Caprice Bourret

Caprice Bourret

  • Birth Name :
  • Caprice Valerie Bourret
  • Date of Birth :
  • October 24, 1971
  • Place of Birth :
  • Hacienda Heights, California, USA
  • Profession :
  • Model, TV Hostess, Actress, Singer
  • Nationality :
  • American

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Caprice Bourret Biography

Caprice was born on October 24, 1974, in Hacienda Heights, California, and left her native California to pursue a modeling career in England. Here, the story begins to change as she achieved her celebrity stardom as the Wonderbra model who charmed and bedazzled all the Englishmen and caused the English women to go out and arm themselves with like undergarments.

Ever since Caprice arrived in Great Britain from the USA, she took the country by storm. Her sexy, lean and lanky looks catapulted her into the world of TV and Film.

Though a native born American, this sultry bombshell is now one of the most photographed and adored women in the country, with a steady following around the world. Not so long ago she was just a girl next door and then as suddenly in 1996 she became one of the most photographed women in Europe and appearing on over 100 magazine covers across the region.

In 1996, her see-through dress made the otherwise conservative British newscaster Trevor McDonald to lose his cool British composure during the British National Television Awards. This event caused Caprice to be banned from the show the following year though she was back in '98 with her revealing $15,000 skintight dress bearing two British flag designs in tiny colored beads.

She also hosted the British National Television Awards in 1996, 1997 and 1998. She featured in the World's finest magazines, Esquire, GQ, New Woman, Woman's Journal, You, Sunday Times Style, FHM, Attitude, and the Sunday Telegraph. She also appeared in the Swimsuit Issue of Sports illustrated in 1998.

She appeared nude in a Playboy spread and also shot naked for a racy video in 1998. She also achieved recognition in many Pantene shampoo ads and also European ads for Porsche automobiles. She also modeled for Pizza Hut, Littlewoods, Marks & Spencer and H&M. She even sports musical talent as a singer.

Caprice lives the jet-set lifestyle now and does what she is best at : Modelling. She has two residences, in London & Los Angeles to pursue her interests in other fields too. She published a CD titled "Oh Yeah" in 2000. She also stars in her own travel series called Caprice Travels, which is screened on Friday nights on ITV. She also became Ian Wright's sidekick in the second series of Friday Night All Right in 1998 and 1999, presented the Big Breakfast with Johnny Vaughan, and hosted the FHM Preview in 1998.

Her actual acting career started with award winning comedy Hospital, 1997, opposite Greg Wise, followed by a staring role in ITV's sitcom Loved By You. It's evident that Caprice is making her way up the TV ladder and she recently launched an album entitled Oh Yeah, which has received good reviews.

Caprice is much adored in the UK and her numerous roles in different UK TV programs suggest her legions of fans are large and growing larger. Caprice has not only been on the TV, but is also very popular as a magazine pin-up.

Taking her talent to new heights, Caprice exercised her acting and singing muscles by making her theater debut in 2002, when she starred in Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues, in London's West End. After receiving rave reviews for her performance, Caprice took to the Prince of Wales Theatre in London, where she starred in the critically acclaimed musical, Rent.

Besides her on screen flirtations, Caprice has been linked to some noteworthy celebrities like Rod Stewart after his separation from Rachel Hunter and also a rumoured romance with former UK soccer star Tony Adams.

She released a calendar in Europe for 2003, and even launched her own Caprice lingerie line, which is already a best-seller at Debenham's. Thanks to the success of her lingerie line, Caprice is also dipping her toes in a swimwear line.

In her free time she loves to take walks with her friends and get caught up on the juicy gossip. She loves to read. A few of her favorite books are 'Life of a Geisha' and 'The Fountainhead'. And one of her favorite things to do is sleeping but she says that there is not enough time to do that.

"It was good because it helped me get where I'm at today, but then people stereotype and say we don't want to use her because she's known as the 'Wonderbra girl'."
-Caprice Bourret on her work with Wonderbra.

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