair with noted footballer Ryan Giggs.

Thomas is now in a relationship with Australian boyfriend Adam Horsley. She gave birth to her first child, daughter Ariana Horsley, on February 10, 2013.  


Childhood and Family:

Imogen Mary Thomas was born on November 27, 1982, in Gorseinon, Wales, UK, to Charles Thomas, an education welfare officer, and Janette. Her parents divorced when she was two years old, and, after her mother remarried when she was six, she moved to Llanelli with her mother and stepfather. At age 17, she headed to London to pursue a modeling career. She later returned to school, and received a BSc degree in Health studies and Psychology at the University of Worcester.

Imogen has a sister, Alana, and speaks Welsh as her first language. She enjoys kick boxing.

Miss Wales 2003


Imogen Thomas began modeling at age 13, and at age 17, she decided to move to London to become professional. During this period, she worked in bars to support herself. After dealing with rejections from many modeling agencies because of her height, Thomas unwillingly returned to her studies, and during this period, she tried her hand in beauty contests. She made it big in 2003 when she won the title of “Miss Wales.” She next represented Wales at Miss World in China. With this success, Thomas made her second attempt in London, this time to become a glamour model. She also worked as  a bar hostess at London's Sanderson Hotel.  

Thomas gained significant career boost in 2006 when she joined as a housemate on the seventh series of the British reality television series “Big Brother,” which aired on Channel 4 from May 18, 2006 to August 18, 2006. She was not allowed to take part in nominations for the first five weeks, and on Day 84, Thomas moved with fellow nominee Richard into the House Next Door, in which she remained until she was kicked out on Day 86 with 62% of the public vote.

Following her appearance on “Big Brother,” Thomas has become a glamour model. She signed a long running contract with the Daily Star newspaper, and has appeared on the covers of Zoo and Maxim magazines. In November 2006, she was named the Sexiest Woman in Wales, ahead of both Catherine Zeta-Jones and Charlotte Church. She has also been named the sexiest “Big Brother” housemate. In 2008, Thomas was on the list of Playboy Bunnies on Playboy's website. She shot her first calender in 2010.

Thomas has appeared in a series of “Big Brother” spin-off shows, including “Big Brother's Little Brother” (2006), “Big Brother's Big Mouth” and “Big Brother's Bit on the Side.” With other housemates, she also co-presented for T4. Thomas has also appeared in other television shows, such as “Richard & Judy,” “ Uned 5,” “Britain's Got More Talent,” “That Sunday Night Show” and “Come Dine with Me.” In 2010, she became a contestant on “Celebrity Coach Trip.”

In 2012, Thomas made her television movie acting debut in the British drama “Loserville,” where she played the mother. Her co-stars in the film included Alexandra Roach, Matt Berry, Katelyn Jones and Gwyneth Keyworth.


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