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THE Circle is a brand new reality show by Channel 4 which aims to explore how we communicate through social media.

Alex is one of the contestants taking part – here’s everything you need to know about him.

 Alex is a 26-year-old Youtuber

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Alex is a 26-year-old Youtuber

Who is Alex?

Alex is a 26-year-old YouTuber from London.

He carved out his early career as one of the content producers for UNILAD and worked his way up through social marketing before launching his own comedy and memes account.

He has over 400 thousand fans globally across different platforms.

Alex lives and breathes social media.

Who is Alex playing as on The Circle?

Alex is playing the game as his girlfriend Kate.

He hopes it’ll make him more popular.

The social media expert plans to catfish the guys, and admits to having fallen victim to a fake profile himself during his school days.

He’s already made a huge success for himself online and wants to see if he can do it again starting a social media profile from scratch.

 Alex will play is girlfriend on The Circle

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Alex will play is girlfriend on The Circle

Who are the other contestants on The Circle?

Alex will be joined by seven other contestants…

  • Aidan, 19 – Call centre worker
  • Dan, 28 – Former estate agent
  • Freddie, 20 – Call centre worker
  • Genelle, 31 – Stay-at-home mum
  • Jennifer, 40 – Doctor
  • Mitchell, 22 – Bar supervisor
  • Sian, 20 – Fashion student
 Alice Levine, left and Maya Jama, right are hosting The Circle

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Alice Levine, left and Maya Jama, right are hosting The Circle

When is The Circle on Channel 4?

The Circle started on September 18, 20,18 at 9.15pm on Channel 4.

It continues at 10pm on weeknights on the same channel.

The show aims to question and shine a light on modern identity, how we portray ourselves and how we communicate through social media.

The contestants live in separate apartments and communicate via social media but never see each other face to face.

Whoever wins will take home a prize of £50,000.

Who is presenting The Circle?

Broadcasters Alice Levine and Maya Jama present the series.

Alice, 32, is a BBC Radio 1 DJ and co-hosts the hit podcast My Dad Wrote A Porno.

Maya, 24, has hosted several MTV shows including The Wrap Up and True Love or True Lies.

The Circle contestants find out who’s the most popular in first reveal