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Lucy Katherine Pinder (born 20 December 1983) is an English model[1][2] and actress. She came to prominence in 2003 after being discovered by a freelance photographer on Bournemouth beach and has appeared in such publications as FHM,[1] Nuts, Loaded, and the Daily Star.[2]

Lucy Pinder
Lucy Katherine Pinder[1]

(1983-12-20) 20 December 1983 (age 35)[1][2]
Modelling information
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)[2][4]
Hair colourBrown[2][4]
Eye colourBrown[2][4]
AgencyInternational Artists Management


Modelling careerEdit

Pinder first appeared topless in Nuts in 2007. With vital statistics of 32GG-24-34, the Australian magazine Ralph declared that she had the "Best Breasts in the World" in 2007.[2]

Pinder has appeared on FHM's list of the "100 Sexiest Women in the World" 2007 (No. 92), 2006 (No. 35), and 2005 (No. 16),[1] and, in 2010, she was head of the Bennetts Babe Squad.[5]

Pinder was responsible for a weekly advice column in Nuts, entitled "The Truth About Women".[6]

Television careerEdit

In 2004, Pinder appeared on Living TV's series I'm Famous and Frightened!,[2] spending the weekend at Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire investigating ghosts and spirits.[7]

On 31 December 2005, Pinder appeared on Sky Sports as a celebrity soccerette on Soccer AM,[2] during which she wore a Southampton FC[1] jersey. She also sat on the famous orange sofa answering questions on topics such as modelling and football.[8]

In September 2007, Pinder appeared as a contestant on a special edition of the Weakest Link,[2] entitled "Wags and Glamour Girls".[1][9]

Pinder (right) with Michelle Marsh
Nuts party, February 2009: Pinder (middle) with friends

From September to December 2007, Pinder presented a short nightly programme for Nuts TV called Book at Bedtime, which was based on a long-running BBC Radio 4 programme. She read a passage from a well-known novel.[10]

On 15 January 2008, Pinder made her presenter debut for Nuts TV. She presented the Nuts TV live show on six further occasions in February and March 2008 and also presented Overexposed, which was a series on Nuts TV giving hints and tips to the aspiring, amateur glamour photographer.[11] Subsequently, she has appeared on the MTV channel's TMF,[11] presenting, in conjunction with Kayleigh Pearson, Pinder and Pearson's Late-Night Love-in – a "countdown of saucy music videos."

In February 2008, Pinder made a cameo appearance, along with Michelle Marsh, in Hotel Babylon[2] on BBC1.[11]

In February 2010, Lucy Pinder appeared on BBC Three's The Real Hustle Undercover,[2] where she pulled a switch on an unsuspecting punter.[11]

In addition, Pinder has appeared on the cover of several DVDs and in photo shoots for magazines, such as Loaded and Maxim.[2][12][13]

Celebrity Big BrotherEdit

From 2 January 2009, Pinder appeared in the sixth series of Celebrity Big Brother.[1] She revealed that "thick" people irritate her. She was the first housemate to be voted out,[1][2] on 9 January (Day 8) with 57% of the public vote.[14] Pinder declared her wish to leave the Big Brother house after being driven to distraction by the constant rapping of housemate Coolio.[15]

Television appearancesEdit

  • Dream Team (2004) as Herself
  • Soccer AM[2] (1 episode, "31 December 2005") as Herself
  • Bo! in the USA (1 episode, 2006) as Herself
  • Hotel Babylon[2] (1 episode, "Series 3, Episode 1", 2008) as Herself
  • Book at Bedtime with Lucy Pinder (approx. 30 episodes, Nuts TV, 2007) as Presenter[11]
  • The Real Hustle Undercover,[2] BBC Three (2010) as Nicole, con artist[11]
  • The Royals, as Bridget (1 episode, "Confess Yourself to Heaven", season 4, episode 402, 2018)[16]

Film appearancesEdit

Charity workEdit

Lucy Pinder volunteering at Cats Protection, 2012

Pinder has worked closely with a number of wildlife charities, getting involved in fund raising for TigerTime, the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation, and International Animal Rescue.[citation needed] She was also an ambassador for Kick 4 Life, a charity that uses football to fight poverty and disease in developing countries.[2][18] She has also produced original works of art for sale in charity auctions for Keech Hospice Care[19] and Sports For All.[20]

Pinder has also volunteered her time at Cats Protection as part of the charity's campaign "I'm A Celebrity... Let Me Volunteer!",[21] and she was a judge for National Cat Awards' in the "Hero Cat" category in 2012.[22]

Pinder has worked with Help for Heroes, a British charity launched on in 2007 to help provide better facilities for British servicemen and women who have been wounded or injured in the line of duty,[23] and she has appeared in the 2011 and 2014 Hot Shots Calendar.[24]

Pinder and Rhian Sugden continue to support the MCAC (Male Cancer Awareness Campaign), and they took part in the five mile "London Strut" awareness initiative in December 2013.[25]

Pinder supported the "Stars & Stripes 2014 Celebrity Auction" by donating an original drawing of hers that was auctioned off, with the proceeds going to Tiger Time.[26]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Lucy Pinder". FHM. Archived from the original on 13 August 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "Lucy Pinder". Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  3. ^ Bolton, Ash (2009-01-09). "Lucy Pinder backed by Winchester civic chiefs". Hampshire Chronicle. Retrieved 2014-06-20.
  4. ^ a b c "Lucy Pinder". 27 November 2012. Archived from the original on 16 June 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Bennetts Babe 2010".
  6. ^ "old Official Website". Archived from the original on 4 June 2008. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  7. ^ "I'm Famous and Frightened 4 – The Live Final". 7 February 2005. Retrieved 2009-03-22.
  8. ^ "Sky Sports". 11 May 2005. Archived from the original on 28 December 2008. Retrieved 2009-03-22.
  9. ^ "Broadcast schedule of Weakest Link edition".
  10. ^ "Lucy Pinder's Book at Bedtime on Nuts TV".
  11. ^ a b c d e f "Lucy Pinder's work on Nuts TV and MTV". Retrieved 2009-03-22.
  12. ^ "Lucy Pinder tv".
  13. ^ "Maxim Photo shoot". Archived from the original on 7 September 2014.
  14. ^ "Lucy Pinder – Smeggy's Big Brother Housemates". Smeggy's Forums. 9 January 2009. Archived from the original on 22 January 2009. Retrieved 28 January 2009.
  15. ^ "Glamour model Lucy Pinder first out of Celebrity Big Brother". The Daily Telegraph. London. 9 January 2009. Retrieved 2010-05-11.
  16. ^ a b c "Lucy Pinder". IMDb.
  17. ^ "SUPER MODEL LUCY PINDER HAS BEEN LEARNING HINDI FOR HER DEBUT BOLLYWOOD MOVIE". Archived from the original on 31 March 2015. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  18. ^ "Home". Kick 4 Life. Retrieved 2009-03-22.
  19. ^ "Lucy Pinder Butterfly Painting Auction announcement". Retrieved 2010-04-07.
  20. ^ "Lucy Pinder Celebriteapot Auction announcement". Retrieved 2010-04-07.
  21. ^ "Cats Protection – I'm a celebrity... Let me volunteer". Retrieved 2014-06-25.
  22. ^ "Cats Protection | National Cat Awards | Meet the overall winner judges". Retrieved 2014-06-25.
  23. ^ "Lucy Pinder supporting the troops". Facebook.
  24. ^ "Hot Shots Calendar".
  25. ^ "Lucy Pinder, Rhian Sugden MCAC London Strut". Archived from the original on 25 August 2014.
  26. ^ "Lucy Pinder's donated drawing to Tiger Time". p. 17.

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