Chanelle Hayes - Updated Jul 2024

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Chanelle Hayes

Chanelle Hayes is a famous British television personality, glamour model, singer, and businesswoman. Chanelle Hayes is famous for her work in The Friday Night Project, Celebrity Juice, and Big Brother Uncut.

Early Life

Chanelle Hayes was born on 11 November 1987. Her birth name is Chanelle Jade Hayes. She is from Wythenshawe, Manchester, England. Moreover, she was born at HM Styal Prison. She holds British nationality and follows Christianity. She is 35 years old currently and her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Chanelle was just 4 months old when her birth mother, Andrea Sinclair was murdered on 5 April 1988 by a client, Keith Pollard. Her mother was a 32-year-old drug addict and street prostitute. After the incident, Chanelle was adopted by Christine and Harry Hayes and was raised in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

When she was 15, she sought information about her birth family from social workers. Then, in Sheffield, she reunited with her grandmother and her sisters. Further, she was a student at NEW College, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, studying Spanish, music, and English.

Chanelle Hayes

Caption: Chanelle Hayes’s old picture with her mom and aunt. Source: Instagram

Career and Professional Life

Chanelle initially started her career by appearing on the 18th series of the UK’s ‘Big Brother’ in 2007. After appearing on the show, she later appeared many times in newspapers and magazines doing photoshoots and interviews. Moreover, it was revealed that she was voted the Favourite Big Brother Housemate Ever by the forum members of Digital Spy on 23 November 2007.

Also, she was voted the 2nd Sexiest Female Housemate Ever, losing by a narrow margin to Imogen Thomas. Later, she was featured in a video by the creative advertising team of Lee & Dan Special Projects ‘Fur TV’ in April 2008. BBC ‘Radio 1’ refused to add her debut single to the playlist.

Similarly, she began her “fame may be over” as TV producers started putting her television ideas on hold in June 2008. However, in August the organizers of the V festival declined her request to sing. Likewise, in June 2008, she began a column in the glossy weekly magazine Star. Chanelle shared her views on ‘Big Brother 9’ for the 13th week until the show finished on 5 September 2008.

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Caption: Chanelle Hayes posing for a photo. Source: Instagram


Similarly, she opened a cake-making business in Wakefield in the year 2011. Additionally, her autobiography ‘Baring My Heart’ was released on 3 July 2014. Therefore, it was co-written with Anna Pointer and published by John Blake Publishing. Also, this TV personality has starred on Celebrity Scissorhands, This Morning, and Ready Steady Cook.

Moreover, she starred in the BB Launch Night Special of ‘The Friday Night Project’ on June 5, 2008. Later, she appeared as a contributor on the BBC1 program ‘The Big Questions’ on 11 January 2009. She also appeared as a guest panelist on the ITV2 show ‘Celebrity Juice’ on 18 March 2009, replacing Holly Willoughby. Hayes started to regularly appear on the cover of Lads’ magazines such as Nuts and Zoo Weekly after leaving ‘Big Brother’ house.

Music Career and Products

Further, as she signed to Eminence Records, 7th Heaven issued a mix of her song “I Want It”. Therefore, it was released for the dance clubs. Moreover, her original version of the song and its music video premiered on MTV, and the CD and online download of the song was officially released on 12 May 2008. Therefore, the son entered the official UK Singles Chart at No. 63.

Later, she spoke of the possibility of recording a debut album. Likewise, her single “I Want It,” was widely distributed on 3 promotional CDs by Promo Only UK Club Beats: April 2008, Promo Only Dance Radio: October 2008, and Promo Only Rhythm Club: January 2009.

She designed and created her perfume called “Mwah” in late 2007. Also, she has released calendars for 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2014.

Relationship Status

Reflecting on her personal and dating life, she dated the football player, Matthew Bates for several months in the year 2009. Moreover, she was rushed to hospital after trying suicide by taking an overdose of paracetamol and red wine on 6 August 2009.

Likewise, she stated she was expecting her first child with Bates, a boy on 20 January 2010. And, on 20 July 2010, she gave birth to her son named Blakely Hayes-Bates. Later, she began dating Jack Tweed at the beginning of April 2010. However, they split on 1 July 2010.

She also dated some personalities including Dizzee Rascal, Nick Percival, Lloyd Nwagboso, Ziggy Lichman, Tom Huddlestone, Jermaine Pennant, and Seb Hines previously. Also, in January 2009, she had an encounter with an actor, Verne Troyer. This personality is currently dating Ryan Oates. With him, she shares a son named Frankie Edward Oates.

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Caption: Chanelle Hayes’s picture with her kids and Ryan. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Chanelle Hayes is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 60 kilos. Her chest-waist-hip measurements are 34-28-35 inches respectively. In addition, Chanelle’s shoe size is 8 (US) and her bra size is 33B. She possesses a pair of dark brown eyes and she has beautiful brown hair.

Chanelle Hayes – Social Media

Chanelle Hayes is active on Instagram and Twitter only. She goes under the same username ‘@chanellejhayes’ on both Instagram and Twitter. Hayes has earned over 115K followers and 122.6K followers on her Instagram and Twitter respectively.

Chanelle Hayes – Net Worth 2024

This TV personality surely earns a good amount. Her estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2022.