Stacey Solomon could be about to crack America.

Stacey Solomon could be about to become a major star across the pond

Stacey Solomon could be about to become a major star across the pond

The 34-year-old presenter has carved out a successful career in the UK since she appeared as a contestant on 'The X Factor' in 2009 and currently fronts 'Sort Your Life Out' for the BBC but now that she is to take the reins on the Reese Witherspoon-produced 'Renovation Rescue' for Channel 4, insiders have predicted that she could also become a household name across the pond.

A source told the Daily Mirror newspaper: "Renovation shows are a mega business in America. There are entire channels dedicated to them.

"And they love Brits. 'Bake Off' is popular in the States because Americans love Paul and Prue's Britishness.

"'Grand Designs' is also very popular in America because of Kevin McCloud.

"They think viewers will fall for Stacey's English charm, and the Reese connection is a big enabler.

"They launched a UK arm of 'Hello Sunshine' to create formats that could sell in Britain first then around the world. It's all set up."

Towards the end of last month, 'Loose Women' panellist Stacey was left shocked to learn that she would be working with Hollywood star Reese on the project.

She told MailOnline: "Oh my God, what an amazing feeling to be asked. I was genuinely like, 'How does she even know me?' I still to this day don't know how they found me. They just said they wanted me. Maybe some of her researchers and her team had seen the show. Well, they would have had to, I guess, to know anything about me.

"I haven't actually met her. She wrote a message to say how excited she is and we're hoping to FaceTime her on the day the show goes out. She seems pretty busy changing the world for women in our industry, so that's OK, I'll let her off for not coming to Bradford to see us shooting an episode!"

In 'Renovation Rescue' Stacey helps couples who have been abandoned by untrustworthy tradespeople.

She said: "Don't get me wrong, there are always going to be jobs where the professionals are needed. I can't build a house myself.

"There are so many amazing tradesmen out there, but they're hard to find and if you don't know what you're looking for, you can end up spending loads of money and never getting anything back, which is just devastating."