Gemma Clare Collins (born 31 January 1981) is an English media personality and businesswoman. In 2011, she began appearing on the ITVBe reality series The Only Way Is Essex. Following a brief appearance on I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! (2014), Collins has appeared in various television programmes including Celebrity Big Brother (2016), Celebs Go Dating (2018), and Dancing on Ice (2019). In 2019, she began starring in her own reality series and hosting a podcast on BBC Sounds.
Gemma Collins is in talks to star in the hit musical, Chicago – which could mean a huge career U-turn is on the horizon for the GC.The blonde beauty could potentially take on the role of prison governor Mama Morton in the production, replacing X Factor icon and Simon Cowell's close pal Sinitta.
A source told The Sun: "Gemma has been in secret talks about playing Mama Morton for some time and is very excited about the opportunity. "She has not signed anything yet as there are still issues to be ironed out with the agreement.
But all being well, she will sign in the coming days."The source then added: "Gemma is the ultimate TV diva. So who better to play Mama Morton — the Chicago prison mistress who rules the roost?"Gemma has always been a fan of musical theatre, and has enjoyed performing arts from a young age.