Who is Jacket Potato on The Masked Singer? Celebrity identity clues and theories

4 January 2023, 09:05 | Updated: 14 February 2023, 10:47

Jacket Potato performs Viva Las Vegas by Elvis Presley on The Masked Singer UK

Naomi Bartram

By Naomi Bartram

The Masked Singer 2023: All the Jacket Potato clues and theories so far...

The Masked Singer is back on our TVs to help get us through January, and there are 13 more celebrities hoping to make it all the way to the final.

Judges Jonathan Ross, Rita Ora, Davina McCall and Mo Gilligan are also back and ready to try and uncover who is behind the mask this time around.

And Jacket Potato was one of the characters performing for fans of the show in 2023, along with the likes of Otter, Cat & Mouse and Knitting.

So, which celebrity was behind the costume and what clues have been given? Here’s what we know…

Jacket Potato on The Masked Singer
Jacket Potato on The Masked Singer. Picture: ITV

Who is Jacket Potato? Clues and theories so far

Jacket Potato was named as legendary Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora.

Richie said: "It's a wild reality when you do this show.”

See the full list of clues and hints here:

  • "Their singing is sure to butter you up — it's Jacket Potato!"
  • “Their vocals are sure to get you creamed – it’s jacket potato!”
  • “Tonight I’m gonna deliver a smash hit!”

Many fans speculated that Jacket Potato could either be a celebrity chef such as Gordon Ramsay, Gregg Wallace or Jamie Oliver or one of the actors from The Dinner Ladies.

Other guesses included Brian Harvey or EastEnders star Shane Richie, which judge Jonathan Ross also guessed.

The Masked Singer characters
The Masked Singer characters. Picture: ITV

Who are the other Masked Singer contestants?

What time is The Masked Singer on ITV?

The show is on every Saturday at 7pm.

When is The Masked Singer final?

We don't yet have an official date of when the final is, but the show usually runs for eight weeks.

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