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Karen Price

BBC Michael McIntyre's The Wheel: Who is celebrity contestant Yung Filly?

Michael McIntyre's The Wheel is back on BBC1 on Saturday, November 12 with seven celebrities helping members of the public answer general knowledge questions to win big money.

The latest instalment of the popular entertainment show will feature Clare Balding, Welshman Owain Wyn Evans and Chris Moyles, who can currently be seen on ITV's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

There will also be an appearance from YouTube star and musician Yung Filly. So what exactly do we know about him?

Read more: BBC Michael McIntyre's The Wheel contestant just won biggest amount ever on series after 'losing everything' in lockdown

Young Filly was born in August 1995 in Colombia before moving to the UK and and his real name is Andres Felipé Barrientos. He began his YouTube career in 2013, starting a music career in 2017 when he released his debut single Take Time. Earlier this year he teamed up with British rapper and songwriter Chip for Day To Day.

Since 2018, he's appeared on numerous TV shows, several of which he hosted. Barrientos appeared for England in Soccer Aid 2020 during the game, he scored a goal. Earlier this year he hosted a spin-off show of Freeze the Fear with Wim Hof titled Munya and Filly Get Chilly, which was co-hosted with Munya Chawawa. He also appeared on The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C and BBC's Would I Lie To You?

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