Jade Cerisa Lorraine Goody
(5 June 1981 2013 22 March 2009)
Jade Goody first appeared on TV in 2002 when she was a contestant on Big Brother.
On 2 May 2006, Jade Goody published her autobiography titled Jade: My Autobiography, and in June she launched her own fragrance, "Shh..." Jade Goody, which became Superdrug's third best-selling fragrance.
Jade entered the Celebrity Big Brother house on 5th January 2007 with her mother and her boyfriend Jack Tweed. During the show Jade was accused of making racist remarks about fellow housemate Shilpa Shetty.
Jade had a relationship with TV presenter Jeff Brazier and they have to sons together, Bobby and Freddie.
Most recently Jade Goody found out she had cervical cancer whilst in the Indian Big Brother house. After operations and chemotherapy the cancer has continued to spread. In February 2009, after the cancer metastasised, she was told that it was terminal.
She married Jack Tweed on 22 February 2009.
Jade Goody died in her sleep on Mother's Day, March 22nd 2009.
Jade's New Book: Forever in My Heart
Jade's heart-breaking diary of her fight against terminal cancer and her final precious months with her beloved family.
Forever In My Heart is Jade's final 'love letter' to her two little boys. Covering her initial diagnosis while appearing on Celebrity Big Brother in India, their emotional last Christmas as a family, her magical wedding to her partner Jack Tweed and her dying wish to be christened with her boys, Jade's heart-breaking diary of her final months is set against a backdrop of flashbacks to her difficult early years, her rise to fame in the Big Brother house and those moments of joy and laughter as the nation's darling.
Profits from the book will be donated to Marie Curie Cancer Care