Who is Alice Fevronia from Bake Off? GBBO 2019 star's job, age and more facts revealed

29 October 2019, 12:15 | Updated: 29 October 2019, 12:16

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Bake Off Alice. Picture: Channel 4

By Tom Eames

Alice Fevronia has reached the final of The Great British Bake Off in 2019, and hopes to be crowned the baking champion.

But where is Alice from and what is her job? Here's all the facts you need:

  1. Alice Fevronia: The main facts

    Name: Alice Fevronia

    Age: 28

    From: Born in Essex, lives in East London

    Occupation: Geography teacher

    Twitter: @alicefevronia

    Instagram: @alice.fevronia

  2. Who is Alice Fevronia?

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    Alice first found her love of baking while recovering from an operation at the age of 15.

    The operation was to treat her scoliosis (a sideways curvature of the spine).

    “I have wanted to be in Bake Off ever since the show has started, but I wasn’t really good enough when I was 18,” Alice said.

    “To be on such a big show doing something that you are passionate about is a huge thing. I felt that to be accepted into the tent gave me the confidence to feel that I could bake. It was a dream come true!”

    Alice grew up in Essex, but moved to New Zealand in her early 20s.

    She later attended art school and after returning to the UK, moved to east London where she has enjoyed making decorative layered cakes for her friends and family.

    “Well I missed a family event, so hopefully they will understand when they find out, and be pretty surprised,” she said of getting her spot on the 2019 series.

    “Walking into the tent for the first time was incredible. Your eyes are seeing it, but your brain is not quite understanding what is happening to you. It was so exciting.”

    She has been rumoured to be dating fellow Bake Off star Henry Bird, but the pair appear to have dismissed the stories, saying they are just friends.