Meet Rebs Lightbody AKA Rebecca Lightbody, one of 12 new contestants who formed the line-up for Great British Bake Off 2022. This article covers her age, job, boyfriend, parents, and siblings.
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Rebs Lightbody On Great British Bake Off GBBO 2022
The 2022 season of The Great British Bake Off (GBBO) premieres on September 13 with 12 new nervous hopefuls who will attempt to impress the two judges, Dame Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood. The 2022 season is back to amuse baking enthusiasts with a new batch of baking enthusiasts amid the time sorrow of losing Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Noel Fielding and Matt Lucas are the hosts, and they give the program flavor. One contestant wins the title of Star Baker at the conclusion of the first 90-minute program, while another is eliminated.
One such contestant is Rebs Lightbody a master’s student from Northern Ireland. She is able to Irish dance and is a dab hand at the tin whistle. From the age of three, she helped her mum bake in the kitchen and used to eat her nan’s famous lemon meringue pies. Baking has acted as a form of relief for her from the busy tech world.
Accompanying her in this journey are music teacher Kevin Flynn, nuclear scientist James, personal assistant to head teacher Janusz, 18-year-old contestant Maisam, and electronic engineer Abdul. The list also includes architectural assistant Maxy, 60-year-old IT manager Dawn Hollyoak, Angola-born Sandro, supermarket cashier Carole, cardiovascular research associate Syabria, and DIY enthusiast and former charity boss Will.
How Old Is Rebs Lightbody?
At the time of filming the show, Rebs Lightbody was 23 years old.
Rebs Lightbody Job
Rebs Lightbody had a LinkedIn account which she has deleted now. However, according to Rocketreach, she had previously worked at Penny Bridge Accounting Limited as an assistant accountant. Moreover, she also worked at Intel Corporation as a Sales Development Analyst. Moreover, one of her latest jobs was as Digital Marketing Lead at DOTS.
Talking about her education, she completed her high school education at Ballymena Academy in 2017. The school also announced Rebs’ appearance on the show while posting, “We were absolutely delighted to learn that former pupil Rebecca Lightbody will be appearing on the new series of The Great British Bake Off. We wish you well Rebecca and will be supporting you all the way!”
Rebs earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Finance in 2021 from the University of Leeds. Furthermore, she is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Business at Ulster University.
In late August 2022, she announced on her Facebook, “I’m currently completing a Masters’s Dissertation looking at labor turnover in the Northern Irish hospitality industry to try and identify key drivers. If you work in/have recently worked in the Northern Irish hospitality sector please complete the survey below?”.
Rebs Lightbody Family
Rebecca “Rebs” Lightbody is the daughter of Paul Lightbody and Janet Lightbody. Her parents tied the knots on 22 July 1989 and the married couple has been happily together ever since.
Talking about their jobs, Paul is a Veterinary Surgeon who is currently working at Vets4Pets Newtownabbey. He has also been working at My Pets Vets Ltd since January 2018. Furthermore, he had worked in the same role at Woodcroft Veterinary Group, Glenburn Vets, and Arberth Veterinary Centre.
Paul completed his high school at Regent House School in 1985. He studied BSc Agricultural Business Management at Wye College, University of London, and graduated in the class of 1990. He studied MVB at University College Dublin and also studied MSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare at Queen’s University Belfast.
Additionally, Paul also has an MBA in Finance from the University of Stirling.
Meanwhile, Rebs’ mother Janet attended Millais School for Girls in Horsham West Sussex. She completed her college education at Wye College, University of London, and graduated in 1987.
More about her family, Rebs has one sister named Rachel Lightbody and a brother named Mark Lightbody.
Is Rebs Lightbody On Instagram?
Indeed, she is. Rebs Lightbody’s Instagram handle is (@rebslightbody and @rebsbakes). Her Facebook account is (@rebecca.lightbody). In addition, she already has a fan account (@rebsfans). Moreover, she is also on TikTok (@rebsbakes).
Rebs Lightbody Boyfriend
On her bio, Rebs Lightbody opened up about her boyfriend. The baker has been enjoying incorporating Middle Eastern flavors into her creations as of late, inspired by her partner Jack’s Turkish heritage.
Rebs hasn’t introduced her partner yet on her Instagram. She has followed a few Jacks on her IG but it was impossible to narrow down which was boyfriend as all of them were private.
However, we deduce that her boyfriend is likely Jack Magee, a “Javelin throw” athlete for Northern Ireland and Ireland Athletics. He is ranked 405th place in the world ranking position. He also played on the Ulster Rugby Schools side from the under sixteen age group to under nineteen. Unfortunately, he hasn’t played rugby since his time in the under-nineteen squad due to a serious ankle injury.
Born on 17 December 1997, Jack is currently 24 years old.
Jack is also a student engineer at GRAHAM Group since 2018. The project he worked on was the A6 Bypass Dualling from Randalstown to Castledawson. On this project, Graham is working alongside Farans Construction and is managed by AECOM. He completed high school from
But, Rebs is yet to confirm our deduction.
Where Is Rebs Lightbody From?
Rebs Lightbody grew up in the countryside of Northern Ireland. She is currently based in County Antrim, UK.
When Is Rebs Lightbody Birthday?
Rebs Lightbody celebrates her birthday on 29 October.
How Tall Is Rebs Lightbody?
Rebs Lightbody’s height measures under 5 feet 7 inches.