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The star continued her TV career in The Only Way is Essex, before coming back on the box on Celebrity MasterChef.

Who is Megan McKenna?

Megan McKenna was born on September 26, 1992, and is an English television personality and singer.

She shot to fame on Ex On The Beach (2015–2016) but received wider attention for appearing on Celebrity Big Brother (2016).

But it was on The Only Way Is Essex that she really became a household name.

She was on the ITV2 reality show from 2016 until 2017.

 Megan McKenna has a successful career in reality TV


Megan McKenna has a successful career in reality TV
The star launched her music career in 2018 when she released her debut studio album, Story of Me.

What is Megan McKenna’s music background?

Megan won X Factor: Celebrity 2019.

Before becoming a reality star, Megan dreamed of pursuing a career in music and attended ArtsEd Theatre School as a teen.

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Although she played the violin, she focused her energy on becoming a singer, first appearing on our screens on Britain’s Got Talent in 2009.

After taking time off from Towie in 2017 she started her musical career and even topped the Country Music Chart with her song High Heeled Shoes.

Megan also performed at British Summer Time Festival in 2018.

What TV shows has Megan McKenna been on?

Megan has got quite a showreel of programmes she has appeared on:

Who has Megan McKenna dated?

In 2015 she dated fellow reality star Jordan Davies after meeting on Ex On The Beach.


She returned for the fourth series with then-boyfriend Jordan and they became engaged during the finale, but split four months later at the end of 2015.

Megan and Pete Wicks started dating around April 2016 and things progressed when she joined Towie.

They even talked of “love” until they were rocked by a sex text scandal in September 2016.

The couple reunited a few months later and were officially back together by December that year.

They split for good after emotional scenes aired on Towie in October 2017.
In February 2018, The Sun Online revealed Megan had enjoyed a romantic Valentine’s Day in Amsterdam with the late Mike Thalassitis.

The couple then split, but in May 2018 got back together.

In July 2018, The Sun Online exclusively revealed the two had split up for good.

In February 2019 Megan and her ex Pete joined Celebs Go Dating and appear to have become good friends again.

In July 2019, it was revealed she had been dating ex-con Zack Gilbert who was jailed for an assault.

The Sun revealed Megan was dating businessman Josh Riley in August 2020 but things between them appeared to fizzle out when we told how she had joined exclusive dating app Raya.

But the couple were spotted together again in February 2021 and it seemed their relationship had gone from strength to strength.

However, the pair split after almost two years of dating.

In August 2022, it was reported the star is dating Cambridge United footballer Lloyd Jones, just months after splitting from Riley.