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Sam Thompson Biography – Sam Thompson Wiki
Sam Thompson is an English radio presenter and television personality. He became publicly known when he took part in Made in Chelsea between 2013 and 2021.
Sam was a contestant in Celebrity Big Brother and ranked third. He has also been a contestant in Celebrity Coach Trip and Celebs Go Dating.
Sam has been the current radio host of a Sunday radio show on Hits Radio since 2022. He is also a regular panelist on Love Island: Aftersun, as well as co-hosting the Love Island: The Morning After podcast.
Thompson went to study at Bradfield College in Berkshire. Sam began working as an intern for Jamie Laing at his Candy Kittens business, doing menial tasks such as picking up his dry cleaning. His first break to the media was in 2013 when he appeared on the E4 reality series Made in Chelsea. He had several hiatuses from the show but would always return.
Sam was a housemate in Celebrity Big Brother 20 in 2017. He ranked third after Amelia Lily and Sarah Harding. He has also made guest appearances on the likes of Tipping Point: Lucky Stars, Sunday Brunch, and CelebAbility.
In 2018, 2019, and 2020, he appeared on the fourth, sixth, and ninth series of guest appearances on Celebs Go Dating. Thompson is the most frequent cast member on the show.
Sam was a contestant on the Celebrity Coach Trip 4 in 2019. He was also on Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins, where he was shouted at by Ant Middleton. In 2021, Thompson was on The Celebrity Circle with Pete Wicks and they finished second. Thompson also posts regularly on TikTok, partaking in pranks, and dances, and creates various other videos.
Host and Panelist
In 2022, he began a new career as a radio host hosting a Sunday radio show on Hits Radio. In January 2023, it was announced that Thompson would be a regular panelist on Love Island: Aftersun, alongside Indiyah Polack, as well as the new hosts of the podcast Love Island: The Morning After. They will also join host Maya Jama live in London every Sunday night. Sam shared the news on his Instagram, saying: “We are your new Morning After podcast hosts.”
He starred in a Channel 4 documentary titled, Sam Thompson: Is this ADHD?, where he explores his diagnosis.
Sam Thompson Age
He was born Sam Robert De Courcy Thompson on 2 August 1992 in London, United Kingdom. He is 31 years old as of 2023.
Sam Thompson Wife
Is Sam Thompson married? Sam is not married and therefore doesn’t have a wife. He has been in a relationship with his partner Zara McDermott since 2019. Sam and Zara got together in May 2019 when Zara slid into DMs after her break up with Celebs Go Dating star Adam Collard. They made their relationship Instagram official in June 2019. They split in September 2020 for four months after it emerged Zara had been unfaithful after appearing on Celebrity X Factor.
In August 2023, Zara McDermott was confirmed as a celebrity contestant on Strictly Come Dancing 2023.
In September 2023, Made in Chelsea star Sam Thompson opened up about his girlfriend Zara McDermott’s “beautiful” professional partner on Strictly Come Dancing, Graziano Di Prima. Thompson shared he is ‘terrified’ of the Italian dancer’s physical attributes as his girlfriend prepares to take to the dancefloor in the BBC One competition.
“What a beautiful man as well… big muscles, about 6 foot 4, jacked and a year younger than me as well, which is terrifying,” he told Hits Radio listeners.
Thompson revealed that they invited Di Prima and his wife over for dinner to get to know each other, before the show began.
“He came round for dinner with his lovely, beautiful wife not long ago – we made him spag bol – and we found out loads about him. He grew up in Sicily, he was a grape stomper – I think that’s what they call it!
“[He] put a roof over his parent’s head when he started dancing, he’s got the most amazing story, he’s the loveliest man,” the TV personality added.
Sam Thompson Family
Sam is the son of Karen Thompson and has not publicly talked about his father. He is the younger brother of former Made in Chelsea cast member Louise Thompson.
Sam Thompson Net Worth
Made in Chelsea star Sam Thompson’s net worth is estimated to be £1 million. His source of income is from his participation in a number of reality shows as well as his career in both radio and television.
His Instagram handle is @samthompsonuk.