Who is Celebrity MasterChef 2019 contestant Judge Jules? Real name and wife revealed

23 September 2019, 14:41

Celebrity MasterChef 2019: Judge Jules
Celebrity MasterChef 2019: Judge Jules. Picture: BBC

By Rory O'Connor

British DJ swaps the decks for the stove as he prepares to get judged on Celebrity MasterChef 2019.

Judge Jules, famous for his DJ skills across the globe, is giving up his music career momentarily to take on the kitchen on Celebrity MasterChef 2019.

Who is taking part in Celebrity MasterChef 2019? See the full line-up here

With Vicky Pattison, Joey Essex and Neil Ruddock all part of this year’s line up, the music producer has got some strong competition, but what do we really know about him?

From Judge Jules’ age, real name and his wife - here’s all his details:

Judge Jules (centre) with his fellow Celebrity MasterChef 2019 contestants
Judge Jules (centre) with his fellow Celebrity MasterChef 2019 contestants. Picture: BBC

Who is Judge Jules and how old is he?

A British DJ, Judge Jules is famous for his dance music mixes as well as being a music producer and reached the peak of his career in the 90s.

In 1995 he was voted the best DJ in the world in a magazine poll.

The producer also studied law before he got famous which has resulted in him also practising in entertainment law (hence the DJ name!).

Born October 26, 1966, Judge Jules is 52-years-old.

Judge Jules with wife Amanda
Judge Jules with wife Amanda. Picture: Getty

What is Judge Jules’ real name?

Famous globally for his stage name, Judge Jules’ real name is actually Julius O’Riordan.

Who is Judge Jules’ wife?

Julius married fashion blogger Amanda O’Riordan in 1998 and the couple have two children together, Jake, 19, and Phoebe, 14.

The family have previously split their time between London and Ibiza where Judge Jules held a DJ residency.