Kimberly Hart-Simpson


Kimberly is an actor best known for playing the role of Nicky Whealtey in ITV’s Coronation Street and has been part of the cast for Hollyoaks, Brassic & Mount Pleasant and has most recently taken park in the Stand Up To Cancer’s ‘Celeb Hunted’ for Channel 4 which is due to air early 2025.

Alongside acting, Kimberly owns ‘Hart-Work’, an upcycling brand that works with clothing and furniture destined for landfill and then personally hand makes one off pieces for resale. Self-taught and often documenting her upcycling hacks on Instagram, Kimberly has appeared on talk show panels such as Lorraine, Loose Women and has been featured in Fabulous & OK! Magazine talking all things second hand and repurposing. She is the first ever retail ambassador for The British Heart Foundation and a working partner with Oxfam.

Kimberly is currently developing documentaries that comment on sustainability, crime and greenwashing within the fashion industry and has been featured as a ‘Taylor by Ellesse’.

She is renowned for only wearing second hand or reworked garments for red carpet events such as Pride of Britain and NTA’s and used her time in ‘Celebs Go Dating: The Mansion’ to document her thrifted style. Her designs can be found at she also trades with ASOS Marketplace and frequents pop up stalls with Urban Outfitters and other major industry names.