BRENTWOOD beauty Sam Faiers has been snapped up by a modelling agency after leaving reality TV show TOWIE.

Earlier this month the 23-year-old quit the ITV2 programme which she first appeared in back in 2011.

It has now been announced Faiers who was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease in February has signed with top agency Elite Models based in London as she looks to progress her career after departing the show.

Shortly after the announcement, Faiers tweeted: "proud to be a part of the @Elite_London family."