S CLUB 7 propelled her to fame, but Hannah Spearritt has become a well-known actress since the noughties pop juggernaut split.
Here’s everything you need to know about the TV star and what she’s been up to…
Who is Hannah Spearritt?
Hannah Louise Spearritt, 38, was born April 1, 1981, and is an English actress and singer.
She shot to fame in 1999 with the pop band S Club 7.
The band went on to have four UK No1 singles and one UK No1 album.
They were famed for hits like Reach, S Club Party, Don’t Stop Movin’ and Bring It All Back.
They also had TV shows including Miami 7 and Viva S Club.
The band split in 2003.
When did Hannah Spearritt date Paul Cattermole?
The pair started dating during their time in S Club 7 back in 2000.
Paul claims Hannah was ordered to ditch him for an actor to catch the attention of Hollywood casting directors.
The two first met in their teens, before dating for five years until they split in 2005.
Paul believes Hannah was pressured into dating her higher-profile Primeval co-star Andrew-Lee Potts.
The singer exclusively told The Sun on Sunday of the split: “She was much more impressionable then than she is now, so I reckon if an agent told her to ditch me then she might have listened.”
However, Hannah posted a scathing rant online in response to her former boyfriend’s accusation, branding him “broke” and “tragic”.
After Hannah split from Adam Thomas in 2015 she rekindled her romance with Paul but they only stayed together for three and a half months.
When did Hannah Spearritt give birth and what is her baby’s name?
In September 2018, Hannah revealed that she was expecting a baby girl with boyfriend Adam Thomas.
The news came after Hannah’s previous miscarriages.
Talking to OK! Magazine about her miscarriages and pregnancy, she said: “I had one a few years previously with another partner. They both happened early on in the pregnancies, around the five-week mark.
“It’s such an upsetting thing so it’s made it hard to relax this time. Going through all that makes this pregnancy even more special, though.”
On December 20, her rep said: “Hannah has given birth a beautiful baby girl at 5 am this morning.
“Mother, father, and baby are doing well. Hannah and Adam are very much looking forward to being parents together.”
They haven’t revealed their daughter’s name just yet.
Who is Hannah Spearritt’s boyfriend Adam Thomas?
Adam Thomas, 38, was formerly engaged to Hannah – they first dated from 2013-2015 and got back together in 2018.
In 2016, the fitness trainer was accused of assaulting Hannah and sending her threatening messages.
He appeared in court on one count of common assault by beating and one count of witness intimidation.
He pleaded “not guilty” to both charges and was cleared after the trial fell apart due to insufficient evidence.
When did Hannah Spearritt join EastEnders?
Hannah joined the cast of EastEnders on December 28, 2017.
She played single mum Karen Taylor’s younger sister Kandice, and immediately left her mark by scrapping with the family on the streets of the Square over money.
Revealing her excitement about joining the cast Hannah said: “I’m over the moon to be joining the show, it’s such a huge part of British telly. I’m really looking forward to getting started and I can’t wait to see the Square in the flesh. Walford, here I come.”
When did Hannah Spearritt have breast implants?
Hannah revealed in April 2018, that she had surgery in 2013 to increase her bust size, but was left in pain and fatigued.
Speaking to the Mail On Sunday she said: “My operation was performed by a top Harley Street cosmetic surgeon. I paid top dollar.”
She went on: “I never felt womanly enough on top. I’d compare myself to the other girls in the band during photoshoots and was jealous of their beautiful curves.”
Although pleased with the results, Hannah revealed her health began to suffer: “Within six months my hair started to fall out in clumps.
“Then I started sleeping more and more – eventually 22 hours a day. I couldn’t move from bed because my muscles were aching. I lost balance, I was always freezing cold and my brain fog meant I couldn’t remember anything.”
Eventually, in 2016 she made the decision to have them removed and almost immediately started to feel better.
“I woke from the op feeling 60 percent better almost instantly,” she recalled. “My temperature rose up to normal and my fever disappeared, as did the fatigue and anxiety. My natural energy just came back.”
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