AJ Pritchard

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English dancer, choreographer, and TV personality Alex Joseph “AJ” Pritchard Being a professional dancer on the BBC One dance series “Strictly Come Dancing” has brought him popularity. Pritchard, an Englishman originally from Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, began dancing at the age of twelve. While attending dancing school, he teamed up with Chloe Hewitt per his parents’ instructions. They have taken part in several international contests as British representatives in the years that have followed. After giving a strong audition for “Britain’s Got Talent” in 2013, Pritchard and Hewitt advanced to the program’s semi-finals. He became a part of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ in its 14th season and has worked with three celebrity contestants to date, Olympic artistic gymnast Claudia Fragapane, singer-songwriter Mollie King, and British Paralympic athlete Lauren Steadman. Pritchard has also appeared on the celebrity edition of “Hunted” and BBC’s “Celebrity MasterChef.”

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Career of AJ Pritchard

Hewitt and AJ Pritchard tried out for “Britain’s Got Talent” in 2013, and both the judges and the public praised them. Before being eliminated, the two advanced to the semi-finals.
In 2016, Pritchard continued her career by competing on the television program “Strictly Come Dancing.” “Strictly Come Dancing” is a popular British dance competition reality television series that airs on BBC One. It was created by Fenia Vardanis, Richard Hopkins, and Karen Smit. During the show, professional dancers and celebrity contestants compete in ballroom and Latin dance competitions. A panel of judges assigns marks out of 10 to each couple of dancers. The show is a continuation of the venerable television series “Come Dancing,” as the title suggests. It also closely references “Strictly Ballroom,” an Australian romantic comedy from 1992. More than 40 nations have reproduced the model, which also gave rise to the spin-off “Strictly Dance Fever,” which has a modern dance focus. The present hosts of the program are Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly.

Since the show’s debut in 2004, fifteen full seasons have been televised. Right now, the 16th season is airing. Dame Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli, Craig Revel Horwood, Shirley Ballas, and Alfonso Ribeiro make up the current judging panel. In the 14th series of the show, Pritchard became a cast member. He was partnered with artistic gymnast Claudia Fragapane, who took home four gold medals from the 2014 Commonwealth Games, in his debut year. She competed for Britain in the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics in 2016. Together, she and Pritchard finished fourth in the competition. Furthermore, Pritchard received high marks from the judges for his creative choreography.

His partner in the fifteenth series was singer-songwriter Mollie King, a former member of the girl group “The Saturdays.” It was reported in April of 2018 that she and Matt Edmondson would co-host a BBC Radio 1 program. Throughout the history of the show, King and Pritchard have been one of the most well-liked pairs. As the show was airing, there were even rumors of a potential romance between them. Pritchard subsequently stressed, though, that they were simply very good friends. They finished the championship in fifth position after being ousted in the semi-finals.

His partner in 2018 was Lauren Steadman, who took home silver in the Women’s PT4 at the 2016 Summer Paralympics and gold in the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay with 34 points at the 2009 IPC World Championships (SC). At the semi-final stage, the two were eliminated.
He appeared on BBC’s “Celebrity MasterChef” in September 2018, but left after his apple crumble infuriated the judges. To support the Stand Up to Cancer campaign, Pritchard and Louis Smith collaborated on the celebrity edition of “Hunted” the following month.

Personal & Family Life

The eldest child of Debi and Adrian Pritchard, AJ Pritchard was born in Stoke-on-Trent, England, on November 5, 1994. Curtis is the younger sibling he has. Adrian is an international ballroom and Latin dance choreographer in addition to being a dancer. In addition, he instructs dance and serves as a judge for competitive training for amateurs, professionals, juveniles, and juniors. He and his wife, who teaches Pilates, jointly own the Pritchards’ Dance and Fitness Academy. Curtis entered the field of dance by following in the footsteps of his brother and father. In 2017, he appeared on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ in Ireland along with his partner Emily Barker. He later participated on a tour alongside Natalie Lowe, Louis Smith, and Jay McGuiness in the stage production ‘Rip It Up’.

At twelve years old, AJ Pritchard started dancing. As Chloe Hewitt was enrolled in their dance school at the time, his parents decided to pair him up with her. They represented Britain in several international dancing events during the next few months. From 2012 to 2014, they became the National Youth Latin Champions for three years in a row. They took first place in both the European Youth Latin Championship and the British Open Youth Latin Championship in 2015.

Net worth of AJ Pritchard

The estimated net worth of AJ Pritchard is about $1 million.