Masterchef is intense for both celebrities and the normal cast. But the celebrity cast is much funnier to watch! The celebrities taking part in Celebrity Masterchef 2021 have been announced, and we’ve got the list!
1. Johannes Radebe
Strictly Come Dancing pro, Johannes is a South African dancer who came 8th last year.
2. Joe Swash
Joe is married to Stacey Solomon and has featured on other celeb reality TV like I’m A Celeb, Celebrity Gogglebox, and Dancing on Ice. He is best known, however, as a former EastEnders star.
3. Michelle Collins
Another one from the East End! Michelle Collins played Cindy Beale in EastEnders for 10 years! Since then, she’s been acting in Coronation Street.
4. Rita Simons
As DJ Khaled would say: ANOTHER ONE! Rita is another former EastEnders star, known for playing Roxy Mitchell for 10 years until the character drowned in 2017.
5. Melanie Sykes
Mel used to model and has since worked as a presenter. She’s worked on shows like Today with Des and Mel, and The Great Pottery Throw Down.
6. Penny Lancaster
Sir Rod Stewart’s modelling and photographer wife, Penny has also appeared on Loose Women. She does a lot, but can she cook?
7. Duncan James
Blue member Duncan was also an actor in Hollyoaks for 2 years, so he can sing, dance, and act – but his kitchen skills will be up for deliberation soon!
8. Su Pollard
Pollard is a singer, a writer, a legend, and potentially now a chef?! She’s a 71-year-old legend and has been working in the public eye since the 80s.
9. Kadeena Cox
Kadeena is a world titleholder athlete, she is a sprinter and a cycler and has won numerous titles in her fields!
10. Nabil Abdulrashid
Britain’s Got Talent finalist and the youngest black comedian to perform stand up at the Apollo, Nabil is an all-round funnyman.
11. Munya Chawawa
Known for his lockdown laughs on social media with parodies and commentaries, we can’t wait to see his attempt on Masterchef.
12. Katie Price
Does she really need a bio? Glamour model, TV star, meme, campaigner, Peter Andre’s ex… She is everything and we can’t wait.
13. Melissa Johns
Life actress Melissa has been working her way up in the world with her iconic acting roles.
Best known for dancing and being a former member of Happy Mondays, Bez is trying his hand at cooking this year!
15. Megan McKenna
Megan is a reality star who found stardom on Ex On The Beach and TOWIE, but has launched her own country music career since the shows. She won Celeb X Factor in 2019!
16. Patrick Grant
A judge on The Great British Sewing Bee, Grant is a fashion designer and a businessman.
17. Gavin Esler
Gavin used to be a Newsnight presenter and now is a well-known journalist and author.
18. Will Kirk
He usually fixes antique furniture on The Repair Shop, but can he fix the judges a good meal?
19. Dion Dublin
He used to be a Premiership footballer, and how he is a TV presenter. He is best known for Homes Under The Hammer.
20. Kem Cetinay
He won Love Island in 2017, and was on Dancing On Ice. Hopefully, he can bring the heat to Masterchef!