Former Gogglebox households: where they are now – from tragic deaths and prison to bitter off-screen feuds

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GOGGLEBOX has entertained the nation over these earlier eight years with a lovable solid – an entire lot of whom have flip into family names. 

Today it was launched that 5 additional stars will drop out of the Channel 4 present after three deaths of Mary Cook, Pete McGarry and Andy Michael.

Gogglebox legend Mary Cook (left) sadly handed away in August on the age of 92 and now Marina (right) is taking a break from the presentCredit: PA
 After Andy Michael's death in August, his wife Carolyne and children Alex and Louis have temporarily pulled out too
After Andy Michael’s demise in August, his companion Carolyne and kids Alex and Louis have shortly pulled out tooCredit: PA

Gogglebox’s authorities producer Victoria Ray instructed the Daily Star: “Their loved one won’t be taking part in the show for the moment. Understandably, they want their privacy.”

Bristolian Marina Wingrove is amongst these shortly pulling out after her co-star Mary, who appeared inside the present from 2016 onwards, died on the age of 92 in August.

That comparable month, Andy died after a “short illness” on the age of 61 and now the former UKIP member’s family Carolyne, Alex and Louis will take a break from the present.

Linda McGarry, whose husband Pete died from bowel most cancers in June on the age of 71, will even not seem this season.

Gogglebox drew in further than 5 million views final December and with out query, its success is down to the roster of lovable characters.

But what occurs to the celebrities when they depart the present? We take a look at among the many many ex-Gogglebox households to uncover out where they are now.

Sandra Martin, Chanchez Martin and Sandi Bogle

The hilarious Brixton duo are positively a part of the Gogglebox Hall of Fame.

They turned acknowledged for all the time consuming Pot Noodles and takeaways.

But the pair have been torn aside in 2016 when Sandi determined to hand over the present, leaving Sandra to proceed alongside alongside along with her daughter Chanchez.

However in 2017, Sandra hand over the present too saying it wasn’t the an an identical with out Sandi.

Sandi has since taken half genuinely reveals comparable to Celebrity Big Brother, Famous And Fighting Crime and Celebrity Fat Fighters.

 Sandi Bogle and Sandra Martin on Gogglebox
Sandi Bogle and Sandra Martin on GoggleboxCredit: Channel 4

The star has furthermore been a limiteless campaigner to put a cease to knife crime after she misplaced her nephew Bjorn Brown, 23, in 2017.

In 2016, she furthermore launched her debut single “Casanova” on DeeVu Records and furthermore has her non-public album, Independent Woman.

Her companion in crime Sandra has furthermore gone on to additional actuality TV fame collaborating in First Dates and 100 Years Younger In 21 Days.

She tweeted: “100 Years Younger In 21 Days was the next best thing in my life after Gogglebox. That’s one of the reasons it was good to leave Gogglebox so I can so that experience trip.” 

The actuality favorite was reportedly shut to turning into homeless after quitting Gogglebox – and was axed from Celebrity Big Brother after revealing she was going into the home.

Sandra furthermore revealed in March 2020 that her sister-in-law died of coronavirus.

Her heartache did not cease there as she misplaced 4 fully totally different individuals shut to her due to the lethal bug collectively alongside along with her pal, pal’s dad and her uncle.

Meanwhile, Chanchez has continued to work as a magnificence therapist and has launched her non-public cosmetics line.

Steph and Dom Parker

The bubbly-loving pair are most fascinating acknowledged for his or her witty one-liners, making them firm favourites of the distinctive solid.

Steph and Dom starred on the present for 4 years, prior to leaving to proceed working their mattress and breakfast.

Afterwards, they starred genuinely TV reveals comparable to Four In A Bed, Celebrity MasterChef and The Jump.

 Steph and Dom were known for drinking bubbly every week
Steph and Dom have been acknowledged for ingesting bubbly each week

They even took to the stage for 2017’s Let’s Sing and Dance For Comic Relief to carry out Dead Ringer For Love by Meatloaf and Cher.

In March 2020, the husband and companion duo revealed the unhappy info that they have been shutting the doorways to their £5million resort after it went bust. 

The Moffatts

Scarlett Moffatt is essential decide to come out of Gogglebox.

After two years on the present, Scarlett left County Durham to head to the I’m A Celebrity jungle.

She was topped Queen of the Jungle in the course of the sixteenth assortment and joined Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway as a presenter.

 Scarlett Moffatt made her TV debut on Gogglebox
Scarlett Moffatt made her TV debut on GoggleboxCredit: Channel 4
 Scarlett Moffatt has become a household name
Scarlett Moffatt has flip proper right into a family decideCredit: Getty Images

Moffatt has appeared in Celebrity Juice, First Dates, Through The Keyhole and in 2018 guest-hosted a night radio present on Heart.

In 2019, your full household have been as soon as extra on our screens for controversial Channel 4 assortment The British Tribe Next Door, where they lived alongside the Himba tribe in Namibia for 4 weeks.

She furthermore appeared in The Great Stand Up to Cancer Bake Off 2020, ITV’s new assortment Celebrity Karaoke Club and a gift episode of Supermarket Sweep alongside fellow Queen of the Jungle Jacqueline Jossa.

The Gilbeys

Mum Linda Gilbey and step-dad Pete McGarry shot to fame in assortment two of Gogglebox with their son George Gilbey.

However, they have been kicked off the present in 2014 when George broke the principles about occurring fully totally different TV reveals and went into the Celebrity Big Brother dwelling.

However, the Essex household returned to the present in 2016.

Later that yr George and his girlfriend Gemma welcomed their first youngster collectively, Amelie, into the world.

 The Gilbeys were kicked off the show after breaking rules
The Gilbeys have been kicked off the present after breaking ideas
 George Gibley was jailed for three months in 2019 for drink-driving
George Gibley was jailed for 3 months in 2019 for drink-drivingCredit: Ian Whittaker – The Sun

In October 2019, George was jailed for 3 months after being discovered accountable of drink-driving.

During an take a look at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on October 1, Gilbey, 35, pleaded accountable to a price of driving a motorcar with an alcohol diploma above the authorised prohibit.

He was jailed due to the exact actuality he was already serving a bunch punishment for attacking his ex-girlfriend in a drunken rage.

In the wake of the coronavirus disaster, the fact TV star acquired a job stacking cabinets in his native Morrisons.

The Tappers

Mum Nikki, dad Jonathan, and siblings Josh and Amy make up the Tapper household.

However, Josh left after solely a brief stint as he had been given a spot on the Government Communications Apprenticeship scheme.

In October 2018, Amy furthermore hand over the present to participate in Celebs Go Dating.

 The Tapper family on Gogglebox
The Tapper household on GoggleboxCredit: Channel 4
 The Tappers: dad Jonathan and his daughter Amy lost an impressive six stone between them
The Tappers: dad Jonathan and his daughter Amy misplaced a robust six stone between themCredit: Getty Images

The coronavirus pandemic almost had a devastating affect on the household as dad Jonathan was left stopping for his life.

While his companion Nikki and kids Amy and Josh furthermore acquired proper right here down with coronavirus, Jonathan was left severely sick and compelled to self-isolate away from then.

The household have all fortuitously made a full restoration and Amy places it down to the fact that between herself and dad Jonathan, they managed to shed a whopping six stone between them. 

Both Amy and her dad look unrecognisable to when they first hit our screens after collaborating in Do The Unthinkable Diet with Muscle Foods to lose some weight.

Leon and June Bernicoff

The nation’s favorite grandparents have been two of the favored stars of the Channel 4 present.

Leon and June have been most fascinating acknowledged for his or her banter and good sense of humour.

Unfortunately, 83-year-old Leon handed away in December, 2017.

Two months after Leon died there was a selected tribute present in his honour and the next yr June wrote a memoir about their 60-year love story.

 Leon and June Bernicoff on the popular Channel 4 show
Leon and June Bernicoff on the favored Channel 4 presentCredit: Channel 4
 Leon and June were together for six decades
Leon and June have been collectively for six a number of yearsCredit: Alamy

Sadly, June furthermore died on May 5, 2020, following a brief sickness.

Channel 4 issued a press launch on behalf of her household, confirming the unhappy info.

It mentioned: “As the first couple to be cast for Gogglebox back in 2013, June and her husband Leon were a huge part of the programme’s success.

“Their warmth, wit and contrasting personalities endeared them to the nation during the course of the first 10 series.”

Viewers have been left in tears because of the present paid tribute to her.

Reverend Kate Bottley

The Church of England minister and husband Graham shot to fame all by their 5 assortment on the present.

After leaving in 2016, Kate went on to flip proper right into a journalist, TV presenter and radio pundit.

 Reverend Kate Bottley and husband Graham
Reverend Kate Bottley and husband GrahamCredit: Handout
 Rev Kate Bottley has appeared in many shows since she left Gogglebox
Rev Kate Bottley has appeared in loads of reveals since she left GoggleboxCredit: BBC

She usually presents the Pause For Thought part on the Radio 2 Breakfast Show and has fronted the Prayer For The Day on Radio 4.

Rev Bottley has furthermore has taken half in 8 Out of 10 Cats, Celebrity MasterChef, BBC1’s Impossible and obtained Richard Osman’s House of Games.

During the UK’s first lockdown The TV star, 45, determined to get in sort and in July revealed her unimaginable transformation.

Chris Ashby-Steed and Stephen Webb

The hairdressing duo from Brighton had viewers in stitches each week.

Unfortunately, the pair break up up, nonetheless the two remained civil on-screen and carried on filming till Chris stepped down.

Stephen’s mum Pat modified Chris for a set of the present.

 Chris Ashby-Steed and Stephen Webb on Gogglebox
Chris Ashby-Steed and Stephen Webb on GoggleboxCredit: Channel 4
 The hilarious hairdressing pair were fan favourites since they hit our screens in 2013
The hilarious hairdressing pair have been fan favourites since they hit our screens in 2013Credit: Dan Jones – The Sun

Chris revealed to The Mirror that he has suffered from extreme despair since falling out with Stephen, telling the publication: “There have been times where I’ve felt so low that I think, ‘How can I kill myself?’”

He now lives in his lovely dwelling in Hove collectively collectively together with his companion Tony.

For the latest assortment of the Channel 4 present, Stephen is now joined by his husband Daniel Lustig.

The Woerdenwebers

Mum Viv, German-born dad Ralf, Eve and her boyfriend Jay are from The Wirral.

Jay Makin was sometimes generally known as “Silent Jay” as he was on no account heard saying a phrase on the present.

Gogglebox viewers have been often left in hysterics as Jay sat in silence whereas the household talked in regards to the reveals on-screen.

 Jay would sit in absolute silence on the Woerdenweber's sofa
Jay would sit in absolute silence on the Woerdenweber’s couchCredit: Handout
 'Silent Jay' stayed out of the limelight after Eve dumped him but has since found love again
‘Silent Jay’ stayed out of the limelight after Eve dumped him nonetheless has since discovered love as quickly as further

However, Jay disappeared from the Woerdenwebers’ couch after he break up up with Eve in 2015.

Jay now retains a low profile on social media nonetheless was working at Baa Bar Fleet Street in Liverpool after leaving the present

The former actuality star, who has since chopped off his extended locks, lists himself as a ‘bar associate at Wetherspoons’ on Facebook and is courting as quickly as further. 

Viv ran a retailer referred to as Twilight, whereas Ralf labored for German electronics company Bosch and was furthermore the drummer in a heavy metallic band, Citizen Zen.

Eve, inside the meantime, was finding out drama at school.

The Johnson-Aleys

Vernal, Shirley and Olivia cherished had short-lived fame on Gogglebox after solely exhibiting for 2 seasons till 2017.

The household, who’ve been from the Wirral, in Merseyside, have been seen having satisfying with bottles of purple wine all by their time on the present. 

 Olivia Johnson-Aley (left) found fame before appearing on Gogglebox after she met the rapper Coolio
Olivia Johnson-Aley (left) discovered fame prior to exhibiting on Gogglebox after she met the rapper CoolioCredit: Handout
 Olivia is know a fashion stylist and previously worked in management positions in retail
Olivia is know a growth stylist and beforehand labored in administration positions in retail

Prior to exhibiting on Gogglebox, daughter Olivia went viral after the rapper Coolio acquired proper right here to her scholar lodging and frolicked alongside alongside along with her flatmates. 

The Gangsta’s Paradise singer carried out his iconic observe and furthermore cooked a three-course meal for school kids after bumping into them on an evening out.

Since leaving the present, she continued to work in retail in administration roles at Ted Baker and Selfridges, now in accordance to LinkedIn, she’s a growth stylist. 

The Delaney-Ellwoods

It wasn’t extended prior to the Dorset household – consisting of fogeys Toni and Jeffrey and teen daughters Jessica and Elizabeth – acquired proper right here beneath fireplace all by their first season on Gogglebox in 2016. 

 The Delaney-Ellwood family took a lot of flack after fans tweeted about them being 'too posh'
The Delaney-Ellwood household took loads of flack after followers tweeted about them being ‘too posh’Credit: Channel 4
 Since leaving the show, the family continued to post family photographs online until 2018 as well as supporting other Gogglebox stars
Since leaving the present, the household continued to publish household photographs on-line till 2018 in addition to to supporting fully totally different Gogglebox starsCredit: @DelaneyEllwood/Twitter

Viewers vented on Twitter after Jessica expressed pleasure over her “new chopping board”.

She mentioned: “I can’t wait to use it, I’m going to buy a nice-looking sourdough to cut…”

One fan of the present mentioned they “instantly disliked” the household and one totally different tweeted: “Ffs get this posh family talking about chopping boards off my screen.”

They appeared on the present till 2017 and on Twitter shared snaps of themselves on sunny holidays, attending Royal Ascot and additional till 2018.

 Pete McGarry, who died in June at the age of 71, and now his wife Linda will join the other four stars temporarily leaving the show
Pete McGarry, who died in June on the age of 71, and now his companion Linda could be a part of the choice 4 stars shortly leaving the presentCredit: Rex
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