Samantha Fox was born on April 15th, 1966 in London.
In 1983, when she was just 16 years old, she came second in topless modelling competition in the newspaper The Sunday People.
She soon found fame as a topless model and became the most famous of the Sun's "Page 3" girls.
In 1986 she started a singing career and her single "Touch Me (I Want Your Body)" went to number one in 17 different countries. The album "Touch Me" followed later that year and sold almost 2 million copies worldwide.
In the late 1980s and early 1990s Sam released the albums "Jive", "I Wanna Have Some Fun" and "Just One Night".
In 1993, Sam starred in an Indian film called "Rock Dancer" which is described as a Bollywood version of the Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston film "The Bodyguard".
In 1994, Sam announced she had become a born-again Christian.
In 1995, she tried to relaunch her music career and as lead singer of the all girl group Sox she entered the competition to provide the UK entry for the Eurovision Song Contest. She only finished 4th by public vote, however, as Love City Groove went on to represent the UK and come 10th in the main contest.
In 1996, Sam posed for Playboy magazine.
She later moved to New York where she had a spell as a video jockey for MTV and in 1998 she released the album "21st Century Fox".
In 2003, Sam appeared in the reality TV show "The Club" where she competed against Richard Blackwood and Dean Gaffney in running a busy London club.
After years of rumours about her relationship with her female manager, Sam announced in 2003 that these were true and she was lesbian.
In 2005, Sam and her partner Myra were injured in a car crash in Stockholm and after having to be rescued from their vehicle by firefighters, Sam was treated for whiplash.
DO YOU REMEMBER...
Sam presenting the Brit Awards with Mick Fleetwood.
DID YOU KNOW...
Sam is only 5 ft 1 in tall and has size 3 and a half feet.
At the peak of her modelling career, her measurements were 36D-23-31.
She is a black belt in karate.
Sam dated Paul Stanley, the guitarist from the rock band KISS.
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