Nadia Sawalha who is an English actress as well as a TV presenter was born on 18th November of the year 1964. She is mostly known for portraying the role of Annie Palmer in BBC One Soap Opera East Enders from 1997 until 1999. She is the native of Wandsworth, London, England. Nadia is the daughter of Jordanian born English actor Nadim Sawalha and wife Roberta Lane. She is also a sister of the TV actress Julia Sawalha. She went to get trained at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts and after that, she started her career in the theatre.

She starred in the East Enders from the year 1997 till 1999 as a businesswoman Annie Palmar. She then began to act in several other TV shows and series such as The Bill, Casualty, and Which Way to Te War. She also made her appearance in films like Sleeping with The Fishes, Top Tips, Clockwise and Station Jim. After leaving the East Enders, she became a regular panelist on lunchtime cast show “Loose Women”. She remained there for three years until 2002. Later she again returned as a regular panelist in October of the year 2013. She has also fronted four series of the Total Series, Passport to the Sun, Heir Hunters, TV Mall, Family Exchange and Perfect Partner for the BBC. She is the co-host on live documentary City Hospital. Previously, she was also seen in the show Living in the Sun. she can now also be seen on the Accidents Can Happen which is a daytime program of BBC One that is produced by Twofour.

She had also presented the program of BBC One in 2005 called Mirror, Signal, Manoeuvre that followed the learner drivers as they learned driving. She also co-presented The One Show along with Adrian Chiles in summer of 2006. She also won the Celebrity Master Chef in its 2007 series and after that, she co-presented the children version of Junior Master Chef. After that, she retuned to the BBC One in 2008 afetr her pregnancy and began to present the day time program Wanted Down Under. She had also appeared in multiple TV programs which includes Eating in The Sun, Lorraine, Saturday Cookbook, and Sunday Scoop. Recently, she has participated in the fifteenth series of the Celebrity Big Brother on the Channel 5. She made her appearance on the show on 7th January of 2015. Prior to that, she has also competed in the Celebrity Master Chef in its 2007 series in which she won. After winning the show, she continued making appearance on the cookery shows as a chef. In addition to that, Nadia has also wrote multiple of recipes book which is also related to out diet.

To talk about her personal life, Nadia is a married woman. She has married twice. At first she got married with Justin Mildwater in the year 1992. After five years of their marriage, her husband committed suicide on 25th December of 1997. Nadia and Justin had separated few months before his death. She then got married to her second husband Mark Adderley who is a TV producer. The couple exchanged their vows with each other in June of 2002 and since then they have been together and living their blissful life. They have two children, both daughters together. After their marriage, she became pregnant with Mark’s baby and gave birth to their first daughter on 25th December of 2002 and named her Maddy. Later, their second daughter named Kiki was born in August of 2007.

Apart from that, Nadia is now at the age of fifty and she stands at the height of five feet and eleven inches taller. She has suffered from the psoriasis and has used the homeopathy rather than the conventional treatment. Nadia is active in the social networking sites as well. To get more information related to her, we can follow her on her Facebook, Instagram and Twitter account.


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  • 1964-11-18
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  • $4 Million Dollars
  • Kiki Adderley, Maddy Adderley
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  • Justin Mildwater(death), Mark Adderley
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