Sophie Gradon was an English television personality, reality show star, and model. She came in the highlight of her appearance on the British dating show called Love Island in 2016. The show featured 26 contestants including the winners Cara De La Hoyde and Nathan Massey along with Alex Bowen, Olivia Bowen, and Scott Thomas.
Besides that, she had worked as a marketing manager. She further participated in beauty pageants as well. Unfortunately, she has discovered dead at her parent’s house in Melbourne after committing suicide on 20 June 2018 at the age of 32. Wanna know more about the late television star then keep on scrolling.
Caption: The late English television personality, Sophie Gradon.
Sophie Gradon: Bio, Family, & Career
The television personality was born on 25 October 1985 as Sophie Hannah Gradon under the zodiac sign, Scorpio. She was born as the daughter of Deborah and Colin Gradon and raised in Newcastle, England, the United Kingdom. She had a sister named Charlotte Martin. Further, she had nationality of English and belongs to the white ethnicity.
Regarding her education, she had admitted to Dame Allan’s School where she graduated with GCE Advanced Levels. She later joined Northumbria University and obtained a 2:1 degree in media, culture, and society. After graduation, she began working as a marketing manager and later promoted the E1 campaign in Newcastle City Centre.
Furthermore, she also participated in the Miss Newcastle contest in 2008 that was hosted at the Marriot Hotel in Gosforth. She subsequently took part in the 2009 Miss Great Britain and won that title too. However, she came into prominence for her appearance on the ITV show Love Island as a contestant. In the show, she initially was paired with barman Tom Powell and later coupled with glam model Katie Salmon. Additionally, Katie and Sophie became the first same-sex pair on Love Island. She then decided to walk from the villa on the 39th day.
Sophie Gradon: Personal Life, Boyfriend, & Death
Talking about her personal life, she had been in the headlines for her relationship. Before her death, she had dated a few handsome guys. She first reported dating Wayne Lineker in 2008 after that, she dated the rugby player Danny Cipriani in 2013. After a few years in 2016, she came out as bisexual.
However, she began dating Tom Powell in May 2016 following a meeting on the sets of Love Island. But their relationship didn’t last long and ended a relationship in July 2016. In 2018, she dated Ashley Ienco whom she started a relationship in May 2017. At the time of her death, she was in a relationship with her boyfriend Aaron Armstrong who discovered her body at her parents’ house. She has not been involved in any kind of rumors or controversies.
Unfortunately, she was found dead at her parent’s home in Melbourne on 20 June 2018 at the age of 32. Initially, no information was known about the cause of her death. However, the authorities later reported that she hanged herself after taking cocaine and alcohol. Aaron her boyfriend at the time posted about her death was also found dead on 10 July 2018 at a property on Furnace Road in Bebside, Blyth.
Caption: Sophie Gradon and Aaron Armstrong.
How Much Did Sophie Make throughout her Career?
At the time of her death, she had an estimated around $1 million USD (approximately £826,722). Further, the television personality makes an average salary of around $48,496 with a monthly payment of $4,041, according to sources.
Moreover, the Love Island finalist typically charges up to £17,435 (USD 21089.29) per sponsored post, with many finalists posting about 17 sponsored adverts per month.
Therefore, Sophie made huge earnings through her career in television appearances as well as modeling assignments too. Also, she might have invested in other business endeavors as well.
Sophie Gradon: Social Media Profiles & Body Measurements
The beautiful lady had a slim and curvy body figure that measured 34 inches chest size, 25 inches waist size, and 35 inches hip size respectively. Her body stood to a height of 5 feet 7 inches or 1.70 meters and weighed around 57 kg. She has dark brown eyes color as well as the same hair color.