Brendan Cole is just one of the celebrities announced to be performing at this year’s Dancing On Ice.
The 45-year-old has joined Coronation Street legend Sally Dynevor, Love Island’s Liberty Poole and Happy Mondays’ Bez to take part in the next round of the ITV skating show.
The former Strictly Come Dancing professional, who was rushed to hospital while training for the ITV show after suffering a concussion, is married to wellness blogger Zoe Hobbs.
As she prepares to cheer him on from the sidelines this weekend, let’s take a closer look at their relationship and how they met.
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Zoe Hobbs is a 37-year-old wellness blogger and uses her social media to share tips and advice on healthy, holistic living.
Zoe also runs a wellness website Fashionable balanced.
The social media star met Brendan in 2008 at a birthday party for mutual friend Rick Parfitt Jnr.
They married two years later at Nether Winchendon House, Buckinghamshire, surrounded by celebrity guests including the late Bruce Forsyth and fellow dancer Strictly Anton du Beke.
The couple’s first child, a daughter named Aurelia, was born in 2012, followed by a son named Dante in 2018.
In 2018, Brendan was photographed clinching with singer Jenna Lee James outside a London nightclub while Zoe was at home with their newborn baby and daughter.
It was later reported that Zoe banned Brendan from working with the Scottish-born singer, which Brendan has always denied.
Brendan’s rep denied claims that Zoe enforced the zero contact rule, saying, “There is absolutely no truth to that claim.”
Brendan recently shared a peek inside the sprawling home he also shares with his nine-year-old daughter Aurelia and three-year-old son Dante. Meanwhile, the family also owns a house in Mallorca.
It comes after Brendan was rushed to hospital during training for the ITV show after the dancer suffered a concussion and described how he received A and E treatment after the bad fall .
Brendan described how he “took [his] mind “out of the ice” for a second, which was the last thing he could remember.
Addressing the daily star, he said: “I was rushed to hospital and had a concussion. When I realized what had happened I was horrified.”
He continued: “The moment you switch off, you make stupid mistakes. It’s been a great learning curve.
“It made me think, ‘Don’t do that again, because it’s really dangerous’. The other day I was on the ice and I had 20 minutes left in my practice session, but I knew that I was getting out of breath and I could start making mistakes.”