Jordan North's parents have revealed how he "kept the family home going" when his younger brother was diagnosed with cancer.

Jordan North

Jordan North

The 'I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!' star took responsibility when he was just 16 years old and his youngest sibling Bradley got cancer, and his dad Graham says he is "proud" to call Jordan his son.  

He said: "I was away at the time, and my older son was also away on an operational tour, and Bradley, our youngest son was diagnosed with cancer.

"Jordan was 16 at the time and he man-ed up. He took control and looked after Dominic, his other younger brother while [Jordan's mum] Wendy was in Birmingham hospital and the children's hospital in Manchester while Bradley was having his chemotherapy.

"He [Jordan] organised everything. He was absolutely superb. He's got a brilliant human nature, he's very humble.

"He's a fantastic human being, and you're proud to call him your son. He's absolutely fantastic."

Wendy admitted Jordan was juggling three jobs while trying to keep the family home going, and she praised her boy as an "incredible person".

Speaking on 'Lorraine', she added: "He was my rock. While all that is going on, Jordan kept the family home going through the week, saw himself and his brother to school and he also put himself through college and kept three jobs down.

"He really is an incredible person."

Jordan is currently favourite to be crowned the show's first-ever King of the Castle later this week, with author Giovanna Fletcher second in the betting.


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