Faye Brookes Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Faye Brookes Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 52 kg
Date of Birth September 3, 1987
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Boyfriend Joe Davies

Faye Brookes is an English actress who rose to fame after playing the recurring role of Kate Connor in the TV show Coronation Street (2015–2019). She has appeared in several other programs on the small screen including Our Zoo (2014) where she portrayed the part of Frankie and has starred in a number of reality shows like The Chase (2016) in which she participated as a contestant. Faye has a background in musical theatre as the leading lady in numerous musicals in the West End including Shrek and Legally Blonde. She is the recipient of many awards including the National Television Awards for “Best Newcomer” in 2017.

Born Name

Faye Alicia Barber

Nick Name

Faye

Faye Brookes in October 2018 enjoying the state when things start to fall into place
Faye Brookes in October 2018 enjoying the state when things start to fall into place (Faye Alicia Brookes / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Stretford, Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Residence

Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

English

 

Education

She attended the Guildford School of Acting in Guildford in England, graduating in 2010, after acquiring a Bachelor of Arts degree in Musical Theatre and being awarded the Principal’s Choice Award.

Occupation

Actress

Family

  • Father – Carl Barber (Oil rig worker)
  • Mother – Inger (Holistic Therapist)
  • Siblings – Jack (Younger Brother)

Build

Slim

Faye Brookes in October 2020 missing Sundays in New York City
Faye Brookes in October 2020 missing Sundays in New York City (Faye Alicia Brookes / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm

Weight

52 kg 114.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

She has dated –

  1. Gareth Gates (2012-2018) – She was in a relationship with Pop Idol winner Gareth Gates for 6 years. However, in October 2018 the couple made a shock declaration that they were splitting up.
  2. Joe Davies (2019-Present)

Race / Ethnicity

White

She is of English descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Large and expressive eyes
  • Cheerful smile

Brand Endorsements

She has endorsed or promoted several brands such as The Big Bakes.

Religion

Christianity

Faye Brookes Favorite Things

  • Passion – Running as she has claimed that doing so has always cleared her head, having completed a 5k for charity and the Macmillan Run in 2017 in honor of her brother who suffered from leukemia when he was small
  • Belief – It is wise to try to stay fit and healthy that comes from knowing that we only get one life and so need to take care of our body and feel great from the inside out

SourceEntertainment Daily

Faye Brookes in December 2020 celebrating Christmas with her family wearing her red Christmas jumper
Faye Brookes in December 2020 celebrating Christmas with her family wearing her red Christmas jumper (Faye Alicia Brookes / Instagram)

Faye Brookes Facts

  1. She was raised in Flixton.
  2. She has been a co-principal at the performing arts school named The Fates Academy that she has run along with her previous fiancé Gareth Gates where they have given lessons and encouraged the next generation of acting and musical talent in Manchester. The academy has taught drama, dancing, and singing to children aged 4 to 16, and the institution has been based at Media City in Salford.
  3. Apart from acting, Faye is also a talented singer. In 2017, she had performed live on stage with Gareth at a Manchester fundraising ball singing Swept Away as her then-boyfriend accompanied her on the guitar.
  4. She has been proud and happy to have become a gay icon after playing the lesbian character of Kate Connor on-screen. Her role brought her a lot of attention from the gay community and she has been grateful that they were so supportive and had embraced her so completely.

Featured Image by Faye Alicia Brookes / Instagram

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