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Jason Donovan has been confirmed as the fifth star to take part in next year's Dancing On Ice and we’re very excited to see the star take to the ice.

The 52 year old is joining Myleene Klass, Denise Van Outen, Emmerdale actor Joe Warren-Plant and former Coronation Street star Faye Brookes on the line-up.

Actor and singer Jason spoke to Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby on This Morning on Thursday as the exciting news was announced.

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He told the presenting duo: "I've always been a big fan of winter sports whether it's skiing, skating, snowboarding, après skiing, and I felt this has been a very unusual time.

"With a show like this, you really have to dedicate a lot of time, and theatre — unfortunately — is not seeing audiences, film is not really happening, but television is what people go to and I felt like why not?”

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Here’s a look at who Jason will have cheering him on and his life away from the cameras…

How did Jason Donovan become famous?

Australian actor Jason rose to fame playing heartthrob Scott Robinson in Neighbours in the 1980s.

He has also sold over three million records, and is famed for hits such as Especially For You, Sealed With a Kiss, Too Many Broken Hearts and Any Dream Will Do.

And Dancing On Ice won’t be Jason’s first appearance on a reality show, with the star also having tried his hand at I'm a Celebrity in 2006 and Strictly Come Dancing, on both of which he finished in third place.

Is Jason Donovan married?

Jason is happily married to Angela Malloch and the pair wed in 2008.

Before Angela, Jason was famously in a relationship with pop star Kylie Minogue.



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Their romance began while playing onscreen sweethearts Scott and Charlene in Neighbours.

The pair then went on to record chart topper Especially For You in 1988, but they went their separate ways in 1989 after three years together.

Jason has since told The Mirror: “It was an extremely painful parting of the ways and, without doubt, I took a long time to recover from it.”

Does Jason Donovan have children?

Jason is a dad to three children, all of which he shares with wife Angela.

His eldest, Jemma is 20 years old, and he also has a 19 year old son named Zac, and nine year old daughter named Molly.

Jason often shares snaps with his children with his 84,000 Instagram followers.

Jason Donovan’s home



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Jason shares the occasional peek inside his home London home, which features a gorgeous garden kitted out with modern furniture.

The star’s kitchen is ultra-modern, white chic white cupboards and wooden flooring.

The star also gave fans a peek inside his home while putting his daughter to bed, with a simple caption of: "Asleep."

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