30 July 2020 10:31
CELEBRITY MasterChef is ramping up the competition, and the celebs will have to impress Gregg and John if they want a place in the final. Lucky MasterChef fans will be getting a double bill of the show, with the second half of the semi-final showing TONIGHT (Thursday, July 30) before the grand final shows straight after that. 9 In tonight's Celebrity MasterChef semi-final, the celebs will face a challenge by renowned chef Aldo Zilli Credit: BBC Who left Celebrity MasterChef last night? Last night saw the departure of Thomas Skinner. Unfortunately, although the The Apprentice fan-favourite Thomas brought many laughs to the kitchen, his cooking skills didn't live up to the judges' expectations.
The last of the semi-finals continue tonight with the last six chefs facing a challenge set by one of the renowned chef Aldo Zilli. One more celeb will be leaving the semi-finals before the remaining finalists fight for the trophy. 9 Thomas Skinner was kicked out during the semi-finals Amar Latif 9 Amar Latif has proven time and time again that he won't let anything stand in his way Amar is a blind British actor and TV presenter. He set up the tour company Traveleyes, which helps blind people to travel the world. Riyadh Khalaf 9 Riyadh's YouTube channel has 337K subscribers Riyadh is a popular YouTube star, known for his work for the LGBTQ+ community.
Khalaf currently has around 337,000 YouTube subscribers, with each video gaining around 20,000 views. Sir Matthew Pinsent 9 Sir Matthew has won four Olympic gold medals, but can he win the MasterChef crown? Sir Matthew Pinsent is an English Olympic rower. He won 10 world championship gold medals and four consecutive Olympic gold medals, of which three were with Sir Steve Redgrave. Judi Love 9 Does Judi Love cooking? Funnywoman Judi is a stand-up comedian and radio presenter. She is also a panellist on ITV's Loose Women. Sam Quek 9 Sam Quek is an Olympic gold medallist Quek will be swapping her hockey stick for a wooden spoon in Celebrity MasterChef. The hockey player won gold as part of the British team at the 2016 Summer Olympics. The show will be hosted by Gregg Wallace and John Torode. Gethin Jones 9 Instead of a Blue Peter badge, Gethin Jones will be competing for the MasterChef trophy Gethin Jones is a Welsh TV presenter and actor. He is best known for his stint as a Blue Peter presenter and came third on the fifth series of Strictly. Most read in TV CASHING OUT Martin Lewis quits GMB after 17 years as he 'can't cope' with busy workload Spoiler SALLY TO THE RESCUE Corrie's Sally confronts Geoff over his lies about Tim's mum Elaine Spoiler SHE'S BACK! Debbie Webster returning to Corrie to save Kevin from 'unsuitable' Abi Franklin LONG-LOST MUM Nine huge Corrie spoilers for next week including Elaine's mission FAREWELL PARADISE Death in Paradise's Shyko Amos posts emotional video after exit from show 'IRRESPONSIBLE' This Morning fans' fury as travel expert returns after 'dangerous' advice Phil Daniels 9 Will Phil Daniels find cooking a walk in the park(life)? Phil Daniels is an English actor and bandmate in The Cross. He famously features in Blur's hit single Parklife and played Kevin Wicks in EastEnders. Who is Matthew Pinsent? Celebrity Masterchef star's wife, height and career revealed Matthew Pinsent is appearing on Celebrity Masterchef. Picture: BBC/PA Images Who is Matthew Pinsent's wife and how many gold medals has he won? Here's what you need to know... The final week of Celebrity Masterchef is in full swing, with this years' stars pulling out all the stops to take home the trophy. And one man who has impressed judges John Torode and Gregg Wallis is Olympic champion Matthew Pinsent. The sportsman might be used to handling oars rather than tarte tatins, but his competitive streak has got him all the way to the end. But what do we know about Matthew and who is his wife? Here's what we know… Matthew Pinsent has won four gold medals at the Olympics. Who is Matthew Pinsent and how old is he? Sir Matthew Pinsent is a 49-year-old Olympic rowing champion who was born in Holt, Norfolk. He won four consecutive Olympic Gold medals in a row, three of which were alongside his friend Steve Redgrave. Read More: Who is Amar Latif? Meet the first ever blind Celebrity Masterchef star He has also bagged 10 World Championship gold medals, and in the 1992 and 1996 Olympics he won gold medals in the coxless pair event with Steve. Matthew first got into rowing while studying at Eton College and went on to compete for Oxford University, beating Cambridge twice. Matthew met his wife at University. Picture: PA Images Since retiring from rowing, Matthew is now a commentator and has even refereed the famous Oxford vs Cambridge boat race he competed in. Matthew was also knighted in 2014. How tall is Matthew Pinsent? Matthew is very tall! He is actually 6ft5 or 195cm. Who is Matthew Pinsent's wife and how many children do they have? Matthew Pinsent is married to Demetra Koutsoukos after the couple met when they were at University at Oxford where Demetra was a Rhodes Scholar from Harvard. She is now the CEO of the makeup brand Charlotte Tilbury Ltd and the pair have three children together: twins Jonah and Lucas, 14, and 12-year-old daughter Eve. Now Read: Who is Phil Daniels? Celebrity Masterchef 2020 contestant's height, acting career and net worth revealed