COMEDIAN Ellie Taylor is taking on the biggest challenge of her TV career so far, Strictly Come Dancing.
The 8 Out of 10 Cats star will be swapping her stand-up microphone for the dancefloor, as she joins the 2022 Strictly line-up.
Who is Ellie Taylor?
Born on November 28, 1983, comedian and actress Ellie Taylor is best known for her appearances on axed comedy series The Mash Report and 8 Out Of 10 Cats.
However in 2021, she hit international stardom on the hit show Ted Lasso, when she played Flo ‘Sassy’ Collins – Rebecca’s best friend and Ted’s on/off love interest.
She also has a podcast with Anna Whitehouse called Ellie & Anna Have Issues, which releases new episodes every Tuesday.
Ellie is also known for her work as a stand-up comic and regularly goes on tour with her show.
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Is Ellie Taylor married and does he have any children?
Ellie married her reporter husband Phil Black back in 2014.
He is an Australian CNN International freelance reporter, based in London.
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Together the couple have one daughter.
In July 2021, Ellie published her debut book My Child and Other Mistakes: How to ruin your life in the best way possible, which became a Sunday Times bestseller.
What has Ellie Taylor said about being on Strictly?
On August 9, Ellie was revealed as the ninth celebrity to be taking part in Strictly 2022.
She told ITV’s Lorraine: “It is so nice to release it to the universe. I found out a few months ago. I have managed to keep it in.”
Asked how she reacted to being asked to be on Strictly, she revealed: “It was an immediate.
“I have wanted to do it for ever and more importantly my mum loves it.”
Ellie joins the other announced stars competing on the show including Will Mellor and Kym Marsh, who were the first contestants confirmed for the series.
Is Ellie Taylor on Instagram?
Ellie is an avid user of Instagram and has an impressive 172K followers.
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You can follow Ellie on her popular handle, @elliejanetaylor.
On there she keeps fans-up-to-date with her fabulous life.