Kelly Brook (born Kelly Ann Parsons; 23 November 1979(1979-11-23)) is an English model, actress, entrepreneur, television presenter and Playboy model.Brook was born and raised in Rochester, Kent, England. She is the daughter of Sandra, a cook, and Kenneth Parsons, a scaffolder. She has a younger brother, Damian, and an older half-sister, Sasha. Kenneth died aged 57 in Rochester from lung cancer on 26 November 2007, during Brook's time on Strictly Come Dancing.
In 2006, she signed a contract, reported to be worth around £1m, to present Unilever's Lynx body spray, known as "Axe" in the US and in continental Europe. She has appeared on billboards, in newspapers, and on-line as part of their advertising campaign. She has also appeared in commercials for Sky + and T Mobile, and modelled for Reebok.
In 2010, she was chosen as the "new face and body" of lingerie maker Ultimo's advertising campaign. In September of 2010, Brook appeared in the American edition of Playboy magazine. In October 2010, Kelly Brook appeared live in a Clapham picture house to surprise cinemagoers as part of a promotion for Carlsberg and Sky 3D. In November 2010, Brook presented an award at MTV's EMA's in Madrid.
Brook produces her own line of swimwear with New Look, which she herself has modeled.