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When is the Celebrity MasterChef 2021 final and who are the contestants?

BBC One’s Celebrity MasterChef returned for its 2021 series and we are almost at the final!

With many famous faces battling it out in the kitchen, there are just six celebrity contestants left.

Chefs John Torode and Gregg Wallace, the well-known MasterChef judges have once again returned to the series to give the competitors their critiques.

But who exactly will be competing in the final and when can we watch it? Reality Titbit has all of your questions answered!

Celebrity MasterChef: The Finals Trailer | BBC Trailers

Celebrity MasterChef: The Finals Trailer | BBC Trailers
  • GLOW UP: Meet the season 3 finalists on Instagram!

When is the MasterChef 2021 final?

The final of the 2021 series of Celebrity MasterChef will take place on Friday the 17th of Septemeber.

Available to view on BBC One, the final will take place at 9 PM with a running time of 28 minutes.

Meet the MasterChef 2021 finalists

With just six celebrities remaining, the finalists will be battling it out to take top spot, but who exactly are they?

Dion Dublin

Former professional footballer and now television presenter and football director, 52-year-old Dion is just one of the finalists battling it our for the win.

Although a pro in sports, does this Leicester-born presenter have what it takes to be a pro in the kitchen?

Joe Swash

The once Eastenders actor and now presenter, Joe Swash is another finalist.

Having previously won both I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! and Dancing on Ice in 2020, could Joe win again third time around?

Kadeena Cox

A Paralympic athlete from Leeds, Kadeena competes in T38 sprints and C4 para-cycling.

Kadeena has won gold before, but will she take the title of MasterChef champion after Friday’s finals?

Kem Cetinay

The season 3 Love Island Winner, Kem Cetinay is taking on his chances in the kitchen. Originally a hairdresser, the 24-year-old now owns his own restaurant in Romford.

Will Kem’s experience as a restaurant owner help him in the final?

Megan McKenna

The TOWIE star has now taken to the spotlight with her singing career. Having appeared on The X Factor: Celebrity, Megan can work well under pressure.

Also a big fan of home-cooking, can Megan’s self-taught skills get her to the number one spot?

Melanie Sykes

A television presenter and model, 51-year-old Melanie if often appearing on daytime TV.

Co-host of Let’s Do Lunch with chef, Gino D’Acampo, perhaps Melanie will have a few tricks up her sleeve for the final.

What will the winner of MasterChef receive?

The Celebrity series of MasterChef comes with a prize, but perhaps not quite as exciting of one as you might imagine.

This years winner will receive a trophy and the title of Celebrity MasterChef.

However, although there may be no prize money at stake, finalist contestant, Melanie Sykes took to her Instagram to share a photo of the finalists together. She wrote, “the actual joy of taking part in MasterChef back in Jan / Feb was one of the main reasons I did it in the first place, and that was to meet new people”.



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