Ever wondered who's dating who? Look no further

With each series of Strictly Come Dancing, there’s the inescapable discussion of ‘the curse’ – in which the intensity of the competition and the occasionally steamy dance routines lead to romance behind the scenes. Since the show’s start in 2004, at least nine relationships have broken up during or soon after the show…

And this series of the show, a good amount of the male professional dancers have other halves – so here’s a run-down of the lucky people who the Strictly fellas go home to at night…

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AJ Pritchard

Single, married or in-between? Single

How comes? The cute newcomer has been linked to his professional partner, Chloe Hewitt – but they’re just friends, everyone! Chloe told The Sun in September 2016. ‘Everyone always thinks we are together. We have huge respect for each other and we’d never like to affect what we already have.’

Aljaž Skorjanec

Single, married or in-between? In-between…

Tell me more! He’s in a relationship with Janette Manrara, who’s also a dancer on Strictly, of course! After dating since 2011, they announced their engagement in 2015. Cute!

With my beautiful @jmanrara #prideofbritainawards

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Anton du Beke

Single, married or in-between? In-between (but pretty darn committed)

Tell me more! The lucky lady’s name is Hannah Summers – and they recently announced that they’ll be adding to their family in Spring 2017, as Hannah is pregnant with twins! How lovely!

Brendan Cole

Single, married or in-between? Married since July 2010

Who’s the lucky lady? Zoe Hobbs, a former model – and they welcomed their first child, daughter Aurelia, on Christmas Day 2012.

Perfect weekend. #family and #friends @thezoec

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Giovanni Pernice

Single, married or in-between? Single pringle!

How comes? This time last year, Giovanni was waltzing his way to the final with Georgia May Foote – and then they became one of 2016’s cutest couples when they revealed their relationship to the world after the series. Unfortunately, they split amicably in September 2016 – and Gio has been single ever since.

Georgia May Foote and Giovanni Pernice split in September

Georgia May Foote and Giovanni Pernice split in September

Gorka Marquez

Single, married or in-between? In-between…

Tell me more! Actress Lauren Sheridan’s the lady in his life – and sorry ladies, they’ve been engaged since July 2016.

Gorka Marquez and Lauren Sheridan - Jonathan Hordle/REX/Shutterstock

Gorka Marquez and Lauren Sheridan – Jonathan Hordle/REX/Shutterstock

Kevin Clifton

Single, married or in-between? Married since July 2015

Who’s the lucky lady? It’s Karen Clifton – his dance partner, who is also a Strictly favourite! However, her 2016 journey on the BBC show what cut short when her celebrity pairing, Will Young, walked out of the competition in Week 3. Awkward times in the Clifton household…

Pro rehearsals done, now back to the lovely @louiseredknapp and @willyoungofficial for @bbcstrictly week 2

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Neil Jones

Single, married or in-between? Married since August 2013

Who’s the lucky lady? Katya Jones, a fellow Strictly dancer – they fell in love after forming a professional partnership in 2008.

Pasha Kovalev

Single, married or in-between? In-between…

Tell me more! Sometimes curses have a happy ending – as Pasha’s found love with his former Strictly celeb partner Rachel Riley. He danced his way to Week 6 with the Countdown mathematician in 2013. Though she was married during the show, she announced the breakdown of her relationship in November 2013, and began dating Pasha soon after. And the pair have been together ever since…

Pasha and Rachel at the Q Awards, 2016 - Richard Young/REX/Shutterstock

Pasha and Rachel at the Q Awards, 2016 – Richard Young/REX/Shutterstock