Jennifer Lesley Ellison is a British actress, television personality, dancer, singer, and former glamour model. She is best known for portraying her role as Emily Shadwick in the television soap opera called Brookside. She has also appeared on the numerous reality TV shows like Dance Mums, the UK version of the American reality TV show Dance Moms. She was born as Jennifer Lesley Ellison on 30 May 1983, in Liverpool, England, the United Kingdom as the daughter of Kevin May and June May. She has two younger half-sisters.
Jennifer joined Broughton High School and St Edward’s College. She began learning dance at the age of three at a move school in Liverpool. Later, she joined Elizabeth Hill School of Dancing in St. Helens.
Jennifer made her television debut in a British soap opera Brookside which was aired on Channel 4, a British public-service television broadcaster. In 2014, she was featured in a British cookery reality show Hell's Kitchen, which was created by Gordon Ramsay.
After her success in television and men's magazines, Jennifer began her pop music career and released two pop singles called Baby I Don't Care which ranked at number 6 at the UK Singles Chart and Bye Bye Boy ranked at number 13 at the UK chart.
Jennifer made her movie debut in a 2004 musical drama film The Phantom of the Opera which was directed by Joel Schumacher. The stars of this movie are Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Patrick Wilson, and Miranda Richardson. The movie was able to gross $154.6 million at the box office against the budget of $70 million.
Jennifer has also done plenty of work as a model and has also released fitness DVD. some of her notable television shows are Chicago, Boeing Boeing, Calendar Girls, Cinderella, War of The Worlds, Robinson Crusoe, Legally Blonde, Peter Pan, Singin' in the Rain, and Sleepy Beauty.
Jennifer is of British nationality and English ethnicity. Talking about her personal life, she dated her boyfriend Steven Gerrard from 2001 to 2002. In 2005, she got engaged to her new boyfriend Anthony Richardson. However, she was unable to continue her relationship with him for a long time, and they separated.
In 2008, Jennifer started dating Robbie Tickle and got engaged to him in October of that year while on holiday in the Maldives. On 10 October 2009, the couple got married in the ceremony being performed in Mauritius. The couple is blessed with three children. They welcomed their first child, Bobby, on 4 February 2010. She lives a happily married life with her husband and there are no signs of divorce.
Most of Jennifer income comes from her professional acting and singing career. She has appeared in numerous movies and television series from which she must have collected a decent amount of salary. As of 2018, her net worth is estimated to be $2 million.