Name: Denise van Outen
Famous for: The Big Breakfast/being an Essex Girl
Bio: Cheeky Essex girl Denise was a hit alongside Johnny Vaughan on the sofa of Channel 4’s weekday morning show The Big Breakfast back in the late 90s, after graduating from reading the weather and travel.
Before getting started in TV, Denise had a short-lived pop career as one half of Those 2 Girls. In 1994, they smashed their way into the coveted Top 80 with the charmingly titled Wanna Make You Go… Uuuh! and the following year made the Top 40 with All I Want.
Basildon-born Denise currently narrates The Only Way Is Essex and, having been a judge on BBC1 Joseph talent search Any Dream Will Do!, is about to experience life on the other side of the panel...
Listen to Wanna Make You Go… Uuuh!
And watch Denise on The Big Breakfast announcing competition winner "Mr P Nurse"…