Is the new series of I’m a celebrity… Get me out of here! appear closer, you might wonder what happened to the previous winners.
The stars of this year’s series have arrived in Wales ahead of the premiere of the episode, which airs this Sunday (November 21).
Among this year’s celebrity contestants were Frankie Bridge, who is best known for her time with pop group The Saturday, and Good morning England co-host Richard Madeley, who was mocking viewers about the potential Bushtucker Test.
Soap star Danny Miller (Aaron Dingle in Emmerdale) and before Seriously come to dance Judge Arlene Philips also joined the series.
Find out about the past winners and what they’re up to so far, below:
Tony Blackburn (2002 winner)
Broadcaster Tony Blackburn is the first King of the Jungle after winning the first series of I’m a celebrity. After crossing the Australian outback, he continued his work at several radio stations.
Phil Tufnell (2003 winner)
After winning the second season of I’m a Celeb, Retired cricketer Phil Tufnell goes on to be the team captain on quiz show They think it’s all over in 2005, before leading a group on BBC A question about sports.
He appeared as a contestant on Seriously come to dance in 2009, and continues to appear regularly on The One Show and elsewhere as a sports professional.
Kerry Katona (2004)
Kerry Katona became the face of supermarkets in Iceland after becoming the first Queen of the Jungle in 2004.
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Then she appeared on Famous brother and Dancing on ice, and has appeared as a guest on shows like Loose women, this morning, and Good morning England.
Joe Pasquale (2004)
There are two series I’m a celebrity in 2004. Kerry Katona won her first in February, while comedian Joe Pasquale won in December of that same year.
He landed a job as the host of a rebooted series Price matching in 2006. He appeared on Dancing on the ice in 2013, then again the following year for an All Stars series.
He voiced a mouse character in Garfield 2, in 2006.
Carol Thatcher (2005)
Margaret Thatcher’s daughter beat competition from the likes of Bobby Ball, David Dickinson and Blues singer Anthony Costa to win the 2005 series.
She became a freelance contributor on The One Show after winning I’m a celebrity, but was removed by the BBC after referring to a black tennis player as a “game of Go” in a private conversation with comedian Jo Brand and presenter Adrian Chiles.
Matt Willis (2006)
Busted’s bassist held a rotation I’m a Celebrity… Get me out of here RIGHT NOW! with then-partner Emma Willis, a year after winning the 2006 series. The show ran until 2008.
He’s interviewed fellow celebrities on the red carpet and covered a number of awards ceremonies, including the Brit Awards and Baftas.
As an actor, he had a short role in EastEnders as the boyfriend of Stacey Branning’s character, and as a stage performer in shows including West End productions. Flashdance: Musical, and Evil.
Christopher Biggins (2007)
Actor and TV presenter is the winner of many favorites with I’m a celebrity fans in 2007, and remains a regular fixture on British television.
In 2016, he caused controversy and was removed from Famous brother home to make comments that are “potentially offensive to housemates and the general public.”
Joe Swash (2008)
NS EastEnders the star recently won the series Dancing on ice, but before that he was crowned King of the Forest I’m a celebrity in 2008.
For the next decade, he was part of a group that presented about I’m a celebrity spin-off show on ITV2. He has also appeared in many pantomime plays.
Gino D’Acampo (2009)
The Italian chef has managed to overcome some extreme challenges during his time in the woods and remains a popular figure on television cooking shows.
Stacey Solomon (2010)
Like previous winner Kerry Katona, Solomon has become the face of supermarkets in Iceland after being crowned Queen of the Jungle.
She has since presented several TV shows and been a judge on the show Loose women. She also acts as a co-presenter on I’m a celebrity spin-off, Sub camp. She is married to a colleague I’m a celebrity winner Joe Swash.
Dougie Poynter (2011)
The boyband members seem to be having a good time on reality TV. Poynter won in 2011 and went on to tour with McBusted, a “supergroup” boy band formed from Busted and McFly, and with his rock band, A.
Charlie Brooks (2012)
After winning the 2012 series of I’m a celebrity, the EastEnders The star returns to play villain Janine Butcher.
Brooks dropped out of the show in 2014 and has been hearing about Channel 5 since Calves up organs. She also released a fitness DVD.
Kian Egan (2013)
Kian Egan was brought in as a coach on Voice of Ireland after his victory over I’m a celebrity.
Last year, he reunited with Westlife on a special 20th anniversary tour of the band. Westlife released a new album that same year, titled Spectrum.
Carl ‘Foggy’ Fogarty (2014)
The former motorcyclist was one of the few winners who appeared to have evaded endorsement deals and appeared on television after winning I’m a celebrity 2014, mainly attached to charity work.
Vicky Pattison (2015)
Before Ex On the Beach star flooded with television invitations after becoming Queen of the Jungle in 2015.
She became a panelist on Loose women and also presented I’m a Celebrity: Extra Camp. She has written an autobiography and two novels, and has appeared on a number of shows including Celebrity Coach Trip and Celebrity Masterchef.
Scarlett Moffatt (2016)
NS Gogglebox the star that won the heart of I’m a celebrity fans all over because of her performance, she was finally voted as the Queen of the Jungle.
She then scored a gig as a co-host on Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Knowledgeand recently appeared with his family in the controversial Channel 4 documentary, British tribe next door.
Georgia Toffolo (2017)
Toffolo is one of the more controversial winners I’m a celebrity thanks to her devotion to congressman Jacob Rees Mogg.
She joined This morning as an itinerant reporter after winning the show in 2017, but still appearing regularly on Made in Chelsea, the show that made her famous.
Also on TV, she appeared on Gogglebox Celebrity and Celebrities are sought after. She released a book, Always smile, in 2018.
Harry Redknapp (2018)
The veteran football manager’s coronation as the King of the Jungle in 2018, where he defeated famous actor John Barrowman, was watched by nearly 11 million spectators. After winning the show, he went back to his football career.
Jacqueline Jossa (2019)
EastEnders star Jacqueline Jossa is one of the more famous winners I’m a celebrity thanks to her impure but likable personality.
Earlier this month it was announced that Jossa would be making her West End debut in a special, socially distanced performance of A Christmas Carol: The Musical at the Dominion Theater in London.
Giovanna Fletcher (2020)
Podcaster and author beat the other contestants Jordan North was named the show’s first Castle Queen.
Fletcher, 35, may be best known as the host of the show Happy mother, happy child podcast, an audio show earlier this year featured Kate Middleton’s first podcast interview. She is married to singer Tom Fletcher of McFly, who is currently competing in this year’s series Seriously come to dance.
I’m a Celebrity 2021 premieres on ITV on Sunday, November 21
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