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Jessie Wallace Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family

Jessie Wallace Quick Info
Height 5 ft 2 in
Weight 58 kg
Date of Birth September 25, 1971
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Green

Jessie Wallace is an English actor, stage actor, and voice artist who is best known for playing the role of Kat Slater in the television soap opera EastEnders. In addition to that, she has also been cast in many other shows and movies which include the likes of A Class ApartThe BillMiss Marie LloydThe Dinner PartyWild at HeartThe Road to Coronation Street, Strictly Come DancingKat & Alfie: Redwater, Amoc, The Apprentice UKChildren in Need, Redwater, French and SaundersSo Graham NortonV Graham NortonFriday Night with Jonathan RossThe Friday Night ProjectAngela and Friends, The F Word, Richard & JudyThe Paul O’Grady ShowStrictly Come Dancing: It Takes TwoCash in the Celebrity AtticLoose WomenThe One ShowChris Moyles Quiz Night, MasterChef USAThe Late Late Show, Lip Sync Battle UKWeekendLorraineHarry Hill’s Tea TimeThis Morning, and EastEnders: Secrets from the Square.

Born Name

Karen Jane Wallace

Nick Name


Jessie Wallace as seen at the 2023 British Soap Awards
Jessie Wallace as seen at the 2023 British Soap Awards (Meena / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Enfield, North London, England, United Kingdom





Actor, Stage Actor, Voice Artist


  • Father – James Wallace (Telecommunications Engineer)
  • Mother – Annette (née Leach) (Secretary)
  • Siblings – She has a sister.
  • Others – Jonathan (Cousin)


Jessie Wallace has been repped by Qtalent Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.



Jessie Wallace as seen while smiling in a selfie in March 2023
Jessie Wallace as seen while smiling in a selfie in March 2023 (Jessie Wallace / Instagram)


5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm


58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Jessie Wallace has dated –

  1. Paul Whitworth– She dated Majorca-based ex-criminal Paul Whitworth for around 3 years.
  2. Andy Burton
  3. Gary Beadle – Jessie Wallace was romantically involved with actor Gary Beadle in the past. They have both been cast on the BBC soap opera EastEnders.
  4. Dave Morgan – She started going out with a policeman named Dave Morgan and they moved in together when Wallace confirmed that she was pregnant. On November 2, 2004, she gave birth to their daughter named Tallulah Lilac. However, the relationship ended after some time and Wallace’s lawyers placed a gag order on Morgan.

Race / Ethnicity


Jessie Wallace is of Irish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features


Jessie Wallace as seen after a performance of 'The Perfect Murder' at the Theatre Royal in February 2016
Jessie Wallace as seen after a performance of ‘The Perfect Murder’ at the Theatre Royal in February 2016 (5 albert square / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Jessie Wallace Favorite Things

  • Male ActorJack Lemmon
  • Female Actor – Anna Magnani
  • Some Of Her Favourite FilmsRebel Without a Cause (1955), The Rose Tattoo (1955), Some Like It Hot (1959), Kes (1969), Ryan’s Daughter (1970), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Wish You Were Here (1987), and Cinderella (2015)


Jessie Wallace Facts

  1. She was 3 years old when her parents divorced and Jessie and her sister were raised by their father. The sisters got to see their mother at weekends.
  2. Her stage name “Jessie Wallace” has been inspired by the name of her later grandmother.
  3. She made her first TV show appearance by playing the role of P.C. Karen Lace in an episode titled A Night to Forget of the ITV police procedural series The Bill in December 1999.
  4. In 2000, Jessie Wallace started appearing as Kat Slater in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders. For this role, she has won many accolades including the British Soap Awards for “Best Newcomer” and “S*xiest Female”, National Television Award for “Most Popular Newcomer”, Inside Soap Award for “Best Newcomer” and “S*xiest Female”, All About Soap Bubble Award for “Best Actress”, TRIC Award for “TV Soap Personality”, and others.
  5. She participated in the 6th edition of the dance competition show Strictly Come Dancing in 2008.
  6. She portrayed the character of Pat Phoenix in the 2010 television drama film The Road to Coronation Street.
  7. Along with Ebony O’Toole-Acheampong, Susan Ateh, Angeline Ball, Peter Campion, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Fionnula Flanagan, Stephen Hogan, Ian McElhinney, Shane Richie, Oisín Stack, Ian Toner, Stanley Townsend, Jessie Wallace co-starred as Kathleen Moon in the neo-noir television drama series Kat & Alfie: Redwater in 2017.
  8. She was arrested in June 2022 after she assaulted a police officer outside a nightclub in Bury St Edmunds.

Featured Image by Meena / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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