Sean Smith is a former UK national newspaper columnist who is fast becoming one of the country's leading celebrity biographers. He began his career with local newspapers in the West Country before moving to London to cover the fast-moving world of entertainment in the early 1990s. His first biography, Sophie's Kiss, revealed the story of the love affair between Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys Jones. He followed it with Stone Me!, a Rolling Stones companion. His latest book J.K. Rowling: A Biography, has been praised worldwide and translated into fourteen languages. His love of sport has led to two highly acclaimed sporting volumes: The Union Game and Royal Racing.
Described by the Independent as a 'fearless chronicler', he first wrote about Kylie Minogue in 1990 when she was the girlfriend of Michael Hutchence, and has followed her amazing career closely ever since. Kylie Confidential is his seventh book. He lives in West London.