Caprice Bourret (born October 24, 1971) is an American born businesswoman, model, actress and television personality. She lives in London where she runs her company, By Caprice Lingerie Ltd.
Bourret grew up in Hacienda Heights, California. In 1996, she moved to the United Kingdom to launch her modelling career. She practises Judaism, the religion of her mother, Valerie Bourret.
Bourret has appeared on more than 250 magazine covers which have included Vogue, GQ, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Maxim, FHM and the Swimsuit Issue of Sports Illustrated. She was named the world's sexiest woman by the News of the World, GQs Woman of the Year and Maxims International Woman of the Year for three consecutive years. She has been featured in television ad campaigns for Diet Coke and Pizza Hut alongside Jonathan Ross.
In 2000, Bourret entered into a licensing agreement with one of UK's leading department stores, Debenhams, putting her name to a lingerie range. Six years later, she bought back her licence, invested her own money into the business and subsequently founded By Caprice Products. She now sells on three continents and in Britain is stocked by high street giants and dozens of independent retailers. She fully finances, designs, models, and markets her own lingerie, swimwear, and sleepwear. In 2010, Bourret launched Bedding By Caprice to Shop Direct Group and very.co.uk.
In 2013 Caprice held a speech on Pure London Show. Miss Bourret talked openly how she developed/built her brand 'By Caprice' from scratch.
Caprice has appeared in a variety of film and television work. She starred in the HBO film Hollywood Flies and has also appeared in HBO's Nailing Vienna, Jinxed In Love also for HBO. Bourret has also appeared in the soap operasHollyoaks, Dream Team for Sky 1 and in the English comedy show Hospital.
In 1998, Bourret hosted the UK television series, Caprice's Travels. The show followed Bourret's tour through several major holiday destinations around the world. Bourret has appeared on Friday Night's All Wright as well as several award shows, including the European MTV awards and the World Music Awards, the British National Television Awards in 1996, 1997 and 1998, and several series for the television channels VH1 and E! Entertainment Television. In 2000, she filmed the Channel 4 documentary Being Caprice, in which a hidden camera recorded her life for ten days. Also that year, she hosted an evening at The Oscars and hosted the red carpet event for the American Music Awards both live on ABC Network.
She was a cast member on the fifth season of the VH1 reality series The Surreal Life and also appeared in the reality shows Celebrities Under Pressure, Celebrities Disfigured, Three Celebrities and a Baby, and Road Raja.
In June 2006, she starred in the English independent movie Perfect Woman, produced by Olympus Productions Limited. This followed an earlier appearance in the film The Man with Rain in His Shoes alongside Penélope Cruz.
In South Africa, Bourret produced and starred in the off-Broadway production Debbie Does Dallas: The Musical playing the lead Lisa at the Tesson Theatre in Johannesburg in 2007.