The Circle winner! Paddy Smyth is crowned champion in the live final while Zoe Ball supports son Woody as he finishes in fifth place

Paddy Smyth has been crowned the champion of The Circle 2019.

The winner, 31, appeared elated as host Emma Willis announced that he had won the game show and would be taking home the £70,000 prize fund.

After seeing how he had been rated by his fellow contestants, Paddy said: 'I never thought I'd make it past the beginning, especially as I came in as a late player.

Champion! Paddy Smyth has been crowned the champion of The Circle 2019

Champion! Paddy Smyth has been crowned the champion of The Circle 2019

'I came in with such insecurities and that circle accepted me.'

During the final Zoe Ball and Fatboy Slim's son Woody, 18, came in fifth place and was finally able to come face-to-face with the other players.

TV presenter Zoe was there to watch her son leave the apartment block and wrapped her arms around him in support as they reunited.

During their reunion Zoe joked that she cringed when Woody tried to flirt with Richard Madeley, as he pretended to be 27-year-old blonde Judy. 

Supportive: During the final Zoe Ball and Fatboy Slim's son Woody, 18, came in fifth place and was finally able to come face-to-face with the other players

Supportive: During the final Zoe Ball and Fatboy Slim's son Woody, 18, came in fifth place and was finally able to come face-to-face with the other players

Celebrate: The winner, 31, appeared elated as host Emma Willis announced that he had won the game show and would be taking home the £70,000 prize fund

Celebrate: The winner, 31, appeared elated as host Emma Willis announced that he had won the game show and would be taking home the £70,000 prize fund

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She also spoke of her pride as she gushed over his fun-loving nature and maturity. 

While Paddy won the show thanks to votes from the other finalists, Tim was crowned the people's champion and also went home with £30,000 in his pocket.

Overall Tim finished in fourth place according to the game players' ranking.

The other finalists included Georgina and Sammie, who was later revealed as catfish James, who had been pretending to be a female the entire time.  

Sammie, AKA James came in third place, and Georgina was the runner up.

The people's champ! While Paddy won the show thanks to votes from the other finalists, Tim (right) was crowned the people's champion and also went home with £30,000 in his pocket

The people's champ! While Paddy won the show thanks to votes from the other finalists, Tim (right) was crowned the people's champion and also went home with £30,000 in his pocket

Emma Willis was the host of the Channel 4 programme for the first time this year, after taking over the reigns from Maya Jama and Alice Levine.

The players are able to be whoever they want to be and all live in the same apartment block, but in different flats within the building.  

The contestants don't meet face to face until the final and are only able to communicate using social media platform The Circle, in order to be voted 'most popular' by their competitors. 

Final: The other finalists included Georgina (pictured) and Sammie, who was later revealed as catfish James, who had been pretending to be a female the entire time

Final: The other finalists included Georgina (pictured) and Sammie, who was later revealed as catfish James, who had been pretending to be a female the entire time

Catfish: Sammie, AKA James (pictured) came in third place, and Georgina was the runner up

Catfish: Sammie, AKA James (pictured) came in third place, and Georgina was the runner up 

The Circle winner! Paddy Smyth is crowned champion in the live final

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