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James Hill (born 14 May 1987 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire) is an English television personality and business man, who rose to fame in 2014 by taking part in the tenth series of The Apprentice. Following on from this James took part in the sixteenth series of Celebrity Big Brother in 2015, eventually being crowned winner. James has continued to be a hit with the UK audience and has since starred in ITVs Celebrity Dinner Date and E4s 5 Star Hotel.

James Hill
James Hill

(1987-05-14) 14 May 1987 (age 32)
Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, UK
OccupationEntrepreneur, television personality
Years active2014–present
TelevisionThe Apprentice (2014)
Celebrity Big Brother 16 (2015) Celebrity Dinner Date (2017)


TV careerEdit

James didn’t win but became the star of the Apprentice sending Twitter into meltdown winning over the viewers and generated a mass of fans with his charismatic personality and business attributes. His name created even further gossip after 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.[3] James has also starred in Celebrity Dinner Dates in 2017. In 2018 he starred in five star hotel which he was nominated best male personality of the year 2018.


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)


  1. ^ Westbrook, Caroline (24 October 2014). "The Apprentice 2014: Lauren Riley reveals steamy fling with fellow hopeful James Hill". 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.
  3. ^ Thomas, Kate (24 September 2015). "James Hill wins Celebrity Big Brother". Mail Online. DMG Media. Retrieved 24 September 2015.

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Preceded by
Katie Price
Celebrity Big Brother UK winner
Series 16 (2015)
Succeeded by
Scotty T