Celebrity Big Brother 2018 cast: Line up of celebrities CONFIRMEDWho's on the Celebrity Big Brother UK line up?
Who’s on the Celebrity Big Brother 2018 Cast? Here are the confirmed line up of all star contestants…
Celebrity Big Brother UK kicked of its new series at the start of January with a cast of 16 celebrities.
In a twist, the show started with an all women line up. Male celebrities then joined the cast of contestants four days later.
After four weeks, just five finalists remain.
Here we round up all the latest…
Celebrity Big Brother 2018 cast: The women
Jess Impiazzi (FINALIST)
Jess Impiazzi is one of five CBB finalists, having never faced eviction. Model Jess previously appeared on MTV series Ex On The Beach and could ruffle feathers in the house.
Ann Widdecombe (FINALIST)
Former MP Ann Widdecombe has signed up to Celebrity Big Brother 2018. The ex politician has become known for her TV appearances in recent years, previously competing in Strictly Come Dancing.
After his dad entered I’m A Celebrity, Boris Johnson’s sister has been officially confirmed for Celebrity Big Brother. The Foreign Secretary’s sister Rachel Johnson is the next Johnson to appear on reality TV, Channel 5 have said.
Veteran actress Amanda Barrie, 82, is most known for her roles in the Carry On films, Are You Being Served? and Coronation Street. A source said: “We really wanted someone who had lived a long, full life to contribute something different to the usual mix of housemates.”
Ashley James is a ‘social influencer’, DJ, presenter and TV personality. The model last appeared on E4’s Made In Chelsea in 2013 having joined the cast the year before.
Malika Haqq is most famous for her appearances on Keeping Up With The Kardashians and its spin-off Dash Dolls. A source said: “Not only is Malika friends with the most famous family in the planet, she has become a massive name in her own right.”
ITV newsreader India Willoughby is one of those lined up to enter the house this year. A source said: “India is in talks to sign up for the show- they’d love to land her. She’s outspoken would be amazing television.”
A so-called ‘non celebrity’, former Detective Constable Maggie Oliver, known for her work investigating the Rochdale grooming scandal, is part of the CBB cast.
Celebrity Big Brother 2018 cast: The men
Wayne Sleep (FINALIST)
British ballet dancer Wayne Sleep OBE is one the eight men in the Celebrity Big Brother 2018 line up.
Shane Lynch (FINALIST)
Boyzone singer Shane Lynch is one of the male Celebrity Big Brother 2018 housemates. He rose to fame in the Irish boy band alongside Ronan Keating, Keith Duffy, Stephen Gately and Mikey Graham.
Courtney Act (Shane Jenek) (FINALIST)
RuPaul’s Drag Race star Courtney Act – aka Shane Jenek – joins the male celebs. A source told The Sun: “Courtney has seen everything as a drag queen so nothing will faze her in the house.”
Famous footballer John Barnes is in the house. Barnes played for Liverpool and England and currently works as a sports pundit, as well as enjoying a rap music career.
Dapper Laughs (Daniel O’Reilly)
Dapper Laughs is a controversial comedian, whose real name is Daniel O’Reilly. A source said to The Sun: “Dapper Laughs is going to make great TV and he’s definitely going to spice things up in the house.”
Love Island’s Jonny Mitchell has signed up as one of the men on the Celebrity Big Brother 2018 cast. The reality star is newly single following his split from former CBB housemate Stephanie Pratt.
Another one of the boys, US R&B star Ginuwine has signed up for Celebrity Big Brother. He’s perhaps most noteworthy for 1996 hit Pony, one of eight Top 40 songs to his name.
The Apprentice candidate Andrew Brady is one of male names on the Celebrity Big Brother 2018 lineup. According to reports, show bosses hope “laddish” Andrew could make for a hit housemate.
Celebrity Big Brother continues nightly on Channel 5.
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