Strictly Come Dancing Faye Tozer: Husband, children, age and net worth revealed as she competes

28 September 2018, 11:42

Claire From Steps

Faye Tozer has instantly become one of the Strictly Come Dancing 2018 favourites alongside partner Giovanni Pernice. Here's everything you need to know from husband to Steps career.

Faye Tozer first found fame in 90's pop group Steps alongside Claire Richards, Lee Latchford-Evans, Lisa Scott-Lee and Ian 'H' Watkins, and is now working her dancing magic on Strictly Come Dancing 2018 with professional partner Giovanni Pernice.

Already finding a comfortable spot at the top of the leader board, Faye is set for a long time on the dance floor but what do we know about her? Who is her husband and what is her age?

Here's everything you need to know including her children and net worth as she competes on Strictly:

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Who is Faye Tozer?

Faye, 42, is an English singer-songwriter, dancer and stage performer, most famed for her time in pop group Steps. 

Born in Dunstable, she studied at the Anne Gale School of Dance and gained qualifications in ballet, tap and modern. She also danced professionally with the Belinda King Dancers for two years before bursting onto the scene as one-fifth or Steps.

When Steps announced their split on 26th December 2001, Faye joined opera singer Russell Watson on a UK tour with their duet Someone Like You.

She then appeared in a number of West End shows, including Aladdin, Sleeping Beauty and Over The Rainbow - The Eva Cassidy Story.

Who is Faye Tozer's husband?

Faye has been married twice - first to Danish partner Jesper Irn at the Priory Church in Dunstable, but divorced five years later.

She then married businessman Michael Smith, from Sunderland, at Beamish Hall, which was aired on TV during an episode of Celebrity Four Weddings. 


Thank you Mr Smith #winning #aruba #love #bestfriend #holidays

A post shared by Faye Tozer-Smith (@fayetozersmith) onApr 6, 2018 at 9:26pm PDT

Does Faye Tozer have children?

Faye and Michael welcomed their son in February 2009, before they were married. They named him Benjamin Barrington Tozer-Smith, and Faye often shares cute selfies with her nine-year-old on her Instagram channel. 


Making my way home with my little legend

A post shared by Faye Tozer-Smith (@fayetozersmith) onJul 14, 2018 at 3:56pm PDT

What is Faye Tozer's net worth?

According to, Faye is worth a reported $950,000 - which works out at around £744,000.

Her worth is expected to come mainly from her time in Steps - who reformed for a comeback tour last year.

Faye has also earned her keep by performing in the West End, with her first role being comprising of a national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's one woman musical Tell Me On A Sunday (alternating the roles with EastEnders star Patsy Palmer).

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