Strictly Come Dancing Danny John-Jules: Wife, job and age revealed following 'bullying' scandal

9 November 2018, 11:38 | Updated: 9 November 2018, 11:45

Danny John-Jules on Strictly Come Dancing
Strictly Danny John-Jules has been performing well on the dance floor. Picture: PA

Actor Danny John-Jules has made headlines with his reported behaviour towards Strictly partner Amy Dowden, but what do we know about him? Personal life and career revealed.

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 has been hit with more drama as actor Danny John-Jules has been accused of 'bullying' his professional partner Amy Dowden.

The bust-up shocker has apparently led to a formal warning, however, Strictly bosses have denied 'bully' reports, with Danny also mocking the claims on his social media.

So what do we know about Danny? Most famous for his long role in Red Dwarf, we take a look at his job and career plus his personal family life with his wife and children.

Here’s everything you need to know about Danny John Jules:

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Who is Danny John-Jules and what is his age?

Beating expectations on the leaderboard, Danny is a 57 year old English actor who also has experience with dancing and singing.

Currently living in London, Danny’s parents are from Dominica.

Danny John-Jules with his wife and two children
Danny John-Jules has had a lot of support from his wife and two children. Picture: Danny John-Jules/Instagram

Danny John Jules wife and children

Danny is married to wife Petula Langlais who has been very supportive of his Strictly journey on social media.

The couple have two children together Danté Langlais-John-Jules and Danaè Langlais-John-Jules who are also enjoying his time on the BBC dance floor.

Danny’s acting career

The TV star has quite a few big TV names on his acting CV. He is most well known for his role as Cat in Red Dwarf.

Danny John-Jules is partnered with Amy Dowden on Strictky
The Red Dwarf actor is partnered with Amy Dowden on Strictky. Picture: PA

He also starred in popular children's show M.I.High and Maid Marian and her Merry Men and also appeared in Death in Paradise.

Danny also famously stripped off for the charity version of Full Monty in hope to raise awareness of prostate cancer.