The Only Way is Essex is back again!

The twenty-fourth series of the hit reality show started on March 17th.

And while the TOWIE originals turned up in Thailand, back in Essex we met some new faces.

Here’s everything you need to know about stunning newbie to the show Kelsey.
Screen Shot: TOWIE series 24 episode 1 Kelsey Stratford

How Old is Kelsey?

Although we don’t know Kelsey’s exact age, we’d take a guess and say that she’s 18 years old.

Another TOWIE newbie, Joey Turner, didn’t join the girls for a night out in episode 1 as he wasn’t old enough which could mean that Kelsey’s friend group is pretty young around 17-18 years old.

She also has the number 18 in her Instagram bio.

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Food & top golf the other day ☔️ chilled sundays

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Kelsey on Instagram

The Essex girl has a fair few followers on Insta at over 12.5k which is guaranteed to grow now that she’s appeared on the ITV show.

Kelsey doesn’t seem to be on Twitter and often posts numerous selfies and pre-going out pics on Insta.

She also tends to post photos of her family and has a total of six brothers and sisters!

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Be so busy loving your life you have no time for hate, regret or fear ?

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What’s Kelsey’s relationship status?

In TOWIE series 24 episode 1, we met Kelsey for the first time.

While on a night out with her best friends, Chloe Brockett and Ella Wise, Kelsey said that she had just got out of a four-year relationship.

We’re not sure who Kelsey’s ex is but of her many followers, Sam Mucklow is one of them and judging by his recent antics there isn’t a girl in Essex that’s off limits!

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The other day before I went more blonde ???

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Kelsey’s job

According to The Sun Kelsey works as a one-to-one tutor with special needs children.

And when she’s not working you can be sure to catch her hanging out in Essex’s most sophisticated clubs and bars including Sheesh Chigwell.

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This time last week with my girls ?❤️roc wednesdays ? @sheeshchigwell

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