Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthJune 13, 1976
SpouseJamie Lomas, Jack Ryder
FactIn July 2003 she released her debut solo album 'Standing Tall', which contained the singles 'Cry', 'Come On Over' and 'Sentimental' along with twelve other tracks.

Kym Marsh is an English actress, singer, television presenter, and model. She is known for her roles as Michelle Connor in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street and as Sam Mitchell in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.

Marsh was born on 13 June 1976 in Whiston, Merseyside, England. She is the daughter of Pauline and Keith Marsh. She has two sisters, Tracy and Nicola. Marsh attended Knowsley Community College.

Marsh began her career as a singer in the band Hear’Say, which was created through the ITV reality show Popstars in 2001. The band had several UK chart hits before splitting up in 2002.

Marsh began her acting career in 2006, when she joined the cast of Coronation Street as Michelle Connor. She has since appeared in a number of television shows and films, including Waterloo Road, Casualty, and The Bill.

Marsh has been married twice. Her first marriage was to Jack Ryder, with whom she has a daughter, Polly. Her second marriage is to Jamie Lomas, with whom she has a son, Archie.

Marsh has a net worth of $5 million. She earns a salary of $300,000 per year from her work on Coronation Street.

Marsh is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 115 pounds. She has blonde hair and blue eyes.

General Info

Full NameKym Marsh
Date Of BirthJune 13, 1976
Height1.63 m
ProfessionActor, Singer, Songwriter


SpouseJamie Lomas, Jack Ryder
ChildrenEmily Mae Cunliffe, Polly Lomas, Archie Jay Lomas, David Ryan Cunliffe
ParentsPauline Marsh, David Marsh
SiblingsTracey Marsh, David Marsh, John Marsh


AwardsThe British Soap Award for Best Newcomer, National Television Award for Most Popular Newcomer
Music GroupsHear'Say
NominationsThe British Soap Award for Sexiest Female
TV ShowsCoronation Street

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1Her marriage to Jamie Lomas broke down after it transpired Marsh had had a 5-month-long affair with Coronation Street (1960) co-star Oliver Mellor.
2Playing Michelle Connor in the ITV1 soap Coronation Street (1960). [October 2007]
3Currently appearing as Annette in the stage musical, Saturday Night Fever, at the Apollo Theatre in London's West End. [July 2004]
4Her bridesmaids at her wedding to Jamie Lomas were her daughter Emily and sisters-in-law Cassie Lomas and Charley Webb.
5(September 2, 2012) Married for the 2nd time to her boyfriend of 4 years, fiancé of 2 years and 7 months and father of her 2 youngest children, late son Archie and 17-months-old daughter Polly, Jamie Lomas.
6Gave birth to her 4th child at age 34, a daughter Polly Lomas on March 23, 2011. Child's father is her then-fiancé [now ex-husband], Jamie Lomas.
7Gave birth to her 3rd child at age 32, a son Archie Jay Lomas on February 11, 2009, he died the same day from complications of being born 18 weeks premature. Child's father is her then-boyfriend [now ex-husband], Jamie Lomas.
8Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 21, a daughter Emily May Cunliffe in January 1998. Child's father is her ex-boyfriend, Dave Cunliffe.
9Gave birth to her 1st child at age 18, a son David Ryan Cunliffe in April 1995. Child's father is her ex-boyfriend, Dave Cunliffe.
10Returned to work 6 months after giving birth to her daughter Polly to resume filming Coronation Street (1960).
11Was 5 months pregnant with her daughter Polly when she took maternity leave from filming Coronation Street (1960).
12Daughter of Pauline Marsh.
13Named Celebrity Mum of the Year by Bounty in November 2009.
14Announced that she and boyfriend, Jamie Lomas, are expecting their first child together in Summer 2009. [December 6, 2008].
15Won the Best Dressed Soap Star award at the Inside Soap Awards in September 2008.
16Girlfriend of Jamie Lomas. [June 2008]
17In July 2003 she released her debut solo album 'Standing Tall', which contained the singles 'Cry', 'Come On Over' and 'Sentimental' along with twelve other tracks.
18Kym won the Favorite female Soap Star award at the TV Now Awards in Dublin. [April 2008]
19Won a All About Soap Bubble Award for Best Celebrity Style. [April 2008]
20nominated for the La Redoute Celebrity Mum of the Year 2008 award, but lost out to her former Hear'Say band-mate Suzanne Shaw.
21Named Celebrity Mum of the Year by Tesco Magazine in February 2008.
22Was nominated for Best Actress for her role as Michelle Connor in Coronation Street (1960) at the Inside Soap Awards in 2007, but lost out to Lacey Turner. Was also nominated for Best Couple along with her co-star Simon Gregson but, again, lost out to Lacey Turner and Charlie Clements from EastEnders (1985).
23Won Best Actress for her role as Michelle Connor in Coronation Street (1960) at the Daily Star Soaper Star Awards in February 2008.
24Won the Favorite Newcomer award at the The 2nd TVNow Awards (2007) in Dublin in April 2007.
25At 16 she did some backing vocals for the group Freaky Realistic.
26Daughter-in-law of former Wang Chung frontman Jack Hues.
27After leaving school, worked in a number of jobs including receptionist and shop assistant.
28Attended the Elliot Clarke Stage School in Liverpool for two years, but was unhappy at only singing there one day each week, and decided to leave when she was fifteen.
29The youngest of four children, having a sister, Tracy, and two brothers, David and John.
30Lead singer of Popstars (2000) band Hear'Say, who had two UK Number 1 singles - "Pure and Simple" and "The Way To Your Love" - and a UK Number 1 album, "Popstars".



Coronation Street2006-2016TV SeriesMichelle Connor
Off Their Rockers2016TV SeriesGuest Prankster
Children in Need2010TV SeriesMichelle
In the City2006TV SeriesKay Price
Holby City2006TV SeriesMyrna Morrison
Doctors2005TV SeriesRuth Parry


Making Your Mind Up2006TV Movie performer: "Whisper To Me"
Monkey Dust2003TV Series 1 episode
Hear'Say: Live in Your Living Room2001TV Movie performer: "How Do I Live"


Loose Women2004-2016TV SeriesHerself - Presenter / Herself
The British Soap Awards 20162016TV SpecialHerself
Good Morning Britain2016TV SeriesHerself
EastEnders: Last Orders2016TV Movie documentaryHerself
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway2003-2016TV SeriesHerself / Michelle Connor / Herself - Performer
National Television Awards2016TV SpecialHerself
The British Soap Awards 20152015TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
This Morning2003-2015TV SeriesHerself
National Television Awards2015TV SpecialHerself
The Voice UK2015TV SeriesHerself - Emilie Cunliffe's Mother
Through the Keyhole2014TV SeriesHerself - Panellist
Keep It in the Family2014TV SeriesHerself - Special Guest
Tricked2014TV SeriesHerself
Big Brother's Bit on the Side2014TV SeriesHerself
The Cube2014TV SeriesHerself
8 Out of 10 Cats2014TV SeriesHerself
Piers Morgan's Life Stories2010-2014TV SeriesHerself - Co-Star / Herself
Britain's Got More Talent2009-2013TV SeriesHerself
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! NOW!2012TV SeriesHerself
Sky News: Sunrise2012TV SeriesHerself
Daybreak2012TV SeriesHerself
The Talent Show Story2012TV Series documentaryHerself
The Xtra Factor2011TV SeriesHerself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2011TV SeriesHerself
Wall of Fame2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest Panellist
Breakfast2003-2011TV SeriesHerself - Actress and Singer / Herself
Farewell Liz2011TV Movie documentaryHerself
Coronation Street: The Big 502010TV MovieHerself
Popstar to Operastar2010TV SeriesHerself - Contestant / Herself - Audience Member
Live from Studio Five2009-2010TV SeriesHerself
National Television Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
A Night of Heroes: The Sun Military Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
Ad of the Decade2009TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Paul O'Grady Show2009TV SeriesHerself
GMTV2003-2009TV SeriesHerself / Guest Presenter
Xposé2009TV SeriesHerself
Raiders of the Lost Archive2009TV Series documentaryHerself
The British Soap Awards 20092009TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
The British Soap Awards 2009: After Party2009TV SpecialHerself
The 4th TV Now Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
Bookaboo2009TV SeriesHerself
The X Factor2008TV SeriesHerself - OB Presenter
Vets in Action2008TV Series documentaryHerself - presenter
Drama Trails2008TV Series documentaryHerself
The British Soap Awards 20082008TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member (as Kym Ryder)
The British Soap Awards 2008: The Party2008TV SpecialHerself (as Kym Ryder)
The 3rd TVNow Awards2008TV SpecialHerself (as Kym Ryder)
The Alan Titchmarsh Show2008TV SeriesHerself
Happy Hour2008TV SeriesHerself
No. 1 Soap Fan2007TV MovieHerself (as Kym Ryder)
Happy Birthday BAFTA2007TV MovieMichelle Connor (as Kym Ryder)
Countdown2007TV SeriesHerself
The National Television Awards 20072007TV SpecialHerself (as Kym Ryder)
All Star Family Fortunes2007TV SeriesHerself
Have I Been Here Before?2007TV Series documentaryHerself
That Antony Cotton Show2007TV SeriesHerself
The British Soap Awards 20072007TV SpecialHerself (as Kym Ryder)
The 2nd TVNow Awards2007TV SpecialHerself (as Kym Ryder)
Granada Reports2007TV SeriesHerself
Sally Morgan: Star Psychic2007TV Series documentaryHerself
Coronation Street: Confidential2007TV Series documentaryHerself
Soapstar Superstar2007TV SeriesHerself
Soapstar Superstar: Bonus Tracks2007TV SeriesHerself
Viewer of the Year 20062006TV MovieHerself (as Kym Ryder)
Kym Ryder's Burn & Firm Workout2006VideoHerself (as Kym Ryder)
The Sharon Osbourne Show2006TV SeriesHerself
CD:UK2006TV SeriesHerself
Making Your Mind Up2006TV MovieHerself - Performer
Richard & Judy2001-2006TV SeriesHerself
My Childhood: Kym Marsh2006TV MovieHerself
The Wright Stuff2005TV SeriesHerself - Guest Panelist
DiscoMania 2: Don't Stop the Music2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Weakest Link2004TV SeriesHerself
Stars in Their Eyes2004TV SeriesHerself - Audience Member
Hogmanay Live2003TV MovieHerself
Children in Need2003TV SeriesHerself
RI:SE2003TV SeriesHerself
Never Mind the Buzzcocks2001-2003TV SeriesHerself
Today with Des and Mel2003TV SeriesHerself
The Frank Skinner Show2001-2003TV SeriesHerself
Smile2003TV SeriesHerself
Top of the Pops2001-2003TV SeriesHerself
95.8 Capital FM's Party in the Park for the Prince's Trust 20032003TV SpecialHerself - Performer
SM:TV Live2003TV SeriesHerself
Spring Break Live 20032003TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Comic Relief 2003: The Big Hair Do2003TV SpecialHerself
Kym Marsh: Happy Ever After2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Hear'Say Story2001TV SpecialHerself / Hear'Say
The Saturday Show2001TV SeriesHerself
The Record of the Year 20012001TV SpecialHerself (as Hear'Say)
The Royal Variety Performance 20012001TV Special documentaryPerformer (as Hear'Say)
Lorraine2001TV SeriesHerself
Hear'Say - Live2001VideoHerself - Hear'say
Hear'Say It's Saturday!2001TV SeriesHerself
Hear'Say: Live in Your Living Room2001TV MovieHerself
There's Only One Madonna2001TV Movie documentaryHerself
Party in the Park 20012001TV Movie documentaryHerself - Performer
MTV Select2001TV SeriesHerself - Guest Appearance
Popstars2001TV SeriesHerself - Hear'say
Liquid News2001TV SeriesHerself
Brit Awards 20012001TV SpecialHerself (as Hear'Say)
An Audience with Ricky Martin2001TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member

Archive Footage

You Saw Them Here First2013TV SeriesHerself
Stars on the Street2009TV Movie documentaryMichelle Connor (uncredited)
Almost Famous II2009TV Movie documentary as Kymberly Marsh
In the City2006TV SeriesKay Price
CD:UK2006TV SeriesHerself
Who Killed Saturday Night TV?2004TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Top of the Pops2001TV SeriesHerself


Won Awards

2008TRIC AwardTelevision and Radio Industries Club AwardsTV Soap Personality
2007British Soap AwardBritish Soap AwardsBest NewcomerCoronation Street (1960)
2007National Television AwardNational Television Awards, UKMost Popular NewcomerCoronation Street (1960)
2007TV Quick AwardTV Quick Awards, UKBest NewcomerCoronation Street (1960)

Nominated Awards

2010British Soap AwardBritish Soap AwardsSexiest FemaleCoronation Street (1960)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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