James Hill (TV personality)

James Hill (born 14 May 1987) is an English television personality who rose to fame in 2014 by taking part in the tenth series of The Apprentice. Subsequently, he took part in the sixteenth series of Celebrity Big Brother in 2015, eventually being crowned winner with over 65% of the votes. James has since starred in a number of TV shows including ITV's Celebrity Dinner Date, E4's 5 Star Hotel, and Channel 4's Celebrity Coach Trip.

James Hill
Born (1987-05-14) 14 May 1987 (age 35)
Years active2014–present
TelevisionThe Apprentice (2014)
Celebrity Big Brother 16 (2015) Celebrity Dinner Date (2017) Celebrity Coach Trip (2019)

TV careerEdit

Hill competed in the 10th season of The Apprentice, getting eliminated in ninth place. It was revealed that he had been in a relationship with fellow candidate Lauren Riley during the filming of the programme.[1]

On 27 August 2015, Hill entered the Celebrity Big Brother house for its sixteenth series.[2] On 24 September, Hill was announced as the winner.[citation needed] James has also starred in Celebrity Dinner Dates in 2017. In 2018 he starred in Five Star Hotel.[citation needed]


Year Show Role Note
2014 The Apprentice Himself Contestant (series 10)
2015 Celebrity Big Brother Housemate (series 16)
2017 Celebrity Dinner Date Himself
2018 5 Star Hotel Himself (series 1)
2019 Celebrity Coach Trip Himself (series 5)


  1. ^ Westbrook, Caroline (24 October 2014). "The Apprentice 2014: Lauren Riley reveals steamy fling with fellow hopeful James Hill". Metro.co.uk. DMG Media. Retrieved 24 September 2015.
  2. ^ Bolton, Doug (27 August 2015). "Celebrity Big Brother 2015 contestants: This year's line-up revealed". The Independent. Independent Print Limited. Retrieved 24 September 2015.

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Preceded by Celebrity Big Brother UK winner
Series 16 (2015)
Succeeded by