EastEnders Jessie Wallace Personal Life, Family Details & Interesting Facts

By Soni Pahadi | Updated On: 26 Jan, 2020
EastEnders Jessie Wallace Personal Life, Family Details & Interesting Facts

Jessie Wallace is a TV actress, who achieved fame for starring in the BBC’s show EastEnders as Kat Moon for more than a decade.

For her contribution to the industry, Jessie was also awarded the British Soap Award for Best Actress in 2011.

EastEnders Jessie Wallace Personal Life

Jessie is in a relationship with Paul Keepin, who is a divorced father of five children. 

Jessie Wallace and boyfriend Paul Keepin take a walk (Photo: The Sun)

The rumors hit the media when they were spotted at the Amy Winehouse Gala at London's Dorchester hotel earlier in 2017.

However, the duo started dating only in 2018.

Failed Past Relationships

Previously, Jessie dated the musician Tim Arnold in 2013. She was also engaged to him and was on the process of walking the aisle. 

But, Tim called it quits after dating for almost two years.

Similarly, Jessie also went through another failed relationship while she was dating Vincent Morse. The duo was all set to get married to each other on 29 August 2011. But, Jessie canceled £300,000 of a wedding ceremony with him. The actress did so as she found him sexting with his ex-fling, Karen Short, before the wedding.

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Before this, Jessie also had an unsuccessful experience of a love affair with Dave Morgan, who is a police officer. She met him in 2003 when he guarded her to face a drink-drive charge. They started dating from April of the same year but walked different paths after a year.

From Dave, she has a daughter named Tallulah Lilac Morgan- who was born on 2nd November 2004.

Bio: Age, Parents

Jessie was born as Karen Jane Wallace to her father, James, and mother, Annette. She was born on 25th September 1971 in London, England. She grew up in Enfield, in north London. 

Her parents got divorced when she was only three years old. So, her father raised Jessies and her older sister, Joanne.

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Her mother married Ron Mason, who was diagnosed with leukemia in 2016. Jessie also has a step-sister named Danielle Mason.

Suspended From EastEnders

As per the news published by Daily Mail on 26th January 2020, Jessie was suspended from the BBC’s show EastEnders for two months. The actress was exiled as she was found drunk on the sets.

Interesting Facts About Jessie Wallace

  • Her birth sign is Libra.
  • She left school when she was 15
  • Jessie and her step-sister, Danielle, didn’t speak for a decade but they made it after the death of Jessie’s stepdad, Ron Mason.
  • Back in 2004 and 2005, Jessie won an award for Sexiest Female.
  • She made her debut in the British series The Bill in 1999.