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Alexander Demetriou joined DOI in 2019 alongside his wife and fellow Dancing on Ice star Carlotta Edwards. Here's everything you need to know.
Skating professional Alexander Demetriou took to the ice for the first time in 2019 with his celebrity partner Melody Thornton.
Here, we reveal all there is to know about Alexander, from his beautiful pro skater wife to his career so far.
Dancing on Ice's Alexander Demetriou is a British professional figure skater.
Born in Blackpool, North West England, the ice athlete grew up on the rink and decided to make a career out of his passion.
In 2013, he bagged himself the role of Captain Hook on Disney on Ice's tour, Passport to Adventure.
At the time, the skating pro revealed that he'd love to join the Dancing on Ice line-up someday – and ideally wanted to be partnered up with Natalie Portman.
Check out this picture of Alexander in costume that he shared on Instagram back in 2012...
Alexander first took to the rink with Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton in the 2019 series.
The pair's debut skate was to Rise Up by Andra Day and was awarded the highest marks of that week thanks to the emotion it sparked among judges and audience members alike.
Sadly, the duo were the eighth couple to be eliminated from the show but finished a respectable fifth in the competition overall.
Here's a sweet selfie of the husband and wife team discovering they'd landed their dream skating job...
The football-loving skater is married to fellow Dancing on Ice professional, Carlotta Edwards.
His wife joined the show alongside him last year, and skated her first season with celebrity contestant and ex-Eastenders actor Richard Blackwood.
The pair met aged 19 while performing for Disney on Ice, but according to cruise ship magazine, Escape, they were originally partnered up with different people.
However, fate intervened and they ended up together both on – and off – the ice.
In 2014, Alexander proposed in Brazil. He and Carlotta tied the knot months later in a stunning ceremony in Huntsville, Alabama.
The married couple have since scored various skating jobs together, including one with a team of pros on a Royal Carribbean cruise ship – and now, Dancing on Ice.
You can find skater Alexander on Instagram @alixdemi.