Owen Warner won over legions of fans after coming second on the 2022 series of I'm A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!
The Hollyoaks hunk has played the role of Romeo Nightingale since July 2018, landing the role when he was fresh from dropping out of university.
Owen's first acting role was when he played the role of a skinhead in a short film called Beverly.
But despite playing the dramatic Romeo for four years, Owen's lovable personality easily cemented him second place as he narrowly lost out to Lioness footballer Jill Scott.
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As Owen celebrates his successful ITV jungle stint, Daily Star is taking a look inside his life, rocky relationships, Love Island comparison and real age.
Despite Owen admitting he used to survive on 40p meals at university after blowing all of his money before Hollyoaks, he could be set to rake in a fortune.
Owen previously said: ""There were a few call backs [for Hollyoaks]. In the first one [audition] I thought I'd f*ed it. I used to speak so fast, and I went in [said the lines quickly] and left.
"And I was like, 'S**t, that's over. I've ruined that chance.' But then I got a call back and then I was waiting for a call.
"I was at uni. It sounds dirty now but I used to have these tins, you put them in the microwave, like chicken. It cost like 40p. I'd have Aldi boil in a bag rice, boil some of that in a bag and whack a tin in the microwave."
But according to research which measures the earning power of the I'm A Celebrity stars, Owen looks set to be the top earner, as he could earn £1,503 from a commercial Instagram entry, which is a huge 38% increase from the beginning of the series.
As Owen got to work with grisly challenges and adjusting to the jungle climate, his brother Louie and mum Polly were quick to share their praise for the Hollyoaks star.
But as the pair appeared on Good Morning Britain, ITV fans couldn't believe how similar hunky Louie looked to his soap star brother.
Louie told Richard Madeley and Susanna Reid: "He went in there and we all didn’t know what to expect. We knew lots of people in there, but we weren’t sure – Owen’s not been in Hollyoaks long – so we weren’t really sure who would know who he was.
"The fact that he’s still in there is a true testament to who he is as a person. He’s been able to capture the audience.
"I think he’s going to be really touched and it’s going to give him a lot of confidence. To finally believe how much of a good person he is like we tell him day to day."
Fans quickly ran to social media to gush over Louie, as one said: "Owen’s mom is a beautiful woman….Good genes definitely run in that family, even his brother is good looking."
Another added: "Owen’s brother is even better looking."
Owen is a bit of a serial-dater and has stepped out with many famous faces.
Some of his past romances include fellow Hollyoaks beauty Stephanie Davis, whom he dated for nine months; celebrity makeup artist Lana Jenkins; and The Apprentice star Camila Ainsworth.
As well as the above three famous beauties that he has dated, Owen also has history with Geordie Shore stunner Chloe Ferry.
After a whirlwind romance the pair did actually break-up, but did reunite back in September after they were seen leaving The London Reign nightclub before hopping on a rickshaw together for a late night tour of the capital.
Away from the TV screen Owen is a keen gym-goer and loves to keep fit.
He also enjoys showing off his impressive muscles on his Instagram page, where he will often post hunky displays of him working out or parading his guns.
Last November (2021) he posted a video of him working on his back and biceps.
The star could be seen doing pull-ups and flexing his back muscles for all to see.
In the caption he penned: "A little Back and Bicep session for any of you to try, let me know what you want to see next."
Looking more hench than ever before, fans swooned over the star with one penning: "love your body."
Another went on to plead: "Marry me," with a slew of emojis.
While a third said: "My role model, show me your six-pack abs."
Thanks to his ripped physique and incredible muscles, people often mistake Owen for being much older than he actually is.
In the soap his character of Romeo has a birth year of 2001, which isn't too dissimilar to Owen's actual birth date, albeit two years younger.
His real age may come as a surprise to many, but because of his hench looks and facial hair he appears older, but Owen is actually just 23 in real life, and was born in 1999.
Hollyoaks airs weekdays on Channel 4 at 6.30pm followed by first-look episodes on E4 at 7pm
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