Sean Smith is the UK’s leading celebrity biographer and the author of six Sunday Times bestsellers including Cheryl, which reached number one in the chart.

His books about the most famous people of our times have sold more than 600,000 copies and been translated throughout the world – from Taiwan to Finland to Brazil. The film Magic beyond Words: the J.K Rowling Story (2011) was based on his definitive biography of the Harry Potter author.

His subjects include Harry Styles, Meghan Markle, George Michael, Adele, Kim Kardashian, Tom Jones, Ed Sheeran, Britney Spears and the Spice Girls. He is currently writing his next book about a much-loved superstar. It will be published in November 2021.