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Dancer Louie Spence Facts- Wiki, Age, Family, Wedding, Husband, Gay, Height, Net Worth

Last Updated : February 11, 2022

Quick Info→Age (2022): 53 Years OldHusband/Spouse: Leto Fernandez

Who is Louie Spence?

Louie Spence is a TV personality widely known as a dancer and choreographer. Louie has been in the dance industry ever since he was young. He performed in West End Musicals, including Miss Saigon, Cats, and Closer to heaven.

Spence is best known for the show ‘Pineapple Dance Studios, which got famous worldwide and has aired on a US network called Ovation since September 28, 2014. He’s also featured as a judge on shows like Cirque du Celebrite and Dancing on Ice.

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Short Bio: Age, Nationality

On April 6, 1969, the dancer was born in Ponders End, London. The Aries-born Spence grew up in Braintree, Essex. The well-known choreographer will soon be celebrating his 53rd birthday in 2022.

Born in London itself, Louie is British. His religion of practice isn’t known.

Louie Spence’s Family/Parents

As mentioned by the dancer in an interview, his family wasn’t well off financially. Louie’s father, John, had a tire and exhaust business, which didn’t do all that well. His mother’s name is Pat Spence, but sadly, she passed away.

Louie is the third of four kids and the only boy. He did everything with his sisters and even followed them to dance lessons, which led Louie to find his passion. Even when his sisters quit the dance class, Spence continued with it.

Education Background

After graduating from Notley high school, the dancer wasn’t really into proper schooling, so he opted for theatre. The dancing won Louie a place in Italia Conti Stage School. But unfortunately, the school’s tuition was out of budget because of the family’s financial condition.

However, the Spence family was very supportive, so they took out another mortgage even if they had a house mortgage to support the rising dancer. To thank his family, Louie worked on weekends to make ends meet.

Short Career History

Spence’s career is spread out. He has been a judge, a contestant, and most importantly, a TV personality.

The dancer has performed in the West End as the cast of award-winning Miss Saigon. Spence has also performed in several pop acts such as Spice Girls and Take That.

With the Trouble TV’s Bump’n’Grind, Louie started as a judge. Spence then judged many other shows such as Celebrity Circus.

Spence got fame when he became the artistic director of Pineapple Dance Studios, a huge hit but sadly wasn’t selected for a second season. The dancer was then given his series,’ Louie Spence’s Showbusiness,’ but it didn’t go well.

On December 3, 2011, Spence would become a new judge on Dancing on Ice.

Is Louie Spence Gay?

Louie understood and accepted his gender from an early age but never knew coming out. So his family didn’t judge him when he pranced around in his tights and ballet slippers.

After Spence’s role in Miss Saigon, the dancer talked about his gender with his sister. Louie’s family supported him and were happy even when he came out as they believed they could have a better relationship with Spence.

Who is Louie Spence’s Husband?

It wasn’t until 32 that he met his now-husband, Leto Fernandez. The couple met in a club in 2021 through a mutual friend.

After their meeting, they dated for seven years, and Leto proposed to Louie by writing a poem for him.

Although the dancer believes that marriage is just a piece of paper, the couple got married on August 26, 2007. They will celebrate 15 years of love that kept their marriage alive in 2022.

louie spence with his husband leto fernandez
louie spence with his husband leto fernandez

Despite so many years of togetherness, Louie hasn’t revealed his husband’s face for privacy reasons. His husband doesn’t want Louie to post about them much.

However, the dancer posted a photo with his husband on the occasion of their 11th anniversary.

Louie Spence’s Net Worth

He has an actual net worth of around $2 million. The source of his income is his career as a dancer and choreographer.

In addition, he earns revenue from his sponsorship, endorsement deals, and modeling in ads.

Height, Weight, Body

The dancer has a good enough height of 5 feet 7 inches or 170 cm with 72kgs or 159 lbs. He has a flexible and fit body as well. Louie has dark brown eyes, and his sexual orientation is gay.

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5 Quick Trivia And Facts:

  • As a child, he became the North Essex Trampoline Champion. 
  • He took a dancing lesson thrice a week at Doreen Cliff’s School of Dance at the Braintree Institute.
  • Louie went to several reality shows such as Celebrity Big Brother, The Jump, and Celebs on the Farm.
  • Louie Spence came out as gay at the age of 19.
  • When the dancer officially came out, his family was very supportive.

Major References
1. Famous Birthdays
2. IMDb