Leah Newman was born in Hastings on the 4th December. Growing
up with two older brothers, she was always the tomboy, playing football and
hanging around with the boys. She had bucked teeth and braces but at the age of
sixteen she grew her hair long and began to take an interest in fashion.
being told by many people that she should be a model she decided to give it a
try and launched her modelling career by winning the Miss Hastings title in 1999,
twenty years after her mother had won the same title, and again in 2000. She was crowned Miss Euro Sussex in
2001, followed soon after by the Miss Euro Region title.
She joined a top
London agency and was soon modelling jewellery worth £3 million for a New Bond
Street jewellers. Her career soon took off and she has been published in major
national newspapers and magazines and has appeared on television, in pop videos,
in store publicity hoardings (Marks and Spencer, Virgin Megastores etc) and the
Max Power Live shows. She has modelled for many top photographers in such exotic
locations as Bermuda, the Canary Islands, Majorca
and the French Riviera and she was
Playboy magazine "Girl of the Month" for August 2004.