Adam Woodyatt Reportedly Named This Year’s I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! Signed up for the series
The EastEnders star, 53, is said to have agreed to participate in the upcoming series of the hit ITV show after the owners offered him a bumper salary deal.
Adam, who is the soap’s longest-running cast member as Ian Beale, will join a star-studded line-up that is believed to include Richard Madley at Gwyrich Castle in Wales. .
New venture: Adam Woodyatt, 53, said to be on the hit ITV show I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! She has agreed to participate in the upcoming series of .
an insider told Sun: ‘Adam was a huge target for the casting team – he is a soap legend and is sure to be a huge hit with fans.
‘But he knew his work could be over because he has been too reticent in recent years to do interviews or reality TV shows.’
The ITV bosses are believed to be thrilled that Adam, who is currently on an ‘extended break’ from EastEnders, will appear in the reality series.
MailOnline has contacted representatives for ITV and Adam for comment.
king of the palace? Adam will reportedly join a star-studded line-up, believed to include Richard Madley as the series takes place again at Gwyrich Castle in Wales (pictured)
After taking a ‘break’ from the BBC soap, Adam reportedly closed his management agency, which he started with his estranged wife, Beverly Sharp.
Sources claimed that the actor has tied up with a new service after he decided to wind up his old company.
Adams’ personal management service, XL, represented only Adam and began with his 56-year-old ex Beverly, whom he separated in August 2020 after 22 years of marriage.
Her husband reportedly negotiated his salary at EastEnders and other acting jobs while they were together under the Warwickshire-based company.
The deal: ITV owners are believed to be thrilled that Adam, who is currently taking an ‘extended break’ from his role as Ian Beale (pictured) on EastEnders, will appear in the reality series
But now they have split, with Adam reportedly shutting down the management service’s website, according to The Sun.
However, the XL is still listed on Company House and had a bottomline of around £250,000 in 2019.
Ian is now represented by the London-based company QTalent as he continues to enjoy his 10-month sabbatical from EastEnders in his motorhome.
The soap star originally bought a £93,000 house on wheels to live in while performing in a touring play.
Split: Adam has reportedly closed his management agency XL that he first started with his estranged wife, Beverly Sharp (both pictured).
Although the drama has been pushed back several times, Adam has made sure to make the most of the situation and is enjoying the trips in the vehicle.
He told The Sun: ‘I have a motorhome ready to tour, so I won’t have to worry about staying in hotels or anything like that.
‘But I have taken advantage of it and I am currently in an area of Devon.’
Adam and Beverly were married since 1998 and have two children – Jessica, 27, and Samuel, 23.
Time-out: Ian is now represented by London-based company QTalent as he continues to enjoy his 10-month sabbatical from EastEnders in his motorhome.
A friend told The Sun that Beverly was ‘very upset’ by the split in 2019, but added that it was a ‘straight separation’.
He added: ‘No one plans for these things and divorce is a difficult thing to get your head around, they’ve dealt with it quietly for several months and are now telling friends so it’s nothing less than a secret .
‘They still recover well, and are keen to make sure they stay as they are for the sake of their children – even if they are all grown up now.’
The news of Adam reportedly joining the I’m A celeb cast comes after Richard Madley He is said to have signed an estimated £200,000 contract to take part in the upcoming series.
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