CASH 'TELLE; EXCLUSIVE CHANTELLE TO RAKE IT IN..MICHAEL TO WED CD Contract Is First Step to Millions

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Byline: By BEN TODD and LARA GOULD

CELEBRITY Big Brother winner Chantelle Houghton will become a millionaire this year thanks to her stunning success.

The former model and promotions girl is to go straight into the studio to record her first single later this week.

The song I Want It Right Now - which Chantelle, 22, performed atrociously for her fellow housemates - is due to be released by record giant EMI within the next fortnight.

The music for the song has already been recorded - and now record execs are just waiting for the beauty to add her vocals before rushing the CD into the shops.

She has also signed up with top agent John Noel, who handles the careers of other Big Brother stars such as Davina McCall, Dermot O'Leary and fellow Essex girl Jade Goody - who Chantelle was introduced to at the Big Brother party early yesterday.

As he did with Jade, Noel has already secured her a pounds 200,000 deal with a celebrity magazine and she is expected to endorse a host of other products. A showbusiness insider said: "Chantelle is the new Jade Goody - but prettier. In many ways, she is the dream celebrity."

Yesterday she was still in shock at her landslide victory on Friday night. …