Who is Neil Jones? Strictly Come Dancing 2018 dancer and husband to Katya

But what do we know about the tattooed ballroom bae who is married to another pro? Here's all the info you need…

Who is Neil Jones, how old is he and what is his background?

Neil Jones is a professional ballroom dancer working on Strictly Come Dancing for the BBC.

He's British but was born in Munster, Germany and started dancing at a local ballet school at the age of three.

Neil has represented Finland, Holland and the UK during the course of his competitive career.

He also holds many titles including UK, British, Dutch, European and World Latin Champion.

On signing up to BBC's Strictly in 2016, he he said: “As a British dancer I have grown up watching this amazing show, it is a massive honour…

"I am feeling pumped and excited to be part of the Strictly family.”

Is Neil single?

He joined the hit show Strictly with his dancer wife Katya, who danced with Ed Balls.

Katya and Neil first dated in 2008 after a chance meeting in Blackpool and they have been dancing together ever since.

The pair, who married in 2013, won the 2015 World Professional Latin Showdance Championship.

They are also four times undefeated British National Professional Champions.

Neil Jones has revealed that he won’t have a celebrity partner on Strictly Come Dancing for the third year running.

“Unfortunately, I won’t be paired up this series,” Neil said in a video message posted to Twitter. “But do not worry, because I’m still going to be there every single week in all the group numbers, you’re going to see me in the music acts, in It Takes Two, which I love.

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