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Who is GBBO competitor Kim-Joy? Baker's Instagram and family details uncovered as she becomes judges favourite.
Great British Bake Off 2018 has introduced us to baking lover Kim-Joy but who really is she?
Already one of the favourites amongst the contestants and judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith, the GBBO hopeful has admitted she is the first in her family to love baking.
So what do we need to know about Great British Bake Off’s Kim-Joy? From her Instagram, her job before GBBO and age revealed:
Kim Joy was encouraged to go on The Great British Bake Off by her boyfriend [Channel 4/SG]
Still in her twenties, Kim is 27 years old and is based in Leeds.
Kim has taken time out of her job as a Mental Health Specialist to compete on the show.
The GBBO contestant has already made a good impression on the Channel 4 judges [Channel 4]
Not as passionate about baking as she is, her father is English and her mum is Malaysian-Chinese which reflects in her baking influences.
Want to see lots of really pretty bakes? Then follow her at kimjoyskitchen.
Great British Bake Off is back for another hit cooking series in the famous tent [Channel 4]
Baking is more of a hobby for this contestant as she admitted she become serious about it only three years ago.
Mainly baking for her family, Kim admitted it was her boyfriend Nail who encouraged her to apply for Bake Off.