Previous Celebrity Big Brother winner Paddy Doherty is a reality TV star and well-known celebrity who rose to fame following a recurring TV appearance on Channel 4’s Big Fat Gypsy Weddings. Once a bare knuckle fighter Paddy is known as the patriarch and leader of his family of travellers, he was featured as one of Danny Dyer’s Deadliest Men, a TV series in which fellow TV personality Danny Dyer visited, interviewed and even stayed with some of the most dangerous men in Britain.
Paddy is known for his tough persona as portrayed in his various TV appearances, however the reality TV star is also proud of his strong family ties and is often shown on Big Fat Gypsy Weddings as tending to his wife Roseanne and caring for and managing his large family. Doherty’s first TV appearance as a reality TV star was as a representative of the Irish Traveller community for the Channel 4 series, on the show he discussed the traditional aspects of the traveller lifestyle and the strength of his Christian faith.
A born again Christian Paddy is a Roman Catholic and speaks openly about his beliefs surrounding sex, gender and equality, as a reality TV star Paddy Doherty has made TV appearances on various talk shows including Celebrity Juice and This Morning, where his outspoken personality, strong beliefs and alternative lifestyle make him a hugely entertaining if not unconventional guest. Thanks to his numerous TV appearances and work with fellow TV personalities including Sally Bercow Paddy has become a popular and much loved reality TV star with a committed public following.