ADELE Roberts, a former Big Brother contestant turned BBC radio DJ, has signed up to take part in Im A CelebrityGet Me Out of Here! 2019.
For the first time since her stint on Channel 4, the star will return to reality TV as the 10th star to join the line-up.
- Follow our I’m A Celebrity live blog for all the latest gossip and updates from the launch show.
Who is Adele Roberts and when was she on Big Brother?
Adele Roberts is a radio DJ and TV presenter, who shot to fame on the 2002 series of Channel 4s Big Brother.
She was one of the 12 original housemates to enter the house on day one and revealed she was bisexual during the show.
This Mornings Alison Hammond and Jade Goody, who died in 2009, were also contestants on the programme that year – along with the winner Kate Lawler.
Adele made a brief return to Big Brother in 2007, with Alex Sibley to take part in a task.
Since leaving Big Brother she has gone on to forge a career in radio and presents BBC Radio 1s Early Breakfast Show.
She is also a regular stand in for fellow radio DJs Alice Levine and Clara Amfo.
What has Adele Roberts said about Im A Celebrity and how much is she being paid?
HOAR’s Biz TV exclusively revealed Adele was the final celebrity making up this year’s cast – but she is yet to comment on it.
A source said: “Adele’s really excited to go into the jungle. She missed her show on Thursday to fly out to Australia.
“Bosses reckon she’s going to make fantastic television and will really get stuck into camp life.”
It’s not known yet how much Adele is being paid for her stint in the jungle, but it is likely to be around 30,000 to 40,000.
Is Adele Roberts married?
Adele is currently dating Kate Holderness, an actress and vlogger, who hosts food show Friday Night Fakeaway with her.
For their YouTube series, the couple make healthy food which looks and tastes like a takeaway.
Is Adele Roberts on social media?
Yes she is.
You can catch her on Twitter at AdeleRoberts.
You can also follow Adele on Instagram at adeleroberts.