Louis Church: who is GMB host Ranvir Singh’s boyfriend, what does he do on Strictly, and how old is he?

Good Morning Britain presenter Ranvir Singh was previously married to Ranjeet Singh Dehal

Good Morning Britain host Ranvir Singh has reportedly confirmed her relationship with 26-year-old Louis Church, whom she met whilst competing on Strictly Come Dancing last year.

According to a source from The Sun, the pair have been dating for “a few months” and are “totally in love”.

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Who is Louis Church?

Church was a production secretary for Strictly Come Dancing during Singh’s season, which is how the two met.

He has also worked as a runner on other TV shows including Come Dine With Me, Soccer Aid, Britain’s Got More Talent and First Dates Hotel.

At 26-years-old, Church is 18 years younger than Singh, who is 44-years-old.

According to his Instagram account, which is private, Church, Singh and Church’s sister Saskia, attended a wedding together recently.

During her appearance on Strictly Come Dancing in 2020, Singh and professional dancer partner Giovanni Pernice endured relationship rumours due to their chemistry on stage. However, the two always maintained that they were just friends.

Giovanni Pernice and Ranvir Singh made it to the semi-finals of Strictly Come Dancing (Photo: PA)

Singh and Pernice made it to the semi-finals of the series, however they missed out on the grand final after being eliminated following a dance off against Made in Chelsea star Jamie and dancing partner Karen Hauer.

What has Ranvir Singh said about their relationship?

Speaking to The Sun, Signh said that she is “really happy”.

The couple went public with their relationship after attending Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball at London’s O2 Arena on Saturday (11 December).

A source reportedly told The Sun: “Ranvir and Louis have been dating for a few months and are totally in love.

“She has met his family and went to his aunt’s wedding with him last week. And it’s obvious Louis has taken a real shine to Tushaan [Singh’s son].

Ranvir Singh told The Sun that she’s ‘really happy’ with her new relationship (Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

“They’ve kept their romance out of the spotlight but when Ranvir was invited to go to the music event at O2 she wanted to go with Louis and her son.

“They both are clearly madly in love and were holding hands nearly all day. They have incredible chemistry.

“Ranvir was beaming with happiness as she watched Louis and Tushaan together.

“Louis couldn’t stop smiling either and he looked really proud as Ranvir posed for pictures with fans. They seemed like a really happy family unit.

“It’s so great to see Ranvir so happy again.”

When did Ranvir Singh get divorced from her husband?

Prior to appearing on Strictly Come Dancing, Singh had been married to Ranjeet Singh Dehal for eight years.

Singh revealed that she was no longer with Dehal after her Strictly news was announced. She said that she wouldn’t mind being struck by the Strictly curse, and added: “Well, I am single!”

Speaking to Woman & Home magazine, Singh explained that she had kept the breakdown of her marriage secret to “protect Tushaan”.

Signh has largely kept her relationship with her ex-husband private (Photo: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

She said: “I keep my private life private, mainly to protect Tushaan.

“It’s important that he learns things about my decisions from me and not from moms talking at the school gates.

“I think it comes down to how you feel about your own story.”

While Singh hasn’t spoken about the reasons behind the divorce, she admitted to having looked through her husband’s phone to Good Morning Britain co-host Ben Shepard in 2019.

When Shepard asked if that was the reason why she and Dehal were no longer together, Singh said: “I can’t answer that question but I have always thought that if you ever feel you need to do that then the relationship is over because you obviously don’t trust that person.”

The two share one child together, their son Tushaan, who was born in 2012.

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