Who is Jacqui Smith’s ex-husband? Strictly Come Dancing 2020 star has a new boyfriend!

Former politician Jacqui Smith, 57, has donned her dancing shoes and is on the eighteenth season of the BBC’s well loved Strictly Come Dancing.

Jacqui has been partnered with Anton Du Beke, but has shot down any idea of the Strictly “curse” coming true as she in in a “newish, lovely relationship.”

Here is all you need to know about Jacqui’s ex and her new man!

Who is Jacqui Smith’s ex- husband?

Jacqui Smith’s ex- husband is Richard Timney, 57, who she was married to for 33 years. The pair split in January 2020.

At the time of the split, Jacqui said:

“I’m enormously sad our 33-year partnership has come to an end but I’ll always be grateful to Richard for the love, family and career we share.”

Who is Jacqui Smith dating now?

Jacqui Smith has confirmed that she is seeing someone new, who has already “proved his absolute worth by buying [her] a vibrating foot spa.”


Speaking about her love life after the split from ex- husband Richard, Jacqui told The Guardian:

“I don’t like to be a dinosaur so, yes, I did do some online dating and met some very lovely people.”

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