I’m A Celebrity 2017 line up: Who is comedian Shappi Khorsandi?

Shappi Khorsandi has joined the new series of I’m A Celebrity (Picture: Awakening/Getty Images)

Shappi Khorsandi is probably one of the lesser known faces heading into the jungle for the new series of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.

A columnist and cat-lover, she joins the likes of Jamie Lomas, Rebekah Vardy, Jack Maynard and singer Vanessa White.

With a phobia of heights – and no interest in being cured of her fear – she might find some of the trials a bit tricky. We can’t wait to see her face it head on!

Read on to find out more about Shappi.

Who is she?

Hailing from Iran, Khorsandi, 44, has been doing stand up… Read the full story