Who is Faye Tozer? Strictly star's husband, children and Steps career revealed

8 September 2018, 20:14

Faye Tozer
Picture: BBC

By Tom Eames

Steps star Faye Tozer is one of the latest stars to have signed up for Strictly Come Dancing in 2018.

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Who's taking part?

Here is all the big facts to introduce you to the talented singer and stage actress before she takes to the dancefloor..

  1. Who is Faye Tozer and what are Steps' biggest hits?

    Faye Tozer is an English singer-songwriter, dancer and stage actress, and is best known for being one of the three female co-lead singers of Steps. Her bandmates were Claire Richards, Ian 'H' Watkins, Lee Latchford-Evans and Lisa Scott-Lee.

    Steps achieved huge successes in the late 1990s and early 2000s, before breaking up in 2001. They had 15 top 10 singles in total, and two number ones.

    They sold over 25 million records worldwide, with their biggest hits including '5678', 'One for Sorrow', 'Tragedy', 'Deeper Shade of Blue' and 'Chain Reaction'.

  2. Who is Faye Tozer's husband and how many children does she have?

    Happy 8th Anniversary @fayetozersmith 🥂

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    In 2002, she married her longtime Danish boyfriend Jesper Irn in Dunstable, Bedfordshire. However, they divorced after five years.

    She married Michael Smith in December 2009 at Beamish Hall, at a ceremony that was televised in Celebrity Four Weddings.

    In February 2009, she gave birth to their first child, named Benjamin Barrington Tozer-Smith, who is now nine years old.

    Making my way home with my little legend 😍

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  3. Faye Tozer age: How old is she?

    Charles Venn and Faye Tozer
    Charles Venn and Faye Tozer. Picture: Getty

    Faye Tozer was born on November 14, 1975.

    She celebrates her 43rd birthday in 2018.

Meet all the other Strictly stars:

- Ashley Roberts
- Charles Venn
- Danny John-Jules
- Faye Tozer
- Graeme Swann
- Joe Sugg
- Kate Silverton
- Katie Piper
- Lauren Steadman
- Lee Ryan
- Dr Ranj Singh
- Seann Walsh
- Stacey Dooley
- Susannah Constantine
- Vick Hope