Stevie Johnson's close friend is set to join the cast of Made in Chelsea.
Josh Shepherd, who is described as "a self-assured alpha male", also has a link with another co-star Lucy Watson.
The newbie is said to have possibly kissed the straight-talking brunette beauty once before, but he "can't quite remember".
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Josh Shepherd is close friends with Stevie Johnson
Settling back into Chelsea life, Josh has just touched down in London having spent three years in Dubai and LA.
During his three years abroad, he was working with his father on the family business and having made their fortune selling hotel properties, the Shepherds now has houses in both the UK and Barbados.
With a privileged jet-set lifestyle, Josh is said to enjoy "spending his money on expensive watches and first class flights to his favourite holiday destinations," which include St Tropez, Monaco, LA, New York and Barbados.
Josh Shepherd with his dad in Barbados
Upcoming episodes of series eight of Made in Chelsea will see Josh out partying with the "bois".
Other new members who have joined this year include Lucy's younger sister Tiffany and Alex Mytton's friends Lonan O'Herlihy and Will Colebrook. Personal trainer Will is currently dating Alex's ex-girlfriend Binky Felstead on the show.