'I'm A Celeb': Kiosk Kev's real identity revealed as farmer and reality TV star

Keith vs Kev (REX)
Keith vs Kev (REX)

I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here star Kiosk Kev’s real identity has been revealed.

Having replaced old favourite Kiosk Keith as the new owner of the jungle’s Outback Shack, viewers were left wondering just who the replacement would be.

With the ITV show well underway, it has been revealed that Kiosk Kev’s real name is Mark and he has appeared on TV before he made his debut on I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.

53 year-old Mark Herlaar is a lime and mushroom farmer who appeared on Australia’s version of Survivor for 11 days before being voted out by the other contestants on the show.

He has also starred in an episode of Family Fortunes, known as Family Feud Down Under.

Aware of what the current jungle campmates are going through, Herlaar previously spoke about how ill he became following his appearance on Survivor.

“It manifested two days after I got home and I was just crook as a dog, like I had dysentery and was nauseated and sick,” The Sun reported him as saying at the time.

“And if that had of played out [in camp] I would have been very disappointed to be going out, basically, in a body bag with the zipper open.”

The arrival of Kiosk Kev in the jungle has split viewers with some liking the new addition.

Meanwhile, others have been pining for Kiosk Keith, whose exit from the show was confirmed in a statement released by ITV.

Ray is no longer under contract on the show. There are no plans for him to return this year,” they stated.

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