Jennifer Ellison

Jennifer Ellison
Updated on Sunday 15 January 2012 by @TVNewsroom

Jennifer Lesley Ellison, born 30 May 1983, Liverpool, England, is an actress, glamour model, television personality, dancer and singer.

Ellison is perhaps best known for playing Emily Shadwick in the television soap opera Brookside until 2003, and as Meg Giry in the 2004 film adaptation of The Phantom of the Opera.

Ellison’s parents, Kevin May and Jane, split in 1986. She has a younger half-sister Jemma, and stepfather Peter. She is estranged from her father.

Ellison dated Liverpool F.C. and England footballer Steven Gerrard from 2001 to 2002.

Ellison and boxer Robbie Tickle started dating in May 2008 and got engaged on holiday in the Maldives in October that year. They married in Mauritius on 10 October 2009. On 4 February 2010, Ellison gave birth to a baby boy named Bobby via caesarean section at Liverpool Women’s Hospital.

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