From stage to screen Denise Van Outen is one of the UK’s most recognisable actors and TV Presenters. Denise is currently the voice of the UK’s biggest reality show, ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ and can regularly guest-present Channel 4’s daytime show ‘Steph’s Packed Lunch.’ She is also the face and voice of M&S to ‘Very, ’‘Matalan,’ ‘Hello Fresh’, ‘Dr PawPaw’, ‘Hartleys’ and ‘Ninja Food’.
Denise’s big break hosting ‘The Big Breakfast’ in 1996. Since then she’s presented many TV shows and starred in West-End shows including ‘Tell Me on a Sunday,’ ‘Legally Blonde’ and ‘Rent.’ and headlines ‘Proud Cabaret’ to sell-out shows in London. She also starred in Chicago both in the West End and on Broadway.
Denise appeared in Eastenders as part of the show’s 30th-anniversary celebrations in 2015 and more recently was a judge on ‘Ireland’s Got Talent’ for TV3.
As a popular TV personality, Denise has been a celebrity contestant on entertainment shows such as ‘Dancing on Ice’, ‘The Celebrity Circle’, ‘Cooking with the Stars’ and even the UK version of ‘The Masked Singer’ – featuring as ‘Fox’ in the show’s first series and returned, but this time as a judge for the Masked Singer Live Area Tour’ in 2022.
In 2022 her autobiography ‘A Bit Of Me’ was published. She also wrote a book about her pregnancy journey called ‘Bumpalicious’, which was followed up by ‘Adventures of Parenthood,’ both to great success.
Denise is a passionate fundraiser too, and in the past has embarked on huge personal challenges for charity, including climbing Kilimanjaro, cycling 187 miles across India and completing a Himalayan trek in search of the Dalai Lama!