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Facts of Patsy Palmer

Full Name:Patsy Palmer
Age:50 years 9 months
Birth Date:May 26,1972
Lucky Number:9
Lucky Stone:Agate
Lucky Color:Yellow
Best Match for Marriage:Leo, Aquarius, Libra
Birth Place:Bethnal Green, London
Father's Name:Albert Harris
Mother's Name:Pet Harris
Marital Status:Married
Husband / Wife Name:Richard Merkell
Education:Haggerston Girls Secondary School
Weight:64 kg
Height / How tall? : 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)
Net Worth:$13 million
Hair Color:Red
Eye Color:Blue
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Patsy Palmer is an English Actress. She is best recognized for playing Bianca on BBC Soap opera Eastenders. In March 2021, she hit the headlines after she abruptly ended her GMB interview after being called an “addict”.

What is Patsy Palmer Famous For?

  • Is an English actress
  • for her role in Eastenders

Patsy Palmer: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity

Patsy Palmer was born Julie Anne Harris in Bethnal Green, London on May 26, 1972. Her mother recognized her acting talent and encouraged her to go to Anna Scher’s famous acting school in London. She was born to her mother Pat Harris and father Albert Harris. She grew up along with her two elder brothers named Albert and Harry.

Likewise, she borrowed her mother’s maiden name and changing her one to a nickname of her mother’s first name, Pat. Palmer currently lives in Malibu after moving to the US in 2014.


Palmer attended Globe Primary School and then Haggerston Girls Secondary School. She was bullied at school and has said that acting was a form of escape.

Patsy Palmer: Professional Acting Career, Stage Acting

She worked several years in EastEnders playing Bianca Butcher, whose marriage to Ricky, played by Sid Owen, gained an audience of more than 22 million.

In an interview with This Morning in 2005, however, she called EastEnders ‘rubbish’. Palmer also appeared in the television detective drama McCready and Daughter as well as having had a stint as a host on Channel 4’s The Big Breakfast and ITV children’s show SM:tv.

She also starred in Mum’s The Word at the Albery Theatre, and starred in the one-woman show, Tell me on a Sunday. Likewise, she also had the lead role in Stepping Out, an award-winning comedy. In addition, she also launched a fitness video, Patsy Palmer – the Urban Workout, through her own production company. She partnered Anton Du Beke in the third series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Patsy Palmer
Caption: Patsy Palmer (Source: Instagram)

She was one of the celebrities who most improved over the course of Strictly Come Dancing in 2005 but was eventually eliminated leaving just four couples left in the competition. She was on the jury of the BBC Two courtroom show The Verdict.

In addition, she has released an autobiography, All of Me.

Likewise, in October 2007, the BBC announced that she would make a comeback to EastEnders in her role of Bianca. In 2020 Patsy launched her own wellness Instagram page Good and Proper.

Patsy Palmer: Net Worth (2021) and Salary

Patsy has amassed quite a fortune since her rise to fame. Her net worth is around $13 million USD which she earned from her acting career.

Is Patsy married? Husband, Children, Marriage

Patsy has been married twice.

She was in an affair with Alfie Rothwell from 1991 to 1994. Also, she married Nick Love from 1998 to 2000.

As of now, she has been married to Richard Merkell since 2000.

Patsy Palmer and Richard
Caption: Patsy Palmer and  her husband, Richard (Source: mfitv)

Patsy has four children – Charley (born 1992), Fenton (born 2000), Emilia (born 2001), and Bertie (born 2010).

Height, Weight, Eye Color

She has a height of 5 ft. 7 inches and weighs 64 kg. Also, Palmer has red hair and blue eyes.

Patsy Palmer
Caption: Patsy Palmer(Source: Instagram)

Is Patsy Palmer active on social media?

She has around 347k followers on Instagram and around 290k followers on Twitter.