Jordan is now known as one of London's bad girls, as the paparazzi has often captured many of her public antics throughout Europe's nightclub scene. Her life in the public eye has been turbulent. Many relationships have been well-publicized, as well as ailments and complications with pregnancies. A tryst with British singer Dane Bowers led her to have an abortion. Her first child was born blind, having an undeveloped optic nerve, and many blame her drinking habits during the pregnancy. She also had a malignant tumor removed from one of her fingers.
Price was born in the town of Brighton, located in Sussex, England, on May 22, 1978. She changed her birth surname, Infield, to Price after her father left and her mother remarried. Talented at swimming, gymnastics, and horseback riding, Price opted for modeling after a friend's suggestion led to her being discovered by a modeling agency. It was there that she signed on with the Sun.
Busty Brit Katie Price began her modeling career by appearing as one of London's infamous "Page 3" girls in the Sun newspaper. The daily's legendary page features a different topless girl each day and has been the launching-pad for many a model's career. Shortly after signing a contract with the British tabloid she took the pseudonym Jordan, and with her new public alter-ego her popularity skyrocketed.