Sam Thompson Facts: Age, Girlfriend, Net Worth And Everything You Need To Know

17 November 2023, 12:38 | Updated: 11 December 2023, 11:28

Everything you need to know about Sam Thompson
Everything you need to know about Sam Thompson. Picture: Getty/ITV
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Sam Thompson is the winner of I'm A Celebrity 2023, but who is he? And when did he quit Made In Chelsea? Here are all the important facts.

Reality TV star Sam Thompson won 2023's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!, before the show he had announced that was joining the line up by saying "the rumours were true".

Sam told ITV he is "so excited" to be taking part in the show, saying: "It still feels like a dream. I feel like a competition winner taking part. It was an absolute resounding 'yes' when I got approached - in fact they didn't even need to ask!"

When he won Sam said he was "overwhelmed", telling viewers at home: "I didn't think I was even going to be invited onto this show, let alone be sat here [on the winner's throne]."

So who is the former Made In Chelsea star Sam? How old is he? What's his net worth? Here's all the fun facts you need to know.

Sam Thompson shirtless Instagram photo
Sam Thompson is a self-confessed reality TV super fan. Picture: instagram

Who is Sam Thompson?

Age: 31

From: London, England

Job: Most famous for Made In Chelsea

Instagram: @samthompsonuk

Sam Thompson rose to fame on hit reality TV show Made In Chelsea which he joined in 2013. A lover of all things reality, he's also been on Celebrity Big Brother, Celebs Go Dating, Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins, Celebrity Coach Trip and the Celebrity Circle.

At the start of 2023 Sam, a self-confessed Love Island super fan, joined the ITV2 team as their podcaster and regular on Love Island: Aftersun alongside Indiyah Polack and new host, Maya Jama.

Sharing his news on Instagram, where he's famous for making funny videos with his girlfriend Zara McDermott, he wrote: "Today, a young, Love Island super fan's dreams all came true. You’re looking at the HOSTS of the OFFICIAL LOVE ISLAND PODCAST BABY!!! Not only that, but I will be a regular feature on Aftersun alongside @mayajama and the absolute legend that is @IndiyahHP! I’ve never been so excited in my life!!!!!!!"

Sam is also a podcast co-host with The Only Way Is Essex star Pete Wicks, who he dubs his best friend, on their show called 'Staying Relevant'.

When did Sam Thompson leave Made In Chelsea?

Sam originally quit the show in 2018 after he admitted filming alongside ex-girlfriend Sophie Habboo (Habbs) became too difficult.

In 2019, he was feeling confident again and returned to filming but left again for good in 2021.

Sam Thompson and Louise posing on a beach
Sam Thompson is Made In Chelsea star Louise's little brother. Picture: Sam Thompson/Instagram

Who are Sam Thompson's family?

Not the only famous face in the Thompson family, Sam is the younger brother of Louise Thompson, another favourite from Made In Chelsea.

His mum, Karen Thompson, is a property developer and interior designer.

Who is Sam Thompson's girlfriend?

Sam and girlfriend Zara McDermott have been together for four years. Their relationship came after he had a few public romances including Habbs and Tiffany Watson.

A former Love Island contestant, Zara and Sam have been a couple since 2019 but briefly split in 2020. They live together in a gorgeous home in London and have an adorable fur baby together.

2023 is a big TV year for the pair as Sam Thompson announced he would be joining I'm A Celeb whilst Zara was competing on Strictly Come Dancing.

Sam Thompson and girlfriend Zara McDermott
Sam Thompson and girlfriend Zara McDermott live together in London. Picture: Sam Thompson/Instagram

What is Sam Thompson's net worth?

Sam's net worth isn't known exactly but according to online reports experts have estimated he's worth around £850,000 to £1million.

His reality TV career, endorsements and Love Island: Aftersun have all played a part in boosting his finances.

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