5 things you didn't know about the Goggleboxers

They're the people we sit down to watch TV with every Wednesday, but how well do you really know the Goggleboxers?

Whether you've been tuning in since the beginning or have joined the couch in the new ninth season, get to know the Goggleboxers a little more with these surprising facts. 

Vestal's team spirit

                            

The Delpechitra family are huge sports fans, with eldest son Wendel a semi-professional cricketer. But it's their sister, Vestal who is most established in the sports world. When she's not watching TV on Gogglebox she's a cheerleader for NRL's Penrith Panthers. Go Vestal!

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Di and Mick's artistic flair

When the two met over 50 years ago, Di was a model and Mick was a successful advertising executive. They shared a mutual passion for art and it was Di who eventually persuaded her husband to make the change and go fulltime in the art world. They became immersed in the industry and still work as successful indigenous art dealers. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Adam's snazzy sock collection

He's one half of the unofficial comedy duo with the killer one-liners, but that's not all Adam is known for. The physio is all about collecting whacky socks, which you may see him sporting each week.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Symon's honourable ties

Don Lovettt, Symon's father is a highly decorated and experienced Lacrosse referee who has officiated hundreds of national and international games, including the Lacrosse World Championships. In 2018, Don was presented with an Australian Blazer, an honourable award that is given to those who represent Australia at a world level. No pressure, Symon!

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Emmie's a daredevil 

She may be a great grandmother, but Emmie Silbery is not to be underestimated. For her 89th birthday, the Silbery matriarch chose to clad herself in leather complete with leopard print boots and jump on a motorbike to her dinner. Talk about arriving in style!

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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