Who is Rickie Haywood Williams? Celebrity MasterChef 2019 contestant’s age and girlfriend revealed

16 September 2019, 15:21

Celebrity MasterChef 2019: Rickie Haywood Williams
Celebrity MasterChef 2019: Rickie Haywood Williams. Picture: BBC

By Zoe Adams

Celebrity MasterChef 2019 star DJ Rickie Haywood Williams is one third of music trio Charlie, Ricky and Melvin, but who is? And does he have a daughter?

Rickie Haywood has confirmed his spot on Celebrity MasterChef 2019 which has a late summer start date.

Competing against the likes of Joey Essex, Kellie Maloney and Love Island’s Dr Alex, the DJ and presenter has a lot to prove.

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

But who is Rickie Haywood Williams? How old is he and does he have a girlfriend? Here’s everything you need to know about the third member of trio Charlie, Ricky and Melvin.

Celebrity MasterChef 2019: DJ Rickie Haywood Williams
Celebrity MasterChef 2019: DJ Rickie Haywood Williams. Picture: PA

Who is Rickie Haywood Williams?

Presenter and DJ, Rickie has been a long-standing member of the music industry alongside Melvin Odoom and Charlie Hedges.

Rickie studied broadcast journalism at the BRIT school before going onto university in Bedfordshire where he met pal and colleague Melvin.

With DJ’ing being his main gig, Rickie has also bagged many presenting gigs including Sweat The Small Stuff, Bang On The Money, Big Brother’s Bit On The Side and backstage coverage of the BRIT Awards.

Rickie Haywood Williams (2nd right) with his fellow Celebrity MasterChef contestants
Rickie Haywood Williams (2nd right) with his fellow Celebrity MasterChef contestants. Picture: BBC

How old is Rickie Haywood Williams?

Rickie was born on June 3, 1980 - making him 39-years-old.

Does Rickie Haywood Williams have a girlfriend? Who is his daughter?

Rickie does tend to keep his family and private life away from the public eye so it’s not confirmed whether he is single or not.

He has publicly spoken about his daughter Lola, however, and admitted she’s helped him become a better person.

What is the Celebrity MasterChef 2019 line up?

Rickie Haywood Williams will be competing in the kitchen against some of reality TV’s finest including Vicky Pattison and Gogglebox’s Dom Parker.

There are also some strong competitors in the form of athletes and sports stars including Greg Rutherford, Kellie Maloney and Neil Ruddock.

Gregg Wallace and John Torrode are presenters of this year’s Celebrity MasterChef again.