Megan McKenna

Reality Star

Megan McKenna was born on September 26th, 1992 in Essex, England, United Kingdom and is the Reality Star from England. Discover Megan McKenna's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 30 years old.

Other Names / Nick Names
Megan Elizabeth McKenna, Mental Megs
Date of Birth
September 26, 1992
Place of Birth
Essex, England, United Kingdom
30 years old
Zodiac Sign
$3 Million
Celebrity, Singer, Singer-songwriter
Social Media
Megan McKenna Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 30 years old, Megan McKenna has this physical status:

Hair Color
Light Brown
Eye Color
35-23.5-35" or 89-60-89 cm
Megan McKenna Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Not Available
Not Available
Arts Educational Schools
Megan McKenna Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Not Available
Not Available
Dating / Affair
Harry Eden, Stephen Bear (2015), Jordan Davies, Jake Hall (Rumor), Scott Timlin, Pete Wicks (April 2016
Dave McKenna, Tanya McKenna
Milly McKenna (Younger Sister)
About Megan McKenna

Megan Elizabeth McKenna (born 26 September 1992) is an English singer, songwriter, businesswoman and television personality.

After making appearances on Ex on the Beach (2015–2016), she received wider attention for appearing on Celebrity Big Brother (2016) and The Only Way Is Essex (2016–2017).

She then launched her music career, releasing her debut album Story of Me in 2018 and later went on to win The X Factor: Celebrity in 2019, subsequently signing a record deal with Syco.

Early and personal life

McKenna was born on 26 September 1992 in Barking, London. In her autobiography, Mouthy, McKenna explained that as a child, she was bullied at school. In order for her to attend the Arts Educational School to study musical theatre, her family relocated to Chiswick.

In 2016, McKenna revealed that she suffers from coeliac disease. In March 2016, she began dating The Only Way Is Essex cast member Pete Wicks, but the pair broke up in 2017. In 2022, McKenna authored a gluten-free cookbook, titled Can You Make That Gluten-Free?.


In 2009, McKenna reached the semi-finals of third series of Britain's Got Talent as part of the music duo Harmony. In the same year, she appeared in an advertisement for the second series of The Inbetweeners. McKenna appeared in an episode of The Only Way Is Essex in 2010, where she auditioned to be part of the girl group LOLA. As part of LOLA, she performed at T4 Stars of 2010. She also auditioned for The X Factor twice, making it to bootcamp each time.

In 2015, McKenna appeared on the third series of MTV reality series Ex on the Beach. She returned to the programme for the fourth series, alongside Jordan Davies. She departed from Ex on the Beach early due to the death of her grandfather. She went on to become a housemate in the seventeenth series of Celebrity Big Brother in 2016. During her time in the house, she received a formal warning for using aggressive and threatening behaviour towards her fellow housemates. She was the fourth housemate to be evicted having received the fewest votes to save, spending a total of 18 days in the house. In March 2016, she joined The Only Way Is Essex as a full-time cast member. In May 2017, McKenna launched her own restaurant, "MCK Grill", in Woodford Green. Later in 2017, she released a range of hair extension pieces with Easilocks. McKenna made her final appearance on The Only Way Is Essex on 25 October 2017, expressing an interest in focusing on her music career.

In 2017, McKenna starred in her own reality series, There’s Something About Megan. The series focused on McKenna travelling to Nashville to begin a career in country music. The series consisted of three episodes, and aired on ITVBe. After the series finale, McKenna launched her music career, releasing her debut extended play, featuring "High Heeled Shoes" and "Far Cry from Love". The two songs topped the British iTunes chart within 24 hours of their release, and on the UK Singles Chart, "High Heeled Shoes" peaked at number 43, with "Far Cry From Love" peaking at number 53.

In December 2017, McKenna embarked on her first headlining tour to promote the release of "High Heeled Shoes", which consisted of four dates, visiting The Sugarmill, The Venue, Palace Theatre and Scala. In July 2018, she supported Michael Bublé at the British Summer Time show at Hyde Park. On 26 July 2018, McKenna released her debut autobiographical book, Mouthy, published by John Blake. The book topped the Sunday Times bestseller list. In August 2018, she released her debut clothing range, Studio Mouthy. This accompanied her makeup range, Mouthy Cosmetics. Later that month, McKenna took part in the first series of Celebs on the Farm. She was eliminated second, finishing in seventh place. McKenna released her debut album Story of Me on 7 December 2018. The album peaked at number four on the UK Country Chart. From May 2019 to September 2019, McKenna embarked on the Story of Me Tour across the United Kingdom. In February 2019, she participated in the sixth series of the E4 reality series Celebs Go Dating.

From October to November 2019, McKenna competed in the ITV series The X Factor: Celebrity and was mentored by Louis Walsh. For her audition, she performed "Everything but You", a song from Story of Me. On 30 November, she was crowned the winner of the competition with 46.3% of the final vote, which not only gave Walsh his third overall victory of the show but also won her a record deal with Syco.

In February 2020, McKenna began recording her second studio album, and later that month, it was announced that she is set to support Lionel Richie on the British leg of his 2021 tour. In August 2020, McKenna released a clothing range with online retailer In The Style. On 5 February 2021, McKenna announced that "This" would be released as a single on 19 February 2021. In April 2021, she was announced as a contestant on the BBC competition series Celebrity MasterChef. She reached the final. On 28 May 2021, McKenna the song "Ruin Your Night", which was followed by "Won’t Go Back Again" on 24 September 2021.

In October 2021, McKenna announced the release of her second book. Titled Can You Make That Gluten Free?, the book is a gluten free recipe book inspired by her coeliac diagnosis. On 19 November 2021, McKenna released her first original Christmas song called "Family at Christmas".

In June 2022, McKenna announced that she had parted ways with her record label. She revealed that her pop music releases with them had been heavily influenced by them, as they had preferred them to the country songs McKenna had instead wanted to release. Following the departure, she announced that she would be independently releasing a song a week, beginning with the single "Baby Talk" on 24 June 2022. Later that month, she performed at Glastonbury Festival, a moment she had "dreamt of" throughout her career.


Megan McKenna puts her slim pins on full display in a tiny black dress performing on stage, December 6, 2022
She was once best known for her fiery time on hit reality show TOWIE. But Megan McKenna has shown she has more strings to her bow as she performed live on stage supporting Blue on their Heart and Soul tour as it arrived in Manchester. Taking to the AO Arena on Monday night, the 30-year-old country singer sung her heart out as she joined the pop boy band in their second night of their UK tour.

Vanessa Bauer is a beaming beauty in a black and pink minidress at Elf The Musical, November 24, 2022
Vanessa Bauer looked stunning on Thursday as she enjoyed a festive night out to Elf The Musical at London's Dominion Theatre. The professional skater donned a black minidress with a satin pink panel and statement bow design for the show's press opening night.

Megan McKenna catches the eye in a lime green satin trouser suit at the Elf The Musical press night, November 24, 2022
Megan McKenna certainly caught the eye in her bold ensemble on Thursday as she attended the press night performance of Elf The Musical at The Dominion Theatre in London. The former Celebrity Big Brother star, 30, wowed in a lime green satin trouser suit as she joined a host of stars to watch the Christmassy musical in the capital's West End. And Megan appeared to be thoroughly enjoying her night as she flashed a beaming smile wile posing for series of snaps.
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