Polly Parsons (born 15 February 1984) is an English television presenter.

Polly Parsons
Born (1984-02-15) 15 February 1984 (age 35)
Bristol, England
EducationElmhurst School for Dance
OccupationTelevision presenter
glamour model
Years active2007–present
Height5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
TelevisionFun Song Factory
Genie in the House
Don't Get Screwed
Meet the Parents
The Real Hustle
Thomas Vermaelen (m. 2017)
Partner(s)Sid Owen (2006–12)

Early lifeEdit

Parsons was born in Bristol, and attended Sacred Heart Convent Primary School and later Redland High School for Girls.[1] She then gained A-Levels in Art, Drama and Dance and a Diploma in Performing Arts at Elmhurst School for Dance, Camberley.


Parsons co-presented Fun Song Factory as Paige with Laura Hamilton. She also appeared as Princess Sapphire in Genie in the House, Toonattik, and played Crystal in Disastrous for Nickelodeon. Later, she starred in Don't Get Screwed for BBC Three, and as Becky in Meet the Parents on E4.[2] She was a presenter on BBC Three's The Real Hustle[3] in 2012.

Personal lifeEdit

Parsons dated EastEnders star Sid Owen for six years; the couple were engaged in 2009, but called it off in 2012. The same year, she started dating footballer Thomas Vermaelen, with whom she has two sons, Raff and Ace. The couple married in June 2017. [4]