Who is Adam Peaty’s girlfriend Eirianedd Munro?

Everything you need to know about the Strictly star's other half

Adam Peaty girlfriend Eirianedd Munro

by Marianna Manson |
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Another week, another 'Strictly curse' rumour making headlines. It's a dancing competition, but the amount of sex and scandal during an average series could give Love Island a run for its money.

This time Olympic medallist Adam Peaty and his professional dance partner Katya Jones were accused of "almost kissing" following their steamy Argentine tango on Saturday's show.

But after Adam warned there were "real consequences" to the rumours, we thought it was time to learn all about his girlfriend and baby mama, Eiri.

Who is Adam Peaty’s girlfriend, Eirianedd Munro?

Eirianedd, known as Eiri for short, is a 23-year-old art graduate who hails from Wales and is dating Triple Olympic Champion and Strictly Come Dancing 2021 star Adam Peaty.

Where did Adam Peaty and Eirianedd Munro meet?

Adam and Eiri met at University in Loughborough, where they were both studying.

How old is Adam Peaty’s girlfriend, Eirianedd Munro?

Eiri is just 23 years old.

What is Eirianedd Munro’s job?

Eiri is a recent graduate, completing her Fine Art BA at University of Loughborough in July 2021. She’s already got an impressive portfolio of work, which you can get a taste of on her art Instagram @emunroart.

Are Eirianedd Munro and Adam Peaty married?

Nope, they’re currently in an established relationship but are not married or engaged to be married.

Do Eirianedd Munro and Adam Peaty have kids?

Eiri and Adam are proud parents to baby George Anderson, who turned one on September 11th.

Eiri wrote on Instagram, “George Anderson is one years old. What a year it’s been. He is the most curious and joyful little boy. Passionate and adventurous, clever and sweet. He has such an inexplicable charm about him and his joy is absolutely contagious.

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Adam and Eiri with their son, after he returned from Tokyo. ©Getty

“George, you are a brilliant and beautiful light that shines so so brightly. Bringing happiness to others is your destiny. I am so proud to be your mother. Happy 1st birthday.”

Did Strictly’s Adam Peaty and Katya Jones kiss?

Following a steamy Argentine Tango – the first of the series and a notoriously sexually charged dance – viewers took to Twitter in their droves to claim that Adam and Katya “nearly kissed”.

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1. Natasha Kaplinsky and Brendan Cole

Strictly's Camilla Dallerup revealed she suffered a 'mini death' when her fiancé Brendan Cole reportedly left her in 2004 for his Strictly dance partner Natasha Kaplinsky. Natasha and Brendan never confirmed they were romantically involved. Natasha said: "There was chemistry, of course, and I certainly fell in love with dancing, but I did not fall in love with Brendan."The pair have since married other people, whilst Camilla married former Hollyoaks star Kevin Sacre in 2010.

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2. Joe Calzaghe and Kristina Rihanoff

Just one week into his stint on Strictly in 2009 and Joe Calzaghe split with his girlfriend of five years, Jo-Emma Larvin. It wasn't long before the boxer and his professional dance partner Kristina Rihanoff embarked on a romance. Unfortunately it wasn't to last and they split four years later.

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3. Ben Cohen and Kristina Rihanoff

Following his 2013 stint on the show, rugby star Ben Cohen revealed he'd split from wife of 11-years Abby. He was then forced to deny he was romantically involved with former partner Kristina Rhianoff, after the pair were spotted linking arms on a London tube train.Ben and Kristina have since started a relationship and the pair welcomed their first child together in 2016.

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4. Matt Di Angelo and Flavia Cacace

Things must have been awkward backstage at Strictly in 2007 when Flavia Cacace reportedly dumped her long-term dance partner and boyfriend of eight-years, Vincent Simone, for Eastenders actor Matt Di Angelo.At the time the actor told the Daily Mail: "The funny thing was the story did not start off as true, but the more you read it, the more you started to believe it and actually act on it."However, Flavia split from Matt in 2010 and went on to wed actor Jimi Mistry (who she met whilst partnered together on Strictly in 2010) in December 2013.

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5. Ali Bastian and Brian Fortuna

Former Hollyoaks actress Ali Bastian and her dance partner, Brian Fortuna, got together in 2009 after starring together on the show - but split a year later.

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6. Rachel Riley and Pasha Kovalev

Rachel Riley surprised everyone when she revealed she was splitting from husband of just 15-months Jamie Gilbert during her time on Strictly in 2013. Less than a year later, the Countdown star announced she was dating her Strictly partner Pasha Kovalev - but insisted there was no overlap between the two romances.

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7. Kara Tointon and Artem Chigvintsev

Kara Tointon not only bagged the Strictly glitter ball in 2010 but also a hunky new boyfriend when she embarked on a romance with her Strictly partner Artem Chigvintsev.However, after three years of being together the pair split, and the former EastEnders actress told The Telegraph: "We are not together. We're fine, but we aren't a couple anymore."

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8. Georgia May Foote and Sean Ward

When Georgia entered the competition in 2015 she was dating her Coronation Street co-star, Sean Ward. At the time she reassured everyone that she was in a happy relationship and she was just good friends with her dance partner Giovanni.However, shortly after the competition finished she ended her relationship with Sean and started a relationship with Giovanni.Unfortunately Georgia and Giovanni split before series 14 started. The former Coronation Street actress announced the news on Twitter, writing: "It is with great sadness we have decided to split up. There is nobody else involved."Although it was not an easy decision to make sometimes you realise that it is better to be friends and this is one of those times."We both have very busy work schedules for the rest of the year so we are both going to focus on our upcoming work projects and we wish each other well for the future."

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9. Helen George and Oliver Boot

Helen George appeared on Strictly in 2015 and split from her husband Oliver Boot of three years. Were they hit by the Strictly curse?

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10. Susanna Reid Dominic Cotton

Susanna Reid featured on Strictly during series 11. After the show finished, Susanna and her partner Dominic Cotton split.The TV presenter denied the end of their relationship being related to the Strictly curse, she told the Daily Mirror: "I think people think Strictly was bound in what happened. It wasn't."Obviously things have been challenging in my personal life but we are getting things sorted."

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11. Louise and Jamie Redknapp

The whole world was shocked in 2017 when Louise and Jamie Redknapp confirmed they were divorcing after 19 years of marriage.The news came just months after she competed in Strictly Come Dancing 2016 alongside her professional dance partner Kevin Clifton.

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12. Karen and Kevin Clifton

After months of speculation Strictly Come Dancing professionals Karen and Kevin Clifton confirmed they'd split.Despite breaking up they've insisted they'll remain friends. During Chris Evans' breakfast show, Kevin explained: "Privately we are not together anymore but professionally we are stronger than ever before. Dance is how we came together and is what glues us together."We're still the best of friends – we still have a lot of love and respect for each other. What we've found is that since we've been honest with each other it's unlocked our creativity."Karen added: "We have such strong chemistry and it's about entertaining and inspiring. At the end of the day it's about giving back to fans. We're feeling very positive."

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13. Katya Jones and Seann Walsh

Everyone was shocked when photos of Seann Walsh and his professional dance partner Katya Jones were pictured together KISSING on the streets of London.While Katya is married to fellow Strictly professional Neil Jones, Sean is dating actress Rebecca Humphries.Since the news of the affair came to light, they've both apologised and blamed it as a "drunken mistake".

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14. Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton

Stacey Dooley caused controversy when she went public with her romance with her dance partner Kevin Clifton. In March, Stacey and her ex-boyfriend Sam Tucknott split, with reports suggesting Sam was paranoid about Stacey's relationship with Kevin, after finding secret messages between the two on Stacey's phone. AWKWARD.

But Katya maintained their relationship was nothing but professional, telling Hello! magazine, “I’ve worked with athletes before and they’re always prepared but I remind Adam that everyone else is doing 40 to 50 hours a week too and putting in 100 percent and it really shows.

“It’s not just about the steps and hard work; it’s also the connection and the feeling you leave people with.

"You don’t just do the steps; you’ve got to perform them.”

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How did Eirianedd Munro react to the Strictly ‘kiss’?

Despite the furore, Eiri took it all in her stride when she responded on TikTok with a hilarious video. Filming herself pretending to cry, she captioned the post, “Watching your boyfriend almost kiss another woman on live TV”, before throwing her head back and writing, “Finding out 10m people also watched it”.

She also updated an Instagram caption that initially read “not worried” to say, “Thank you for your think pieces but the comment section is now closed,” before turning off the comments.


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Adam wasn’t quite so laid back, however, and took to his own social media to remind followers there were “real consequences” to the rumours.

He wrote on Twitter after Saturday’s live performance, “My favourite dance so far. Thank you to everyone who has sent supporting messages! I loved it.

“To everyone who wants to see what they want, your comments have real life consequences.

“I will not be overcome or lowered by your gossip. Protect your energy.”

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