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 has spoken out on her relationship with her fiancé Rami Hawash's son Tristan's mum, Fernanda Mess.The TOWIE star, 41, who recently cooled off in a floral bikini as the second heatwave swept the country, opened up about her blended family dynamics in an exclusive chat with OK!
magazine. Clearly a doting stepmum to Tristan, three, Gemma explained that they've come to a mutual understanding of putting him first, above all else, and are "very adult" about it all. “I know a lot of families are at war with each other.
But you've always got to think of what's the best for the kid,” Gemma explained, speaking fondly of 48 year old Rami's son. Taking the phrase "keeping the peace" to a whole new level, Gemma insisted she's on good terms with Fernanda and even goes out for lunch with her on occasion.
She continued: “Being a blended family is amazing – I get on very well with Tristan’s mum.That child is really looked after.