Kelly Brook’s success story from Kent’s daughter to global cover star is certainly remarkable.
There was a time when the star was pretty much everywhere you looked.
From magazine covers to reality TV and advertising campaigns, the Rochester-born model has become one of the country’s most prominent faces.
Kelly was even named “World’s Sexiest Woman” by FHM in 2005, beating Cheryl Cole and Angelina Jolie.
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While the 41-year-old has been the face of beauty ideals for over a decade, many will be surprised to learn that far from the cameras, she leads a quiet life in a rural Kent village.
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The model, TV personality and radio DJ has lived in the market village of Lenham, just 9 miles east of Maidstone, for more than a decade now with her longtime boyfriend Jeremy Parisi.
Besides being a male model, the Italian is also an expert in judo and a well-known actor in Europe.
Six years younger than his girlfriend, Jeremy is best known for his acting roles in the 2015 Versailles television series and the 2016 French comedy Marie and the Misfits.
The couple have been together for over five years, and while they are often surrounded by engagement rumors, Kelly has previously shared that they are in no rush to tie the knot.
“I would love to get married at some point. It’s not at the top of my list,” she said. said to the mirror in November.
Kelly’s previous relationships include Fast & Furious star Jason Statham, Titanic’s Billy Zane, and rugby players Danny Cipriani and Thom Evans.
Her current home is also just 20 miles from where she grew up in Rochester, and for years Kelly has lived on a beautiful village farm.
The £ 1million 15th century farmhouse has a private swimming pool and extensive gardens, set on acres of apple farm.
She even grows her own vegetables in the gardens of her gorgeous home and has previously shared a preview of This Morning where presenters Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby gushed from her floral display.
It’s a simple life for someone with a net worth of $ 10million, or £ 7.27million according to Celebrity Net Worth and Taddlr.
As part of their quiet life in the Kent countryside, the couple also occasionally enjoy dining and drinking in the area.
The “sexiest woman in the world” hosted an Instagram Q&A over Christmas time last year and shared with her followers that she liked “any Kent pub”, but has shouted his favorite, The Woolpack Inn Warehorne, on the Romney Marsh near Ashford.
Rocksalt in Folkestone is also one of his favorite places to eat, with the model and actress previously sharing snaps from his visits to the seafood restaurant.
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