AMY Price is best known for being the mum of former glamour model Katie Price.
But behind closed doors she is battling a very serious illness.
Who is Katie Price's mum Amy?
Amy Price, 66, (née Charlier) is the mother of Katie Price.
Her first partner Ray Infield (Katie's father), left the family when Katie was four-years-old.
In 1988 she married the builder Paul Price and Katie also took his name.
Katie often talks about her mum, and what a support she is to her.
When was Katie Price's mum Amy diagnosed with Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis?
Amy Price was diagnosed with idopathic pulmonary fibrosis in 2017.
The illness causes scarring to the lungs which reduces the sufferer's ability to breathe – there is currently no cure.
Amy bravely opened up about her diagnosis on Loose Women and said she could only have two or three years to live.
On hearing the sad news Katie took to Twitter to pledge her support for the British Lung foundation – and ran the London Marathon in 2018 in aid of the charity.
She said: "As a shock to us all, Me and my family are proud to be supporting the British Lung foundation to help support awareness and raising funds for research of IPF.
"With this we can help in other diagnosis and create awareness for people with IPF
How many children does Amy Price?
Katie is Amy's only biological child.
However, she also has two step children.
When she married Paul she became stepmother to his children Sophie and Daniel.
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