Lucy Mecklenburgh is an English television personality, model, and businesswoman who is best known for her roles in ITV2’s reality show The Only Way Is Essex from 2010 to 2013. She went on to star in Tumble and Tour de Celeb after that.

Mecklenburgh rose to prominence as a part of the cast of the ITV2 reality show The Only Way is Essex. She was on the show for three years before departing after the tenth season.

Lucy Mecklenburgh
Lucy Mecklenburgh


Mecklenburgh modeled Caprice’s collection, By Caprice, on Ladies of London in 2014 (season 1, episode 7).


Mecklenburgh partnered with PrettyLittleThing to launch a clothing line in 2015, and she also starred in their commercial campaign.

Ellesse sportswear commissioned her to design a range. She started a fitness business called Results With Lucy and created her own boutique, Lucy’s Boutique. New! magazine hired her as a regular columnist in 2013.

Select modeling agency represents her.

Mecklenburgh also appeared on the BBC One talent competition Tumble in 2014 with Billy George, her professional partner.

Her debut book, Be Body Beautiful, was published by Penguin in 2015. In 2016, she performed a modeling campaign for Barry M.


Mecklenburgh dated and was engaged to Mario Falcone between 2010 and 2012, however, the relationship terminated in 2012. She began dating actor Ryan Thomas in 2017 after they met while competing in Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls.


On March 7, 2020, she and her fiancé Ryan had their first child, a son. Scarlett is Ryan’s daughter from a prior relationship with Tina O’Brien, his former co-star actress.

How old is  Lucy Mecklenburgh?

Lucy Mecklenburgh was born on 24 August 1991. She is 30 years old.