I’m A Celebrity 2019 line-up: Who is Jacqueline Jossa?

I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! returns to ITV on Sunday, November 17. On Friday, November 8 the rumoured line up was revealed by The Sun and Jacqueline Jossa is one of the 10 names heading down under this November. has everything you need to know about Jossa and the rumoured line up.

Who is Jacqueline Jossa?

Jacqueline Jossa is a 27-year-old English actress from Bexley, England.

She is best known or playing Lauren Branning in the BBC soap EastEnders.

Jossa took over from Madeline Duggan, who played the role from 2006 until 2010.

She also had an internet spin-off series called Lauren’s Diaries, which aired for two seasons in 2011 and 2012.

Jossa played the role of Lauren for eight years, from 2010 and until 2018.

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In 2011, Jossa was nominated in the category for Best Soap Newcomer at the 20011 TV Choice Awards and in 2012 won Best Newcomer at the National Television Awards.

Before starting her carer in acting, she trained at the D&B Theatre School in Bromley and then trained at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Joss is the cousin of former Eastenders actress Megan Jossa.

Since 2013, Jossa has been in a relationship with The Only Way is Essex star, Dan Osborne.

In August 2014, the couple announced they were expecting their first child together and in February 2015, Jossa gave birth to their daughter Ella.

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Osborne and Jossa announced they were engaged in June 2015 and tied the knot in June 2017.

In January 2018, Jossa announced they were expecting their second child and in June, Jossa gave birth to their second daughter Mia.

According to the Daily Star, Jossa was originally supposed to be part of the X Factor Celebrity 2019 line up but negotiations fell through.

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Which celebrities are on leaked I’m A Celebrity line-up list?

Joining Jossa in the jungle are nine other contestants according to The Sun.

Good Morning Britain veteran host Kate Garaway has been rumoured for months to be entering the jungle.

The Sun revealed on October 18 that the TV presenter would be appearing on the show, and had even booked the time off work.

Also believed to be entering the jungle is BBC Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts and Girls Aloud star Nadine Coyle. 

Caitlyn Jenner, who was once married to Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner has reportedly flown to Australia to take part in the show.

A source told The Sun: “She’s such a huge name and a great get for producers.

“ITV think she is one of their best-ever signings. It’s a real bolt from the blue.

“They’ve asked her every year for a long time but she finally felt the time was right.”

England and Arsenal football legend Ian Wright is believed to be going down under alongside Coronation Street’s Andrew Whyment.

Rugby star James Haskell is rumoured to be taking part in I’m A Celebrity 2019 as well as Capital FM DJ Roman Kemp.

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The tenth contestant to complete the line up is Myles Stephenson from boy band Rak-Su.

The official I’m A Celebrity 2019 line up is expected to be announced in the coming days.

An ITV spokesperson told “All names are speculative at this stage. We will announce our line up in due course”.

I’m A Celebrity returns Sunday, November 17 on ITV


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