This year’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! has well and truly kicked off, with Capital Breakfast host Roman Kemp already proving popular with fans.

He impressed viewers during the show’s launch by courageously taking on the plank walk challenge at the 32-storey Focus Building near Brisbane, Australia.

Kemp also bonded with former X Factor winner and Rak-Su member, Myles Stephenson, before revealing his phobia of frogs.

Here, we take a closer look at the radio presenter and TV personality in more detail – including details on his parents, whether he has a girlfriend, and his career so far..

Roman Kemp and his dad Martin and mum Shirlie at the 2019 Global Awards (Getty Images)

How old is Roman Kemp?

Roman was born on January 28, 1993 – which means he’s 26 years old at the time of writing. 

He was born in Los Angeles but grew up in the picturesque county of Hertfordshire in England.

Who are his parents, Martin and Shirlie Kemp?

As you may have picked up from his pre-jungle VT, Roman is  the son of musical royalty.

Not only is his dad Martin Kemp, of Spandau Ballet fame, but his mother is none other than Shirlie Kemp, who sang with Wham! and as part of Pepsi & Shirlie.

The pair tied the knot in St Lucia in 1988 and are still together to this day.

Mum Shirlie revealed what the biggest challenge for her son will be in the Jungle in a recent interview with Capital FM, and also warned other camp mates to “watch out” for Roman’s budding bromance with Myles.

Does Roman have any siblings?

Martin and Shirlie Kemp also have a daughter named Harley Moon, who was born in 1989.

Is Roman in a relationship?

Roman and his girlfriend Anne-Sophie Flury have been dating since early 2018 and made their red carpet debut at this year’s Brits.

They also regularly post loved-up snaps together on social media – and even own a pet Chihuahua together named Luna.

You can follow Anne-Sophie on Instagram on @coochiebygucci.

How is Roman Kemp connected to George Michael?

As Roman’s mum used to perform with the late Careless Whisper singer, George Michael was a close family friend up until his untimely death on Christmas Day in 2016.

George was also Roman’s godfather.

Is the radio presenter on social media?

He sure is. You can follow him on Instagram and Twitter on @romankemp.

How long has he presented on Capital?

Roman Kemp joined the Capital team back in November 2014, and is now the voice of the radio station’s hit breakfast show, along with Vick Hope and Sonny Jay.

The presenter interviews celebs regularly on the show, so shouldn’t be phased by brushing shoulders with the likes of Caitlyn Jenner – he even got tattooed by former One Direction star, Niall Horan.

What else has he done?

You may also recognise Roman from the red carpet coverage of the BRITs, and he was also recently on Channel 4’s Gogglebox with his dad Martin.



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