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Sylvain Longchambon Biography – Sylvain Longchambon Wiki
Sylvain Longchambon is a French ice dancer and personal trainer. He began ice skating in 1987 at the age of 7 after he was taken to an ice rink for the first time by his mum and brother. Two years later, he was already competing.
Longchambon enjoyed a prolific ice dancing career with his partner Caroline Truong – together they won two silver medals in the ISU Junior Grand Prix series in 1999-2000, a bronze in the senior-level Ondrej Nepela Memorial, and another in the 2002 French Figure Skating Championships.
In 2004, Longchambon set up his own personal training company following on from his dedication to working out, both in and out of the gym, throughout his glittering career. He’s been professionally qualified as a trainer for over a decade, and is an ambassador for Europe’s leading sports nutrition brand, Myprotein.
Sylvain Longchambon Age
Professional ice skater Sylvain Longchambon was born on 30 July 1980 in Saint-Priest, France. He is 42 years old as of 2023.
Sylvain Longchambon Wife
Is Sylvain Longchambon married? He is married to Samia Longchamon. Sylvain and Samia tied the knot on 20 August 2016 in Cheshire. The couple met while paired together on the 2013 series of Dancing On Ice.
The pair got engaged in May 2015 after two years of dating. The couple announced their engagement on Social media. The Coronation Street actress shared a photo of her beautiful diamond engagement ring, writing, “So @slongchambon and I have some more happy news to share! #soexcited xxx,” alongside emojis of a heart, a bride and a ring.
Sylvain also took to Twitter, posting a tongue-in-cheek reply to Samia’s photo – “@realsamia great manicure baby #shesaidOUI!!” he wrote.
News of their engagement came after the couple announced in March of that year that they were expecting their first baby together. Samia has one daughter, Freya, from her previous marriage to Mathew Smith. Their son Yves was born in September 2015.
Sylvain Longchambon Dancing on Ice
Sylvain Longchambon is a Pro skater on Dancing on Ice. His talent on the rink came to the screen in 2006, starring on the Spanish version of Dancing on Ice and later to the UK in 2011, when he first became a star of the hit ITV show.
The French ice dancer met his now wife, Samia Ghadie, when he skated with her in the 2013 series and they also now have a son together.
His time on the ITV series was marked by romantic controversy as he was in a two-year relationship with 2011 partner, Hollyoaks actor Jennifer Metcalfe, before splitting up with her and shortly afterwards getting together with the Corrie star.
Metcalfe’s cast mate Jorgie Porter couldn’t resist a dig at Longchambon when she was matched with him for the 2014 All Stars series, saying in a training video where she was introduced to her skating partner: “Does that mean I’m going to be his girlfriend?” and “If he doesn’t try it on with me, I’ll be really angry”.
The pro skater was matched with Coronation Street’s Jane Danson in the 2019 series.
Longchambon will be paired with Coronation Street actress Mollie Gallagher for the 2023 series of Dancing on Ice. He wrote on Instagram: “Meet my dancing on ice partner @mollie.gallagher_, I hope she’s ready for a great series!! Keeping it in the Coronation Street family!”
Sylvain Longchambon Height
How tall is Sylvain Longchambon? He stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches (1.80 m).
Sylvain Longchambon Net Worth
Dancing on Ice Pro skater Sylvain Longchambon’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Longchambon is of French nationality.
Sylvain Longchambon Instagram
Sylvain Longchambon’s Instagram is @slongchambon.