Everything you need to know about I’m A Celeb star AJ Pritchard’s girlfriend Abbie Quinnen

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AJ Pritchard has been supported by his girlfriend Abbie Quinnen since heading into the I'm A Celeb castle.

She joined her former Strictly professional dancer boyfriend during his two week isolation period before the show started, and helped him through his reported positive COVID test that nearly put his place in jeopardy.

As the show began and AJ headed inside Grywch Castle, Abbie was left behind to drum up support for her man among his many fans from Strictly.

She's been posting sweet pictures and messages about AJ, and tuning in every night so far to watch the ITV reality show.

So how did Abbie and AJ first meet and what does she do for a living? Let's find out more about Abbie Quinnen…

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Who is Abbie Quinnen and what does she do?

Abbie Quinnen is a professional dancer just like her boyfriend AJ Pritchard.

The 23 year old, who has an older sister Paige, trained at The Urdang Academy, a performing arts academy in Islington, and as well as appearing in the West End musical Cat, Abbie has also done some modelling.

She is aunt to her sister's two children Albie and Edie, who often feature on her Instagram page alongside AJ, as well as videos and stunning pictures displaying her dancer's body.


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When did Abbie Quinnen meet AJ Pritchard?

Abbie was a dancer on AJ's Get On The Floor tour which he announced at the end of December 2018.

According to The Sun, Abbie and AJ first started dating back in May 2018 after she auditioned for the show and he snapped her up.

But speaking about their first date with OK! Magazine, the professional dancer said: “I took the whole cast out for dinner to say thank you, and then we went to a club.

“Abbie and I were talking a lot, and I was really attracted to her once I got to know her. For our first official date we went for dinner, then I booked us a hotel in London. Because my apartment didn’t have any furniture at the time. That sounds really bad, doesn’t it?!”

He continued: “I’m very business-minded so I didn’t really talk to Abbie until the tour had finished. I did think she was really pretty and I enjoyed seeing her dance. I’d watch her, then cheer a bit too enthusiastically.

“And when we danced together there was a really special connection – I think that’s why dancers often end up together.”

Abbie added: “I was attracted to AJ from the start, but I didn’t think that he would be into me. And he did drop me on seven out of the eight shows!”

When did Abbie and AJ make their romance official?

AJ went Instagram official with his current girlfriend, dancer Abbie Quinnen in July 2019.

The heartthrob took to the social media platform to share the news, and posted a sweet snap of himself and Abbie, 23, looking loved-up while on holiday in Greece.

AJ said: “Feeling happy,” followed by a love heart emoji as the pair smile from ear-to-ear.

Since their announcement, it seems the relationship has gone from strength to strength, with Abbie spending lockdown at AJ’s family home and they have since said they're even thinking about wedding plans.

"Yeah, we’re like that couple who see a movie or something about weddings on Instagram, then talk about whether we’d want it at ours. We always discuss nice ideas and stuff about our own day," AJ told OK! Magazine.

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