Stacey Dooley

Birth Day March 9th, 1987
Birth Place Luton, Bedfordshire, England
Age 37 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Pisces

Stacey Dooley Biography

An English television presenter, journalist, media personality, as well as author, Stacey Dooley made social-issue-themed television documentaries for BBC Three concerning child labor and women in developing countries. She is well recognized for her appearances as a participant on "Blood, Sweat, and T-shirts" in 2008 whereas she was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2018 Birthday Honours for services to broadcasting. However, she has also worked as a shop assistant, selling perfumes at Luton Airport. She worked in a hairdresser's salon in Bramingham too. As well, she won the sixteenth series of "Strictly Come Dancing" in 2018, with dance partner Kevin Clifton and also has presented "Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star" since 2019. She has even authored a book and won a celebrity dance show. She has been criticized for some of her documentaries but continues to make socially relevant content. Recently, Stacey Dooley has been linked to "The Masked Singer 2020", with many viewers convinced she is the hidden celebrity behind the sausage costume. Scroll down to know more about her Full Biography, Personal Life, Career Timeline, Interesting Facts & more.

Famous For

  • Being an English television presenter, journalist, media personality, as well as author.
  • For her appearances as a participant on "Blood, Sweat, and T-shirts" in 2008.

Stacey Dooley, winner of the sixteenth series of 'Strictly Come Dancing'


Stacey Dooley Early Life

Stacey Dooley took birth on 9th March 1987 with the real name or full name of Anastacia Jaclyn Dooley in Luton, Bedfordshire, England. She holds a British nationality and British-white ethnicity. Similarly, she is from a Christianity religion and her race is white. She happily celebrates her birthday on 9th March of every year and she has celebrated her 33rd birthday as of 2020 though as her birthdate, her star sign is Pisces. Her father was from Ireland and left the family when she was two years old. She grew up in Luton and studied at Stopsley High School. She has a younger stepsister from her mother's marriage to her partner, Norman.

Stacey Dooley Career

  • Stacey Dooley commenced her career on the documentary television series "Blood, Sweat, and T-shirts" in April 2008 though "Stacey Dooley Investigates" started in August 2009 and a two-part special was shown on BBC Three throughout August and September 2009. As well, BBC Three aired "Tourism and the Truth: Stacey Dooley Investigates" in 2011 as Dooley also presented the CBBC series "Show Me What You're Made Of".
  • Dooley explored the lives of young people in three countries affected by the global financial crisis: Greece, Ireland, and Japan in three-part series titled "Coming Here Soon" which was broadcast on BBC Three in June and July 2012.
  • Also, she created two series of "Stacey Dooley in the USA" while she was in the United States in 2012, whereas she also created the documentary series "Beaten By My Boyfriend" in 2015.
  • She presented "Stacey Dooley in Cologne: The Blame Game" in 2016, about the 2015 New Year's Eve sexual assaults in Germany, which aired on 29th January.
  • Analogously, she has made a documentary, "Sex in Strange Places" as she was stopped by police in Tokyo while filming "Young Sex For Sale In Japan", in December 2016.
  • Then, she presented CBBC's "The Pets Factor" in 2017 and narrated the documentary "The Natives: This Is Our America".
  • After that, she took part in a BBC show: Celebrities on the "NHS Front-line" to celebrate the 70th birthday of the National Health Service in April 2018.
  • Besides, she published her debut book in February 2018: "Stacey Dooley", "On the Front Line with the Women Who Fight Back" which became a Sunday Times Bestseller.
  • And, she was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2018 Birthday Honours for services to broadcasting as well as she was announced as the eighth contestant to take part in the sixteenth series of "Strictly Come Dancing"; on 15th December 2018.
  • BBC also announced Dooley as co-presenter of "New Year Live" on BBC One as she also took part in BBC One's "Children in Need" where she explored the number of homeless young people in the UK. 
  • Additionally, she was announced as "Grazia's" new contributing editor for Investigations in 2019 though she appeared on "The National Television Awards 2019" and began presenting the BBC Three reality competition series "Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star".
  • It was announced in July 2019 that Dooley would appear as a guest judge on "RuPaul's Drag Race UK" as she released the documentaries "Stacey Meets the IS Brides", and "Stacey Dooley: Face to Face with The Bounty Hunters" which became the most-watched documentary on BBC IPlayer in August 2019.
  • Moreover, she has starred in Jessie Ware's music video for "Save a Kiss" in 2020.
  • Furthermore, as a piece of fresh news, Stacey Dooley has been linked to "The Masked Singer 2020", with many viewers convinced she is the hidden celebrity behind the sausage costume. In the comments section on one of Stacey Dooley's Instagram snaps, one fan wrote: "You are the sausage on the masked singer."
  • Moreover, she can be seen in "Michael McIntyre's The Wheel" as a contestant and in "This Is MY House" as a presenter in 2021.


  • Dooley was criticized in January 2019 for falsely portraying a Turkish woman as a Syrian sex worker living in Istanbul in her series "Sex in Strange Places". The misrepresentation led to the Turkey episode of the documentary being removed from BBC iPlayer.
  • British MP David Lammy tweeted in response to a news story about Dooley: "The world does not need any more white saviors. As I've said before, this just perpetuates tired and unhelpful stereotypes. Let's instead promote voices from across the continent of Africa and have a serious debate." Ugandan campaign group No White Saviours wrote on Dooley's Instagram: "White saviourism is a symptom of white supremacy and something we all have to work together to deconstruct."
  • She also told "The Guardian" that she had no regrets over the incident and she would do the same again whereas she was criticized for calling a Muslim prayer gesture 'an IS salute' in a "Panorama" documentary on IS brides in August 2019.

Awards, Honors, and Achievements of Stacey Dooley

  • Stacey Dooley was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2018 Birthday Honours for services to broadcasting.
  • As well, the program "Stacey Dooley: Face To Face With ISIS" received the Popular Features Award at the One World Media Awards in 2018.

Stacey Dooley Boyfriend & Affairs

Reflecting on Stacey Dooley's personal life, she is an unmarried lady. Whereas, regarding her relationship status, she was reportedly in a long-term relationship with her boyfriend, Sam Tucknott, when she entered "Strictly Come Dancing", and Tucknott has blamed her dance partner on the show, Kevin Clifton, for their breakup. She is currently in a relationship with Kevin Clifton, a professional dancer. The pair's relationship is exceptional till now and hopes it will remain as same as in the future too. Additionally, she also considers herself a feminist and has made documentaries regarding gender equality. Furthermore, talking about her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Stacey Dooley and her boyfriend, Kevin Clifton

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Stacey Dooley Salary & Net Worth

Moving towards Stacey Dooley's net worth, she has a worth of around $1 Million as of 2020. She has earned a fine amount of money from her career as her major source of income is from her media personality and from her journalist career. She has broken the myth that an individual has to reach a certain age to start working and become a global name. At present, she has emerged as one of the highly regarded news personas. Moreover, she has not done any endorsement work yet.

Stacey Dooley Height

Beautiful and adaptable media personality as well as journalist, Stacey Dooley stands at a perfect height of 5 feet and 1 inch with a balanced body weight of 105.82 lbs. She is gradually transforming into an attractive and more feminine person. Standing tall at five feet and one inch, she can be considered the hot and sexy star of the present time. Graceful lady, Stacey Dooley has blonde hair and dark brown eyes color as her body build type is average and her body measurement is 36-26-35 inches.

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