Charlotte-Letitia Crosby (born 17 May 1990) is an English television personality, known for appearing in the MTV reality series Geordie Shore and winning the twelfth series of Celebrity Big Brother. In 2017, she began presenting Just Tattoo of Us, and in 2018, Crosby began starring in her own reality series, The Charlotte Show.
17 May 1990
|Television||Geordie Shore (2011–2016)|
Celebrity Big Brother (2013)
Just Tattoo of Us (2017–present)
The Charlotte Show (2018–present)
I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! (AU) (2020)
Crosby was born in Sunderland and educated at St Anthony's Girls' Catholic Academy, where she completed her A level exams. Originally considering studying criminology at university, she successfully auditioned and was cast to appear in the Tyne and Wear based reality series, Geordie Shore.
Charlotte was an original cast member of MTV's reality series Geordie Shore, which she had starred in since 2011. She featured in twelve series of the show. She became known for an on/off relationship with fellow cast member Gaz Beadle. In June 2016, she announced her departure from the show via Twitter.
Further television and media appearances
In November 2012, alongside her Geordie Shore cast members, Crosby guest appeared in the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards where they presented the award for Best Male, which Justin Bieber won. In February 2013, Crosby appeared on The Sarah Millican Television Programme, alongside her Geordie Shore cast members Gary Beadle, James Tindale and Holly Hagan.
In 2013, Crosby hosted the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards. Crosby was also a regular panellist on This Morning, panel for the fashion strand 'Rate or Slate', and regularly appeared on panels for ITV series including Britain's Got More Talent, Xtra Factor and Celebrity Juice. In January 2014, it was confirmed that Crosby would have her own reality series on TLC, where she would spend time in different cultures and live with some of the world's unique communities. "I am bursting with excitement about my new show with TLC. I literally want to run around shouting about it from the rooftops!" The series was titled The Charlotte Crosby Experience.
In January 2015, MTV UK announced that Crosby was set to star in the second series of reality series Ex on the Beach. The series premiered later that month. Crosby joined the cast in the villa in the series fifth episode, appearing as an ex of fellow Geordie Shore cast member Gary Beadle.
Crosby occasionally hosts MTV News and also had a regular column in Star Magazine. On 19 September 2015, Crosby and her home appeared on comedy panel game show Through the Keyhole. She has also made guest appearances on programmes such as Staying In, Fake Reaction, Most Shocking Celebrity Moments, 50 Funniest Moments and Utterly Outrageous Moments.
In 2016, Crosby had her own special on Chart Show TV, titled Charlotte Crosby's Propa Mint Party, where she played a collection of her favourite music videos. In 2016, she was a contributor to the Channel 4 documentary series A Granny's Guide to the Modern World. She offered insight on life as a celebrity to the older generation. In August 2016, Crosby narrated Channel 5 documentary-reality series Tattoo Disasters U.K. In August 2016, she announced that she was set to appear in E4 dating series Celebs Go Dating. The series ran from the end of August until the middle of September 2016. In October 2016, Crosby appeared on Celebrity Storage Hunters UK and later that month, she appeared on Tipping Point: Lucky Stars.
In December 2016, Crosby was the star of MTV Asks Charlotte Crosby, set in her house in the North East of England. Later that month, she made a guest appearance on the Christmas special of In Bed with Jamie on E4, which was also set in her home. On 25 December 2016, Crosby made her radio presenting debut on Heat Radio where she co-presented an afternoon show with Lucie Cave.
From 27 February to 3 March 2017, Crosby was a stand-in presenter on the Capital North East breakfast show whilst the regular hosts took a week off. She reprised this role in February 2018, June 2018 and September 2018. In June 2017, Crosby published her second autobiography, Brand New Me. In contrast to her first book, it was published in a diary format. The book became a Sunday Times bestseller, the second of Crosby's books to peak at number 1.
In January 2019, Crosby appeared on the fourth series of Celebrity Coach Trip, alongside boyfriend Josh Ritchie. The couple reached the final and finished as runner-ups. In August 2019, Crosby began appearing in the seventh series of Celebs Go Dating to undergo ‘couples coaching’ alongside Ritchie. She had previously starred in the first series.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Crosby remotely presented MTV Games Night with Charlotte Crosby for MTV's digital strand for six weeks. Crosby undertook self-filming and production roles to facilitate airing the show. Crosby followed this project by remotely presentening the comedy clip show Charlotte Crosby’s Lockdown Laughs for MTV networks globally.
The Charlotte Show
In 2018, it was confirmed Crosby would star in her own MTV reality series. The series, titled The Charlotte Show, premiered on 28 March 2018.
In 2014, Crosby launched a fashion line titled "Nostalgia", in association with British online fashion retailer In The Style. Since then, she has continued to launch regular collections; however, it is no longer marketed under the "Nostalgia" brand, simply being referred to by Crosby's name.
Fitness DVDs and books
On 26 December 2014, Crosby released her first fitness DVD, Charlotte's 3 Minute Belly Blitz. The workout DVD featured Richard Callendar and weight loss expert David Souter. It became the UK's fastest selling fitness DVD, selling 101,000 copies in its first four weeks on sale. Within a month, it became the sixth best-selling fitness DVD of the decade. At the end of 2015, it was the 31st biggest selling DVD of the year. Since the release of the DVD, it has continually remained at the top ends of the Sports & Fitness DVD charts.
In 2015, Crosby released her second fitness DVD, Charlotte's 3 Minute Bum Blitz. The object of the DVD is to get a 'more peachy bum'. It uses the same trainers as 3 Minute Belly Blitz.
In April 2016, Crosby published her first health and fitness book, Live Fast, Lose Weight: Fat to Fit. The book details her tips and tricks on keeping fit and 80 recipes for a healthy lifestyle.
From December 2015 to April 2016, Crosby and Gaz Beadle started a relationship outside of filming Geordie Shore. This came to an end following Crosby's ectopic pregnancy. Crosby had surgery at St John and Elizabeth hospital, in London, which involved the removal of her left Fallopian tube. At this same time, Beadle cheated on her, leading to the end of their relationship. From 2018 to 2019, Crosby was in a relationship with Josh Ritchie.
In 2016, Crosby was arrested in Newcastle City Centre when police pulled her over in a Range Rover after witnesses report seeing it driving erratically, she was found to be almost 3 x the legal drink drive limit and was subsequently convicted for driving under the influence for a 2nd time and was banned from driving for 3 years and fined £1,185.
|2011–2016||Geordie Shore||Series regular|
|2013||Celebrity Big Brother||Housemate; winner of series 12|
|2014||The Charlotte Crosby Experience||Presenter|
|2015||Ex on the Beach||Gary Beadle's ex; series 2|
|2016||Charlotte Crosby's Propa Mint Party||Presenter|
|2016||Tattoo Disasters UK||Narrator and presenter|
|2016, 2019||Celebs Go Dating||Series 1 and Series 7|
|2016||Celebrity Storage Hunters UK||Main buyer|
|2016||MTV Asks Charlotte Crosby|
|2017–present||Just Tattoo of Us||Presenter|
|2017||Celeb Ghost Hunt Live||One-off special|
|2017||Single AF||Narrator and presenter|
|2018–present||The Charlotte Show||Main role|
|2019||Celebrity Coach Trip||Contestant; series 4|
|2019||Impossible Celebrities||Contestant; series 2|
|2020||I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! (Australian Version)||Contestant; 5th place series 6|
|2020||Celebrity Come Dine With Me||Contestant; 3rd place|
|2020||MTV Games Night with Charlotte Crosby||Presenter|
|2020||Charlotte Crosby’s Lockdown Laughs||Presenter|
|2020||Geordie Shore: Their Story||Main Role|
|2021||The Celebrity Circle||Series 1 Contestant - Catfishing as Peter Andre|
|2021||Geordie React||Main Role|
- The Sarah Millican Television Programme (5 February 2013)
- Big Brother's Bit on the Side (22 August–13 September 2013; 3 January 17 June 11 September 2014; 23 January 2015, 8 January 28 July 2016)
- The Wright Stuff (17 September 2013, 8 January 2015)
- Celebrity Juice (19 September 2013; 8 May, 23 October 2014; 31 March 2016)
- This Morning (24 September 5 November 2013; 7 January 2014; 4 January 19 April 2016, 3 April 2017, 19–23 June 2017,[a] 3 July 2017, 2 October 2017, 3 January 2018, 28 March 2018, 30 July 2018)
- Celebrity Wedding Planner (18 October 2013)
- The Xtra Factor (10 November 15 December 2013, December 2015, September 2016)
- Fake Reaction (9 January 2014)
- Viral Tap (4 May 2014)
- Britain's Got More Talent (29 May 2014, May 2015, 22 May 2016, 6 May 2017, 28 May 2018)
- Tricked (23 September 2014)
- Safeword (30 July 2015)
- Through the Keyhole (19 September 2015)
- Release the Hounds (28 October 2015)
- Up Late with Rylan (9–11, 31 May 2016)
- Loose Women (10 May 2016, 13 July 2017)
- A Granny's Guide to the Modern World (17 August 2016)
- Tipping Point: Lucky Stars (15 October 2016)
- In Bed with Jamie at Christmas (26 December 2016)
- Drunk History UK (as Isaac Newton's mother; 12 April 2017)
- Ireland AM (23 August 2017)
- Celebrity Psych Test (25 September 2017)
- The 6 O'Clock Show (27 October 2017)
- Pointless Celebrities (4 November 2017)
- The Reality TV Story (June 2018)
- The Crystal Maze (22 June 2018)
- CelebAbility (4 July 2018)
- MTV TOP 100 Germany (13 July 2018)
- Good Morning Britain (25 January 2019)
- MTV Hits Brazil (25 June 2019)
- The Big Fat Quiz of the Decade (2 January 2020)
- Studio 10 (29 January 2020, 20 February 2020, 1 April 2020, 29 September 2020)
- The Project (30 January 2020)
- Have You Been Paying Attention? NZ (26 February 2020)
- Have You Been Paying Attention? (28 September 2020)
- Celebrity Mastermind (19 December 2020)
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- "A Granny's Guide and an Immigrant's Guide: A Granny's Guide and an Immigrant's Guide".
- "Celebs Go Dating bosses fury as Charlotte Crosby 'hides secret fella Ash Harrison'". 2 September 2016.
- "Tipping Point: Lucky Stars Episode 1". ITV Press Centre. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
- Crosby, Charlotte (2017). Brand New Me: More honest, heart-warming and hilarious antics from reality TV's biggest star. ASIN 1472243277.
- "Charlotte Crosby shows off her toned midriff as she dines out in Manchester". 5 July 2017.
- "Geordie Shore's Charlotte Crosby is returning to Celebs Go Dating". Digital Spy. 3 July 2019.
- Whitehead, Mat (3 January 2020). "'I'm In It To Win It': Charlotte Crosby Is Newly Single, Ready To Mingle And Heading Into Camp". TV Tonight. Retrieved 3 January 2020.
- "MTV International Sets Remotely Produced Digital Game Show With U.K. Reality TV Star Amid Pandemic | Hollywood Reporter". www.hollywoodreporter.com. Retrieved 16 October 2020.
- "MTV, Comedy Central Int'l Set Remotely Produced Comedy Series | Hollywood Reporter". www.hollywoodreporter.com. Retrieved 16 October 2020.
- "Exclusive! Charlotte Crosby Reveals Her Biggest Fear as She Confirms New MTV Reality Series the Charlotte Show and Opens up About True Love | MTV UK".
- "Charlotte Letitia Crosby on Instagram: "Yep I'm just gunna leave this one here🍾 30.1.19 Tag a friend to win a chance to be at the launch night a celebrate with us all 👇🏼…"". Instagram. Retrieved 7 January 2019.
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- "Ten to launch new channel: 10 Shake". 13 July 2020. Retrieved 16 October 2020.
- "The Nostalgia SS16 Collection is here!". Charlotte Crosby. 27 April 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
- "Charlotte Crosby Clothing Collection | In The Style". www.inthestyle.com. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
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- "Charlotte Crosby's 3 Minute Belly Blitz". 26 December 2014. Retrieved 31 July 2016 – via Amazon.
- "Charlotte Crosby scores fastest selling fitness DVD ever". Retrieved 31 July 2016.
- "End of Year Video Chart Top 100 - 2017 | Official Charts Company".
- "Official Sports & Fitness Video Chart Top 50 | Official Charts Company".
- "Charlotte's 3 Minute Bum Blitz". 26 December 2015. Retrieved 31 July 2016 – via Amazon.
- Crosby, Charlotte (21 April 2016). Live Fast, Lose Weight: Fat to Fit: 80 recipes for a healthy lifestyle. Headline. ISBN 9781472231987.
- Crosby, Charlotte (2017). Charlotte Crosby's 30-Day Blitz: Workouts, Tips and Recipes for a Body You'll Love in Less than a Month. ASIN 1472243315.
- "Charlotte Crosby signing Charlotte Crosby's 30-Day Blitz".
- "Charlotte Crosby survived an ectopic pregnancy and urges others to learn signs". Metro. 6 November 2018. Retrieved 26 March 2019.
- Saunders, Emmeline (30 May 2016). "Charlotte Crosby: My ectopic pregnancy tragedy". Retrieved 31 July 2016.
- Baillie, Katie (31 May 2016). "Charlotte Crosby suffered ectopic pregnancy as Gaz Beadle was away filming". Metro. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
- Pocklington, Rebecca (31 May 2016). "Watch Charlotte Crosby break down as she reveals heartbreaking ectopic pregnancy". Retrieved 31 July 2016.
- Bourne, Dianne; Buckland, Lucy (21 July 2018). "Charlotte Crosby takes comfort from Manc love after violent threats over tweets". men. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
- Duke, Simon (22 September 2019). "Ex-Geordie Shore star Charlotte Crosby becomes a football manager!". ChronicleLive. Retrieved 16 October 2020.
- Nichol, Sara (6 March 2012). "Geordie Shore star Charlotte Crosby banned for drink driving". nechronicle. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
- "Charlotte Crosby found guilty of drink-driving for second time". ITV News. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
- Host of the week long competition segment.
| Celebrity Big Brother UK winner
Series 12 (2013)