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Bexley, England
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Bexley, England

Jacqueline Jossa


Jacqueline Jossa is an English actress, who rose to prominence for portraying Lauren Branning in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. For her role, Jacqueline Jossa even won the National Television Award for Best Newcomer.

Early Life

Jacqueline Jossa is 31 years old. She was born on October 29, 1992, in Bexley, England. Her full name is Jacqueline Mary Jossa. Talking about her nationality, Jossa is British while Scorpio is her zodiac sign.

She is the youngest kid in her family. Her father’s name is John Jossa and her mother’s name is Sarah Jossa. She has an elder sister, Katrina with whom she grew up. Sadly, her two older brothers, John and David died in infancy.

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Caption: Jacqueline Jossa posing for a photo with her father on the wedding day (Source: Instagram)

She had a very challenging upbringing. A Celeb champ went through heartbreaking sibling deaths. As a teen, she financially supported her family.

Likewise, she is the cousin of former EastEnders actress Megan Jossa.


Moving toward her educational background, she attended D&B Theatre School and the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Jacqueline Jossa – Net Worth 2024

Jacqueline Jossa is a talented English actress who has earned a decent sum of money throughout her acting career. Starting her successful acting career in 2010, She has managed to amass a healthy fortune from her various appearances in TV series and movies. Thus, her estimated net worth is around $1.5 million.

Relationship Status

Reflecting on her relationship status, Jacqueline Jossa is a married woman. She exchanged vows and tied the knot to Dan Osborne. Her husband Dan is also an English television personality, known for his appearance on the ITVBe reality series, “The Only Way Is Essex”.

The duo met and started dating in 2013 for a year with a brief separation before getting into marriage. They got engaged two years later four months after the birth of their first child. He proposed to her during a trip to Greece for her sister’s wedding in June of 2015.

On February 15, 2015, she gave birth to her first daughter Ella Selina Osborne. Two years later, the couple got married at Delamere Manor, Cheshire, in a grand wedding attended by 170 guests on June 24, 2017.

The couple got separated in late April 2018 after only ten months of marriage. Though she was seven months pregnant with their second daughter. After their second daughter Mia Osbourne born on June 25, 2018, they again reunited. Moreover, she is also the stepmother of Teddy Osborne, Dan’s son from his previous relationship.

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Caption: Jacqueline Jossa posing for a photo with her kids and husband (Source: Instagram)

Dan Osborne admits cheating on Jacqueline Jossa

On July 17, 2020, her husband, Dan Osborne confirmed that he had cheated on his wife before. However, even though it was admitted that he cheated on Jossa, she was still found wearing her engagement ring. Eventually, Dan admitted he had “made mistakes” and he realized he was at fault for doing things he “shouldn’t have done”.

Apart from that, on July 18, 2020, she shared a bikini photo of her gained weight inspiring all women that everybody is a bikini body despite their weight.

She has forgiven him but warned him: “One more strike and we’re over.” Currently, she happily lives with her husband and two kids which is reflected in her Instagram pictures shared with them. Recently on 21 August 2020, she shared a selfie with her husband captioning it “Cosy holiday nights ❤️.”

Moreover, there is no sign of their divorce, and they enjoy each other’s company and forgive past mistakes.

Professional Life

Professionally, Jacqueline Jossa is an English actress. She rose to prominence for portraying Lauren Branning in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Jossa started her professional career as an actress in “East Enders” in 2010.

Similarly, she acted in the show for over 7 years till 2018. She reported her excitement to join the show, saying she has always been a fan. She first appeared on 27 September 2010.

Likewise, she even made an appearance in Lauren’s internet spin-off series, “Lauren’s Diaries”, with two series in 2010 and 2011. In 2013, she performed as a panelist on the BBC Three comedy panel show, “Sweat the Small Stuff”.

It was announced that Jossa would be leaving EastEnders after seven years alongside their on-screen sister, Lorna Fitzgerald in September of 2017.  The new temporary producer John Yorke decided on their departure. Similarly, her final scenes aired on 16 February 2018.

After her seven years-long show, “East Enders”, she made an appearance as a contestant on the 19th series of the 3-week ITV reality TV show, “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!”.

Ultimately, she won the show and got crowned the new “queen of the jungle”. Succeeding, she set up a performing arts school, “Jac Jossa Academy” in Bexleyheath.

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Caption: Jacqueline Jossa on Eastenders character (Source: The Sun)

Awards and Nominations

The talented actress Jacqueline Jossa has spent her beautiful successful acting career since 2010, which has made her win several awards and nominations for her tremendous work.

She got a nomination in the category of “Best Soap Newcomer” at the 2011 TV Choice Awards. On January 25, 2012, she won “Best Newcomer” at the National Television Awards.

Similarly, she became shortlisted in the category “Sexiest Female” in the British Soap Awards in 2012, 2013, and 2014 but lost to Michelle Keegan (Tina McIntyre) of Coronation Street.

In 2013, she won Best Actress at the Inside Soap Awards. She was even nominated for Best Storyline for “Lauren’s Struggle with alcohol” as well as the ‘Sexiest Female’. In 2014. In addition to this, she has won two Inside Soap Awards for Sexiest Female in 2014 and 2016.

Body Measurements

Jacqueline Jossa is a beautiful and charming woman in her 20s. With her remarkable body physique and attractive personality, she has managed to win numerous hearts all around the country.

She has a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.68m) tall. While she has a body weight of around 62kg(137 lbs).

Her body measurement is around 37-27-37 inches with 32B as her bra size. Similarly, her dress size is 8(US) and her shoe size is 8(US). She has beautiful light brown long hair and brown eyes.

Jacqueline Jossa – Social Media

The former EastEnders actress Jacqueline Jossa is available on social media platforms Instagram and Twitter. On Instagram, she goes with the username @jacjossa and has garnered 2.9m followers. So far, she has posted 2,041 posts
as of June 2022. Likewise, her Twitter account has bagged over 768.8K Followers on the @jacquelineMjos handles. Both of the accounts are verified with a blue tick mark.


Jacqueline Jossa hates all insects and is scared of creatures. She values her family and enjoys spending time with them.