Here’s everything you need to know about Dancing on Ice star Stephanie Waring

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Here's what you need to know about the Hollyoaks actress turned Dancing on Ice star - Stephanie Waring

The last time Dancing on Ice was on our TV screens was back in 2014 but now the TV show is back! TV presenters Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield are returning but there's a few new changes on the new series.

Worry not, as we've already listed all the celebrities taking part in Dancing on Ice 2018 and one of the stars is Hollyoaks actress Stephanie Waring.

Check out: All the previous Dancing on Ice winners...


Dancing On Ice Winners - Stacked

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Gaynor Faye - 2006

Emmerdale actress Gaynor Faye won the first ever series of Dancing On Ice alongside her professional ice skating partner Daniel Whiston, under the watchful eye of judges Robin Cousins, Karen Barber, Nicky Slater, Jason Gardiner and Karen Kresge.

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Kyran Bracken - 2007

Rugby player Kyran Bracken won the show - and the hearts of viewers - in the second series. Beating Clare Buckfield in the final showdown, Kyran won with his professional partner Melanie Lambert.

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Suzanne Shaw - 2008

Hear'Say singer Suzanne Shaw won the 2008 series with professional ice skater Matt Evers. Both of their final performances scored a perfect 30/30, which was the first time that had happened on the show, beating runner-up Chris Fountain.

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Ray Quinn - 2009 & 2014

X Factor star-turned-Broadway star Ray Quinn won the show in 2009 alongside his professional partner Maria Filippov. The couple beat journalist Donal MacIntyre and his partner Florentine Houdinière with their final performance. He also won the returners' series in 2014.

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Hayley Tamaddon - 2010

Corrie and_**_ Emmerdale actress Hayley won with second-time winner Daniel Whiston, beating Hollyoaks star Gary Lucy to the top spot. She also made it to the final of the returners' show in 2014, finishing second to Ray Quinn.

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Sam Attwater - 2011

EastEnders actor Sam Attwater won the coveted prize of first place in 2011 wth his partner Brianne Delcourt, beating TV presenter Laura Hamilton. The pair also returned for the 2014 series, but finished fourth.

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Matthew Wolfenden - 2012

Emmerdale actor Matthew Wolfenden won the 2012 series with his professional ice skating partner Nina Ulanova, beating fellow soap star Jorgie Porter to the top. This was also the year that Louie Spence joined the judging panel, if you remember...

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Beth Tweddle - 2013

Olympic champion gymnast Beth Tweddle won the 2013 series alongside her partner Daniel Whiston in his THIRD win on the show. She beat EastEnders actor Matt Lapinskas and his partner Brianne Delcourt, and came third in the 2014 returners' series with Łukasz Różycki.

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Jake Quickenden - 2018

Former The X Factor star Jake Quickenden was the clear winner for the revived series of Dancing On Ice in 2018, winning the show with his partner Vanessa Bauer.

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James Jordan - 2019

Strictly Come Dancing star James Jordan swapped the ballroom for the ice in 2019, and he showed off his amazing moves alongside skating partner Alexandra Schauman. James beat Love Island star Wes Nelson and former X Factor contestant Saara Aalto in the final.

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Joe Swash - 2020

Perhaps the most surprising result in Dancing On Ice history! Joe Swash and his pro partner Alex Murphy were crowned the 2020 winners beating Diversity star Perri Kiely in the final.

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Sonny Jay - 2021

After the most chaotic series in Dancing On Ice history, which saw five celebs have to quit the show, Sonny Jay was crowned the winner ahead of Colin Jackson and Corrie actress Faye Brookes.

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Regan Gascoigne

Paul Gascoigne's son Regan Gascoigne was crowned the 2022 winner of Dancing On Ice, in perhaps the most competitive final in history! Regan and his pro partner Karina Manta were up against Brendan Cole and Kimberley Wyatt in the final.

She's played Cindy Cunningham on our screens since 1996 but here's everything else you need to know about the Dancing on Ice star...

Who does Stephanie Waring play on Hollyoaks?

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Stephanie is a famous actress in the UK and most people will know her for playing Cindy Cunningham in Hollyoaks.

Since she first took over the role in 1996, we've seen her character marry Tony Hutchinson, become a millionaire after marrying a man in his seventies, get involved in Dr Browning's murder and viewers found out that she was secretly married to Mac Nightingale.


What else has Stephanie Waring been on?

Steph has actually appeared in a few television shows including Holby City, Merseybeat and Doctors. She also auditioned for Coronation Street characters Tracy Barlow and Claire Peacocks but didn't get the parts.

However, she did appear on the cobbles after giving birth to Jason Grimshaw's child from a one-night stand. But it later came out that her baby daddy was actually Charlie Stubbs (you know Tracey Barlow's boyfriend that she murdered).

How old is Stephanie Waring?

The Hollyoaks actress is 39-years-old. Her birthday is October 26.

Who is Stephanie Waring’s dance partner?

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Steph will be skating alongside professional dancer Sylvain Longchambon.

Back in 2011, Sylvain was partnered with Jennifer Metcalfe (aka Mercedes McQueen from Hollyoaks) and the pair began dating but he later split with her and went on to marry Coronation Street's Samia Ghadie.

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Steph's co-star Jennifer Metcalfe previously dated Sylvain ©Getty Images

However Jennifer has spoken out about her co-star working with her ex-boyfriend and has said: "I watched Dancing on Ice the other night and Steph is doing really well. I think she'll go really far.

"She's got a good partner. I think they will go all the way."

What's Stephanie Waring's Twitter?

You can follow the Hollyoaks actress on Twitter here.

What's Stephanie Waring's Instagram?

Her Instagram username is simply stephwaring.

What happened between Stephanie Waring and Kym Marsh?

The Hollyoaks actress and Kym Marsh previously were good friends however they fell out after the Coronation Street star began dating Steph's ex-boyfriend and the father of her child Dan Hooper.


At the time, Steph hit out at her former friend however Kym and Dan (who were previously engaged) later split. The actresses have since made up and proved they're pals again after Kym shared this cute photo on Twitter.

Is Stephanie Waring single?

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Last year, Steph was dating former EastEnders actor Michael Greco however they later split. Fast forward a few months and the newly single star apparently got caught snogging one of her Dancing on Ice competitors.

But according to The Sun she's dating her co-star Adam Woodward (aka the hottie Body Hudson). A source told the publication: "Steph and Adam hit it off as soon as he arrived on set in the summer.

"They’ve been trying to keep their romance under wraps but their feelings for each other have become pretty clear to cast and crew.

"There’s an obvious attraction between them and they always seem to find time to be together during filming. They’re always sharing jokes and cuddling up."

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Although, the Dancing on Ice star has now spoken out and admitted she is dating someone but she's keeping it out of the public eye. She told new! magazine: "I'm seeing someone, but he's not in the business.

"I just want to keep that private. It's been a while now."

Stephanie Waring's children

The Hollyoaks actress is a mum-of-two to Mia Grace and Lexi Grace. She has previously admitted that she suffered with post-natal depression after giving birth to her youngest daughter Lexi.

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