Jordan North mentioned that his brother gave him some words of advice during I’m A Celeb episode 2! Now viewers want to know more about Jordan’s sibling.
Radio DJ Jordan has entered the I’m A Celebrity Castle with a bang. The 30-year-old was sick cliffside during the celebrities’ first challenge. Following that, he’s been nominated for the first two trials.
The Viper Vault trial saw Jordan face his worst fears. He may not have managed to do it without the wise words of his older brother!
I’m A Celebrity: Who is Jordan North’s brother?
Jordan North mentioned his paratrooper brother during I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! episode 2. He said that in times of fear, his brother told him to “go to his happy place“. The whole nation now knows that Jordan’s happy place is Turf Moor – Burnley Football Club’s home ground.
Jordan’s brother, Ryan, is no ordinary guy. Not only has he trained as a paratrooper but he’s worked his way up to be a Sergeant.
Ryan, 33, is a Burnley FC fan like Jordan, however, the brothers have opted for very different careers. Following in the footsteps of their father, Graham, Ryan joined the army at 16 years old.
Their dad, Graham, served in the Queen’s Lancashire Regiment from 1982-2006.
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Ryan North: The Paras: Men of War
Ryan’s success in the army has been so great that it has taken him to the world of TV.
The 33-year-old appeared on ITV show The Paras: Men of War in 2019. The programme is not currently available to watch on the ITV Hub, but it can be viewed via Sky Vision.
Jordan described the show on Instagram as “a brutal, honest, and fascinating insight into the British Army’s most elite regiment“.
I’m A Celebrity: Jordan’s brother & family
Although Radio One’s Jordan opted for a career in the media world, he actually comes from a military family.
Speaking to the BBC in 2017, Jordan said: “There have been nine close family members who’ve served, including my dad and brother.”
Interviewed by his brother for Remembrance Day, Ryan said: “I served in Iraq and Afghanistan and lost friends and colleagues. You never forget them but Remembrance Day gives you the chance for a bit of reflection.“
As reported by the Lancashire Telegraph, Jordan’s brother Ryan is married, has two sons and lives in Lowerhouse, Burnley.
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