Ray Quinn is an England-born television actor, singer, and dancer who is known after the character ‘Anthony Murray’ in a British soap opera, Brookside, that he played from 2000 to 2003.
Although it was 2006’s The X Factor that received him more public recognition, in the reality show, he not just showcased his astounding performance but also won the second place behind the singer-songwriter actress Leona Lewis.
Ryan also appeared as one of the contestants of Dancing On Ice: claiming the first place in the series 4 in 2009 and series 9 in 2013.
The Dancing On Ice Star Gets Engaged To Girlfriend In New Year!
The new year 2020 was quite a start for Ryan Quinn. He announced his engagement to his girlfriend Emily Ashleigh, also a dancer, currently serving as a Principal of Star Performing Arts Academy.
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Ray revealed that he popped the question to his lady love at the earliest January 2020.
He wrote, "Welcome to the family my Queen #shesaidyes," on both on his Twitter and Instagram with a photo Emily also shared that.
Ray Quinn gets engaged to girlfriend, Emily Ashleigh on 2nd January 2020 (Photo: Ray Quinn's Instagram)
The elated couple looked the happiest. Emily sat on Ray's knee as she placed the passionate kiss on his face while she showed the sparkling diamond ring on her finger.
It was back in 2017 that Ray went candid on his relationship with Emily. He told the Star magazine back then that his dance teacher girlfriend had made their dating official in "last June." He stressed that they were taking things slow, and marriage was not on their mind just yet.
More so, Ray confessed that his son was his foremost priority, and he was instead focused, keeping his young guy happy and safe.
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Previously, in 2015, Ray went separate ways with ex-wife Emma Stephens; together, Ray and Emma share a son named Harry Frank Quinn (born on 2 August 2012).
Time and again, Ray shares beautiful snapshots with his son, writing the heartfelt captions attached to it.
Reason Behind Separation With Ex. Wife
The core reason behind Ray's split with his estranged wife or what went on with the divorce procedure was never heard of.
Although Ray confirmed the separation news on the 21st of February in 2015 with hellomagazine.com-
Unfortunately, the speculation is true and Emma and I have regrettably parted ways.
Out of respect for the privacy of my family, I don't want to delve into my private life too much however what I will say is that our lives, after a period of time, have gone down separate paths.
Ray and Emma had met on the set of the musical Grease in 2008. Two years later, on Christmas Day in 2010, the pair got engaged and eventually tied the knot in a secret beach ceremony in Barbados on the 31st of March 2012.
Emma is an actress, famous for Radio with No Windows (2015) and The Weakest Link (2000), amongst others.
Ray whipped off his shirt while performing on stage in London at the annual Albert Kennedy Trust gala dinner in London. The charity event was held in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans homeless young people in crisis.