Myles Stephenson: From Music To I’m A Celebrity
Myles Stephenson is with no doubt one of the most eclectic celebrities of the last few years.
He first rose to fame after winning X Factor with the group Rak Su, and then appeared in I’m A Celebrity. Since we have seen him in so many shows, and we are sure he will keep featuring in many others, we have decided to investigate his life and his background a little bit more.
What is he doing now? Is he making as much as Jeremy Kyle net worth? Let’s find out more about this new celebrity 2019.
What Is Stephenson Famous For?
The celebrity Myles Stephenson won the X Factor two years ago, in 2017, with boyband Rak Su. Afterwards, he conquered the heart of his fans with the hit song called Dimelo, which was released following the group’s triumph.
The R&B band consisted of Myles and his childhood friends, Ashley Fongho, Jamaal Shurland and Mustafa Rahimtulla.
What Do We Know About the R&B Band Rak Su?
The X Factor winner band performed almost exclusively their own work also after winning the show, such as Mamacita, Mona Lisa and I’m Feeling You. The Rak Su star released his winning single, Dimelo, which rose to the number six spot on the Official Singles Chart.
Congrats my guys @RakSuMusic making another huge @spotify playlist. Not easy coming off a major n going independent but hard work pays off. #dittodistributed https://t.co/vl8hP1Y4jy@AshleyRaksu pic.twitter.com/NvOe8jYvLM
— Lee Parsons (@CEOleeparsons) December 13, 2019
The Band ended up dropping from their record label RCA in August 2019. Allegedly, they were not successful enough in the mainstream charts. When asked about his fellow bandmates, Myles Stephenson said:
“They are really supportive and they totally understand. I would love to stay in the band but if other opportunities come along my way as well after this, you have to take it by the scruff of the neck. They would do the same. I would never hold them back.”
Myles Stephenson And His Role In I’m a Celebrity
In 2019, Myles accepted to join the cast of the reality TV I’m a Celebrity, together with other big stars, such as Caitlyn Jenner and Holly Willoughby. Maybe he was hoping to reach Khloe Kardashian. The popular show has already featured many famous celebrities, while helping others to rise to fame and find new fans and followers on their social media.
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Speaking of his appearance in the show, Stephenson said:
“Going on I’m a Celebrity is going to be so much harder than doing The X Factor but I am so excited. I have watched it for years and it is something I have always wanted to do.”
During the same interview, the young singer also mentioned being a huge fan of the presenting duo Ant and Dec. He revealed his feeling after his recent breakout from his girlfriend Gabby as well.
“I am a massive fan of the show and Ant and Dec. They were the reason I was a Newcastle FC fan initially growing up! Spending time with them and potentially people you have idolised over the years is so exciting.”
The Power Of Drama
Of course, just after a few episodes, the 28-year old Rak Su singer created some drama among the stars of the show. Recently, during a chat with Jacqueline Jossa, he revealed that he believed his girlfriend Gabby Allen has had an affair with her husband Dan Osborne. Myles said:
“When we got a spare five minutes on the way to a trial we spoke about what I had read [in Gabby’s messages] and that was it. […] I’d found messages when me and Gabby were together.”
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He then added:
“(The chat) wasn’t in camp, it was off-site. Whenever we were going to a trial, you’d have to travel to the trial location and in that travelling time you’re not filmed. So we took off our microphones and she asked me then, and I told her then.”
On the other hand, both Gabby and Dan have denied all speculations that they were romantically involved. Nevertheless, Myles advocates to have found some weird messages from Dan, and that he confronted Gabby.
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What Happened Next?
Discussing the drama, Myles said:
“Basically she asked me in the main camp and I said, ‘now is not the time to talk about it’, and when we got a spare five minutes on the way to a trial we spoke about what I had read [in Gabby’s messages] and that was it.
“She listened to what I’d read and she took it on board and she moved on from it. So I’m glad that she took it in and made a decision on what she wanted to do.”
When Did Myles Stephenson Leave The Show?
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At the beginning of this month, Myles left the jungle. While viewers will always remember his air chat with Jaqueline, when asked to recap his experience, the young singer spoke about his love for cooking in camp, saying:
“That was my comfort zone, just because it’s something I do at home all the time,” he explained. “I knew that cooking would bring [their moods] up.”
What Is The Star Myles Stephenson Now Up To?
Only one day after leaving the show, Myles shared with his fans heart-breaking news.
He said to Ant and Dec that the night before the show his grandmother was very ill, at the point that he wasn’t sure if it was the case to fly out to the Australian jungle for one month. As soon as he was back in the UK, he went back to the hospital to meet his family and to check on his grandma’s conditions before it was too late.
He told the media how difficult it was for him to fly back from the other side of the world to join with his family as soon as possible.
‘It’s genuinely horrible but I am kind of content only because in my head at the moment, obviously everything’s very weird still, like coming out of the jungle and adapting to society again. But my nan held in for a month for me to get back and now she’s finally letting go.’
Did Myles Arrives At The Hospital In Time?
Myles revealed that his grandma recognised his voice. She opened her eyes and smiles. What Stephenson had feared while in Australia was for his nan to pass away while he was away in another country. He added:
“My nan is a strong woman, she fought cancer four times but it’s life. I’m going straight back there to make sure she is comfortable. […] I wasn’t going to do the show, I took the choice to do it and luckily – like I knew my nan would – she’s held out until she heard my voice.”
What Happened To His Nan?
Unfortunately, his grandmother passed away a few days ago, at the age of 89. Although devastated, the singer shared the news with his fans.
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89 years of life! Today you left this world but your spirit will NEVER leave our ❤️‘s! The life you had on earth was nothing short of phenomenal! 6 children, 10 grand children! Started In Jamaica and gave everyone the tools to conquer the world! The music I make will keep you dancing up there and My restaurant will be named after YOU down here. Ima continue to try make you proud day in day out in everything I do! Thank you for holding out on going to heaven till I got back from the Jungle! I knew you wouldn’t leave without hearing my voice one last time! I’m not sure how I will deal with you being gone but I know you wouldn’t want me to be alone and to spend it enjoying life! I love you to heaven and back! ❤️ Rest In Love Yaya👼🏾
How Did Myles Stephenson Learn His Cooking Skills?
After leaving the show, Myles told his fans that he learned his famous cooking skills from his nan.
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Although making food was supposed to be a punishment for him as a child, Stephenson soon fell in love with food and fresh ingredients, at the point that cooking became his comfort zone during his days filming in Australia.
“And when I used to be in trouble my nan would make me cook [as a punishment] but I would pretend that I didn’t like cooking so she would make me cook more instead of doing another chore.”
“I spent so much time at her house as a kid. So growing up I’ve got used to West Indian cuisine and Caribbean dishes, so that is one thing I can always take with me and cherish.”
How Old Is The R&B Singer?
Leona Lewis net worth demonstrates that one can really make a fortune with musical talent. Although Myles Stephenson is only 28 years old, he has already featured in two popular TV show. For this reason, we are sure that his fame will only keep rising. After the death of his beloved nan, he may open his own restaurant and try with a new career.
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Myles Stephenson: What About His Future?
On the other hand, he may go back to music, and entertain his fans with his wonderful voice. With the election 2019, we have all been focused on what Jeremy Corbyn and the others were doing during the general election. However, now it’s time to finally find some spare five minutes and go back to follow what our favourite stars are up to!
Allegedly, the singer has just received at least three different offers for writing a cookbook. We still don’t know much about this project. On the other hand, we all hope it can be an interesting book about new recipes, inspired by the love that Myles have for his family and, in particular, his nan.