Who is Angellica Bell? Celebrity MasterChef contestant profile

The children's TV presenter is hoping to cook up a storm

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Celebrity Masterchef 2017 contestants: Angellica Bell

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Twitter: @angellicabell

Instagram: @angellicabell

Best known for: Being the face of CBBC for more than six years

Biography: TV presenter Angelica is probably best known to a generation as the face of CBBC. She spent 6 years at the children’s branch of the BBC, fronting numerous series including The Saturday Show, Short Change and 50/50.

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She earned two BAFTA nominations for Best Children’s TV Presenter for her work at CBBC before progressing to roles on Something For The Weekend, Departure Lounge and Holiday Hit Squad on the main BBC channels.

Bell has worked with The One Show since it began airing in 2006 and regularly films VTs for the series. She also stands in as a co-host on occasion.

Bell is married to her former CBBC co-star Michael Underwood.

Oh, and she’s read the odd CBeebies Bedtime Story too.

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MasterChef airs on Wednesdays at 8pm on BBC1