Celebrity Big Brother 2014 contestants: 14 facts about this year's celebrities

From secret song writing credits to black belts

Edele Lynch CBB 2014

With the CBB UK housemates still settling in, we've got some 14 fascinating facts about this year's lot.

Stephanie Pratt has brought in some 21 tooth brushes into the house due to a bizarre phobia someone will use hers to wash the toilet.

Gary Busey has black belts in budo-jujitsu, capoeira, hapkido, and kendo.

Reality star Frenchy has a Health Coaching License and doesn’t believe in traditional medicines.

After his Olympic gold medal win, Audley Harrison was awarded an MBE in 2001 Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for his services to sport.

Claire King’s acting debut was in a music videos for 80s band Zodiac Mindwarp

David McIntosh has been in the marines since the age of just 16, serving in many conflict zones from the Gulf, Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia and Northern Ireland.

Edele Lynch is part of production company Xenomania, with whom she co-wrote “Some Kind of Miracle” for Girls Aloud debut album.

Gogglebox's George Gilbey hasn't had a girlfriend for over two years.

James Jordan began dancing at the age of 10 and by the time he was 21, James was a major finalist in all Open International Competitions and ranked one of the best in the world.

Despite the tabloid reports appearing only recently, Kellie Maloney has been going through her transition since October 2013.

Lauren Goodger's sex tape 'intimate' clip lasts all of six seconds.

Leslie Jordan once thought of becoming a jockey before going into acting.

Before appearing on Geordie Shore, Ricci Guarnaccio used to live in Durham and work as a hairdresser.

Until five years ago, White Dee worked as an administrator for Birmingham City Council until it was claimed she was being convicted of stealing to fund her then-partner’s drug abuse.

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