North East politicians blasted the MTV show, famous for its drinking, partying and bed-hopping, for painting a dreadful picture of life in Newcastle, while viewers lapped up the antics of the original cast members who first made their mark by posing in a hot tub next to the Baltic for the series one press call. Since first opening its doors in the spring of , the Geordie Shore house , which has changed from being a plush terrace house in Jesmond to a converted warehouse in Byker, has welcomed hordes of self-confessed party animals, some making more of an impact than others.
As MTV gears up for the debut of series 17 we look at how each of the cast members past and present have fared both on and outside of the show. Their Journey centered on the fact that the reigning Queen of the Jungle was back in the Geordie Shore fold. Read More And last year it was revealed that the Wallsend lass is now a millionaire.
Vicky is now head over heels with Newcastle businessman John Noble and announcement her engagement last year. And she recently made a return to the jungle, this time in South Africa, where she reached the latter stages of I'm A Celebrity Australia.
Charlotte Crosby Charlotte Crosby on air at Capital radio, Newcastle Charlotte's departure from the show last year, following a tragic ectopic pregnancy and break up with Gaz Beadle, stunned everyone. Like Vicky, the 25 year old has also tasted great success in both the realms of books and fashion with number one autobiographies Me, Me, Me and Brand New Me and clothing range for In the Style.
She is currently on screen in her own series, The Charlotte Show, alongside new boyfriend Josh Ritchie. The self-proclaimed lothario has become famous for bedding scores of women but like his female counterparts he has tried his luck at other things. He made the news last year after being turned away from New Zealand after failing to meet necessary visa requirements. He is currently dating brunette beauty and model Emma McVeigh, with their baby son being born in January.
He appeared in pantomime last Christmas before his headline hitting departure and released autobiography A Shore Thing. She landed at the top of the book charts with aptly titled autobiography Not Quite A Geordie, has appeared on the covers of both FHM and Nuts and has a popular fashion line for online retailers Lasula.
Her departure in was an emotional one but in a shock turn of events, she's now back in the fold, unlike her ex, which brings us to Kyle did however hint that he would be making a return to TV at some point and did so on two occasions, firstly for Big Birthday Battle and then for the summer series which was filmed abroad.
He was recently seen on Just Tattoo of Us alongside Holly, with her getting a huge tattoo of his face on her neck. Which makes it all the more awkward that the couple have now called it quits with Holly saying they'll always stay close friends.
James Tindale James and girlfriend Kate at the recent MTV EMAs Although no longer part of the show, James appeared on Geordie Shore for 10 series in a row, The Consett lad was one of the more calming influences in the house but did have the odd scuffle, including a very heated one with Gaz when the show filmed in Australia.
And while Vicky was in a relationship, the Durham lad definitely caught her eye and she eventually finished her then boyfriend Dan to be with him. He has appeared on Celebrity Dinner Date and hit the headlines earlier this year when pictures of his cosmetic surgery went viral. Initially getting close with Vicky, Jay left the show to be with then girlfriend Chloe before returning and then leaving for good during series 7.
He returned, much to the delight of his co-stars, for Big Birthday Battle in She is still firm friends with Charlotte and Holly, returned for Birthday Battle in and is now back as a full time cast member. Marnie Simpson Marnie Image: Causing friction due to stirring trouble between the lads, Marnie did little to ingratiate herself to her fellow cast members to begin with.
Read More Geordie Shore star quits show because 'it's not the same without everyone' She finished fourth on Celebrity Big Brother last year when she met Lewis Bloor, who she was on and off with until she found out he cheated on her while she was in Newcastle filming series Marnie recently released autobiography Stripped Bare. And earlier this year she revealed on Twitter th at she'd quit the show. Well spoken Whitley Bay lad Greg struggled to fit in with the fake tan, gym obsessed, deep V T-shirt wearing ways off the fellow boys from the off.
So it was little surprise he quit the show between filming of spin-off Magaluf Madness and series 2. Greg has gone on to star in Irish reality show Celebrity Salon and is now most famous for dating Hollyoaks actress Jennifer Metcalfe, with the two welcoming their first child this summer. Clashing with Vicky Pattison from the word go, Rebecca left the show after just one series.
The former Kenton School pupil has since traded in her jet black locks for a blonde do and has become a mum. Known for his abundance of tattoos, Aaron, was on screen in the last series of Ex on the Beach and has being doing rather well in the world of MMA fighting, with three wins now under his belt. Chloe Ferry The youngest of the current Geordie Shore crop, figure skater Chloe has been a massive ball of energy since coming into the series in PA Which made it all the more surprising that her stint in the last series of Celebrity Big Brother was a very brief one, with her being evicted after just a week.
She's become quite the entrepreneur though, tasting great success with lip line By Chloe Ferry and her own range of sunglasses.
Nathan Henry New boy Nathan makes his entrance Walked into the house with Chloe last year and after initially telling them he was bisexual, Nathan had a huge moment at the end of series 11 when he came out as gay to his fellow castmates. And in he emulated Kim Kardashian's headline hitting naked selfie. Chantelle Connolly A much talked about cast member from the get-go, Chantelle's time in the house was rather fiery so it was no surprise that her exit was too, when she left the show to return home to then boyfriend Tommy Sayers.
The two are no longer together and since their split the High Heaton lass was linked with fellow reality star Jem Lucy although things have definitely soured, with Chantelle tweeting 'If a dog can win Britains got talent then MAYBE jemma Lucy has a chance of winning bbuk dead ' Chantelle walks away from the villa and her time on Geordie Shore Image: Marty McKenna The Newcastle lad arrived on the show with Chantelle at the end of after appearing on Ex on the Beach alongside ex Sarah Goodhart, who was one of the newcomers in series Like us on Facebook.