Alex Joseph Pritchard, popularly known as AJ Pritchard is a British dancer, choreographer, and television personality. He is best known for appearing on the 17th season of the reality talent show, Britain’s Got Talent, and dance competition show, Strictly Come Dancing. He reached the semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent along with his partner, Chloe Hewitt. The duo had already won several national dance championships before participating in Britain’s Got Talent. He appeared as a professional dancer on the BBC One dance series, Strictly Come Dancing from 2016 to 2019. He participated in the 20th series of I’m Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! in 2020.
He has over 672k followers on Instagram. He runs a YouTube channel that has over 46k subscribers. On Twitter, he has over 136k followers.
What is AJ Pritchard Famous For?
- Reached semi-finals on Britain’s Got Talent with his partner Chloe Hewitt.
- Was a professional dancer on BBC One dance series, Strictly Come Dancing from 2016 to 2019.
Where is AJ Pritchard From?
AJ Pritchard was born on 5 November 1994. His birth name is Alex Joseph Pritchard. His birth place is in Sneyd Green, Stoke-on-Trent in England. He holds British nationality. He belongs to white ethnicity and his religion is Christianity. He was born to a father, Adrian Pritchard, and a mother, Debi Pritchard. He has a brother named Curtis. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
AJ Pritchard Career
- Pritchard started dancing at the age of 12.
- His parents partnered him with Chloe Hewitt from their dance school.
- Soon, they began representing Britain in various dance competitions around the world.
- The duo won the National Youth Latin Championships for three consecutive years between 2012 and 2014.
- The duo competed in the 17th season of the talent reality show, Britain’s Got Talent in 2013.
- The duo reached the semi-finals of the show.
- The duo became the British Open Youth Latin Champions and the European Youth Latin Champions in 2015.
- He became a professional dancer on the 14th series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2016.
- In his first season on the show, he was partnered with Olympic artistic gymnast, Claudia Fragapane. They got eliminated in the semi-finals, finishing in 4th place.
- He was partnered with Mollie King on the 15th series of Strictly Come Dancing. The duo eliminated in the semi-finals, finishing in 5th place.
- He was partnered with British Paralympic athlete Lauren Steadman in the 16th series of Strictly Come Dancing. The duo eliminated in the semi-final, finishing in 5th place.
- He was partnered with vlogger Saffron Barker on the 17th series of Strictly Come Dancing. The duo was eliminated on Week 10.
- He did not return to the 18th series of the show in order to pursue a career in presenting.
- He participated in BBC’s Celebrity MasterChef in 2018. He left after his apple crumble infuriated the judges on the show.
- He partnered with Louis Smith in the celebrity version of Hunted in 2018. Pritchard split up with Smith but eventually won the show, alongside Johnny Mercer.
- He appeared as guest choreographers on the BBC Three reality series, RuPaul’s Drag Race UK in July 2019.
- He appeared as a contestant on the 20th series of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here in November 2020. He eliminated from the show on 2 December 2020.
AJ Pritchard Girlfriend
AJ Pritchard is not married. However, he is not single. He is in a relationship with a dancer, Abbie Quinnen.
He has OCD (Obsessive-compulsive disorder). Pritchard and his brother, Curtis, along with two others, were attacked in an “unprovoked assault” on a night out in Nantwich on 27 December 2018. He suffered bruising to his face, arms, legs, and body.
AJ Pritchard Height
AJ Pritchard stands at a height of 1.71 m i.e. 5 feet and 7 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 192 lbs i.e. 87 kg. He has an athletic body build. As he is a professional dancer, he maintains his body physique very well. His eye color is blue and his hair color is dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.
AJ Pritchard Net Worth
AJ Pritchard earns from his career as a dancer and choreographer. Having won several National and European dance championships in his youth, he gained widespread attention after competing on the 17the series of Britain’s Got Talent. He later became a professional dancer on the dance show, Strictly Come Dancing. He has also appeared or competed in several other television shows. Summing up, the majority of his income comes from his dancing career. He has also endorsed some popular brands via social media. At present, his net worth is estimated below $1 million.