Kate Elizabeth Piper is an English writer, activist, television presenter and model from Andover, Hampshire. In March 2008, she was attacked with acid by her ex-boyfriend and an accomplice, causing major damage to her face and blindness in one eye. Piper underwent pioneering surgery to restore her face and vision. Both attackers were convicted and given life sentences. In 2018, her attacker was released after serving nine years in prison. In 2009, Piper gave up her right to anonymity in order to increase awareness about burn victims. Her experience was documented in the 2009 Channel 4 documentary Katie: My Beautiful Face part of the Cutting Edge series. It has subsequently been sold internationally. More recently, Piper has appeared in follow-up series for Channel 4, released a best-selling autobiography, and had a regular column in weekly magazines.
|Born:||October 12, 1983, Andover, Hampshire, England|
|Occupation:||Activist, writer, television presenter|
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About Katie Piper
Best known as the victim of a 2008 facial acid attack carried out by a man named Stefan Sylvestre and orchestrated by an abusive romantic partner named Daniel Lynch, this model survived her ordeal and became the host of a disability-themed English Channel 4 series titled Katie: My Beautiful Friends.
After training as a cosmetologist, she started work as a model and was a 2006 runner-up for the Miss Winchester beauty pageant title.
She was the subject of a 2009 television documentary movie titled Katie: My Beautiful Face. She became a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing in 2018.
She was born to parents Diane and David Piper. Her romantic relationship with a carpenter named James resulted in a daughter, Belle Elizabeth in 2014.
Her documentary series, which originally aired in the United Kingdom, was eventually picked up by Oprah Winfrey's American television network.
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- English victims of crime
- Violence against women in England
- Acid attack victims