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Stacey Solomon

Updated on July 1, 2014

Stacey Solomon - X Factor Singer and I'm A Celebrity 2010 Queen Of The Jungle!

Stacey Solomon is a British singer who rose to fame on series 6 of the X Factor in 2009. She was loved as much for her unique and bubbly personality and strong Dagenham accent as she was for her singing voice!

Hailing from Dagenham, Essex, mum of one Stacey finished third in the show, but went on to star in the 2010 series of UK reality show I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here, in which she was crowned overall winner and Queen of the Jungle!

Born into a Jewish family in 1989, Stacey entered X Factor as a single mum of one, determined to create a better life for herself and her young son, Zachary. She's come a long way from her days serving up chips in a restaurant!

Watch this space to find out what Stacey gets up to next - will winning I'm a Celebrity secure her a record contract? In the meantime, read on to find out more about Stacey and watch some of her amazing performances on X Factor.

Three Reasons To Love Stacey Solomon

Her personality shone through on I'm a Celebrity 2010, winning her the coveted title of Queen of the Jungle! After eating kangaroo bits with a minimum of fuss, she deserved it!

She was a well-deserved finalist on X Factor 2009

Her Dagenham accent combined with her crazy-fast talking give her a highly endearing personality!

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Stacey Solomon On X Factor

Stacey appeared in the 2009 series of X Factor (series 6), reaching the final and coming third after runner-up Olly Murs and winner Joe McElderry.

Mentored by Dannii Minogue, who had the Girls category for that year, Stacey won a legion of fans with her bubbly personality, wowing viewers as she switched from her thick Dagenham accent to sing beautifully week after week.

Stacey performed a variety of songs on the show, including a duet of "Feeling Good" with Michael Buble in the live final. She reached number one during her time on the X Factor as part of the X Factor finalists' annual charity single, which in this instance was a cover version of "You are Not Alone".

Stacey received the most public votes twice during the show, in weks 2 and 6.

Stacey Solomon - Queen Of The Jungle!

I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here was first broadcast in 2002 on ITV in the UK.

Hosted by popular duo Ant & Dec, the show is a reality game show where a group of celebrities are dropped off in the Australian "jungle" and forced to compete in gruesome trials in order to win food and votes.

Viewers initially vote for the celeb they want to see do a trial during the first week, after which they then start voting for the celeb they want to win.

Each day in the second week, the celeb with the least votes leaves the jungle.

The winner is crowned King or Queen of the Jungle.

A portion of the phone line revenue goes to charities chosen by the celebrities.

Stacey Solomon was favourite to win the show from the very start. Combining genuine warmth and sweet likability with a steely determination in her jungle tasks, Stacey was named by most of her fellow camp mates as their choice for winning the show.

Stacey was described by fellow contestants as "having a unique personality", "clever", "funny", "bubbly" and "positive", with Dom Joly describing her as "one of the most extraordinary people I've ever met."

Stacey Solomon Videos

If you are not familiar with Stacey Solomon as either a television personality or as a singer, hopefully these video clips of her will tell you a lot more about her than all the words that I can type here...

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I have to admit I think Stacey Solomon is one of the genuinely nicest people we have seen on TV for years. My kids love her too and the youngest does a great impersonation of Stacey!

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      Missmerfaery444 5 years ago

      Looking great! Thanks for taking care of Stacey! :) Will be interesting to see where she goes next,

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      Carol Fisher 6 years ago from Warminster, Wiltshire, UK

      I didn't watch I'm A Celebrity... but I liked Stacey on X Factor and I'm glad she won Celebrity. I hope this gives her careet a big boost.

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      Tony Payne 6 years ago from Southampton, UK

      Congratulations to Stacey for winning IACGMOOH. She really deserved to win, and congratulations to you for getting a lens published to quickly after the results - 10 mins or less!