Nadia Sawalha

Nadia Sawalha
Born (1964-11-18) 18 November 1964 (age 56)
Wandsworth, London, England
Alma materItalia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts
OccupationTelevision personality, actress, TV cook, YouTuber
Years active1982–present
Justin Mildwater
(m. 1992; died 1997)

Mark Adderley
(m. 2002)
RelativesJulia Sawalha (sister)
Nabil Sawalha (paternal uncle)

Nadia Sawalha (/səˈwəlxə/; born 18 November 1964) is a British actress, television personality, TV chef and vlogger of Jordanian descent, known for her role as Annie Palmer in the BBC One soap opera EastEnders from 1997 to 1999. After winning the 2007 series of Celebrity MasterChef, she has continued to make appearances on cookery shows as a presenter and as a chef. Sawalha was one of the original presenters on the ITV daytime talk show Loose Women from its start in 1999 until 2002. She returned to the show in 2013 as a panelist after a presenter revamp.