Who is Denise Van Outen? Actress and presenters age, partner and background revealed

18 January 2020, 10:00 | Updated: 18 January 2020, 10:01

Who is Denise Van Outen?
Who is Denise Van Outen? Picture: Getty

By Sian Hamer

Denise Van Outen is best known as a British TV presenter and actress, and has starred in a range of shows since the start of her career in the '90s.

Denise Van Outen found fame in the '90s as the bubbly presenter of The Big Breakfast, following brief roles on The Bill and Kappatoo.

Since then she's appeared in multiple West End and Broadway productions, including Legally Blonde and Chicago, and last year she joined the cast of Australian soap Neighbours taking on the role of Prudence Wallace.

Denise's ranging talents across both the stage and television have led fans to suspect she is the 'Fox' in this year's The Masked Singerespecially after a recent clue of the disguised celebrity collecting teapots for the last 30 years was revealed.

Here's all the important facts you need to know about Denise:

  1. Who is Denise's partner?

    Denise started dating Essex commodities trader Eddie Boxshall back in 2014, after the pair were introduced by a mutual friend.

    Since then, they've moved in together and both star in Celebrity Gogglebox.

    Denise was previously married to actor Lee Mead, who is the father of her daughter Betsy – but the pair divorced in 2013.

  2. How old is Denise?

    How old is Denise Van Outen?
    How old is Denise Van Outen? Picture: Getty

    Denise was born on 27 May 1974, and she celebrated her 45th birthday in 2019.

  3. Can Denise sing?

    Even though she's well known for her presenting and acting skills – Denise also has a strong set of vocals.

    She's not only starred in a range of successful West End and Broadway productions, but she's also released multiple singles with the likes of Russell Watson, Those 2 Girls and Andy Williams.