Name: Mario Falcone
Occupation: Tailor extraordinaire, fashion label owner
About: The Italian stallion Mario was a massive hit with the ladies as soon as he stepped out of THAT shower and dropped THAT towel. He used to be a self-confessed player - involved in "threesomes, foursomes, and even fivesomes", but now he's just a player in denial.
Name: Mark Wright Snr.
About: He's a man's man, he's the TOWIE godfather. Mess with him and you'd face a world of pain, get on the right side of him he'll let you in on a wealth of life experience.
Name: Nanny Pat
Occupation: Master chef and domestic goddess
About: Essex royalty, Nanny Pat is always on hand to dish out advice or dish out some excellent food including her now famous sausage plait.
Name: Ricky Rayment
Occupation: Bar owner
About: The "cocksure" Ricky Rayment once liked to bite girls' faces, but nowadays he's more content with a little smooch with Jess.
Name: Samantha Faiers
Occupation:Owner of Minnie's Boutique.
About: She's had her Faiers share of romance, but she looks to have found the one - Joey!