Who am I as a Celebrity 2021 nominee?
Louise Minchin is one of the celebrities competing on I’m a celebrity… Get me out of here! 2021.
The 53-year-old BBC breakfast The presenter left the show in September after two decades of work on the news program.
Speaking before the series began, Minchin said, “I’ve spent the past 20 years immersed in the news every day. For me not knowing what’s going on in the news is going to be amazing.
“Not having access to the phone and not constantly scrolling, looking at everything is a hard thing to let go, but I also can’t wait to be there.”
In addition to accommodation BBC breakfast with Dan Walker, Minchin also co-presented Real rescues alongside Nick Knowles and Chris Hollins from 2009-2012 and she featuredThe only show several times since 2010.
The presenter has been married to David Minchin since 1998, the couple have two daughters.
A man who harassed Minchin and his adult daughter Mia pleaded guilty in October 2021 for sending intimidating messages on Instagram. The crimes took place in July 2020 while on a suspended sentence for harassing Girls Aloud singer Nicola Roberts.
Judge Nicola Saffman said: “This is a repeat offense and the content of the messages sent was extremely alarming, very serious, very intimidating and clearly aimed at maximizing the distress of the plaintiffs in this matter.”
Minchin is no stranger to competition. She was a finalist on BBC’s Celebrity chef in 2016. She also participates in triathlons.
“My family is very worried that I am screaming a lot and making a terrible noise,” she said. “But they’re also very excited because they know how much I love to challenge myself.”
I am a celebrity starts Sunday November 21 at 9 p.m. on ITV.
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