Where I’m A Celeb Queens of the Jungle are now from racy pics to EastEnders

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There may have been plenty Kings of the Jungle, but in 2004, I'm A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here crowned its first Queen of the Jungle – Kerry Katona.

Since then, stars including Georgia Toffolo and Stacey Solomon have won, along with recent winner Giovanna Fletcher.

Giving advice to this year's contestants, she told The Radio Times: "Go in and have fun. Yes, you’ll be cold and occasionally hungry, but it’s only short term and you’ll be back in your warm bed soon enough.

"Make the most of being in the castle and meeting new mates."

Along with Giovanna, Daily Star looks at where the previous Queens of the Jungle are now.

Kerry Katona – 2004

Kerry Katona rose to fame as part of pop group Atomic Kitten and in 2004, she was the first star to be crowned Queen of the Jungle.

Although she left Atomic Kitten in 2001, she rejoined the band in 2012, before leaving again in 2017.

The star has also been married three times, including to former Westlife star Bryan McFadden from 2002-2006, Mark Croft from 2007-2011 and George Kay from 2014-2017, and has five children.

She recently revealed on an episode of Channel 4 programme Steph's Packed Lunch that she felt ashamed after being declared bankrupt in 2008, saying: "I wanted to hide away. I felt a mug. I felt stupid, embarrassed. I felt ashamed. You feel worthless.

During the segment about the impact of bankruptcy, she spoke about how the situation affected her and encouraged others to reach out if they are in a similar situation.

She added: "Anybody who is going through what I was going through, please reach out to talk to someone. I promise you there's light at the end of the tunnel."

Kerry has since joined the racy site Only Fans in May 2020, sharing a photo of her on Instagram in sexy black lingerie.

Talking about her decision to join on ITV programme Loose Women, Kerry Katona said: "Who decides on what is what, and what is acceptable?"

"I have made £1 million by doing what I am doing. I'm so open and so out there.

"I have made a little Empire for myself now," she added.

Carol Thatcher – 2005

Carol Thatcher is the daughter of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, and in 2005, she was crowned Queen of the Jungle in I'm A Celeb.

She took part in some of the toughest challenges, saying during the bushtucker trials: "I was brought up to get on with it, you will not be surprised to hear."

Since leaving the jungle, Carol has continued to work as an author and journalist, after switching from her former career as a solicitor.

It is reported that she now lives with her partner Marco Grass, who is a ski instructor, in Switzerland.

Stacey Solomon – 2010

Stacey Solomon is a well-known face on our tv screens, after first rising to fame on the X-Factor 2009, where she came in third place.

However, she came out on top in I'm A Celeb 2010, when she was the first Queen of the Jungle to be crowned in five years.

Since then she hasn't left our tv screens, appearing on Celebrity Gogglebox and hosting popular ITV daytime talk show Loose Women, as well as releasing books including Happily Imperfect in 2019 and autobiography My Story So Far.

The star, who has four children, is also in a relationship with former EastEnders actor Joe Swash, with who she welcomed a baby girl earlier this year.

A week after baby Rose was born, Stacey posted a photo of her on Instagram with the caption, "It’s been the most magical week. We love you to the moon and back our little Rose."

Charlie Brooks – 2012

Charlie Brooks rose to fame as the villainous Janine Butcher on BBC soap EastEnders, and in 2012, she was crowned Queen of the jungle.

It was her second reality tv win, having come first with some seriously impressive dance moves on Strictly Come Dancing 2009, alongside professional dance partner Vincent Simone.

After leaving EastEnders in 2014, she continued to act in tv shows including Suspects, The Dumping Ground and With Intent.

However, fans were delighted when Janine returned to Albert Square in 2021, with many taking to social media to share their excitement.

"Yessss Janine back in #EastEnders gonna cause some carnage!" while a second said: "Omg Janine’s return has me quaking."

The star also has one daughter with her former partner Tony Truman, who she split from in 2006.

Vicky Pattison – 2015

Television personality Vicky Pattison delighted fans when she won the I'm A Celeb crown in 2015, one year after her final appearance on the show that made her a star, Geordie Shore.

Since then she has continued to appear on reality programmes such as Ex on the Beach, Celebrity Masterchef and Celebrity SAS in 2021, as well as hosting her own podcast Vicky Pattison: The Secret to…

The star was previously engaged to John Noble, but the couple split up in 2018 and she is now dating a fellow reality tv star – Ercan Ramadan from The Only Way is Essex.

Scarlett Moffatt – 2016

Scarlett Moffatt rose to fame on the Channel 4 programme Gogglebox, and she certainly entertained fans in the jungle, with the star crowned the winner in 2016.

From there, she co-hosted ITV2's I'm a Celebrity…Extra Camp, Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway and a breakfast show on Capital FM North East, and it is no surprise that Scarlett has since amassed a huge fortune of £1 million.

Scarlett is also bringing a dash of festive cheer to audiences in Crawley, appearing as the fairy godmother in a production of Cinderella.

In her personal life, Scarlett is also currently dating Twitch TV star Scott Dobinson and the couple have been together for over two years, with Scott posting sweet snaps of the duo on holiday in Gran Canaria on Instagram.

The star has recently become an ambassador for the Samaritans Charity and revealed in an interview on This Morning, her feelings of loneliness after soaring to fame.

She said: "You should never feel embarrassed about being lonely. I hope that by me telling people how lonely I was in London that it opens a conversation where people go "actually yeah, I'm not enjoying myself."

"I was just on my own. I didn't dare tell my family and friends because I'd just won the jungle, I started doing loads of presenting, I felt guilty because I thought I should be on top of the world."

Georgia Toffolo – 2017

Following in the footsteps of other reality tv stars, Georgia Toffolo won I'm A Celeb in 2017.

The star had her big break in the ITV series Made in Chelsea in 2014, and since then, she has become a successful author, amassing an estimated fortune of over £800,000.

She also has a strong interest in politics, working as the head of events for a think tank called Parliament Street, encouraging more young people to vote.

Giovanna Fletcher – 2020

The last I'm A Celeb winner was Giovanna Fletcher, when the competition moved to North Wales’ Gwrych Castle due to the pandemic in 2020.

She was crowned Queen of the Jungle, after beating Vernon Kay and Jordan North to first place.

Since then Giovanna has continued to host her own podcast, and presents the CBeebies programme The Baby Club.

The star has also been married to McFly's Tom Fletcher since 2012 and they have three children together.

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  • I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here
  • Kerry Katona
  • Scarlett Moffatt
  • Vicky Pattison

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