Travis Kelce, host of the Amazon game show Are You Smarter Than Famous?

  • By Steven McIntosh
  • Entertainment reporter

image caption, The Kansas City Chiefs star has made headlines in recent months for his relationship with singer Taylor Swift.

NFL player Travis Kelce is set to host a new game show for Amazon Prime Video.

Are you smarter than a celebrity? Contestants will be seen answering primary school level trivia with the help of celebrity guests.

It is a spin-off of the popular Fox series Are You Smarter Than 5th Grader that started in 2007.

Kells, 34, who is also known to be Taylor Swift's boyfriend, said he “grew up loving game shows” and the series was “definitely entertaining”.

He won the Super Bowl with the Kansas City Chiefs in February — the third time the Kells have won the tournament.

“I grew up loving game shows, and I'm excited to follow in the footsteps of so many TV icons by hosting my first show,” Kells said in a statement.

“The original show was a huge hit, so bringing a new format with everyone's favorite celebrities to the screen is sure to be a hit.”

He added: “I'm delighted to be on the hosting side of the equation here and excited to see how these famous faces continue.”

Amazon said the new series will see adult contestants stay in a celebrity-filled “classroom” to answer 11 questions from the elementary school curriculum.

Twenty episodes of the series have been ordered by Amazon.

Kelce also currently hosts a sports podcast called New Heights.

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