STACEY Dooley has travelled the world for her hard-hitting documentaries ranging from fast fashion to child labour.
But she also danced her way to success as the 2018 winner of Strictly Come Dancing and bagged herself a man along the way.
Stacey Dooley is a TV star and journalist who has seen her career soarRex Features
How did Stacey Dooley get famous?
Stacey Dooley was born on March 9, 1987 and raised in Luton, Bedfordshire.
She left school and 15 and says she fell into her broadcast journalism career.
The 35-year-old is best known for her TV roles, and her first-ever telly job was on Blood, Sweat and T-shirts.
After appearing on Newsnight – while she was still working at Luton airport – she was offered her first TV series.
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She actually admitted to BBC Radio 4 that she “wasn’t great at the start” and hates looking back at old footage of herself.
In 2018 she was awarded an MBE for her work.
In 2018 Stacey entered the show and was partnered up with professional dancer Kevin Clifton.
She impressed the judges early on in the show and was a bookies favourite.
She went on to be crowned the winner of Strictly Come Dancing, which raised her profile in the entertainment industry.
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Is Stacey Dooley married to Kevin Clifton and do they have children?
So far the pair haven’t confirmed if they are engaged – but Stacey did post a photo on Instagram in May 2020 with her hand up and, from a distance, it looks like she might be wearing a wedding ring.
They kept their relationship private initially, eventually confirming it in spring 20 with a photo on social media.
They also don’t have any children.
What is Stacey Dooley’s net worth?
It’s been estimated that Stacey Dooley’s net worth is over $1million.
Through her documentary and her book, On The Front Line with the Women Who Fight Back, she has amassed a significant amount of wealth.
Her appearance on Strictly raised her profile further.
What other TV shows has Stacey Dooley been on?
Dooley presented the documentary television series Blood, Sweat and T-shirts in April 2008.
In 2009, Stacey began presenting her BBC series Stacey Dooley Investigates in which she focused on labour laws in ldeveloping countries.
In BBC Three series Brainwashing Stacey, she visited a US anti-abortion summer camp and fronted the series Sex in Strange Places which investigated attitudes towards sex and prostitution in various countries.
Since 2019, she has presented Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star.
Stacey has also presented CBBC series Show Me What You’re Made Of and The Pets Factor.