Russell Watson is becoming a member of camp (Image: ITV)
I’m A Superstar is about to welcome two new campers into the fold – with tenor Russell Watson amongst these set to join in the fun at the Welsh castle.
Russell’s arrival was telegraphed in Tuesday evening’s version of the present, having addressed the issue in a recent TV appearance.
‘It’s humorous, as a result of I’ve been linked with so many issues during the last 20 years,’ he informed Steph’s Packed Lunch.
‘If we return to 2002 consider it or not, I used to be linked to being the subsequent James Bond and all I used to be doing was a TV present to have a good time the music of the James Bond motion pictures, in order that wasn’t true.’
Seems the rumours have been true this time – however simply what can we learn about Russell although?
How previous is I’m A Superstar star Russell Watson and the place is he from?
Russell is 53 years previous and is from Irlam, a village in Salford, Higher Manchester.
He appears to be like set to have a good time his birthday in camp, as he’s resulting from flip 54 on November 24.
How is Russell Watson greatest identified?
Russell is thought for his tenor voice (Image: Getty Photos)
Russell is greatest referred to as a tenor who has launched recordings of each operatic-style and pop songs.
Referred to as ‘the folks’s tenor,’ he started singing as a toddler, happening to carry out at a working males’s membership – however he got here into the general public eye after he carried out the nationwide anthem on the Rugby League Problem Cup last at Wembley Stadium in 1999.
That very same yr additionally noticed him carry out Barcelona on the final match of the Premiership season between Man Utd and Tottenham Hotspur, in addition to performing on the 1999 UEFA Champions League last in Barcelona.
He launched his debut album The Voice in 2001 – having launched 13 albums and 5 compilation albums in complete.
Nonetheless his singing profession got here underneath menace when he was identified with a benign pituitary tumour in 2006 – with a second tumour discovered to have grown in 2007 which was bleeding into his mind.
Watson underwent emergency surgical procedure to take away the expansion, and needed to have in depth rehabilitation afterwards, together with radiotherapy.
After overcoming the tumour he was capable of resume his singing profession and launched his first album for the reason that remedy, La Voce, in 2010.
His most up-to-date albums, In Concord and Again In Concord – recorded with Aled Jones – have been launched in 2018 and 2019 respectively.
Is Russell Watson married and does he have youngsters?
Russell married girlfriend Louise in 2015 (Image: Getty Photos)
Russell married his girlfriend Louise Harris in 2015, after they’d been collectively for 5 years.
It’s his second marriage – he has two daughters from his first marriage to former spouse Helen.
I’m A Superstar continues on ITV on Wednesday evening at 9pm.
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