ITV’s Dancing On Ice 2022 is getting nearer – and contestants for the line up have been announced.
Dancing On Ice 2021 saw Capital FM host Sonny Jay and his skating partner Angela Egan win the series. But fans are eager to know which famous faces will taking part in the upcoming run.
Here’s who’s confirmed for Dancing On Ice 2022…
Dancing On Ice 2022 contestants line-up
Earlier today (October 12), Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt became the latest star to sign up for the 2022 show.
She appeared on the Heart FM breakfast show with her bandmate Ashley Roberts to reveal the news.
Kimberly said: “I have signed up for Dancing on Ice! I’m nervous, that ice is going to hit hard.
She added: “I’m just excited to see what I can do on there. I’m up for a challenge!”
As a dancer, Kimberly could just be the one to watch…
Dancing on Ice contestants 2022: Connor Ball
The Vamps star Connor Ball became the final celebrity to join the skating show line up this morning.
He broke the news on the Capital FM breakfast show to Roman Kemp.
Connor said: “I’m excited obviously but I’m really nervous. I’m quite clumsy, accident prone. Ice is hard!
“It was pretty hard to keep the secret. The rest of the band know. They’re super excited for me.”
Dancing on Ice Contestants 2022: Ria Hebden
On Friday (October 8), Ria Hebden was announced as the 10th edition to the ice.
The entertainment presenter regularly appears on ITV’s Lorraine.
Speaking on the morning programme, Ria shared: “It’ll be fun. This is one of ITV’s most sparkly shows so when they asked me I was like absolutely, we watch it at home.
“It will be brilliant to learn a new scary skill.”
Furthermore, Olympian Kye Whyte will also be taking to the ice.
Kye won a silver medal in BMX racing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games earlier this year.
Speaking on CBBC’s Newsround, the star said: “I think I was the last person to get selected.
“I was told not to tell anyone and I’ve been waiting for the big reveal. My family knows. My dad and brother roller-skate so I think they’re excited.”
Appearing on Loose Women, Brendan said: “I am so so excited. I want to get started, I’ve wanted it for a long time.
“I’m a fairly confident person but I was terrible [on the ice]. I was a bit wobbly, I was hoping I would be better than I was.”
S Club 7 singer Rachel Stevens was confirmed on Tuesday’s This Morning.
Rachel said: “Now it now feels really real… I feel so excited by obviously really nervous.”
The star added: “The opportunity came up and i thought, how wonderful to learn a new skill.”
Sportsman Ben Foden, 36, hinted he had a little skating experience to draw upon.
He said: “I used to skate a little when I was a kid. I’d go to ice discos when I was 15, 16 and you’d always see these kids that could do pirouettes that had a proper dancing background.
“I like the idea of learning a new sport and a new skill.
“’m quite competitive as well so I like the challenge of competing against others doing something that I’m not necessarily good at!” he added.
Liberty took part in Love Island 2021 on ITV2 – and has a family connection to ice skating.
She said: “I grew up watching Dancing On Ice and my mum actually used to be a figure skater.
“I ice skate as a hobby sometimes so I can get around the rink but I can’t do any tricks.
“No pirouetting or anything so I’m really looking forward to pushing myself and learning as much as I possibly can.
“Not just skating around the ice but actually dancing on ice. Bring it on!”
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Dancing on Ice contestants 2022: Regan Gascoigne
Singer and dancer Regan admits he has a long-held ambition to get his skates on.
He said: “Obviously I dance and love dancing but it’s the skill of this.
“I’ve always wanted to do it. Always! Ever since I was a kid!”
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Paralympian Stef Reid was another contestant confirmed for Dancing On Ice 2022. Her participation was announced on Tuesday October 5 on Good Morning Britain.
She said: “I have some really exciting news. I’m going to be picking up a new sport this winter and it comes with a little bit of showbiz.
“I’m going to be a contestant on Dancing on Ice and it’s a little bit scary but I cannot wait!”
Dancing on Ice contestants 2022: Bez
Bez’s involvement was confirmed on Monday October 4 during an appearance on This Morning.
He told Holly and Phil that he’s more like “Bambi on ice”.
Bez joked: “I was absolutely awful at the audition but they must have seen some potential in me.”
Corrie mainstay Sally Dynevor was the first celebrity announced as having been signed up for Dancing On Ice 2022.
She was unveiled for the show on Monday October 4 on Lorraine.
The Sally Webster star said she had her ‘fingers crossed’ she would do well on the show.
Reports had speculated for some weeks Sally would be among the DOI 2022 line up. Show bosses reportedly wanted to get her on the ice for a few years.
Dancing On Ice 2022 will return to ITV in the new year.
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