Lisa Appleton is a competitive reality star. After all, the 55-year-old rose to fame following her appearances in several reality TV competition shows. Her most famous appearance came in the TV series, Big Brother. The series features ten completely different individuals who try to live together in a house without any complaints from the outside world. Even though the concept has been used by several other TV series, Big Brother was the first to do it. Lisa Appleton appeared on the reality series in 2008 and enjoyed a considerable amount of fame during her time in the series. In this article, we take a closer look at Appleton’s wiki-bio.
Lisa Jane Appleton
Date of birth
May 23, 1968
Place of birth
55 years old
TV personality, delivery driver, narrator
Sophia Maria Appleton
Being the first couple to enter the Big Brother house with Mario Marconi in 2008.
Hollywood Files, a true crime documentary about the dark side of Hollywood, presented by Lisa Appleton and Bryn C.J. Hammond
Lisa Appleton was born on the 23rd of May 1968 in England. There is very little information about Lisa’s early life including personal details of her family. She is yet to reveal details about her academic life and seems to keep a lid on everything relating to her early life.
Before making an appearance on the reality series, Lisa worked as a sales representative for tanning products. Lisa Began her TV career in 2006 when she first appeared in Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. In the following year, Lisa joined the cast of Big Brother’s Little Brother before heading to the reality series Big Brother in 2008. Her 2008 appearance in the reality series became a turning point in Lisa’s career. She appeared in the series for a total of 89 episodes before being voted out by the house.
In the years that followed, Lisa enjoyed her newfound fame and continued to appear in several other TV series including, Big Brothers Big Mouth, and Celeb Air. In 2010, Lisa made an appearance in Snog Marry Avoid? and in Big Brothers Award Show. She continued to appear in the Big Brother shows and made appearances in Ultimate Big Brother and Big Brothers Bit on the side.
Her most recent endeavor in the reality TV series came in the form of When Celebrity Goes Horribly Wrong and When Reality TV goes Horribly Wrong. Both TV series critique Lisa’s lifestyle after achieving fame.
Working as Delivery driver
Lisa has revealed that she is now working as an Amazon delivery driver to make ends meet, after many of her projects were cancelled due to the lockdown. She said that she took the job as a boost to her income, as the cost of living and everything else has gone up.
Lisa admitted that the job is not easy, as she has to deliver about 28 to 30 parcels in an hour, and deal with narrow streets, dead ends, and impatient drivers. She also said that she gets recognised by some of her customers, who are starstruck by her presence. Lisa said that she still hopes to pursue her dreams of being an actress, but for now, she is grateful for the opportunity to work for Amazon. She said that she is proud of herself for being independent and resilient.
Lisa Appleton’s net worth is estimated to be around $200,000. However, she has also revealed that she has faced financial difficulties and even had to live in her car and a tree house at some point.
Lisa was previously married to her fellow co-star Mario Marconi. The pair met on the set of Big Brother and Marconi and the pair tied the knot two years later. Things weren’t meant to last for the pair and Lisa divorced Mario in 2013. Lisa then went on to date the Etic theatre producer, Rob Ellis. Things didn’t work out for the pair and both Rob and Lisa went their separate ways. Lisa also has a daughter named Sophie. As of the time of writing, Lisa is reportedly single and focusing on her career and health.
Even though Lisa enjoyed a brief TV career, she has been part of more than a few scandals. She was kicked out by her landlord in 2018 and had to live out of her car for quite a while. She had some work done on her face which left her unable to blink her eyes for some 48 hours. Since disappearing away from the TV screens, Lisa has switched jobs from one place to another. It is reported that she was fired from her latest job due to her attitude towards her co-workers.
About 5 feet 5 inches or 165
About 75 kg or 165 lbs
Dark brown, long and wavy
Oval-shaped, with prominent cheekbones and a small nose
Curvy, with large breasts and hips
Revealing, often wearing bikinis, lingerie, or tight dresses