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Katie Piper

Katie Piper is a popular English writer, TV host, activist, and model from Hampshire. Katie Piper is also best known for surviving a vicious acid attack.

Early Life and Childhood

Katie Piper was born on October 12, 1983, and is currently 40 years old. Born in Andover, United Kingdom, Katie holds English nationality. Likewise, she is from a Christian family and her birth sign is Libra.

Talking about her parents, Katie was born to his father David Piper, and her mother Diane Piper. David was a barber whereas Diane was a school teacher.

Similarly, she also has an elder brother and a younger sister. In her childhood days, Katie was a tomboy and the loudest of three.

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Caption: Katie with her family (source: itv.com)


Moving towards her educational details, Katie got enrolled in karate and ballet classes. Similarly, Katie attended Portway Junior School and then Harrow Way School. Katie started taking beautician classes after her graduation.

Acid Attack and Recovery

Katie Piper and Daniel Lynch met on Facebook and jumped into a relationship. However, Daniel was a psycho.

While the couple was in the hotel room in Bayswater, Daniel raped and beat Katie, threatened to cut her with a razor and hang her, and stabbed her several times in the arms.

Daniel gave Katie’s detail to Stefan Sylvestre. On March 31, 2008, while Katie was in a cafe, Stefan threw sulphuric acid at her face. She was treated in Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. Daniel and Stefen both were arrested and sentenced to jail.


Katie Piper has won some awards in her lifetime. In 2010, she won Red magazine’s Red’s Hot Women Awards under the category “Women to Watch: Inspiration”. In the same year, she was nominated for “Best Single Documentary” at the BAFTA Television Awards.

Additionally, Katie won the “Best Documentary Programme” award at the Broadcast Awards and the “You Can” Award at the Sainsbury’s Women of the Year Awards in 2011.

Relationship Status

Katie Piper is married to Richard James Sutton. The couple had their first child named Belle Elizabeth on March 14, 2014, before their marriage. Similarly, they announced their engagement in December 2014.

The couple got married in November 2015. Moving on, the couple had their second child named Penelope Diane. At present, Katie Piper is living a happy life with her family.

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Caption: Katie with her husband Sutton (source: hellomagazine.com)

Professional Life

Katie Piper started her career as a model and took part in various fashion, glamour, and promotional photoshoots, including modeling for national newspapers.

As Katie started growing up as a model, she moved away from her family home in Hampshire and began to live with friends in a flat in Golders Green, North London.

In 2009, Katie took part in a documentary about her experience titled “Katie: My Beautiful Face“, which was broadcasted by Channel 4 on 29 October 2009.

Similarly, on December 25, 2009, Katie read out the Alternative Christmas Message, which was about her own experiences, family, and not judging people by their appearance.

On January 8, 2010, Katie appeared in the ABC news-magazine TV series “20/20”. The writer is also a part of the series “Katie: My Beautiful Friends”.

Other than this, Katie has appeared in several other TV shows and radio programs. Some of them are “60 Minutes”, The TV Show”,  “Live From Studio Five”, “BBC Breakfast”, “This Morning”, and many more. 

Writing Career

Along with a TV presenter, Katie is also a famous writer. She has written her own autobiography named “Beautiful”. Some other books are “Start Your Day with Katie”, “Things Get Better: If you believe then you will survive”, and many more.

Katie Piper – Net Worth 2024

The net worth of Katie is approximately $15 million as of 2021 according to online sources. Katie earned most of her income through her career as a TV Host.

Body Measurements

Reflecting on her physical statistics, Katie is 5 feet 1 inch or 1.57 meters tall and weighs around 52 kg or 115 pounds. Moreover, the TV presenter has blonde hair with a pair of gorgeous blue eyes. Other than this, her actual body measurements are not available.

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Caption: Katie posing in her style (source: Instagram)

Katie Piper – Social media

When it comes to her social media handles, Katie is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 117k followers on Facebook, approximately 1 million followers on Instagram, and more than 291.5k followers on Twitter.))