Katie Waissel, 30, is a British singer songwriter and actress who exploded onto the scene when she took part in hit ITV show The X Factor in 2010. Katie is known for winning the nations hearts through her fighting determination and tough spirit.
From a young age Katie has continuously taken acting and singing classes. Starting at the tender age of 7, Katie continued to learn her craft at The Harrow Arts Centre in the UK, and when over in Los Angeles, took classes at The Perlman Acting Agency and Ivana Chubbuck Studios. Having performed in front of audiences of over 20,000 people on month long tours across the UK and Ireland, Katie has continued to thrive both musically and creatively. Her largest audience being Wembley Arena and The O2 Arena.
Katie moved to the United States where she has been working on her own health, fitness and lifestyle blog ‘Apartment 134″ in an aim to provide the most up to date lifestyle information to the public, sharing her personal trials and tribulations as she searches for the best tips and life hacks along the way.
Katie was one of summer 2016’s Celebrity Big Brother housemates and Katie held her own throughout the series, making it through to the final week, whilst retaining her unique quirkiness and spirit.