Cristiano Ronaldo is hailed all over the world as one of the greatest footballers of all time. So, of course, his fans are keen on knowing who their favorite athlete used to date. Read on to know everything about the Portuguese’s former girlfriend, is Gemma Atkinson.
Facts About Gemma Atkinson
Gemma Atkinson is an English actress, model, and radio presenter. She is celebrated for her work on the big screen, the television, and on the stage. Not just that, but she has also been heavily involved in charity! The stunner was born on November 16th, 1984, in Greater Manchester, England, although her father is a Scottish man from Dumfries. Considering that the star also took her GCSEs in Greater Manchester, we assume that’s where she was raised. Not much is known about her mother or siblings, though.
When Gemma Became Famous
Gemma became a popular name in England when she signed for the role of Lisa Hunter in the soap opera show Hollyoaks. She became an instant success as people loved her! It was not long after that, the actress became one of the most sought-after stars in the country. She subsequently appeared in various spin-offs of the show before entering the realm of cinema and modeling and conquering both.
Conquering The World Of Glamour Modeling
If there’s one thing that Gemma is best at, it is posing in front of a camera and looking phenomenal. The beauty became popular through the photoshoots she did with men’s magazines like Arena, FHM, and Loaded. She flaunted her stunning physique on camera and became the most notable glamour model in the whole of the United Kingdom. Not only did she shoot in the country, but she even went abroad for some projects. It’s not surprising that the knockout soon wriggled her way into FHM’s list of 100 Sexiest Women. Her work in modeling also gave her a one-way ticket to the film industry.
A Star Rises On The Big Screen
Gemma is known for playing the role of Hannah in the 2011 rom-com film, How to Stop Being a Loser. She then went on to appear in various notable movies, including Airborne and Night of the Living Dead. Simultaneously, her fame was also gathering momentum on stage, having appeared in the Peter Pan production at the Manchester Opera House. No wonder the star was already fabled when she met another star, but from a different field altogether.
The Affair Between Cristiano and Gemma Begins
Though the relationship between the Portugal star and the model didn’t last long, they did make quite many unforgettable memories. The two started their liaison in 2017. The magic between the duo brewed over the episodes of Only Fools and Horses and a few cups of tea. It seems that the English star didn’t waste a minute in giving her Portuguese partner a taste of the classic English past-time. And it appears Cristiano loved it as well. But alas, the two called it quits soon after. Of course, Ronaldo had his Premier League commitments, and Gemma had her acting ones, but no one knows the precise reason for the split.
The Sensation On Social Media
When you’re as famous an actress as Gemma, you’re bound to be pretty popular on social media as well. Her 1.6 million followers would tell you the same thing. She keeps her over a million followers entertained through countless pictures she uploads. From cute dog pictures to photos of her baby, the social media feed of this knockout will keep you scrolling through her images all the way to the end.
Where Is She Now?
Gemma Atkinson is pretty engrossed in her work. But now she has an added responsibility of being a mother, having welcomed little Mia, who she parents with her fiancé, Gorka Marquez. The actress is relishing every moment of motherhood and makes her happiness of assuming this responsibility known on social media. In fact, we could even expect baby number 2 sometime soon, following the subtle (and sometimes clear as a day) hints about giving Mia a sibling. Whatever family structure the stunner decides on, we know she’ll treasure the people in her life more than anything else!
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