Before Geordie Shore, Pattison knew all her life she wanted to be famous, she had a passion for drama and English based subjects in school. Vicky had various jobs, including working on the doors of some of Newcastle's top clubs and also in telesales. Pattison stated that she was on her last warning in the call centre she worked at and she was glad to leave. She told how she disliked her job with the call centre and Geordie Shore was the perfect opportunity for her to leave.
Pattison appeared in the popular MTV show Geordie Shore, from 2011 to 2014 in the first series of the show, she had a short relationship with fellow co-star Jay Gardner. After her rise to fame on the show, she was featured on the front cover u mother
the magazine Loaded
in October 2011 alongside The Only Way Is Essex
star Jess Wright and Made in Chelsea
star Binky Felstead. Pattison has also featured in the magazine Nuts
with fellow Geordie Shore
star Holly Hagan. In the second series of the show, Pattison began a turbulent on/off relationship with new cast member Ricci Guarnaccio. Pattison and former cast member Rebecca Walker were shown not to get on with each other, leading to constant conflict in the Geordie Shore
house. Pattison found herself in Cancun, Mexico during the third series where during filming, Guarnaccio proposed to her.
In the fifth series, Pattison calls her engagement off with Guarnaccio and ultimately ends the relationship. Guarnaccio later decided to leave the show following the break-up. On 4 July 2013, Pattison and fellow cast member Holly Hagan were arrested on suspicion of assaulting a model, during filming for the seventh series. Filming for the series was suspended due to the incident arising. In December 2013, she has released her own fitness DVD entitled Vicky's 7 Day Slim. Before the beginning of the ninth series, she announced that it would be her last, making her final appearance during the series finale.
In 2014 and 2015, Pattison starred in the MTV reality television show Ex on the Beach. Pattison has appeared and made guest appearances on Big Brother's Bit on the Side, This Morning, Safeword, Celebrity Dinner Date, Murder in Successville, Most Annoying People 2011, TV's 50 Greatest Magic Tricks, Most Shocking Celebrity Moments 2011, Virtually Famous, Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway and Celebrity Juice live special.
Starting from June 2015, Pattison presented and starred in her own MTV show, Judge Geordie, in which she tries to sort out feuds and problems between families, friends and relationships.
Since mid-2015, Pattison has had her name on a weekly column in the magazine new!. Pattison released her autobiography entitled Nothing But The Truth in August 2014 and updated it in March 2016. She signed a deal to write two novels which were published in July (All That Glitters) and October 2015 (A Christmas Kiss).
On 2 July 2015, Pattison appeared on BBC Radio 1's Innuendo Bingo.
On 16 November 2015, it was confirmed that Pattison would be taking part in the fifteenth series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!. She entered the jungle on Day 3 as a late arrival alongside Ferne McCann and Spencer Matthews. On 6 December 2015, Pattison won the show with Union J member George Shelley in second place.
Pattison was appearing as a regular panellist on ITV's lunchtime discussion show Loose Women from January 2016 before quitting in September after just nine months. She was the youngest panellist on the show. In January she also appeared in a 2-part Geordie Shore special speaking about her time on the show.
In June 2016, she became a team captain on the Channel 5 panel show It's Not Me, It's You, hosted by Eamonn Holmes. Also starting from September 2016, she has appeared in a new segment on This Morning regularly along with Ferne McCann where they go on a road trip together. In September 2016 it was announced that she would co-present I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! NOW! from November 2016 alongside Joe Swash replacing Laura Whitmore, however it was also later announced that the show would be retitled as I'm a Celebrity: Extra Camp and that Chris Ramsey and Stacey Solomon would be presenting alongside Pattison and Swash. In April 2017, Pattison announced that she would not be returning to present I'm a Celebrity: Extra Camp.Television
Pattison was engaged to Ricci Guarnaccio in 2012. In 2017, she became engaged to John Noble.