Who is Joe Swash? Dancing On Ice 2020 star who is in a relationship with Stacey Solomon

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JOE Swash was crowned Dancing On Ice 2020 winner, beating favourite Perri Kiely in a shock victory.

Here’s everything you need to know about the cheeky TV personality and former EastEnders star…

Joe Swash won Dancing On Ice 2020 with skating partner Alex Murphy

Who is Joe Swash?

Joe, 38, shot to fame on EastEnders when he took on the role of Mickey Miller in 2003.

The popular character got such a great reception that shortly after his introduction the writers gave Mickey a whole family, including his younger sister Demi who was played by his actual little sis Shana Swash.

Joe went to Highbury Grove School in Islington, and attended Anna Scher Theatre School on the advice of his mother’s friend, actress Linda Robson.

He studied alongside fellow soap stars Natalie Cassidy, James Alexandrou and Brooke Kinsella.

Joe Swash was crowned the winner of Dancing On Ice 2020

Joe Swash was crowned the winner of Dancing On Ice 2020

Where did Joe Swash place on Dancing On Ice 2020?

Joe skated to victory with partner Alex Murphy to win Dancing On Ice 2020.

Fans voted Joe as series 12 winner, beating favourite Perri Kiely in the live final.

The actor and TV presenter took the Dancing On Ice 2020 crown despite struggling in the early stages of the competition.

The skating duo saw off tough competition from Diversity’s Perri and Vanessa Bauer, who finished runner up, while Paralympic sprinter Libby Clegg and partner Mark Hanretty took third place.

All three finalists received perfect scores of 40 for each of their performances.

Joe hit our screens playing Mickey Miller on Eastenders back in 2005
Joe Swash hit our screens playing Mickey Miller on EastEnders back in 2003

What TV work has Joe Swash done?

Despite leaving EastEnders back in July 2008, Joe has never been far from the public eye and shortly after his departure from Albert Square he entered the I’m A Celeb jungle.

Joe won the heart of the nation and was eventually crowned the eighth King of The Jungle.

Since then he’s helped host the spin-off show I’m A Celebrity: Extra Camp – supporting Declan Donnelly, and Ant McPartlin on the sister show alongside Scarlett Moffatt and Joel Dommett.

You may have also caught him appearing on a number of other shows such as Celebrity Juice, Hole In The Wall, Fake Reaction and Channel 4’s The Jump.

Joe Swash and Stacey Solomon have been dating since 2016

When did Joe and Stacey Solomon start dating?

Joe and Stacey have been together since 2016 but initially kept their relationship under wraps.

However they soon opened up about their romance as fans watched them move in together and get to know each other’s kids.

The pair first sparked dating rumours in January 2016 when Stacey posted a snap of herself on a spa weekend stating that she felt like a “new woman”. Then just days later she was spotted arm-in-arm with Joe in Essex.

That same month, Stacey made it official on Instagram – sharing a snap of her new boyfriend with some flowers.

Fans have speculated that the couple are now married after Joe appeared on Dancing On Ice 2020 with a ring on his wedding finger.

Joe and Stacey haven’t confirmed or denied if they have in fact got secretly married.

Back in November 2019, the pair also drove fans wild when they posted a picture of themselves on holiday in matching outfits, sparking wedding rumours.

However they were quick to deny this in an Instagram video saying: “We just need to clear this up because I didn’t realise while we were away.

“Loads of people have messaged and commented saying they thought we had got married. We didn’t get married. We wouldn’t secretly get married anyway because I’d be so over the moon about it I’d tell everyone.”

Joe Swash was crowned King of the Jungle on I'm A Celebrity in 2008
Joe Swash was crowned King of the Jungle on I’m A Celebrity in 2008

When did Joe Swash and Stacey have their baby?

The pair welcomed baby boy Rex Toby Francis Swash, on May 23, 2019.

Loose Women panellist Stacey, who first rose to fame on The X Factor as a teenage mum in 2009, has two children from two previous relationships.

She had her first son Zachary, with childhood sweetheart Dean Cox, as a young mother at 17.

Her second son Leighton was born four years later, whose father is Aaron Barnham.

While Joe shares another son, Harry Swash, with his former fiancee Emma Sophocleous.

Joe Swash is a popular TV presenter, actor and reality show star

Is Joe Swash on social media?

You can find Joe tweeting as @realjoeswash to his 575k followers.

The actor and TV star shares plenty of cute family snaps on his Instagram @realjoeswashy with 1.3m followers.

Joe can also often be found featuring in girlfriend Stacey Solomon’s Insta account @staceysolomon who has an impressive 3million followers.

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