Who is Lisa Armstrong? Ant McPartlin's ex-wife and Strictly Come Dancing and Britain's Got Talent's make-up artist

Here is the lowdown on Lisa and her relationship with the TV presenter…

Who is Lisa Armstrong? What is her background?

Lisa Armstrong, 41, was born October 26, 1976, in Oxford.

She started her career as a dancer but in 1994 joined the band Deuce.

Their debut single Call It Love was released in January 1994 and entered the UK charts at number 21, working its way up to peak at number 11.

The band went on to release two more singles and an album before splitting up in 1997.

When did Lisa Armstrong meet Ant McPartlin? How long were they married?

Lisa and Ant met at a pop concert at Newcastle City Hall in 1994, when she was performing with Deuce and he was performing with his best pal Declan Donnelly in their band PJ & Duncan.

After a lengthy romance Ant proposed to Lisa while on holiday in Dubai on April 26, 2005.

They married on July 22, 2006, in Taplow, Buckinghamshire.

They don't have any children.

When did Lisa Armstrong and Ant McPartlin get divorced?

Lisa officially divorced from Ant on October 16, 2018 with a decree nisi granted on the grounds of unreasonable behaviour.

The Sun first revealed that the couple were divorcing after 11 years of marriage on January 14, 2018.

In a statement released to The Sun on Sunday, Ant’s spokesman said: “In response to the recent speculation in the media, Ant is very sad to announce that, after 11 years, he is ending his marriage to Lisa McPartlin.

“Ant asks for privacy at this difficult time, for both himself, Lisa and their immediate families. No further statement will be made.”

It has since been revealed that Ant has found love with his personal assistant, Anne-Marie Corbett.

After the news broke, The Sun exclusively revealed Ant's best-friend and presenting partner Dec had sent a text message of support to Lisa, telling her to "be strong".

How much money will Lisa Armstrong get from Ant in the divorce?

It has also been reported that Lisa could get HALF of his fortune, meaning she could walk away with £31million.

It had been reported that she will fight for "everything she is owed" in the divorce settlement and that she is looking for a whopping £50million settlement.

This figure is said to include half of Ant's £70million fortune, the former couple's £12million mansion in West London and a large chunk of the telly favourite's future earnings.

What does Lisa Armstrong do for a career?

After ditching the pop career, Lisa now makes a living as a make-up artist.

She has worked on shows like This Morning, Pick Me and Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway.

Lisa has even worked on X Factor and Britain's Got Talent.

She is now head of make-up and hair for Strictly Come Dancing.

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