He is a man who has persuaded hundreds of ordinary women to do the unthinkable - strip naked on national TV - and has changed the face of makeover shows forever.
Already a British icon, Gok is here to stay. From the moment he hit our screens, it was clear that Gok Wan was different.
His irresistible combination of enthusiasm, empathy and overwhelming positivity has transformed the nation's fashion sense.
With his hit show, How to Look Good Naked, his infectious passion for fashion has given women everywhere the confidence to love themselves for just who they are. Gok was raised on a tough council estate in Leicester and was targeted by bullies for being gay and overweight.
More trying times lay ahead, when he went to drama school in London, but found that he just didn't fit in.
After quitting drama he trained as a make-up artist and stylist and, before too long, was making his unique mark on the fashion world.
After working for some of the hottest celebrities, came his hit TV shows and the rest is history.