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Celebrity Big Brother: The full list of the new housemates

Sex change boxing promoter Kellie Maloney is the bookie's favourite to win. Photo: Channel 5/PA Wire

Sex change boxing promoter Kellie Maloney is favourite to win the latest series of Celebrity Big Brother, which kicked off tonight.

Formerly known as Frank, the 61-year-old shot to success managing the career of Lennox Lewis, and exclusively revealed her lifelong dream to be a woman to ITV earlier this month.

Benefit Street star White Dee is the second favourite to win this year's show. Credit: Channel 5/PA Wire

Maloney will be joined in the house by Benefit Street's White Dee, boxing champ Audley Harrison, B*Witched star Edele Lynch and Kelly Brook's muscly fiance David McIntosh.

Boxer and Olympic gold medallist Audley Harrison has already appeared on Strictly Come Dancing. Credit: Channel 5/PA Wire
Edele Lynch, the younger sister of Boyzone's Shane, shot to fame in Irish girl band B*Witched. Credit: Channel 5/PA Wire
Kelly Brook's Gladiator fiance David McIntosh will provide the eye candy in the house. Credit: Channel 5/PA Wire

Ex-Strictly Come Dancing professional James Jordan, Gogglebox regular George Gilbey and former Emmerdale actress Claire King are in this year's line up.

Former Strictly dancer James Jordan is married to fellow Strictly star Ola. Credit: Channel 5/PA Wire
Essex electrician George Gilbey, known as Credit: Channel 5/PA Wire
Actress Claire King is best known for playing devious Kim Tate in Emmerdale. Credit: Channel 5/PA Wire

Reality TV favourites TOWIE star Lauren Goodger, Stephanie Pratt, from US show The Hills and Made In Chelsea, Geordie Shore's Ricci Guarnaccio and Angelique "Frenchy" Morgan, who has appeared in a number of US reality shows, will also feature.

Former TOWIE Lauren Goodger has also appeared on ITV's Dancing on Ice and famously dated Mark Wright. Credit: Channel 5/PA Wire
Stephanie Pratt is following in the footsteps of brother Spencer and his wife Heidi who appeared on the 11th series of the show. Credit: Channel 5/PA Wire
Former hairdresser Ricci Guarnaccio shot to fame on MTV's Geordie Shore and was once engaged to co-star Vicky Pattinson. Credit: Channel 5/PA Wire
Angelique Credit: Channel 5/PA Wire

Making up the final 14 are Hollywood star Gary Busey, whose film roles include Point Break, and veteran actor Leslie Jordan, who starred in hit US sitcom Will And Grace.

US actor Gary Busey was nominated for an Oscar for his role in The Buddy Holly Story alongside Robert De Niro. Credit: Channel 5/PA Wire
US actor Leslie Jordan won an outstanding actor Emmy for his role in Will and Grace. Credit: Channel 5/PA Wire

The Channel 5 series, now in its 14th year, will be hosted by presenter Emma Willis.

Last year's Celebrity Big Brother winner was comedian Jim Davidson.

Comedian Jim Davidson winning last year's show. Credit: Ian West/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Prior to the contestants going into the house it was alleged some of them were unhappy about other housemates being paid higher fees.

Kellie Maloney is reportedly being paid £400,000 to appear- said to be the highest fee the show has ever stumped up.