DANCING ON ICE 2018 champion Jake Quickenden isn't done with the ice yet, as he's now starring in Real Full Monty On Ice.
Here's what we know about the star who is expecting to be a dad for the first time.
Who is Jake Quickenden?
Jake Quickenden is a 32-year-old former X Factor and I'm A Celeb star.
He was born on 3 September 1988, in Scunthorpe in North Lincolnshire to parents Paul and Lisa, and he has an older brother named Adam.
When he was young he worked as a lifeguard and was also a semi-pro footballer.
Jake's younger brother, Oliver, tragically died in 2012 aged 19 after suffering from a form of bone cancer called osteosarcoma.
His father, Paul, died of the same disease in 2008 and in 2016 Jake opened up about his depression following his family tragedies, saying on Loose Women: “'I went into a downward spiral.
"I’m not talking about it because I want pity but I decided to talk about it to let people know you can come out of it and be alright.”
The star first became famous after making it through to the live shows of X Factor in 2014 – but he crashed out of the competition in the third week.
He won Dancing on Ice in 2018.
Why is he doing the Real Full Monty On Ice?
On Lorraine he revealed that his reasons for taking part are personal, as he's lost family to cancer.
"I lost my dad and my brother to cancer so I know that it can affect everyone, so to be able to take part in the show with an amazing bunch of people, it was really something I wanted to do.
"To do something for cancer awareness was so important. I just think it's such a vital time, especially at the moment as well with people not going to the hospital, getting checked for cancer."
Who is his girlfriend Sophie Church?
Sophie Church is a single mum from Essex who Jake started dating following his split from Darylle Sargeant.
At the time that their relationship was first revealed in 2018, a source close to Jake said: “It wasn’t working with Darylle – she wanted to make their relationship official and Jake just wasn’t ready for at the moment.
“He hasn’t long been single following the end of his engagement with Danielle and right now is enjoying being back on the dating scene.
“Sophie has definitely caught his eye; they’ve been spending quality time together and Jake loves the fact she isn't in the celebrity world."
They're now expecting their first child together.
What other TV shows has has appeared on?
Jake first tried out on The X Factor in 2012 where he sailed through the first round of auditions with a rendition of Kings of Leon’s Use Somebody – but he failed to impress Nicole Scherzinger at judges houses and she opted to take Rylan Clark to the live shows over him.
Returning in 2014, Jake had slightly better luck – making it through to the live shows, but he then crashed out of the competition in the third week.
Jake then appeared on I'm A Celeb in 2014 and finished runner up to his future ex-fiancé's father Carl Fogarty.
Then 2017, he signed up to act as a reserve for The Jump – the winter sports show known for the injury it causes the celebs who take part.
However Jake didn’t quite make it onto the slopes, despite several of the celebrities pulling out of the competition through injury.
But Jake had much better luck on Dancing On Ice 2018 – winning the show with partner Vanessa Bauer.
Who else has he dated?
He was engaged to Danielle Fogarty, but they split in April 2018.
The split came after weeks of arguments over his partying with Kem Cetinay.
A source said at the time: “Jake and Danielle have been joined at the hip since her dad introduced them. But winning Dancing On Ice has meant Jake’s had other priorities.
"He’s been touring the country with Kem on the show’s tour and getting a lot of female attention, which hasn’t been easy for Danielle.
The couple had been dating since early 2015, Jake played down marriage plans in July 2016, saying “We don’t want to put pressure on it.”
However in September 2017 Jake and Danielle announced their engagement after he proposed on his 29th birthday.
The pair met through his friendship with motorcycle legend Carl Fogarty who introduced Jake to his daughter Danielle.
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