Caroline Banana, who claimed benefits after winning £95,000 on Deal or No Deal, was married to the son of the first president of Zimbabwe.
They fled Zimbabwe when Mugabe came to power and came to the UK in 2000.
They split in 2009 and she got into financial trouble.
More top news
Armed police have carried out a raid apparently linked to Wednesday's deadly terror attack in Westminster.
Six addresses have been searched as part of police investigations so far and seven arrests have been made.
A large part of Hagley Road in the south west of the city was cordoned off and later reopened.