Zack from The Traitors is a nice Jewish boy who went to JFS

The contestant on the BBC show studied at Leeds and works as a parliamentary advisor


Zack Davies in the Traitors (BBC)

As The Traitors returns for a new series on the BBC, viewers have become acquainted with an all-new cast of characters. 

The show sees contestants try and bluff their way to winning a total prize of up to £120,000. Players are split between “Traitors” and “Faithfuls”

Zack Davies, one of the contestants tipped to potentially win the prize, has won over viewers across the country. 

Davies, 27, is a parliamentary policy advisor based in London. But years before the show even aired, went to JFS, graduating in 2014, after which he went to the University of Leeds to study Law, graduating with a 2:1.

He’s not the only person in his family to have a history of reality TV. In 2014, his older brother Matthew lasted 30 days in the Big Brother house.

Ahead of the show, Davies said: “I think I am very good at reading people, mostly because of my career and I want to see if that is the case. I think it also helps that I come from a small, very tightly-knit, Jewish community where socially everyone just knows each other's business. I suppose I applied for The Traitors to see if I’m as smart as I think I am!”

He also talked about what he’d do with the prize money if he won: “It's going to be a boring answer, but a deposit on a flat. The real answer, that my girlfriend doesn't know, is I want to spend it on a Mazda MX-5, because I love cars and racing. It's going to sound like a really nerdy answer, but the Mazda MX-5 has perfect balance, so I want to take it round tracks around Europe – that's my dream. But the flat is my answer, and as far as my girlfriend is concerned that's what I'm saying. I have to say the flat, my girlfriend will break up with me if I didn't say it!”

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