Who is Joe Quaranta? Big Brother 2017 contestant profile

The nightclub owner was also on our screens back in the 90s

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A new series of Big Brother has begun, and with it a new clutch of housemates. But who are they? Here’s your guide to contestant Joe Quaranta

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Age: 55

Twitter: @bobbyjoetenerif

What does Joe do for a living? He’s a nightclub owner.

Has Joe been on TV before? Yes! But a very long time ago. He and his nightclub Bobby’s were featured on Tenerife Uncovered in the 90s – and on Tenerife’s Eastenders: King of Clubs in the 2000s.

What does Joe get up to for fun? He enjoys living a glamorous lifestyle and travels all over the world enjoying the finer things.

He also likes inspirational quotes: 

Wow.

What else do we know about this Joe fella? That his girlfriend is 26 years his junior, he’s got Italian heritage and grew up with a big family in South London.

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Why Big Brother, Joe? “I want to do Big Brother to show that the oldies can do well too – bring it on!”