Channel 4 Gogglebox is currently airing it’s 19th series with stars including Giles and Mary and Pete and Sophie Sandiford all tuning in to critique this weeks telly. The show first began airing in 2013 and was narrated by Caroline Aherne.
Caroline’s Royal Family co-star Craig Cash took over as the narrator in 2016 after her tragic death from cancer. Gogglebox’s popularity grew and it now has a number of spin-offs including Celebrity Gogglebox and Gogglesprogs.
Gogglebox recently added it’s first Scottish family in the form of couple Roisin and Joe who live together in Glasgow. The show was previously criticized for it’s lack of Scottish families on the show.
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The cast is currently missing sisters Ellie and Izzi Warner from Leeds. The two pulled out of filming indefinitely after Ellie’s boyfriend Nat as involved in a horrific accident and was left fighting for his life in hospital.
The rest of the cast have continued filming without the sisters. The Gogglebox cast varies in terms of age but what is the exact age of every cast member?
Jenny and Lee
Best friends Jenny and Lee film Gogglebox in Lee’s caravan in Hull. The two have provided some of the shows funniest moments and are adored by fans.
The friends met when Jenny was a landlady of a pub that Lee used to drink in and have been best mates ever since. Lee is 52-years-old and Jenny is 65.
Dave and Shirley
Welsh couple Dave and Shirley have been on Gogglebox since 2015 and filmed the show in their home in Caerphilly. Dave is a 65-year-old cleaner while Shirley – who is 66 – works in retail.
The two share their Gogglebox sofa with French Bulldogs Bleu and Rupert. The pair also share two children Simon and Gemma – who are yet to appear on the show.
Ellie and Izzi
Ellie and Izzi joined the show in 2015 and are known for their love of food. Ellie is a 31-year-old hairdresser while Izzi is 29 and recently launched her own business and is a mum to children Bobby and Bessie-Rose.
The two usually film at Ellie’s home – which she shares with partner Nat – and share the sofa with Ellie’s dogs Mick and Madge. Last year, Ellie added two new dogs to the clan with mini dachshunds named Morris and Fudge.
Joe and Roisin
The Scottish couple are the newest additions to the Gogglebox cast who filmed on their sofa in Glasgow. Joe is 25-years-old and Roisin is 23.
The pair have been together for four years and began living together at the start of the national lockdown. They are the first Scottish family to appear on the show.
Anna and Ken
County Durham couple Anna and Ken are also fairly new to the Gogglebox cast having joined the show in 2020. The pair have been happily married for over 50 years.
In their debut on the show, Ken presented Anne with a bouquet of 50 roses, one for every year they’ve been married. Not much is known about their age and employment but we can probably assume that they are retired.
Giles and Mary
Wiltshire couple Giles and Mary are fan favorites among viewers for their bickering and eccentric personalities. Away from the show, Mary is a journalist while Giles works as an artist.
Their age has not been revealed on the show, but the pair met when they were 21 and have been married for more than 30 years. The couple share their sofa with their adorable dog Merlin.
pete and sophie
Siblings Pete and Sophie are best known for their huge collection of mugs which regularly feature on the show. The film the show in Blackpool and are related to the Chuckle Brothers.
Pete is 28-years-old and his younger sister Sophie is 26. Sophie works as a window dresser while Pete reportedly has a job in insurance.
The Siddiqui family is made up of dad Sid and his sons Basit, Umar and Raza – who have all appeared on the show. Sid is 74 and retired but previously worked for the NHS for 37 years.
Bassit is a 35-year-old secondary school teacher and Umar is 42 and worked for the NHS as a Biomedical Scientist in Microbiology at the Royal Derby Hospital.
Brothers Tremaine, Twaine and Tristan film the show in Bristol having joined back in series eight. Tristan is 31 and used to be a semi-professional footballer for Bristol FC between 2007-2010 but is now a winger for Hereford FC
Twaine is 35 and also plays football for Bradford Town, while Tremaine works as a chef. Tremaine has not shared his age, but he is the eldest of the three siblings.
Marcus and Mica
South London couple Marcus and Mica have become popular on the show for their witty and honest comments on the show. The couple are occasionally joined on the sofa by Mica’s daughters Sachelle and Shuggy.
Marcus and Mica’s ages are currently unknown however Marcus is Head Coach at a boxing gym in London where he trains up-and-coming fighters. Mica is a hair stylist.
Abbie and Georgia
Best friends Abbie and Georgia have been on the show show since 2018. Georgia is a 22-year-old hairdresser while Abbie is 21 and it is currently unknown what job she has.
Georgia’s blue Staffordshire bull terrier Vinnie often joins the girls on the sofa. In January, Georgia announced that she is expecting her first baby from her with her boyfriend Josh.
The Malone family are among the longest-serving cast members of Gogglebox and fans love them. Dad Tom Malone Sr is a lorry driver and mum Julie is a former receptionist.
Their ages are currently unknown but they share the sofa with their rottweilers and children Vanessa and Shaun. Their other son Tom Jr previously appeared on the show but quit in 2021.
Alison and George joined the show in series 10, alongside their daughter Helena. Helena’s young son Edwin occasionally appears on the show as well.
Helena is 30 while her parents Alison and George’s ages are unknown. Helena is an Associate Member of the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts.
Amira and Amani
Amira originally joined the show back in series 10 with her friend Iqra however she now films the show with her sister Amani. The pair are based in North London.
Their ages are currently unknown however in 2019, Amira announced she had graduated from university which would make her in her mid 20’s.
Stephen and Daniel
Brighton-based couple Stephen and Daniel share the sofa with their three poodles. Stephen is the only original Gogglebox cast member still on the show having previously appeared with ex-partner Chris.
Stephen and Daniel run a hair salon together which they own and work at. Stephen is 50-years-old while Daniel is 46.
Sue and Steve
South London couple Sue and Steve joined the show in 2019 for series 14 of Gogglebox. Sue is semi-retired, while Steve is a cab driver. They are both 65-years-old.
The Baggs family is made up of dad Terry, mom Lisa and their two sons Joe and George. They joined the series in 2019 but decided not to film in 2020 sparking rumors that they had been axed.
Terry is 56, Lisa is 50 and sons Joe and George are 23 and 17-year-old. The Essex based family are a hit with fans and Joe and George have a huge social media following.
simon and jane
Simon and Jane are siblings who film the show in North London. Simon was living with Jane but recently announced he was moving to a different neighbourhood.
Their ages are currently unknown but Jane recently revealed that she works in a kitchen and posted a photo of some delicious homemade cakes. Simon however, is a disability consultant who founded his own company Sminty Ltd.
Ronnie and Annie
Ronnie and Annie are a married couple who are based in South-East London. Their ages are unknown and they are recent additions to the show having joined in 2021.
Not much is known about the newbies, but they are a huge fan of low-calorie crisps as they chomped away on them whilst watching TV.
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