Sophie Habboo and Jamie Laing made their relationship public in 2019 (Image: Getty/Rex)
Throughout this yr’s collection of Strictly Come Dancing, Jamie Laing has confirmed a success amongst viewers together with his skilled dance associate Karen Hauer, topping the leaderboard final month with an epic street dance routine.
Jamie is best-known as one of many stars of actuality TV present Made In Chelsea, which follows the friendships, relationships and heartbreaks of a bunch of well-off younger individuals who mingle predominantly in west London.
He’s additionally identified for his connection to McVitie’s biscuits, as his household boasts a historic connection to the corporate’s founder.
The 32-year-old, who joined Made In Chelsea throughout its second season, is at the moment in a relationship with Sophie Habboo, who additionally stars on the collection.
So who’s Sophie, and the way is Jamie linked to the best-selling biscuit producer within the UK?
Who’s Jamie’s girlfriend Sophie Habboo?
Social media influencer Sophie, 26, joined Made In Chelsea throughout its 14th collection in 2017.
She has been romantically concerned with a few of her Made In Chelsea co-stars prior to now, together with Alex Mytton and Sam Thompson.
However she and Jamie made issues official in 2019, when information of their relationship grew to become public.
Sophie grew up in Leamington Spa in Warwickshire and has a youthful sister, Georgia, who works as a make-up artist.
The fact star boasts a formidable social media following, with over 340,000 followers on Instagram.
What’s Jamie’s connection to McVitie’s?
Jamie’s great-great-grandfather, Sir Alexander Grant, developed the recipe for the McVitie’s digestive biscuit within the late nineteenth century.
Sir Alexander was a younger worker on the time, having been employed on the firm owned by baker Robert McVitie.
The recipe for the digestive biscuit has reportedly remained a secret to the current day.
Is Jamie the inheritor to McVitie’s biscuits?
Whereas there are some who imagine Jamie is in line to inherit a fortune attributable to his connection to McVitie’s biscuits, he has clarified that this isn’t the case.
Throughout a current interview with The Mirror, Jamie said that he’s ‘not inheritor to something’.
Jamie, who based his personal confectionery firm Sweet Kittens in 2012, defined that being a descendant of Sir Alexander was a ‘good “in”’ when he was forged in Made In Chelsea.
‘I feel firstly of Made in Chelsea, it was all about prosperous folks and it was a pleasant story for them,’ he stated.
‘It’s true my great-grandfather began McVitie’s, so it was a pleasant “in”.’
Jamie added: ‘I’ve simply acquired what I earn. Nothing else.’
Strictly come Dancing airs on tonight at 7.25pm on BBC One.