UK Celebs We’ve Never Heard of, But Who Are Apparently Very Famous

UK Celebs We’ve Never Heard of, But Who Are Apparently Very Famous
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Have you ever browsed a UK tabloid and wondered why you haven’t heard of ANY of their celebrities? Yeah, us too.
Contrary to popular belief, famous people don’t ONLY come from Hollywood. WHAT! OMG! NO WAY!
YES! The UK has its own set of SUPER FAMOUS faces that we’ve literally never heard of. Using only the power of the Internet…bare with us, a lowly American entertainment news site, as we attempt to understand 18 of (who we think might be) the most famous people ACROSS THE POND.
Remember, this is a list of Brit celebrities that American's have never heard of. We don't need readers up in arms over why we forgot to include Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hiddleston. Yes, we know they are VERY FAMOUS and VERY BRITISH.

Sam Bailey
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Sam is the winner of “The X Factor” for 2013, which makes her about as famous as last year’s winner of “The X Factor” in the US, who was…ummm. 

Nick Grimshaw
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Nick is a radio host, or “presenter,” as they are called in the UK. He’s also BFFs with Harry Styles. We guess he’s like, the Ryan Seacrest of the UK.

Gemma Arterton
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Gemma is an actress and has been in US films like Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time and most recently with Ben Affleck in Runner, Runner. We don’t know why we haven’t heard of her.

Kelly Brook
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Kelly Brook is a “personality.” She was a presenter on one show back in 2005 and since then she appears to have become a Kim Kardashian-esque figure.

Pixie Lott
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Pixie is a pop star with three UK #1 singles under her belt. She seems kind of Demi Lovato-ish.

Billie Faiers
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She’s on a reality show called “The Only Way Is Essex,” which we’ve gathered is like a “Real Housewives”-type show. She’s currently pregnant, which is apparently a huge deal for her fans, so we’re guessing she’s like a Snooki?

Ferne McCann
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Ferne is also on “The Only Way Is Essex” and she's pretty much only famous BECAUSE of the show. So she’s like Kim Richards on “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.”

Lewis Bloor
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Good grief, another star of “The Only Way Is Essex.” He’s popular because he cheated on one cast member with another cast member. So he’s like Jax on “Vanderpump Rules.”

Lauren Goodger
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Lauren Goodger was also on “The Only Way Is Essex,” but wait, she also has a lifestyle blog called “Lauren’s Way” AND her own tanning and eyelash line! She’s a total Lauren Conrad. 

Carol Vorderman
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Carol has been a TV presenter since 1982, but most notably for a game show called “Countdown.” She seems like a more-famous Vanna White.

Ashley James
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Ashley is a reality star from the show “Made in Chelsea,” which seems like “The Hills.” However, she’s also a presenter, which appears to make up 90% of the UK’s celebrity occupations. So, she’s like Kristin Cavallari…

Laura Whitmore
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Another…wait for it…PRESENTER. Her most famous presenting gig was on the reality show, “I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! NOW!” She’s literally been a presenter on every show in the UK since 2008. She seems like a Maria Menounos-type.

Nina Nesbitt
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Nina is a pop star who was discovered by Ed Sheeran. So Nina is like Ed Sheeran in the Ed Sheeran/Taylor Swift relationship…if this were America…okay, nevermind.

Sam Smith
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Sam is a 21-year-old pop singer who won a BRIT Award and performed with Taylor Swift during one of her UK tour stops. We thought he might be a presenter too, but nope. Just a singer.

Petra Nemcova
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Her Twitter states that she lives in LA, NY and London, yet we had to do some serious Googling to remember her as the model who tragically lost her fiancé in the 2004 Thailand tsunami. Since then, she’s continued modeling, but mostly covering tabloids in the UK.

Fearne Cotton
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Fearne is a TV presenter. She's best-known for the show “Top of the Pops,” which sounds like a "TRL"-type show. She seems like a female Carson Daly. 

Myleene Klass
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Myleene is a former pop star turned…wait for it…PRESENTER. She was also on “I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!” which is apparently the most popular launching pad for reality show fame.

Emma Willis
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Another presenter! Emma is a model-turned-presenter and has presented on literally everything from “Big Brother” to “The Voice.” She’s like a female Mario Lopez. We might go as far as to suggest that she’s THE MOST famous presenter in the UK.
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