Who is Andy Whyment? Andy is getting into the jungle because the final arrival to the I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! camp.
The ex-Coronation Street star joined the rest of the campmates on Thursday, the place he took half in his first Bushtucker Trial of the sequence.
Due to his years on the cleaning soap, loads of TV followers will recognise Andy however his profession has additionally taken him away from t’cobbles.
As he prepares to don his khakis and chow down on rice and beans, this is all the things you should learn about Andy Whyment…
Born on April 2, 1981, Andy grew up in Clifton, Larger Manchester and attended the Laine Johnson Theatre Faculty in Salford as a teenager.
His first half was in Cracker in 1993 and after a sequence of bit-part roles throughout UK tv, he appeared as Darren Sinclair-Johnes in BBC’s The Royle Household from 1999 to 2000.
He then received his large break within the long-running cleaning soap Coronation Road.
Andy has two kids along with his spouse Nicola, who he married in 2007, and lives in Atherton.
Who does he play in Coronation Road?
Andy has performed the hapless manufacturing unit employee Kirk Sutherland since 2000, a task which earned him a Finest Comedy Efficiency gong on the British Cleaning soap Awards in 2003.
The elder brother of Maria Connor, Kirk’s storylines have revolved round his reasonably good-humoured however dim-witted nature, and has had his fair proportion of heartbreak with ladies.
Dumped by Fiz Brown after proposed to her, he lastly received his break and married Beth Tinker in 2015. The character has additionally been reasonably unfortunate with work too, and in 2007 managed to destroy his mother and father’ enterprise, Sutherland Kennels, after permitting a pedigree canine to be castrated. However after two years within the dole he landed a job as a driver and packer at Underworld, which he is managed to maintain ever since.
What different roles has he performed?
In addition to his two foremost roles, Andy has landed a variety of smaller components in exhibits together with The Cops, Heartbeat and The place the Coronary heart Is.
I am A Celeb will not be his first foray into actuality tv both. He beforehand took half in Soapstar Famous person in 2006 and has appeared on a number of sport exhibits, together with Tipping Level: Fortunate Stars, Superstar Chase and Huge Star’s Larger Star.
He additionally took half in Dancing on Ice in 2012, ending in sixth place along with his skilled accomplice Vicky Ogden.
Am I A Superstar?
Andy has already confessed to having “completely no survival abilities” forward of his stint on the present.
Fearing that his cleaning soap co-stars will vote for him to participate in Bushtucker Trials, he stated that he hasn’t gone tenting in 20 years earlier than including: “I’m not wanting ahead to the consuming trials and I’m a bit apprehensive about what I’ll discover while you put your hand in one thing.
“However when you’re hungry, you need to do it on your campmates and take a look at your finest.”