Gemma Clare Collins (born 31 January 1981) is an English television personality and businesswoman. In 2011, she began appearing on the ITVBe reality series The Only Way Is Essex, and following further appearances on television, she became a contestant on the seventeenth series of Celebrity Big Brother and the eleventh series of Dancing on Ice.
In August 2019, she began starring in her own reality series, Gemma Collins: Diva Forever.
Gemma Collins, 41, is determined to fulfil her musical dreams after a knee injury ruled out her planned appearance in Chicago.The former TOWIE star was due to play jail warden Matron “Mama” Morton in a UK tour which starts in Sunderland on May 31.However, a knee injury which first developed during her time on Dancing On Ice has been aggravated and forced Gemma to pull out.The 41-year-old has been undergoing ice-cold cryotherapy treatment to bring down the swelling on her knee after it ballooned during rehearsals.
A friend of Gemma’s told The Mirror: “She had done so much work for so many months and the producers were really impressed."“But this old injury just keeps flaring up.
She is incredibly upset but is determined that she’ll be back on a musical stage one day when she’s recovered.”Gemma, who described the pain in her knee as “next level”, is now considering long-term treatment and the possibility of surgery.The friend said: “There’s no chance of returning later in the run with an injury like this.Read more on dailystar.co.uk