Who is Ashley Banjo’s wife? Diversity dancer’s net worth and children revealed

3 January 2020, 12:09 | Updated: 3 January 2020, 12:11

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Ashley Banjo made his way to fame after founding Diversity . Picture: Getty

Dancing On Ice Judge Ashley Banjo is back on ITV again but who is his wife? And what's his baby girl called? Details revealed.

Ashley Banjo is back on Dancing On Ice as a judge alongside Jane Torvill and Christopher Dean but what do we know about the Diversity star?

From his wife Francesca Abbott to his baby Rose and his net worth, here's everything you need to know about the judge and dancer.

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Who is Ashely Banjo?

Ashley Banjo is an English Street dancer from Wickford, Essex and the choreographer for the street dancing crew Diversity.

He has two siblings, a sister named Talisa Banjo, and a brother named Jordan Banjo who is also a member of Diversity.

After taking a break from college at St Johns School in Billericay, he took two years out to concentrate on his dancing.

He is best known for winning Britain's got Talent with group Diversity back in 2009, and he has appeared on a number of shows since.

These include being a judge on Sky1's dancing talent show Got to Dance for all five series and most recently appearing as judge on Dancing On Ice.

Ashley Banjo wife

Francesca Abbott-Banjo is also a professional dancer and a talent manager.

She has been with Ashley Banjo for eight years and they got married in 2015.

They tied the knot in a ceremony in Essex, which was attended by a number of famous faces.

Francesca has performed with dance troupe Out Of The Shadows who have performed at a wide variety of events, as well as representing companies including River Island, Adidas and Pineapple.

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When was Ashley Banjo's daughter born?

Ashley and his wife Francesca Abbott-Banjo welcomed a little girl into the world on 21st Februrary 2019.

They have named her Rose Adura Banjo and announced the news on Instagram with an adorable snap.

Ashley and his wife have also just confirmed they're having a second baby, just 10 months after their daughter was born.

What is Flirty Dancing?

As well as currently starring on the judging panel for Dancing On Ice he also hosts the Channel 4 reality show Flirty Dancing in which he teaches two singletons to dance before they meet for the first time to perform their newly learned routine.

They then judge whether they'd like to see each other again based on their dance moves like how we used to 'court' each other back in the day.

When is Flirty Dancing on?

Flirty Dancing is on Channel 4 every Thursday night from the 10th January.

Ashley Banjo height

Ashley is very tall and his height is 6"4.

Ashley Banjo Net Worth

The Diversity star has raked in the cash since he first rose to fame in 2009. When Diversity first won Britain's Got Talent in 2009, they won £100,000 between them which roughly amounted to £9,000 a person.

It's now estimated that his net worth is around $1 million (around £736,000) according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Between 2009 and 2014, Banjo was a judge on Sky show Got to Dance. Additionally, he has choreographed three tours for Diversity and appeared on TV on shows like The Cube, Celebrity Juice, and The Real Hustle.

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