Singer Sam Fox, also known as Samantha Karen Fox, is 56 years old and is an English dance-pop singer, former glamour model, and actress.
Sam came to fame in 1986 with her debut track in Touch Me (I Want Your Body) and Do Ya (Wanna Please Me) which had reached the top charts of music in seventeen countries.
Samantha was also presented with the 'Most Influential Woman Award' by Mother Teresa.
Learn about Singer Sam Fox Siblings
Singer Saman has three siblings, whose names are Frederica Fox, Frankie Fox, and Vanessa Lai Fox.
Frederica Fox and Frankie Fox are the half-siblings of singer Samantha Karen Fox from Patrick's (her father) second marriage. Fox and her siblings were provided with a modest lifestyle by her parents.
Fox's sister, Vanessa Lai Fox, is also an actress who was born in Ottawa, Canada. Sam is the eldest daughter of the family and is 18 years older than her sister, Vanessa Lai Fox.
Sam's parents were very supportive of her dream to be a model. In 1983, Carole (Sam's mother) sent several pictures of her daughter to the Girl of the Year contest when she was 16 years old.
Sam Fox was even given consent by her parents to shoot topless on Page 3, which shows the love and support she has received from her parents.
Singer Sam Fox Parents & Biography
According to the biography of Singer Sam Fox, she is the eldest daughter of her parents John Patrick Fox and Carole Ann Wilken born on 15 April 1966 at Mile End, London, England.
Sam was very much interested in acting from a very early age. When she was three years old, she appeared in a stage show. She started learning drama at the Anna Scher Theatre School when she was fifteen.
Sam made her first appearance on Page 3 in 1983 after she received the second position in the Girl of the Year contest. She was the 1980s' most photographed British woman. From 1984 to 1986, for three consecutive years, Samantha won the ‘The Page 3 Girl of the Year Award’.
Sam released her first recorded song, Rocking with My Radio, along with the band S.F.X, in 1983, making her debut as a singer. In 1986, She released her debut pop album, Touch Me.
Samantha Fox won the Music Week Europarade Year-End Charts for Touch Me (I Want Your Body) in 1986. She also secured third place in the European Hot 100 Singles – Hot 100 Of The Year in 1986.
Later, she also won the Diamond Awards Festival for Sales Achievement and the Music & Media "Pan European Awards" in 1987. She also secured a tenth place in the European Hot 100 Singles—Hot 100 Of The Year for her song Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now in 1987.
Furthermore, Fox was nominated for the 8th Brit Awards for Best Female Solo Artist in 1988.
Samantha's popular albums include Samantha Fox in 1987, I Wanna Have Some Fun in 1988; Just One Night in 1991; 21st Century Fox in 1997; and Angel with an Attitude in 2005.
Fox appeared in a television commercial for a car-dealership network in the late 1980s. She also saw an advertisement in the Sun newspaper for bingo. Aside from advertisements, she has appeared in sitcoms such as Charles in Charge.
Samantha has also been featured in the movies The Match in 1999, 7 Cases in 2015, and Sharknado 5: Global Swarming in 2017.
Fox has also been seen participating in a reality series named "Celebrity Wife Swap" in 2008. In 2009, she starred in another one called "I’m a Celebrity." Get Me Out of Here.
From 2010 until 2012, Samantha Karen Fox worked with trance artist 4 strings on the tune 'Forever.'
Samantha Karen Fox Love Life
Talking about the love life of Samantha Karen Fox, she dated several men before the 1990s, like Peter Foster, Paul Stanley, and so on.
In the 1990s, persistent rumors regarding Sam's sexual preference began to spice up the media. In 2003, Fox openly revealed her lesbian relationship with her manager at the time, Myra Stratton. Their relationship lasted until Stratton's death from cancer in 2015.
Fox got engaged to her tour manager, Linda Birgitte Olsen, in 2020.
Sam Fox Net Worth Details
Sam Fox has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
The main source of income for her net worth is the entertainment industry. She was active in her modeling career from 1983 to 1987 and has been active in her singing career from 1986 to the present.
Also, Fox had sued her father for stealing from her accounts and was rewarded with £363,000 in court settlements.
Samantha Fox has also been involved in different charitable activities.
Fox donated her favorite bra to raise funds from a charitable auction in 2008. She participated in a campaign for LGBT rights in 2010 for charity through the Albert Kennedy Trust.