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Katherine JenkinsBorn: Sun 29th June 1980 (age: 34)
She played Abigail in the 2010 Doctor Who Christmas Special, A Christmas Carol where she sang to the shark.
Between 1990 and 1996 Jenkins was a member of the Royal School of Church Music Cathedral Singers and won the St Cecilia Award, the highest RSCM award for female choristers. After working as a freelance singing teacher she was invited to an interview with Universal after which they offered Jenkins a six-album deal, the most lucrative in the United Kingdom's classical recording history, reportedly worth £1 million.
Six out of seven of Jenkins's studio albums reached number one in the classical charts between 2004 and 2008, selling a total of more than 4 million copies.