ACTRESS Jodie Prenger has simply landed her ‘dream half’ on the ITV cleaning soap Coronation Road.
The 43-year-old shot to fame after successful BBC expertise present I would Do Something in 2008.
Who’s Jodie Prenger?
Jodie Prenger is a 43-year-old English actress and singer.
She was born June 12, 1979, in Blackpool and was educated at Elmslie Women’ College.
She has carried out extensively on the cabaret circuit in Blackpool and Fylde coast the place she has additionally labored as an agony aunt.
In 1998, Jodie was showing in two totally different exhibits every night time in two Blackpool theatres.
1Jodie Prenger is about to play cruise performer Glenda in Coronation StreetCredit: PAPrenger made her first TV look in 1999 when she appeared on A Style for Journey together with her mom.
Then in 2000, she took half in Dale Winton’s present The Different Half on BBC One the place she needed to faux to be the spouse of boxer Chris Eubank.
Later that yr, she performed the function of the great witch Hurricane in Halloween Spectacular on Ice at Alton Towers.
In 2001, she spent eight months aboard the cruise ship Disney Surprise as considered one of 4 foremost entertainers.
What TV exhibits has she been in?
In 2013, she participated in Let’s Dance for Comedian Reduction, the place she completed second place to Antony Cotton.
In July 2009, Prenger was a visitor panellist on ITV’s Free Girls.
Prenger would sometimes current the midweek Nationwide Lottery draw on BBC One.
In June 2011, she appeared in an episode of Waterloo Street as Linda Wickes.
She has additionally been an everyday contributor on The Alan Titchmarsh Present and This Morning.
And steadily sits in for Paul O’Grady and Elaine Paige, when they’re absent from their BBC Radio 2 exhibits.
In December 2011, she appeared on CBeebies Justin’s Home.
When is she becoming a member of Coronation Road?
Prenger is about to play cruise performer Glenda, the sister of Coronation Road undertaker George Shuttleworth, performed by Tony Maudsley.
Her character will first seem on screens in August straight from a stint on the cruise ships and rapidly finds a job behind the bar of the Rovers.
Talking about becoming a member of the ITV cleaning soap, she stated: “I do know I sound like a soppy sod, but it surely’s been on my bucket record to be in Coronation Road since I used to be little.
“It is an honour, it really is a really particular second in my life. To be a part of one thing my household and I’ve beloved for therefore lengthy. And what a personality, oh I’ve to say, whole dream half.'”
Is Jodie married and does she have kids?
In April 2012, Prenger introduced her engagement to Simon Sales space.
The information got here shortly after her father Marty sadly died of kidney most cancers.
Talking to Hi there! journal on the time, she defined: “I am simply so glad Dad knew I used to be going to be taken care of. Dad beloved Simon like a son and at all times stated I would be secure with him. Simon’s man with soul, identical to my dad.”
The actress was beforehand engaged to Steve Greengrass, who proposed to her after the Saturday present in week three of I would Do Something on April 12, 2008.
Nevertheless, it wasn’t meant to be and she or he ended issues with him a couple of weeks earlier than the present’s finale.
As of but, Prenger has no kids and isn’t married.