Samantha Karen 'Sam' Fox (born 15 April 1966) is an English dance-pop singer, actress, and former glamour model. In 1983, at the age of 16, she began her modelling career on Page Three of The Sun, and went on to become a popular pin-up girl. In 1986, she launched her pop music career with her debut single 'Touch Me (I Want Your Body)', which became a Number 1 hit in 17 countries. She has since sold over 30 million albums worldwide. Fox has also appeared in a number of films and reality television shows, and has occasionally worked as a television presenter. The eldest daughter of the late John Patrick Fox and Carole Ann Wilken, Samantha Karen Fox comes from a family of market traders from Chapel Market, Islington, London. She has a sister, Vanessa, who is six years younger, a half-sister, Frederica, and a half brother, Frankie, from her father's second marriage. Fox attended St Thomas More RC School, Haringey and took an interest in the theatre from an early age.
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