Yes, you HAVE seen them before! Big Brother 2016 housemates' claims to fame

Meet the Big Brother 2016 contestants and cast

Big Brother 2016 housemates cast

As expected, it turns out that many of this summer's Big Brother 2016 housemates have been on telly before.

Before the group were unveiled on Tuesday there were rumours of 'celebrity' housemates and Bit On The Side host Rylan Clark-Neal also said that we might already have seen this year's lot.

And he wasn't wrong, with many of the housemates having bigger profiles than some of Celebrity Big Brother's past cast.

They include Alex Cannon, who is best pals with Vicky Pattison and co-starred alongside her on MTV's Judge Geordie.

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Another MTV star is Lateysha Grace who was a cast member on The Valleys, a Welsh version of Geordie Shore.

Andy West is a former BBC newsreader while Laura Carter has been a tabloid favourite for her supposed famous flings and also joined E4's dating show Young Free & Single.

Georgina Leigh Cantwell is another star from E4, appearing on their Made In Chelsea style series about Brits in America, Taking New York.

One of 'The Others', Ryan Ruckledge famously appeared on The X Factor last year where he was kicked out at bootcamp by a panel of angry judges after a woeful performance following a night of partying.

Another of The Others, Jayne Connery, previously worked as a journalist and interviewed many celebrities including Dustin Hoffman, Joan Collins and Dolly Parton. She's also a former glamour girl who claims to have had a fair share of flings with celebrities.

Natalie Rowe is a "high class dominatrix" who has been in the press regularly thanks to her A-list clients and has even released a book all about her work.

Then there's Andrew Tate, a four time World Class Kickboxing Champion who splits his time between the UK and the US.

Meanwhile, back with the Housemates, Marco Pierre White Jr is the son of the famous celebrity chef and known for his tattoos with more than 40,000 followers on Instagram already.

Finally, Jason Burrill didn't hide his famous roles in movies, which range from Hollywood blockbusters to Essex Vendetta, a British film starring former CBB housemate Danniella Westbrook.

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While that covers much of the cast this year, there are some seemingly 'normal' folk, such as Aussie Evelyn Ellis who works behind a bar, and youth worker Hughie Maughan from The Others.

Of course, being a 'celebrity' or not doesn't mean anything when it comes to being a good housemate and so we're not going to judge - yet.

Big Brother continues nightly on Channel 5.

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