Len Goodman Biography: Wiki, Age, Parents, Wife, children, Net Worth

Len Goodman Biography

Len Goodman Biography — Leonard Gordon Goodman was a professional ballroom dancer, dance coach and television personality.

Len was head judge of Strictly from its launch in 2004 where he was hugely popular with fans for his knowledge, wry humour and enthusiastic marking, especially his catchphrase ‘seven’. He was replaced as head judge on the BBC show by Shirley Ballas in 2016.

As well as Strictly, he also appeared on the US version of the show, Dancing With the Stars from 2005 until November 2022, where he was last seen on TV, declaring he was retiring to spend more time with his wife Sue, and his grandchildren.

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Len Goodman Biography

Len Goodman Biography


Who was Len Goodman?

Len Goodman was born on April 25, 1944, in Bromley, Kent.

He was raised in Bethnal Green, London and moved to Blackfen when he was six-years -old.

Len began dancing at the age of 19 and competed in various competitions across the nation, claiming victory in several competitions during his late twenties.

The dancer and his partner Cherry won the British Exhibition Championships four times before Len eventually retired in the early 1970s.

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How old was Len Goodman?

Len was born on born April 25, 1944, and is currently 78 years old.

Who are Len Goodman’s parents?

Goodman was born in Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom to his parents; Louisa Goodman (mother) and Leonard Gordon Goodman (father).

Len Goodman cause of death

Who is Len Goodman married to?

Len Goodman married his longtime girlfriend, Sue in 2012 in a surprise ceremony.

The couple invited 30 members of family and friends under the pretence it was a nice Sunday lunch.

Len had been dating dance teacher Sue for over a decade before he decided to propose.

Did Len Goodman have children?

Len had one son during his life called James William Goodman, from a relationship with a woman named Lesley.

He was born in January 1981 but at the age of 12 moved with his mother back to her native Isle of Wight after his parents had broken up.

James followed in his dad’s footsteps and in 2012 took up Latin and ballroom dancing.

How much is Len Goodman net worth?

During his life Goodman accumulated a huge net worth.

The popular TV star leaves behind a fortune of $18M (£14,5M), according to Celebrity Net Worth.

He also had an impressive portfolio of homes, which includes properties in both in Britain and America.

Len Goodman death:

Len Goodman Biography

What is Len Goodman’s cause of death?

Len passed away on April 22, 2023 from bone cancer.

His agent Jackie Gill said in a statement: “It is with great sadness to announce that Len Goodman has passed away peacefully, aged 78.

“A much loved husband, father and grandfather who will be sorely missed by family, friends and all who knew him.”

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