Who is Wayne Bridge? I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! 2016 profile

Everything you need to know about the ex-footballer


I’m a Celebrity 2016 campmates: Wayne Bridge


Age: 36

Famous for: Playing football for England as a left back as well as doing stints at Chelsea, Manchester City and Reading, among others.


Bridge was born in Southampton, where he made his footballing debut in 1998.

He was at Southampton FC‘s Academy, and later began his professional career with them. Bridge then played for Chelsea for five years and Manchester City for four before turning out for a variety of top clubs on loan and ending his career at Reading.

Bridge made a dramatic exit from international football when he quit the England team in 2010 following allegations that his team-mate John Terry had had an affair with his former partner, Vanessa Perroncel.


His current wife is The Saturdays singer Frankie Sandford, who might have given him the taste for reality TV after she took part in Strictly Come Dancing a few years ago.