Late Dancing With the Stars choose Len Goodman was liked by many followers, associates and costars earlier than his loss of life at age 78 on April 22, 2023. His spouse, Sue Barrett, was certainly one of his greatest supporters over time. Scroll under for extra particulars on the dancer’s partner and his marriage historical past.
How Many Times Was Len Goodman Married?
Len married Sue in 2012, 10 years after they first met at a golf course in 2002. Prior to their union, the Strictly Come Dancing choose was married to his first spouse, Cherry Kingston, from 1972 to 1987. The former couple have been dance companions whose relationship fizzled out after they stopped competing collectively.
“The dancing was the glue that actually held us collectively,” Len mirrored on his first marriage in a January 2013 interview with the Daily Mail. “Once that completed, she checked out me and thought, ‘What am I doing with him?’”
After his marriage to Cherry ended, Len started courting a lady named Lesley. They welcomed one little one collectively throughout their relationship, son James William Goodman. The TV persona turned a grandfather when James and his spouse, Sophie Goodman, welcomed their first little one collectively, daughter Alice, in 2015. Their son, Dan, arrived in 2019.
Who Is Late ‘DWTS’ Judge Len Goodman’s Wife, Sue Barrett?
Sue and Len labored collectively within the dancing world, with the pair each bonding over their expertise educating ballroom dancing. The Better Late Than Never writer’s second spouse most popular to remain out of the highlight, however Len couldn’t assist however gush over their marriage every time he received the possibility. “She’s attractive and makes me very joyful,” he stated.
The beloved entertainer additionally joked about his typical nightly routine along with his partner.
“I don’t snore. I don’t take the quilt. I simply lay there and go straight off to sleep,” Len shared. “That’s all you need out of a bloke.”
Len was surrounded by his household at a hospice in Kent, England, on the time of his loss of life. News of his passing got here only a few months after he introduced he was retiring from DWTS to spend extra time along with his household.
“It is with nice unhappiness to announce that Len Goodman has handed away peacefully, aged 78,” his supervisor, Jackie Gill, confirmed in a press release to BBC on April 24, 2023. “A much-loved husband, father and grandfather who will likely be sorely missed by household, associates and all who knew him.”