Campmates under 24: These are the youngest celebrities to ever go on I’m A Celeb
Some of our favs in the jungle have also been the youngest
Every year, I’m A Celeb contains a whole range of celebrities, covering a whole spectrum of the celeb world. We get footballers camping next to soap stars and singers being covered in bugs alongside MPs. The campmates also vary in ages each year, and some of the youngest I’m A Celeb campmates have been as young as 20.
There has never been a jungle contestant under 20, but there have been plenty in their early 20s. Here is a rundown of the youngest campmates there have ever been on I’m A Celeb.
Owen Warner – 23
Owen Warner is the youngest person in the current series of I’m A Celeb. The Hollyoaks actor is 23.
Matty Lee – 23
Gold medallist Matty Lee was 23 when he went on I’m A Celebrity in 2021 – the youngest during this year. The diver won gold alongside Tom Daley in the men’s synchronised 10m platform event at the Tokyo Olympics.
Dougie Poynter – 23
McFly’s Dougie was on the show in 2011, when he had the most iconic friendship with Mark Wright. He went on to win the series that year, when he was 23.
Georgia Toffolo – 23
Made in Chelsea star Toff was also one of the youngest people to ever appear on the show, and she too went on to win it. She was also one of the lowest paid I’m A Celeb contestants of all time, paid just £13k for her time in the jungle.
George Shelley – 22
George Shelley was part of the band Union J who were on The X-Factor. He competed in the 2015 series of I’m a Celebrity and finished as runner-up to Vicky Pattison. At the time, he was 22.
Helen Flanagan – 22
Coronation Street star Helen Flanagan was on the show in 2012. She was in the jungle for 16 days, got scared by absolutely everything, and ended the show in seventh.
Amy Willerton – 21
Amy Wilerton was on the show in 2013, when she had a jungle romance with Joey Essex. The model and Miss Universe Great Britain was 21 when she was on I’m A Celeb.
Aggro Santos – 21
Aggro Santos was 21 when he was in the 2010 jungle. He didn’t do too badly, ending in sixth and lasting 18 days.
Malique Thompson-Dwyer – 20
The youngest campmate there has ever been on I’m A Celeb is Malique Thompson-Dwyer, who appeared on the show in 2018. He’s best known as Prince McQueen in Hollyoaks, and was 20 when he was in the jungle.
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