AJ Pritchard Biography – AJ Pritchard Wiki
AJ Pritchard full name Alex Joseph Pritchard, is a British dancer and choreographer. He was born on 5 November 1994 in Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom.
AJ started dancing competitively at the age of 12. Despite having been raised in a dance studio, AJ was passionate about Extreme Sports such as snowboarding and mountain boarding. It was a broken arm that made him turn to dancing. His parents partnered him with Chloe Hewitt from their dance school.
AJ and Chloe won the National Youth Latin Championships for three consecutive years in 2012, 2013 and 2014. In 2015, they became the British Open Youth Latin Champions and the European Youth Latin Champions.
In 2013, Pritchard and Chloe Hewitt auditioned for Britain’s Got Talent, receiving acclaim from the judges and audience. They reached the live semi-finals.
In 2016 Pritchard appeared on Strictly Come Dancing for its fourteenth series. He was partnered with Olympic artistic gymnast Claudia Fragapane. They finished in 4th place overall. In 2017, he returned to Strictly and was partnered with Mollie King, a singer and former member of girl group The Saturdays. They finished in 5th place overall. In 2018, he was partnered with British Paralympic athlete Lauren Steadman. They finished in 5th place.
AJ Pritchard Age
He was born on 5 November 1994 in Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom.
AJ Pritchard Parents
He is the son of Adrian and Debi Pritchard. His parents are founders of Pritchards Dance and Fitness Academy.
AJ Pritchard Brother
He has a younger brother Curtis Pritchard, also a dancer and choreographer. Curtis appeared in the 2017 series of Dancing with the Stars in Ireland and toured with Natalie Lowe, Louis Smith and Jay McGuiness in the stage show Rip It Up.
AJ Pritchard Girlfriend
He was rumoured to have struck up a romance with Mollie King after they were paired together in 2017 on Strictly Come Dancing. He has hinted at possible romance with his Strictly partner Lauren Steadman. He told The Mirror: “I’m very protective of Lauren because we worked so close together. There are different things that she will talk about in training that she would never talk about on camera. It’s for that reason that we have grown so close together and we will be friends for life and who knows in the future. You never know what’s going to happen.”
AJ Pritchard Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 7½ inches (1.71 m).
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Strictly Come Dancing 2018 Contestants
- Ashley Roberts
- Charles Venn
- Danny John-Jules
- Dr Ranj Singh
- Faye Tozer
- Graeme Swann
- Joe Sugg
- Kate Silverton
- Katie Piper
- Lauren Steadman
- Lee Ryan
- Seann Walsh
- Stacey Dooley
- Susannah Constantine
- Vick Hope
Strictly Come Dancing Previous Winners
- 2017 – Joe McFadden and Katya Jones
- 2016 – Ore Oduba and Joanne Clifton
- 2015 – Jay McGuiness and Aliona Vilani
- 2014 – Caroline Flack and Pasha Kovalev
- 2013 Abbey Clancy and Aljaž Škorjanec
- 2012 – Louis Smith and Flavia Cacace
- 2011 – Harry Judd and Aliona Vilani
- 2010 – Kara Tointon and Artem Chigvintsev
- 2009 – Chris Hollins and Ola Jordan
- 2008 – Tom Chambers and Camilla Dallerup
- 2007 – Alesha Dixon and Matthew Cutler
- 2006 – Mark Ramprakash and Karen Hardy
- 2005 – Darren Gough and Lilia Kopylova
- 2004 – Jill Halfpenny and Darren Bennett
- 2004 – Natasha Kaplinsky and Brendan Cole