Gemma Collins is a famous British Reality TV star. The 38 year old diva grew up in Romford and attended the Sylvia Young Theatre School. Other legends such as Rita Ora and Amy WInehouse have studied there.
Gemma Collins had her first taste of stardom in 2011 after landing a serious role on The Only Way Is Essex during the show’s second series. Her constant presence as a celebrity has helped Gemma Collins attain a net worth of £2.7million
Gemma Collins: Net Worth and background
What is Gemma Collins’ net worth?
Gemma Collins started her career as a used car saleswoman but her immense popularity on the show helped her launch her own clothing line. She even went on to open a boutique shop in Brentwood.
The GC’s range specialises in plus size fashion and is additionally available to shop for online from her website.
Gemma Collins has also made numerous TV appearances, including her short stint on I’m a star Get Me Out of Here in 2014. In 2019, Gemma Collins landed her own show, Gemma Collins: Diva Forever.
As of 2020, Gemma Collins’ net worth is £2.7million.
Is Gemma Collins still dating James Argent?
Gemma Collins met James Argent on the set of TOWIE and dated him throughout 2012 before Argent dumped her for his ex girlfriend Lydia Bright. Ironically enough, Gemma Collins and James Argent went on secret sex romps during the same week that Argent dumped Collins for his ex.
Gemma Collins also dated Rami Hawash, a car mechanic who appeared on the Essex show on multiple occasions. The couple was engaged on December 27th, 2013. However, they soon broke the engagement off.
Gemma Collins got back with James Argent in 2018 but reportedly broke up again.
They came together towards the top of 2018 then break up in April 2019 when she claimed he was an “embarrassment”.
However, by May 2019 The Sun revealed that the couple was officially back together.
However, if we go by the scenes on her show, Gemma Collins: Diva Forever, the couple’s relationship is going through troubled waters and they break up and patch up in almost every single episode.
Via Instagram, James Argent shared a snap of the pair with the caption: “Making memories @brightonmet. Love you @gemmacollins1.”
In June, 2019 the twosome enjoyed a romantic break within the remote island of Isola Bella in Sicily together.
When is Gemma Collins: Diva Forever on?
Diva Forever arrived on our screens on Wednesday, 7 August, 2019 on ITVBe.
The reality series consisted of a whopping five episodes, all airing on an equivalent channel.
The show came fresh after the bubbly blonde’s appearance on Dancing on Ice this year and therefore the release of her latest book – The GC: the way to Be A Diva.
WiIll Gemma Collins star in X Factor: Celebrity?
Producers of X Factor had the Essex couple in their sight and they had wanted to sign both Gemma Collins and James Argent and pit them against each other on the show. Despite the media clamouring over this rumour, Gemma Collins and James Argent did not sign up for the show. ow.
Gemma told New! Magazine in an interview
“They did ask me, but I’m not doing it. I’ve got so many other big TV projects in the pipeline.”
“I’ll never forget where I started out but I’ve been offered some great work recently. It’s exciting.”
Over the summer, an inside source told the Daily Star: “Talks are ongoing and nothing has been agreed just yet, but execs think there’s a good chance they’ll get them to sign up.”
The fiery on-off relationship of the couple had a great potential for being some interesting viewing for the British audience. Both Collins and Argent love to sing and Argent even performs at gigs in the UK and Europe.
Why was Gemma Collins feuding with Dancing On Ice judge Jason Gardiner?
While Gemma Collins was participating on Dancing on Ice in 2019, she regularly feuded with judge Jason Gardiner.
After Jason Gardiner branded her performance on January 20 as “lazy” and “mediocre”, Gemma Collins had a fiery and public spat with Gardiner.
Gemma Collins accused Jason Gardiner of selling stories about her. Gardiner called her a “brat” in retaliation.
Holly Willoughby, who presented Dancing on Ice, also called Gemma COllins a diva. This resulted in Collins almost quitting the show.
Gemma Collins’ final week performance was also slammed by Jason Gardiner and he called her efforts “lame”.
Gemma Collins had a skate-off against cricketer Ryan Sidebottom and Jason Gardiner spoke something about that as well. He said: “Based on the skate-off tonight, it is very easy for me to say this, and it gives me great pleasure to say that I will be saving Ryan and Brandee.”
Did Gemma Collins lose weight through Dancing on Ice?
Yes, Gemma Collins revealed in February 2019 that she had lost over 2.5 stones of weight during her time at Dancing on Ice.
Hours after exiting Dancing on Ice, Gemma Collins gave an interview on This Morning. Gemma Collins said this about Jason Gardiner: “He’s there to do his job. I was fine with what he was saying about my skating. I didn’t like it when he body-shamed me because that hurt me and I felt embarrassed, that’s why I attacked back.
“We all knew I’d never be able to be lifted. I was just out there doing my thing. I would have loved to have been spun around for a count of eight.”
Prior to the start of the show, Gemma Collins had claimed that she had dropped two dress sizes for the show. And on top of that, she was hoping to lose more during her time on the show.
Why doesn’t Gemma Collins like the Loose Women ladies?
Gemma Collins is not a big fan of the cast of Loose Women. The TOWIE star talked about her displeasure at the Loose Women cast in an exclusive interview with The Sun Online. Gemma Collins was talking about the time she was invited on to the ITV show in June to discuss her new book.
While on Loose Women, Gemma Collins was asked about writing her book.
Speaking about that interview, Gemma Collins said: “For me, Loose Women is the worst show on earth.
“They invite guests on, they are horrible to them. I personally would never go on the show again.
“They invite you on the show and then they are rude to you. Why invite me on?”
On September 30, 2018, in an exclusive Bizarre TV takeover, Loose Women panelist Nadia Sawalha, Sun columnist Jane Moore, Andrea McLean and Chizzy Akudolu hit back at the TOWIE star’s claims.
Jane Moore said: “I’ve done Loose Women two or three times with Gemma Collins. She was good as gold, we’ve had a lovely time.
“So when I read what she’d said, I had no idea what she was talking about. Because one time she came, she brought her mum. We did a thing about her mum not being very well. We’ve always been lovely to her.”
What TV shows has Gemma Collins appeared on other than TOWIE?
Gemma Collins became famous after appearing on TOWIE. As a result of her success on that show, Gemma Collins went on to appear on Celebrity Big Brother, Splash, and a host of other shows on British television.
In the year 2014, Gemma Collins participated in ITV’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here. However, she was forced to pull out after just 72 hours in the jungle for health reasons.
Gemma Collins also starred in Sugar Free Farm in 2017. During the show, the participants removed sugar from their diet for two weeks.
Gemma Collins was soon spotted looking for love on Celebs Go Dating in 2018. However, her stint on the show ended up being controversial when former Hollyoaks star Paul Danan for her demanding behaviour.
In August 2018, Gemma Collins appeared on Celebrity MasterChef 2018 with Stella Parton (Dolly Parton’s sister) and former Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews.
On September 2018, her participation on the famous ice skating show, Dancing on Ice was confirmed after Gemma Collins received a written offer from ITV to take part in the skating show. On the show, she joined professional skater Matt Evers (who was a fan favourite).
Has Gemma Collins got a designer vagina?
The Diva Gemma Collins is well known for saying and doing saucy and controversial things. In the year 2017, Gemma Collins made a very private revelation about her private parts. According to Gemma Collins, her vagina looks good enough to feature in a movie.
Gemma Collins underwent an intimate and expensive, £2,000 procedure on her vagina in March 2015. She joined other celebrities like Danniella Westbrook and Real Housewives of Cheshire star Tanya Bardsley who also had vaginal procedures done.
Speaking shortly after the procedure, Gemma Collins said: “I actually pride myself – I’m mega-confident because I know I’ve got a designer vagina.
“It looks like something you’d see in a movie.”
“Designer vaginas are all the rage in Essex and it’s an important part of my rebranding. I’ve become a virgin again,” Collins joked.
Gemma Collins now admittedly pampers her vagina with facials, steaming, scrubbing and exfoliating it in the process. At the time of her procedure, Gemma Collins had said that she was hoping that her surgery was going to help her get a new man.
The popular and controversial diva Gemma Collins’ net worth is £2.7million as of 2020.