Name: Adam Barton, Farm boy
First appeared: 17 July 2009
Birthday: 21 April 1992
Parents: Moira Barton, John Barton (deceased), biologically James Barton (deceased)
Spouse: Victoria Sugden
Siblings: Half sisters Holly Barton (deceased), Hannah Barton, half brothers Pete Barton, Ross Barton, Finn Barton
Occupation: Co-owner of Holy Scrap
Lives: Keepers Cottage
Jul 2009: Arrives in the village, becomes best friends with Aaron Livesy
Dec 2009: Falls out with Aaron when he tries to kiss him
Apr 2010: Saves Aaron Livesy’s life when he attempts suicide
Dec 2010: Dumps Scarlett King for Mia Macey
May 2011: Has affair with Mia’s mum Ella
Feb 2012: Dad John Barton dies
Mar 2012: Torches garage trying to kill Cain Dingle
Jun 2014: Finds out James Barton is dad
Aug 2014: Gets involved with Ross Barton’s scheme but saved by Aaron Dingle
Sep 2014: Goes to prison for attempted arson
Dec 2014: Goes into business with Aaron at Holy Scrap, starts dating Victoria Sugden
Mar 2015: Has one night stand with Vanessa, thinks he’s the father of Vanessa’s baby
Jun 2015: Marries Victoria
Jan 2016: Finds out he’s not a dad to Vanessa’s baby
Sep 2016: Sister Holly dies
Nov 2016: Tries for a baby with wife Victoria
Apr 2017: Finds out he is sterile
Adam made his TV debut in 2002, aged 15, with a guest appearance in Doctors but he rose to fame for his performance as Donte Charles in Waterloo Road when it first aired in 2006.
He also had guest appearances in Casualty in 2008 in which he played a boxer as well as a second appearance in Doctors in 2007.
Adam made his final appearance in Waterloo Road in May 2009 before arriving in the Dales in July 2009.
He often gets mistaken for older brother Ryan who played Jason Grimshaw in Coronation Street. Adam also has a twin brother, Scott, although they are not identical.
In 2016, Adam entered ITV’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here. Despite finishing third, Adam’s reaction to be voted to do the most Bush Tucker Trials won him a legion of fans, the most stars in the history of the show and the undisputed title of Mr Bush Tucker Trial.
Adam is engaged to Caroline Davy, and they have a son Teddy. Adam and Caroline are due to get married in 2017.