Eight new cast members joined TOWIE for series 24.

The likes of Amber Turner and Myles Barnett have been cast aside for a load of youngsters to open the new 2019 season.

Tom McDonnell was introduced in episode 1 alongside his pals Harry Lee and Jayden Beales.

So, who is TOWIE newcomer Tom?

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Screen Shot: TOWIE Harry Lee and Tom McDonnell series 24 episode 1

Tom McDonnell age

The TOWIE newcomer is 24 years old.

Tom was born on March 14th 1995 making him a Pisces.

His parents are Jim and Kim McDonnell.

 

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Tom’s job

On his Instagram bio, Tom describes himself as a personal trainer and Professional Boxing Seconds License Holder.

Tom is the son of former boxer and boxing trainer Jim McDonnell.

Jim has trained boxers including Danny Williams and James DeGale and had a boxing career of his own where he won the European featherweight title and fought twice for world titles.

Tom has followed in his dad’s footsteps in a way and has gone on to have his own career in the sport, he often posts photos of himself alongside boxing legends including James DeGale and Tony Bellew.

James also follows Tom on Instagram!

 

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Best of luck the big man! Come on Bomber Laaaaa💣

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Is Tom single?

Yes.

Tom is currently single and according to The Sun has said that he “enjoys pulling too much to get a girlfriend”.

Who knows, he might meet a ‘worldie’ in series 24.

 

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Tom McDonnell Instagram

The fitness fanatic has a hefty following on Insta reaching almost 4,000.

Tom also has a private Twitter account and has raked in over 1,000 followers.

He clearly loves a good Instagram post and puts up photos of his mum, dad, French Bulldog, nights out, boxing and more.

 

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My guy Dirty Bertie ☝️

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