Her television credits include:
- VH1 UK (VJ)
- The Big Breakfast (Channel 4)
- Top of the Pops (BBC)
- This Morning (ITV)
- Celebrity Baby (Sky One)
- Top To Toe II (Carlton Midland, 2004)
She wrote a book called Beauty Scoop with Kate Shapland, published in 2004.
She married England rugby captain Will Carling in 1994. They divorced in 1996.
Julia married Sony executive Rob Stringer in 2006.
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