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Len Goodman Biography

Len Goodman
  • Age: 73 years old
  • Birth Nation: United Kingdom
  • Height: 6 Feet
  • Birth Sign: Aries
  • Name: Len Goodman
  • Birth Name: Leonard Gordon Goodman
  • Father: Leonard Gordon Goodman
  • Mother: Louisa Goodman
  • Nationality: British
  • Birth Place/City: Bromley
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Dancer
  • Working For: Television
  • Net Worth: $ 12 million
  • Salary: N/A
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair Color: White
  • Famous for: Television personality, dance teacher
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Sue Goodman (m. 2012), Cherry Kingston (m. 1972–1987)
  • Children: 1
  • Divorce: Yes
  • Education: Westwood Secondary Modern School
  • TV Show: Dancing with the Stars
  • Books: Better Late Than Never: My Story: 16 Point
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Len Goodman was born on 25 April 1944 and he was born as Leonard Gordon Goodman. Goodman's birth place is Bromley, England and he was raised in Blackfen and Bromley. He was born as the son of Leonard Gordon Goodman and Louisa Adelaide. His father was an electrician and his mother was a housewife. Goodman belongs to Polish descent. By his nationality Len is English. His ethnicity is white. Information regarding his sibling is not updated yet.

Len Goodman attended Westwood Secondary Modern School. He started dancing at the age if nineteen and never turned backward in this profession.

In 2004, Len was featured as a head judge on the dance competition for BBC One, and he remained in the show till 2015. In between the course of the time, he shared the show with Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood.

In 2005, he appeared as the head judge along with Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli in an American dance competition named "Dancing with the Stars". The show is an adoption of Strictly Come Dancing. And he left the show in 2014. Len Goodman has also been featured in several documentaries in as the role of host, some of the show where he was featured are BBC One show Holiday of My Lifetime, BBC Four show Dancing Cheek to Cheek and  more. Len has also worked in the radio, where he presented a Sunday evening music show on BBC Radio 2. Len Goodman has achieved a lot in his career with his hard work and he is very much satisfied and happy. 

Len Goodman is very talented veteran dancer and his sexual orientation is straight. He has been married twice in his life and his current relational status is married.

Len had an affair with his dancing partner Cherry Kingston and they married in 1972. After  15 years of marriage, he divorced his spouse in 1987. He remained in a long-term relationship with his girlfriend Lesley and there were several rumors about them before they confessed about their relationship,after his divorce . Talking about his children, he has a son named James William Goodman, born on 26 January 1981 with his partner Lesley.

Later on 30 December 2012, Len was married for the second time with his dancing companion over 10 years and his girlfriend Sue Barrett. They were in a dating relationship for many years before their marriage. 

Len Goodman is a tall guy with a height of 6 feet. Being a dancer, he has maintained his body even at the age of 71. Len Goodman has maintained the net worth of about 12 million dollars and his monthly salary is estimated to be around 66 grand.

Len's bio is updated in IMDb and he is active in several social networks like Twitter and Instagram. There are several videos in the YouTube relating his dance shows.

  • Last modified : 05 April, 2016
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