I’m Georgia Toffolo from a celebrity: why is she famous?

Georgia Toffolo and her returning companion The I’m A Celebrity campmates are battling it out on the South African savannah in a bid to be crowned the first ‘I’m A Celebrity Legend’ in the new spin-off show, now airing on ITV.

While fans of the popular reality show will know that Georgia won the original series in 2017, they might be wondering how the TV personality found her fame. Keep reading to find out…

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Who is Georgia Toffolo?

Georgia Toffolo is a 28-year-old television personality and author, best known for starring in Made in Chelsea from 2014 to 2018.

She was born in Torquay, Devon, to her father Gary Bennett, a scrap metal dealer, and her mother Nicola Toffolo, who runs a property management business.

Georgia Toffolo first appeared on the show in 2017

Why is George Toffolo famous?

Georgia rose to fame after starring in the E4 reality series, Made in Chelsea, which follows a group of affluent young people living in the wealthy London neighborhoods of Kensington and Chelsea. She joined the show aged 20 in 2014 and left in 2018, nearly a year after being crowned Queen of the Jungle.

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While establishing a successful career as a television personality and author, Georgia previously worked in a family law firm in Devon and a law firm, Family Law in Partnership, in London. She also worked as an events manager for a think tank called Parliament Street while appearing on Made in Chelsea.

Georgia Toffolo is crowned queen of the jungle by Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!  in 2017© James Gourley/REX/Shutterstock
Georgia Toffolo was crowned Queen of the Jungle in 2017

During her time on the show, she was good friends with Sam Thompson and Mark Francis, and also had romances with some of her co-stars, including Francis Boulle, James Taylor and Sam Prince.

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After winning the 17th round of i am a celebrityshe then landed several television appearances, including on Celebrity Hunted, This Morning, Celebrity Gogglebox And Would I lie to you?

georgia toffolo i am a celebrity© Photo: Rex
Georgia landed various TV appearances after her stint on I’m A Celebrity

In the year that followed i am a celebrity period, Georgia released an autobiography titled Always smiling: The world according to Toff, in which she shared some of her life experiences, from family dramas to romances and living her early 20s on Made in Chelsea.

The reality star has also published a four-part book series for British romance publisher Mills & Boon. Her first novel, titled Meet me in Londonwas published on October 15, 2020, with the last book in the series being released in April last year.

Georgia Toffolo and Sam Thompson© Steve Meddle/REX/Shutterstock
Georgia Toffolo appeared on Made in Chelsea alongside her friend Sam Thompson

Who are the campmates of I’m A Celebrity South Africa?

Gillian McKeith has left I'm A Celebrity©Charlie Sperring
Gillian McKeith was one of the first celebrities to leave the Savannah Scrub camp
Shaun Ryder was dropped alongside Gillian McKeith©Charlie Sperring
Shaun Ryder was dropped alongside Gillian McKeith
Amir Khan was the third contestant to be dropped from I'm A Celebrity South Africa©Charlie Sperring
Amir Khan was the third contestant to be dropped from I’m A Celebrity South Africa

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