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Mark Wright to make millions from 'I'm a Celebrity' stint

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Mark Wright is expected to make millions from his stint on I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here.

The reality star left The Only Way Is Essex to enter the jungle, finishing second to McFly's Dougie Poynter in last night's final.

Wright is said to have been inundated with offers of advertising campaigns and TV work, including a £500,000 deal to front Tesco commercials and an aftershave sponsorship.

He is close to becoming co-host of ITV2's new Take Me Out spin-off show and is also being lined up as a regular fitness and health expert for ITV1's Daybreak, according to the Sunday Mirror.

Channel 5, which signed up former TOWIE star Amy Childs following her Celebrity Big Brother stint, is apparently battling ITV to secure Wright with a golden handcuffs deal, while TOWIE bosses are trying to lure him back.

Mark Wright

© ITV

Mark Wright

© Rex Features



"Mark's feet won't hit the floor," a source said. "The phones have been ringing off the hook with offers of work. It's been huge. He has modelling contracts, clothing deals, TV projects galore and a massive fragrance deal all on the table. It's been a truly incredible reaction.

"ITV see Mark as somebody who possibly could become a really big presenter for their brand, and end up fronting shows on the channel on Saturday nights. This time next year he will be sitting in an Essex mansion and he will have a career. TOWIE will seem like light years away for him.

"There's a huge level of interest in Mark. He's popular, good-looking, clean-living and people like him. It's the perfect recipe for a celebrity that will attract work offers. Tesco is a name that's being talked about and he's the perfect face of for their clothing and underwear ranges."

Wright, who is managed by Jonathan Shalit's firm ROAR ­Global, is also expected to earn money through magazine deals, particularly if his romance with fellow I'm A Celebrity contestant Emily Scott takes off.

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