How Katie Price has gone from nation’s sweetheart to flogging car air freshener

Katie Price was once the nation's sweetheart with a glamorous modelling and TV career, but 23 years after first shooting to fame she's now been reduced to plugging cheat tat on Instagram .

The glamour girl got her first taste of stardom back in 1996 when she launched a career in glamour modelling and became well-known for her surgically-enhanced chest.

She went on to become the country's best-known glamour girl, adopting the persona of Jordan and gracing the covers of lads mags including FHM.

Katie even crossed the pond after landing a spread in Playboy and partied with Hugh Hefner and the bunnies in his fabled mansion.

As her fame sky-rocketed, she started dabbling in TV with slots on the Big Breakfast, Top Gear and a cameo in Footballers' Wives.

She even ran for office, standing in the 2001 general election as an independent candidate for the Stretford and Urmston constituency of Greater Manchester.

Katie didn't win, but she came a respectable fourth with more than 700 votes.

Her life changed in 2004 when she signed up to star in the third series of I'm a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!

Not only did Katie become a household name, if she wasn't already before, she met the love of her life.

During her time in the jungle, single mum Katie grew close to fellow contestant Peter Andre and after they got back home they embarked on a headline-grabbing romance.

It culminated in a fairytale wedding in 2005, a lucrative magazine deal, a string of well-paid TV gigs and two children.

Throughout their marriage, Katie and Pete remained massively popular and amassed a huge fan base.

Their TV show, When Jordan Met Peter, did so well it spawned a whole franchise on ITV2.

There were eight more series including Jordan & Peter: Marriage and Mayhem between 2004 and 2005; Katie & Peter: The Baby Diaries and Katie & Peter: Down Under in 2008.

The last season of the show, Katie & Peter: Stateside in 2009, the year that disaster struck and sent Katie into a downward spital.

Reality TV's golden couple split and it appeared to be all downhill for Katie.

She managed another season of reality TV, What Katie Did Next, while Pete filmed his own separate version, but never neither regained the juggernaut momentum seen in the Katie and Peter franchise.

The ex-glamour girl, who was now using her real name, bounced back from the split by making some questionable choices in her personal lifef.

She started dating cage fight Alex Reid less than eight weeks after she split from Pete and just seven months later they married in Las Vegas.

The marriage was short and rocky, ending in divorce in 2011.

After another series of romantic bumps in the road, including a short-lived engagement to Brazilian hunk Leandro Penna, she got married again.

Husband number three was a stripper she met on an online dating App, Kieran Hayler and it seemed like he was going to be able to help her return to her former glory.

They made TV shows together, enjoyed the proceeds from magazine deals and went to showbiz parties.

They also added two more children, Jett and Bunny, to Katie's expansive brood.

However, the romance was marred by Kieran's infidelities and it eventually broke down last year.

The split was made even harder for Katie as it came around the same time her ex Pete was thriving with new wife Emily, welcoming two more children of his own.

Things went from bad to worse in September, 2018 when Katie was caught on camera rapping about cocaine on holiday in Spain in a headline-grabbing expose.

Katie later admitted she'd been using coke for six months due to "severe trauma and depression" and headed off to rehab to address her drug problem.

Weeks after the cocaine video was published, she was in trouble again as she was arrested on suspicion of drink driving.

It ended in a course case and a ban from the road.

As well as the breakdown of her marriage, Katie was suffering from worsening financial problems as her income took a massive hit and several of her companies closed down.

Her debts began to spiral out of control and she wracked up millions in debt.

She narrowly swerved bankruptcy in December, 2018 but agreed to pay of her debts in massive monthly installments to keep the bailiffs off her doorstep.

Her money troubles were so bad at one point she was rumoured to be putting her West Sussex mansion on the market and selling off her beloved animals.

However, Katie has been doing everything she can to get her life back on track and that has meant taking any job that comes her way.

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