Preeti Desai was born in Middlesbrough, North YorkshireEngland. The daughter of Jitendra and Hemlata who have a pyrotechnics company called G2 Fireworks. She has a younger sister Anjlee who is a singer/songwriter. She attended St Augustine Roman Catholic primary school in Coulby Newham, then Nunthorpe Secondary School. After leaving school she did a three-year course in hair and beauty therapy at Middlesbrough College. After graduating as a fully qualified beauty therapist, Desai worked in and managed a salon for a number of years.
Following the dismissal of the original winner Danielle Lloyd over allegations of impropriety, Desai, who had originally placed fifth in the competition was elected Miss Great Britain 2006 by the British public in a poll of readers of The Sun newspaper,
After Desai passed on the Miss Great Britain title to Gemma Garrett in May 2007, she went on to be a professional... Read More