Here’s the low down on Dancing On Ice’s Donna Air…

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Donna Air is currently doing her thing on Dancing On Ice, but who is she and what's she done before? Here's everything you need to know...

Those of a certain age (ahem) will no doubt know who Donna Air is. The mum-of-one has been on our TV screens for nearly 30 years now (amazing, we know!).

But if you somehow missed her numerous acting and presenting credits – not to mention high-profile romances! – don’t panic.

Here’s the low-down on Donna Air…


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Who is Donna Air

If you're currently watching Dancing On Ice 2018, you'll have seen the lovely Donna Air gliding around the ice. But if you don't have the foggiest who she is, you've come to the right place. Here's everything you need to know...

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Donna Air began her career on Byker Grove!

Ooh Byker, Bkyer, Byker, Groooove! Yes, those of us who grew up in the 80s will fondly remember Byker Grove (for those who didn't, it was THE must-watch post-school TV show and is how Ant & Dec got their big break!). Donna Air joined the show was she was just 10, and played Charlie.

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Donna Air in Hollyoaks

Over the years Donna Air has been on our screens LOADS. From presenting on The Big Breakfast and MTV in the 90s, to starring in The Mummy Returns. One of our fave Donna Air gigs was back in 2010 though, when she briefly played glamorous drugs mule Sophia in Hollyoaks. Get in!

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Donna Air and James Middleton

Yes - that's Middleton as in Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge! Donna and James (aka. K-Middy's younger brother) dated for over four years before sadly calling it quits in October 2017.

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CREDIT: Instagram/ Donna Air

How old is Donna Air?

Despite her youthful looks, Donna was actually born in 1979, which makes her 38. Here's a snap she recently shared on her Instagram with her gorgeous mother - you can see where she gets her good genes from!

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Donna Air's daughter

As well as being an actress, Donna's also a mummy. Her daughter Freya, who she had with her ex partner Damian Aspinall, is now 14-years-old and is absolutely her mini-me!

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Donna Air crush

If you have a crush on Donna Air, you're not alone. Just check out this ud83dudd25 ud83dudd25 ud83dudd25 photoshoot from the 90s!

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CREDIT: Instagram/ Donna Air

Donna Air's twitter

If you want to keep up to date with Donna inbetween Dancing On Ice shows, that's super-easy, as she's all over social media. If words are your thing you can find her on Twitter. Or if you're more of an image person, mossie over to her gorgeous Instagram page.

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