Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Kim Woodburn: The 411

Kim Woodburn (born Patricia Mary MacKenzie on March 25, 1942 in Eastney, Hampshire, England) Kim Woodburn shot to fame in the Channel Four Programmes Too Posh To Wash and How Clean Is Your House with Aggie.

Kim Woodburn was born in 1942 in Eastney, near Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK.
(From uttertrivia.com) As a child she was fascinated by her grandmother who cleaned for a living. Her grandmother taught her how to clean and scrub to make clothes, houses and the school she cleaned at gleam.

Kim Woodburn left school at 15 and her first job was to iron clothes for a top fashion shop and to help in the window displays.

She left this job to move to Liverpool where she gained employment as a live in cleaner.

In 1979 she married Peter who was a policeman. Kim's other jobs before her TV success were varied and included working as a beautician, in a toy factory, as a social worker and as a model for the Littlewoods catalogue. She has also set up a handmade knitwear company for the fuller figured and taller lady. She appeared on Pebble Mill At One, with Jeff Banks, in 1983 where she modelled her range. This was her first television appearance. Kim and her husband Peter moved to America. Peter gave up being a policeman so that they could be together and they had a successful business keeping and cleaning house for rich and often famous Americans.