Who is Brianne Delcourt and when did the Dancing On Ice skater meet Kevin Kilbane?


BRIANNE Delcourt not only got a new skating partner on Dancing on Ice 2020 – she got a new fiance too.

Here’s more about the professional skater, who has just got engaged to former footballer Kevin Kilbane.


Brianne Delcourt is a Dancing On Ice professional skater

Who is Brianne Delcourt and where is she from?

Canadian born Brianne claims to have started ice skating when she was just a two-year-old girl.

The ice skater was born in Ontario on February 2, 1981.

Brianne has toured the world with the sport and has represented Canada as an international competitor.

In November 2017, it was revealed that Brianne would be returning to Dancing On Ice for the revamped 2018 series.

She first joined the series in 2010 when she reached third place with Hollyoaks actor Keiron Richardson.

She then went all the way to victory in 2011 with EastEnders actor Sam Attwater.

Brianne followed this success with partners Sbastien Foucan,Matt Lapinskas, with whom she was runner-up, and Gareth Gates.

When the show returned in 2018, Brianne was partnered with Alex Beresfordbefore the pair were voted off in week eight.

In 2019, she partnered Mark Little, but they were first to be booted off.

Brianne has a daughter, born in November 2016, Gracie Isabella.

Brianne Delcourt and skating partner Kevin Kilbane kiss at the end of their routine
Brianne Delcourt and skating partner Kevin Kilbane kiss at the end of their routine

When did Brianne Delcourt meet Kevin Kilbane?

Brianne met footballer Kevin when they were partnered up on the show in late 2019.

But after just a few months as a couple Kevin proposed to Brianne during a meal out.

Brianne wrote on Instagram: “He was worth the wait. Kev, youve made me the happiest girl in the world. Youre my fairytale ending.”

Kevin said that “everything happened quickly” but that he “knew straight away”.

The engaged pair already live together with Brianne’s daughter, Gracie.

Brianne Delcourt announced her engagement to Kevin Kilbane
Brianne Delcourt announced her engagement to Kevin Kilbane

Has Brianne dated any other Dancing On Ice celebs?

Brianne has dated three other Dancing On Ice celebs.

Here’s who else she’s dated:

  • Danny Young – the Corrie hunk was partnered with pro skater Frankie Poultney in 2010, but he got together with Brianne. The relationship fizzled out when the DOI tour ended
  • Sam Attwater – Brianne partnered EastEnders actor Sam in the 2011 show… and WON. The couple split soon after and Sam went on to marry another pro skater, Vicky Ogden, in 2014
  • Matt Lapinskas – Brianne dated another Albert Square actor after being paired with Matt in 2013. Their fiery affair lasted two years
Brianne returned to Dancing On Ice in 2018
Brianne returned to Dancing On Ice in 2018

Is Brianne Delcourt on social media?

Fans of Dancing On Ice can keep up with Brianne’s activities via social media.

She can be found on Twitter @Brianne_TV

Brianne is also active on Instagram posting lots of pictures of herself with Kevin andGracie @Brianne_TV


When were Brianne and Kevin eliminated from Dancing On Ice?

The couple were the fourth to be booted off the show.

After their last performance on the ice, Kevin gave Brianne a huge smacker in the middle of the rink – appearing to embarrass host Phillip Schofield.

Dancing On Ice2020 is on every Sunday at 6pm, with the final expected to be on March 8.