Sophie Howard (born 24 February 1983) is a former English glamour model from Southport, England. She appeared regularly on Page 3 and in men’s magazines such as Maxim, Nuts and Loaded. In August 2005, Howard was voted 73rd in the FHM UK “100 Sexiest Women” poll. In the 2006 poll, she rose to 68th place.
Biography and career
Sophie Amanda Howard was born and raised in Southport, England to Steve and Tina Howard. She has often cited that her brothers Keith and Mark were a main influence on her upbringing when she was growing up Southport, and she later moved to Ellesmere Port. She attended Christ the King Catholic High School and was in the Salvation Army until she was 16.
Howard studied English at Edge Hill University. During this time, she signed to the IMM modelling agency, and she appeared in the magazine.
Howard subsequently signed a contract with Loaded, resulting in a relationship advice column and a regular feature called “Sophie’s Choice”. As of 2006, Howard was signed to Nuts magazine for about 18 months. In 2006, Sophie’s management of IMM also signed an exclusive, 12-month deal (for 2007) with Dennis Publishing for Sophie to frequently feature in Maxim and Bizarre.
In 2009, Howard returned to Edge Hill University to study for a degree in mental health nursing. She retired from modelling in December 2011 in order to focus solely on her studies before returning to modelling again in March 2013.
Howard appears in the Hot Shots Calendar 2014.
Sophie Howard lives in Southport. As of 2014 she is retired from modelling. Whilst studying at Sixth form, Howard was diagnosed with Lupus erythematosus, a condition affecting the immune system.
She is a fan of Liverpool.