|Born||3 November 1988|
|Television||Made in Chelsea|
Jamie Laing (born 3 November 1988) is an Entrepreneur, English television personality and actor. He is the founder of the confectionery company Candy Kittens and best known for appearing on the reality television series Made in Chelsea since the second series in 2011. He runs and hosts 2 podcasts, Private Parts and a BBC Podcast, ‘6 Degrees from Jamie and Spencer’. As an actor, he has appeared in shows such as Hollyoaks, Murder In Successville and Drunk History.
He has made numerous guest appearances on shows such as Alan Carr: Chatty Man, The Jonathan Ross Show, Loose Women, Viral Tap, Reality Bites, First Dates, Celebrity Juice, Safeword, The Apprentice: You're Fired!, This Morning, CelebAbility, I'm a Celebrity: Extra Camp, Virtually Famous, Good Morning Britain, The Crystal Maze, Through the Keyhole, Up Late with Rylan, Would I Lie to You?, 8 Out of 10 Cats, The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice, The Great British Bake Off for Stand Up To Cancer, Lorraine, The Time It Takes, Sunday Brunch, Joe Lycett's Got Your Back and Love Island: Aftersun.
In 2016, he played a fashion show attendee in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.
In 2018, he filmed a Channel 4 Documentary called Famous and Fighting Crime, in which he became a volunteer policeman in Peterborough.
He also runs and hosts a podcast, Private Parts, with his friend Francis Boulle as well as starting a BBC podcast ‘6 Degrees from Jamie and Spencer’, again with Spencer Matthews.
Laing was named as one of the celebrities to star in the seventeenth series of Strictly Come Dancing in August 2019; however a foot injury led him to withdraw on 5 September, two days before the launch show was aired. He was replaced by Kelvin Fletcher, who went on to win the series. The following year, he was announced as a contestant on the eighteenth series.
- Ellie Austin, Interviews by (22 January 2017). "Relative Values: Made in Chelsea's Jamie Laing and his mother, Penny" – via www.thetimes.co.uk.
- Hogan, Michael (20 March 2018). "Jamie Laing, heir to the McVitie's fortune, makes the worst cake ever: The Great Celebrity Bake Off - episode 3 review" – via www.telegraph.co.uk.
- Plunkett, John (14 February 2014). "Benefits Street producer makes BBC Sports Relief series on food poverty" – via www.theguardian.com.
- "The Journey". Candy Kittens.
- Burn-Callander, Rebecca (26 November 2015). "Made in Chelsea's Jamie Laing to crowdfund £300,000 for Candy Kittens" – via www.telegraph.co.uk.
- "Jamie Laing plans to move in with girlfriend 'one day'". www.femalefirst.co.uk.