Spotted by a Premier Model Management agent at age 19 while pole-dancing at a rave at London's MFI club, Lisa Snowdon was auditioned and signed up. She then started working with renowned photographers and became one of Britain's Top Fashion Models, commanding at peak a £100,000 fee per shoot. Snowdon is best known for her beauty commercials and high-fashion cover and spread modelling, including cover shots for Vogue, Marie Claire and Elle; she was also the face for Gucci. She went on to be the "elevator girl" for Lynx deodorant (Axe in certain countries) in 2003, appeared in advertisements for Mercedes-Benz, Dove soap, and Kelloggs Special K, and was the face of campaigns for Neutrogena and After Eight mint straws, the Taxiwise safety campaign and numerous catalogues. Her modelling career led to appearances in Maxim, Arena, Loaded and GQ. She featured on FHM's List of FHM 100 Sexiest Women every year between 1996 and 2007 except for 1998. Snowdon's first presenting role was on MTV UK's MTV Select. She would later host a number of other MTV shows before moving to do voice-overs on VH1 and host Lisa Snowdon's All Access for VH1. In June 2007 she guest-presented the BBC's Sunday morning show Something for the Weekend, and, in August, Channel 4's tea time show Richard & Judy alongside David Walliams. In 2014, Lisa co-hosted Weekend Kitchen with Waitrose with Steve Jones. The show aired on Saturday mornings on Channel 4. In August 2016, Snowdon guest presented five episodes of Lorraine, standing in for Lorraine Kelly. Snowdon took part in the sixth series of Strictly Come Dancing on the BBC paired with former champion Brendan Cole, competing against other celebrities. Snowdon started off badly, scoring only 22 points out of 40 for her salsa, but she quickly rebounded, scoring 32 points for her second dance. Snowdon's Ballroom dances in particular were very impressive, rewarded no less than 35 judges points for each dance. In December 2015, Snowdon was announced as one of the 2015 Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special contestants, featuring six returning contestants including four former champions. In 2005, Snowdon became an ambassador for the Breast Cancer Care charity. In 2008, Snowdon participated in a celebrity edition of The Apprentice as part of the BBC's biennial Sport Relief event. In 2010, she became an Ambassador of Capital FM's Help a Capital Child charity.
Lisa Snowdon is an English television and radio presenter and fashion model.