I'm A Celebrity line-up: who are this year's campers?19th Nov 17 | Entertainment News
There's a mixed-bag of contestants heading into the jungle this year.
This year’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! features a host of famous faces, including sports stars, a former politician, a comedian and a YouTube personality.
Here are the 10 contestants who will be sitting around the campfire this weekend.
:: Amir Khan, 30
Amir Khan is a professional boxer (ITV/PA)
Amir Khan is a professional boxer and former unified light-welterweight champion. He will have to leave his wife Faryal, who is four months pregnant, to enter the jungle.
:: Stanley Johnson, 77
Stanley Johnson is an author and former politician (ITV/PA)
Father of Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Stanley Johnson has been a politician in his own right, serving as a Member of the European Parliament. Unlike his son Boris though, he came out in favour of remaining in the European Union.
:: Shappi Khorsandi, 44
Shappi Khorsandi is a stand up comedian (ITV/PA)
Iranian-born UK-raised comedian Shappi Khorsandi has appeared on Have I Got News For You and QI during her career.
The stand up comic had to flee Iran aged three with her father Hadi Khorsandi, after he wrote a satirical poem about the Islamic Revolution and received death threats.
:: Rebekah Vardy, 35
Rebekah Vardy is married to footballer Jamie Vardy (ITV/PA)
Rebekah Vardy’s family was thrust into the limelight after her husband Jamie Vardy helped Leicester City on their way to an unlikely Premier League win in 2016. The mother-of-four said she is looking forward to the public seeing another side to her, and that she is more than just a “Wag”.
:: Jennie McAlpine, 33
Jennie McAlpine has played Fiz for more than a decade (ITV/PA)
Actress Jennie McAlpine is most famous for playing Fiz Brown in Coronation Street, a role she has had since 2001.
She said her biggest trial will be leaving her son Albert, who will celebrate his third birthday while she’s in the jungle.
:: Dennis Wise, 50
Former England player Dennis Wise will enter the jungle (ITV/PA)
Former footballer Dennis Wise had a lengthy career as a Chelsea midfielder and manager.
The ex-England player said he thinks he has upset too many football fans over the years to win the show.
:: Jamie Lomas, 42
Jamie Lomas left Hollyoaks before entering the jungle (ITV/PA)
Hollyoaks star Jamie Lomas has only just left the Channel 4 soap after playing bad boy Warren Fox on and off for more than a decade. He said he will miss his children but hopes to do them proud.
:: Georgia “Toff” Toffolo, 23
Georgia Toffolo stars in Made in Chelsea (ITV/PA)
Made In Chelsea star Georgia “Toff” Toffolo said her dream fellow contestant would be Boris Johnson, and she won’t be far off when she shares a campfire with his father. Last year, the 23-year-old tweeted that she was “having a slight problem recognising the majority of people” taking part in I’m A Celebrity.
:: Vanessa White, 28
The Saturdays member Vanessa White will enter the jungle (ITV/PA)
Member of girl group The Saturdays, Vanessa White might have a tough time adjusting to jungle life, as she admitted she has a fear of bugs. Her fellow bandmate Mollie King is currently starring in Strictly Come Dancing.
:: Jack Maynard, 22
Jack Maynard is the first Youtuber to enter the jungle (ITV/PA)
Jack Maynard is the first YouTube vlogger to enter the jungle. The social media star will celebrate his 23rd birthday inside the camp.
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