Full Celebrity MasterChef 2022 line-up including Love Islander and Corrie legend

The full line-up for Celebrity MasterChef 2022 has finally been revealed as the celeb cast will soon be looking to impress the judges with their culinary skills.

This year 20 celebrities will be competing, including a champion boxer, Love Island star, Strictly Come Dancing dancer and a former Coronation Street actor.

The celebs will be battling it out in a series of challenges in hopes of following in the footsteps of the reigning Celebrity MasterChef champion Kadeena Cox.

Sarah Clay, commissioning editor for the BBC, said: “This lineup will absolutely cement Celebrity MasterChef as one of the nation's most loved cookery programmes, with a lot of laughter alongside fierce competition guaranteed.

“The level of cooking is fantastic this year and you can really see how much it means to them all.”

As they prepare to head to the MasterChef kitchen, here’s the full lineup of celebrities competing in this year’s series.

Faye Winter

Faye Winter rose to fame after appearing on season seven of Love Island.

Faye, 27, finished the 2021 series in third place alongside Teddy Soames.

Despite their explosive relationship on the dating show, Faye and Teddy are still together.

Announcing her next TV gig to her 1.2million Instagram followers, Faye said: "Seeming as I cope so incredibly well under pressured environments @masterchefuk was clearly going to be the next challenge I signed up for!

"Can’t wait for you all to watch soon on BBC One and @bbciplayer".

Adam Pearson

Adam Pearson is a British actor, presenter and disability rights campaigner.

He is known for his work with outreach programmes who support people with neurofibromatosis.

Announcing that he was joining the 2022 lineup on Twitter, he said: "Well the news is out, the rumours are true – I, @Adam_Pearson am sharpening my knifes and taking part in @MasterChefUK.

"Will @GreggAWallace and @JohnTorode1 like my food? Who knows!

"Can I even cook? Who cares!

"Never heard of me? Shut up!"

Ryan Thomas

Ryan Thomas is an actor who's best known for his 16-year appearance on Coronation Street.

The 38-year-old played Jason Grimshaw from 2000 to 2016.

After leaving Corrie, Ryan went on to win the final ever Celebrity Big Brother in 2018.

Jimmy Bullard

Jimmy Bullard is a former professional football player who now co-hosts the Sky Sports show Soccer AM.

Bullard played youth football at West Ham United before moving to Gravesend & Northfleet.

In 2012 he retired from professional football due to a knee injury.

Jimmy also made a popular appearance on I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! in 2014.

Chris Eubank

Chris Eubank is a former professional boxer who competed from 1985 to 1998.

Eubank held both the WBO middleweight and super-middleweight titles between 1990 and 1995; he is the third best British middleweight boxer of all time.

In 2015 the 55-year-old also took part in ITV's I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!

Katya Jones

Katya is a professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing.

She has been a part of the iconic BBC dancing show since 2016.

Now, 33-year-old Katya will be swapping the dancefloor for the kitchen as she looks to impress the judges with her cooking skills.

Paul Chuckle

Paul Chuckle, who's real name is Paul Elliot, is one half of the British comedy-duo the Chuckle Brothers.

Alongside his late brother Barry, 74-year-old Paul is known for the BBC children's programme ChuckleVision.

Sadly, Barry Chuckle passed away in 2018.

Kirsty Gallacher

Kirsty Gallacher is a British TV presenter and model.

Kirsty, 46, first started her career at Sky Sports news in 1988.

Last year, Katie made the move to new channel GB News and now co-presents The Great British Breakfast.

Danny Jones

Danny Jones is a singer and songwriter who is known for being one of the lead vocalists for the pop-rock band McFly.

Danny is also the lead guitarist of the band.

The 36-year-old is also a judge on The Voice Kids.

Nancy Dell’Olio

Nancy Dell’Olio is an Italian-American lawyer and media personality.

She first entered the spotlight as the girlfriend of Swedish football manager Sven-Göran Eriksson.

Nancy was a contestant on Celebrity Big Brother in 2016 but was evicted on Day 11.

Richard Blackwood

Richard Blackford is a British actor and rapper.

He's best known for his appearance on EastEnders, when he played Vincent Hubbard from 2015 to 2018.

In 2020 Richard started a new role as Felix Westwood on the Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks.

Lisa Snowdon

Lisa Snowdon is a TV presenter and fashion model.

She regularly appears on This Morning to share style tips with viewers.

Lisa has also competed in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! and in 2014 she made it to the final of Strictly.

Clarke Peters

Clarke Peters is an American actor, writer and director.

The 70-year-old is best known for his role as Lester Freamon in the television series The Wire.

He also starred as Albert Lambreaux in the TV series Treme.

Cliff Parisi

Cliff Parisi is an actor who is known for his role on EastEnders.

He played Minty Peterson from 2002 to 2010.

After leaving EastEnders, Cliff went on to join the cast of BBC's Call The Midwife before jumping ship to ITV for I'm A Celebrity.

Kitty Scott-Claus

Kitty Scott-Claus is a drag queen who roe to fame after appearing on RuPaul’s Drag Race UK.

Kitty competed in the third series and made it all the way to the final.

Queen MoJo

Queen Mojo is a reality star known for appearing on Peckham's finest as well as Celebrity Karaoke Club.

Lesely Joseph

Lesley Joseph is an actress who is best known for playing Dorien Green in the TV sitcom Birds of a feather.

She appeared on the show from 1989 to 1998 and then made a return from 2014 to 2020.

Lesley's other television credits include Absurd Person Singular and Night and Day.

Mel Blatt

Mel Blatt is a singer and is known for being a member of the girl group All Saints.

Mel has also been a judge for X Factor New Zealand and now works as a DJ.

Kae Kurd

Kae Kurd is a British-Kurdish stand up comedian and writer.

Kae performed his show Kurd Your Enthusiasm at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017.

He's also written for iNews and TotalPolitics.

Gareth Malone OBE

Gareth Malone is an English choirmaster and broadcaster.

He is best known for his TV appearance in the BAFTA award-winning series The Choir which saw him undertaking the task of teaching choral singing to people with no experience of it.

In 2011 Malone also achieve a Christmas number one single with the Military Wives.

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