Some individuals despite receiving huge recognition and fame fail to garner economic success. Among those is television personality Gail Porter who accepts of turning bankrupt and living on just $200 for a month. Gail is a famous Scottish television presenter, former model, and actress. The presenter who lost her hair through alopecia has worked in television shows like The Gadget Show, The Wright Stuff, and Celebrity Blind Man’s Bluff.
Career and Progression:
Gail Porter embarked her career working on the family and children television programs like The Movie Chart Show, Live and Kicking and Top of the Pops. Gary has worked on several television shows including Funny Brooked, The Big Breakfast, The Gadget show, Celebrity Big Brother and Dead Famous. The actress has posed for the magazines such as FHN and appeared at the London Fashion Week in September 2014. She also served as guest editor for Fashion Plus magazine in 2014.
Gail Reveals about Turning Bankrupt!
Gail was one of the greatest celebrities in England two decades ago. The star previously was reported of enjoying splendid net worth of $3.5 million. However, the success and financial stability of Gail Porter has drastically decreased now. Gail recently revealed about being bankrupt and living on just $200 for a month in January 2017. She also confided about selling the house and sleeping on the park bench.
Gail’s Struggle with Alopecia!!
The former model developed alopecia total in 2005 losing her hair. Gail, however, chose to avoid hat or wig in order to raise awareness about the illness. During the time, the actress became the ambassador for a charity which provides wigs to kids with hair loss named Little Princess Trust. The hair had grown by three-quarters of her scalp by May 2010 but later started falling out again.
The gorgeous actress with hair is suddenly turning bald made people suspects that she may have cancer. However, the star made it clear to her contemporaries and audience that it’s not cancer. The presenter Katie Hopkins posted addressing Gail to stay calm as the sickness is only hair fall and not cancer which Gail found disrespectful and disgusting.
Gail’s Failed Marriage with Ex-husband!!!
Gail Porter married Dan Hipgrave, Toploader guitarist in August 2001. The couple was reportedly dating each other for a long time before the wedding. The couple soon gave birth to a daughter Honey Hipgrave on 3 September 2002 after the wedding. Gail and guitarist husband couldn’t prolong the relationship and got a divorce on 2004 which she revealed eight months later in February 2005.
Before Dan, Gail dated the former boyfriend, Keith Flint, vocalist from The Prodigy.
Currently, Gail is single and doesn’t seem interested in indulging herself in relationship and partner as she is struggling with the illness and financial crisis.
According to the wiki, Gail Porter belongs to Scottish ethnicity. She was born on 23 March 1971in Edinburgh, Scotland. The actress completed her schooling from Portobello High School in Edinburgh. Then, she attended West Herts College for a BTEC HND on media production. Gail has a medium height of 5 feet 3 inches and attractive looks.