Jourdan Dunn recalls being scouted in Primark aged 15

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She was discovered by a modelling agent in Primark aged 15.

And Jourdan Dunn has now revealed the story behind the start of her career, as she told Jonathan Ross she was paranoid the modelling scout thought she was stealing.

During an upcoming appearance on the show, the model, 29, retells the story of when she was spotted during a trip to Hammersmith, west London, with her pals. 

The start of it all: Jourdan Dunn has now revealed the story behind the start of her career, as she told Jonathan Ross she was paranoid the modelling scout thought she was stealing

The start of it all: Jourdan Dunn has now revealed the story behind the start of her career, as she told Jonathan Ross she was paranoid the modelling scout thought she was stealing

She explains: 'It was a half day at school, I was 15 and I remember I just wanted to go home but my friends wanted to go to Hammersmith.

'We were going around the shops, the last shop we wanted to go in was Primark, I was so over it. We were in Primark and we were by the sunglasses section trying on sunglasses. There was this woman who kept on looking at us. 

'We were like, 'Does she think we are going to steal from Primark? Does she think we're the type of girls to do that?' Then she comes up and she was like, 'Have you ever thought about modelling?'

She made it: Jourdan was discovered by a modelling agent in Primark aged 15

She made it: Jourdan was discovered by a modelling agent in Primark aged 15

Where it began: During an appearance on the show, the model, 29, retold the story of when she was first spotted during a trip to Hammersmith, west London, with her school pals

Where it began: During an appearance on the show, the model, 29, retold the story of when she was first spotted during a trip to Hammersmith, west London, with her school pals

She explained: 'It was a half day at school, I was 15 and I remember I just wanted to go home but my friends wanted to go to Hammersmith'

She explained: 'It was a half day at school, I was 15 and I remember I just wanted to go home but my friends wanted to go to Hammersmith'

She explained: 'It was a half day at school, I was 15 and I remember I just wanted to go home but my friends wanted to go to Hammersmith'

Jourdan explains that the woman gave her her business card. She continues: 'I saw that it was a big agency… I knew they were legit… The next day we went down and they wanted to sign me.'

Jourdan, who

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