Lauren Goodger (born 19 September 1987 in Brentwood, Essex, England) is an English television personality, glamour model, beautician and singer. She starred in the ITV2 semi-reality show The Only Way Is Essex between 2010 and 2012, debuting in the show's first series before departing in series 6. She has an older sister called Nicola and used to be in a relationship with ex-cast member Mark Wright. In 2011, Goodger admitted that she aborted her and Wright's baby. In 2011, she launched her own tan line called 'Lauren's Way' and opened her salon of the same name in Essex in February 2012, but it closed down just a year later.
In January 2013, Goodger took part in the eighth series of the ITV ice skating show Dancing on Ice, where she was partnered with Michael Zenezini and finished eleventh after being eliminated in week 2.