Great British Bake Off 2021 contestants: Who’s in the line-up for series 12?


CHANNEL Four is on the brink of welcome a updated batch of star bakers to The Great British Bake Off tent.

The 2021 line-up consists of everybody from a Met Police detective to a retired midwife.

The Great British Bake Off is as soon as extra for a mannequin new series with 12 hopefulsCredit: Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions

Who are the 2021 Bake Off contestants?

Every 12 months Bake Off opens the doorways of his well-known white tent the place a dozen novice bakers are put to work.

Returning to the present is veteran host Noel Fielding.

He is joined by Matt Lucas, who took over internet web internet hosting duties from Sandi Toksvig on the 2020 season.

Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith will even be as soon as extra as judges.


Meet Met Police detective Amanda
Meet Met Police detective AmandaCredit: Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions

Amanda is a 56-year-old detective with the Metropolitan Police in London.

She instructed Channel 4 her baking is fastidiously influenced by her Greek-Cypriot heritage.

Amanda discovered to bake as a toddler collectively alongside together with her mum and auntie ahead of learning graphic design and dealing in promoting, then shifting to the police.


Chigs is hoping to do well in the famous tent
Chigs is hoping to do correctly in the well-known tentCredit: ©Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions

Chigs is a 40-year-old product gross sales supervisor from Leicestershire.

Like of lot of novice bakers, he solely began baking critically all via lockdown in 2020.

Chigs talked about he began utilizing on-line tutorials to be taught refined bakes and chocolate work.


Crystelle took up baking three years ago
Crystelle took up baking three years in the earlierCredit: ©Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions

Crystelle is a 26-year-old shopper relationship supervisor from London.

She instructed Channel 4 she began baking critically three years in the earlier.

Crystelle furthermore revealed she is a self-confessed “stresser”.

She talked about she likes experimenting with flavours and textures impressed by her Portuguese-Goan-Kenyan heritage.


Teenager Freya is youngest contestant
Teenager Freya is youngest contestantCredit: ©Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions

At 19, vegan psychology scholar Freya, from North Yorkshire, is the youngest baker in 2021 line-up.

She says she likes to be “unexpected” collectively alongside together with her baking and is “a massive perfectionist”.


George says he has a 'creative flair'
George says he has a ‘artistic aptitude’Credit: ©Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions

George, 34, is a Shared Lives co-ordinator from London.

He is one completely different baker from a Greek-Cypriot household who “has a keen eye for detail” and says his vitality is his “creative flair”.’


Giuseppe uses his Italian roots in his baking
Giuseppe makes use of his Italian roots in his bakingCredit: ©Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions

Italian-born, Bristol-based Giuseppe inherited his love for baking from his father who’s a an educated chef.

The 45-year-old is a chief engineer loves utilizing Italian flavours in his bakes.

He furthermore brings his engineer’s precision to the outcomes, and describes himself as a “food snob”.


Jairzeno wants to scoop the Bake Off crown
Jairzeno needs to scoop the Bake Off crownCredit: ©Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions

Jairzeno moved from Trinidad 15 years in the earlier and is a head of finance in London.

The 51-year-old says he obsesses over flavour combos, notably utilizing Caribbean spices, and instructed Channel 4 that “baking is like breathing” for him.


Jürgen is hoping to impress Prue and Paul
Jürgen is hoping to impress Prue and PaulCredit: ©Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions

Originally from the Black Forest in Germany, Jürgen moved to the UK in 2003 and now lives alongside collectively together with his associate and son in Sussex. 

His baking journey started when he determined to bake his non-public typical German bread when he couldn’t uncover any in his adopted residence.

He is especially well-known for his Jewish challah bread, and for the celebration truffles that he likes to bake for family and associates.

Jürgen most positively has the most unusual pastime out of all the bakers – he’s an achieved trombonist. 


Lizzie will be whipping up a storm on Bake Off
Lizzie will likely be whipping up a storm on Bake OffCredit: ©Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions

Lizzie is a 28-year-old automotive manufacturing operative from Liverpool.

Speaking to Channel 4 about her kitchen expertise she talked about: “I may look like she’s frantic and messy on the outside, but she is usually calm and collected within”.


Maggie is hopping to scoop the Bake Off crown
Maggie is hopping to scoop the Bake Off crownCredit: ©Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions

Retired nurse and midwife Maggie, from Dorset, is the oldest baker at 70.

When she’s not baking, she loves the outside and her hobbies embrace tenting canoeing, kayaking, and crusing.


Rochica swapped dancing for baking
Rochica swapped dancing for bakingCredit: ©Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions

After struggling an hurt which left her unable to proceed her ardour for dancing, Rochica turned to baking.

The 27-year-old junior HR enterprise affiliate from Birmingham says her weak stage in the kitchen is “getting flustered and everything going wrong”.


Tom took up baking during lockdown
Tom took up baking all via lockdownCredit: ©Mark Bourdillon/Love Productions

Tom is a 28-year-old developer for his household software program program program company in Kent.

He revealed his baking was “a welcome escape” all via lockdown.

Tom’s completely completely different hobbies are novice dramatics and singing.

When does the Great British Bake Off 2021 begin?

There is not extended to attend till Bake Off kicks off on Channel 4.

You can catch the motion on Tuesday September 21, 2021 at 8pm.

Episodes will then proceed to air each Tuesday at the equal time on Channel 4.




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