|Louise Cliffe Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||December 9, 1986|
Louise Cliffe is a British actress, singer, writer, and model who is best known for appearing as a contestant on the competition reality TV series, Big Brother UK, in its 2011 edition alongside the likes of Aaron Allard-Morgan, Aden Theobald, Jay McKray, Maisy James, Mark Henderson, Heaven Afrika, Rebeckah Vaughan, and Tashie Jackson. While on the show, Louise Cliffe and fellow housemate, Jay McKray, fell for one another and got married afterward. Despite it appearing as a fairytale romance, things did not quite work out for the two and they separated after a year of being married. Louise Cliffe has also appeared in a variety of movies such as Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead, Annihilation Earth, Big Brother UK, Don Jon, and The Five Wives & Lives of Melvyn Pfferberg. As a child, she wanted to serve in the army but destiny had some other plans for the diva and her modeling career took a start. She was also named Miss Manchester in 2006 and has worked as a model for Maxim, Bizarre, Front, Loaded, FHM, OK!, Stuff, The Magazine, Zoo, Nuts, Ice, and Switched On. Louise Cliffe has also garnered a huge social media fan base with her acting and modeling skills and has more than 120k followers on Twitter and more than 110k followers on Instagram.
Louise Sylvia Cliffe
Lou, Wonder Woman
Middleton, Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, England, United Kingdom
She resides in Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Louise Cliffe studied at Our Lady’s’ Catholic High School in Higher Blackley, City of Manchester, England, United Kingdom. As a student, she was also active in sports. Later, she went on to study at the Manchester School of Acting.
Actress, Singer, Writer, Model
- Siblings – Colin Cliffe (Younger Brother), Michelle (Sister)
- Others – Sylvie (Niece)
Louise Cliffe is represented by –
- Boss Model Management, Manchester, England, United Kingdom
- Nick, Manager
She released her debut single via Green Garden Records.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Louise Cliffe has dated –
- Jay McKray (2011-2013) – Lousie Cliffe met Jay McKray, who is a plumber, fitness instructor, DJ, and barber from Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, North East England, while they both appeared as contestants on the competition reality TV series, Big Brother UK‘s 2011 season. They fell for each other while on the show and unlike other couples, they actually stick around one another even after the show. Things seemed to be going really positive for the couple as they eventually got married on June 9, 2012, at Durham Registry Office. The duo also created a website for their wedding pictures as well as streamed a live feed of the wedding ceremony to share it with their fans. It was a gesture to thank all their fans for their constant love and support to the happy couple.
However, things soon started falling apart and the following year in 2013, in a reply to a comment on one of his Twitter feeds in June 2013, Jay McKray confirmed that the couple has parted ways for the better saying that ‘no I am not with her, we don’t get on, end of.’ Hence, it was in 2013, only after a year of getting married, that Louise Cliffe and Jay McKray got divorced. A source also revealed that Louise was shattered after the end of the marriage as, being an old school romantic, she had always believed in a happily ever after. However, she still handled the situation gracefully wishing all the luck to Jay McKray for his future endeavors and also said that ‘I can’t believe how much I have changed and grown up as a person, I don’t recognize myself, the last 7 months have been tough but worth it.’
- Stuart Pilkington – Stuart Pilkington is a health and wellness expert who appeared as a contestant in the 2008 series of the competition reality TV show, Big Brother UK. Stuart and Louise Cliffe first met each other in 2010 and are simply two best friends turned into lovers who share a close bond. After being together for a couple of years, the duo revealed that ‘We’re over the moon to announce that we’re having a baby,’ in 2016. Their first child, a son named Eli Mark Pilkington, was born on March 1, 2017. Louise Cliffe had previously also shared a picture of her baby scan on her social media accounts. Then, in March 2019, the couple welcomed their second son, Ezra, who weighed 8.3 lbs at the time of his birth. They are a fun loving family of four and both Louise and Stuart often share their family pictures and videos with fans on their respective social media handles.
Race / Ethnicity
Dark Brown (Natural)
She either dyes or highlights her hair in shades such as ‘blonde’.
- Plump Lips
- Beautiful hair
- Pointed chin
- Toned body
5 (UK) or 7.5 (US) or 38 (EU)
Louise Cliffe has either endorsed or promoted a couple of brands like TWINZZ.
Best Known For
- Having been cast in movies like Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead (2009) as Sophie, Annihilation Earth (2009) as Nya, The Five Wives & Lives of Melvyn Pfferberg (2016) as Mia, and many more
- Appearing as a housemate in the 2011 UK edition of the reality competition series, Big Brother. Some other contestants for the season included Aaron Allard-Morgan, Jay McKray, Maisy James, Rebeckah Vaughan, and Tashie Jackson.
- Having been featured and doing photo shoots for a number of magazines like Maxim, Bizarre, Front, Loaded, FHM, OK!, Stuff, The Magazine, Zoo, Nuts, Ice, and Switched On
As a Singer
Her first single was released in 2009 through Green Garden Records. Cliffe appears 5 times in the video of the song, a collaborative effort with the Social Network, playing different characters.
Louise Cliffe made her first feature film appearance as Sophie in the horror drama film, Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead, in 2009. The film starred Tom Frederic, Janet Montgomery, and Tamer Hassan.
First TV Show
Louise Cliffe made her first TV show appearance as a Manchester United Soccerette on the show, Soccer AM.
Louise Cliffe stays fit by maintaining an active lifestyle. She has been active in sports throughout her life which has helped her possess a toned physique. She also enjoys walking as much as possible.
As far as her diet is concerned, Cliffe does not prefer sticking to a particular diet plan and enjoys a balanced diet to stay fit and healthy. She makes sure to eat clean and fresh food items while also indulging in treats every now and then.
Louise Cliffe Facts
- She grew up in Middleton, Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, England, United Kingdom.
- While studying in Our Lady’s’ Catholic High School, Louise Cliffe was a 3 times Manchester Hurdles Champion and also a passionate athlete. She also went to Holland to play netball.
- She played a variety of sports and due to her efficiency and strength, she was mostly placed in the boys’ teams. Despite playing a number of sports, she mastered in hurdles.
- She was very much into sports as a kid and was mostly seen playing football with her brother and his friends.
- During her school years, she was somewhat of a shy person who would barely answer when her name was called upon. Cliffe has claimed that she is still more of a reserved person.
- Before starting her pursuits in the modeling industry, Louise Cliffe aspired to serve in the army.
- Modeling is something that happened to her by chance.
- She has also been a Page 3 girl.
- As a model, she has been a part of a number of fashion shows in places such as London, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Berlin, Dubai, and Miami.
- In the sci-fi TV film, Annihilation Earth, Louise Cliffe starred alongside the likes of Luke Goss, Marina Sirtis, and Colin Salmon. The film was directed by Nick Lyon and written by Rafael Jordan.
- On September 9, 2011, she became a contestant on the reality TV show, Big Brother UK, as its 14th housemate. It was the 12th series of the show and the other housemates included Aaron Allard-Morgan, Jay McKray, Alex Lee, Tom O’Connell, Faye Palmer, Harry Blake, Jemma Palmer, Anton Murphy, Aden Theobald, Maisy James, Mark Henderson, Heaven Afrika, Rebeckah Vaughan, and Tashie Jackson. Actress and model, Pamela Anderson, also appeared in the series as a house guest.
- It was Pamela Anderson who gave Louise Cliffe the nickname ‘Wonder Woman’ on Big Brother UK.
- During her stint in Big Brother UK, she only got nominated once and also made it to the finals, finishing her journey on the 4th place.
- She enjoys walking around appreciating the buildings and the scenery.
- Louise Cliffe also loves cooking.
- She has said that although she likes comedy roles, she would not mind being a Bond girl.
- She is also a former Miss Manchester, winning the title in 2006.
- Follow Louise Cliffe on Instagram and Twitter.
Featured Image by Louise Cliffe / Instagram