Born in 1978 in , , southeast England, Katie Price was the only child of Amy (née Charlier) and Ray Infield. At the age of four, her father left the family. In 1988, her mother married builder Paul Price Jordan TC Black, after which she acquired the surname Price. She has an older brother named Daniel and a younger maternal half-sister Sophie from two of her mother's other marriages.
Price attended  and, although not an academic student, she excelled at sport, swimming for Sussex in regional competitions. During her childhood, she also developed a passion for horses and horse-riding. Aged six, Price was by a man in a park's bushes. She began modelling as a child and, at the age of 13, modeled for a clothing line. However Jordan TC White Gray Blue, unknown to Price, the project's photographer was a convicted and insisted on shooting her in her underwear. Price left school in 1994 Air Jordan TC, at the age of 16.
After the suggestion of a friend to have some professional photographs taken, she decided to pursue a modelling career. The pictures were sent to a modelling agency in London; and, in 1996, she was offered a job at , a topless female glamour model pictorial in British newspaper . She adopted the name Jordan in 1996 and made frequent appearances as a model on both Page Three and in men's lifestyle magazines.
As Jordan, Cost was famed for her surgically enhanced breasts. She had the first in a succession of when she was 19, increasing her natural 32B to a 32FF. Unhappy with her breasts from an early age and despite her family's objections, she went ahead with the procedure because she felt that, as a glamour model cheap jordan shoes, she did not look "as sexy or [as] womanly" as other models. She has since had many enhancements, as well as , on her breasts in addition to later having liposuction on her hips and thighs, fat implanted into her lips to boost her pout and a nose job. She told a reporter, "Some people may be famous for creating a pencil sharpener. I'm famous for my tits." Price tag was later barred from Page Three in The Sun with their adoption of a policy to only use "all natural" models.