Matt Goss: who is Strictly Come Dancing 2022 contestant?

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The musician is best known for his time in the band Bros alongside his twin brother Luke Goss

The singer-songwriter has recently returned to the UK after living in Las Vegas for more than a decade.

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The news was announced This Morning, with the BBC also confirming it on Strictly social media.

More names will be announced in the coming days.

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Here’s everything you need to know about Matt Goss.

Who is Matt Goss?

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The 53-year-old singer-songwriter was born a member of ’80s pop band Bros.

Together with his twin brother Luke, the band reached number one in the UK charts in 1988 with their song “I Owe You Nothing”.

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The group broke up in 1992 but reunited for the BBC documentary Bros: After The Scream Stops.

The singer previously spent the last 10 years in Las Vegas, performing at venues including The Palms, Caesars Palace and The Mirage, but has since moved back to the UK.

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He has admitted he’s nervous about appearing on Strictly but is excited to “get started”.

He’s no stranger to the ballroom, having competed in the show’s 2013 Christmas special.

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Matt Goss performs at Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip (Image: Getty Images)

What is his net worth?

Is he married?

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Goss has never been married and has no children, but he does have a French bulldog named Reggie.

The Bros member, who has previous relationships with singers including Melanie Sykes, Rebecca Ferguson and Martine McCutcheon, confirmed the pair were dating in March 2022.

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Who is Chantal Brown?

Chantal Brown is a former model-turned-jeweler.

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She was signed by Storm Agency and has appeared in branding campaigns for Oil of Olay and Cornetto.

Brown was also an actress, with IMDB credits in 51 Degrees North and Intergalactic Combat (2007).

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Reflecting on their relationship, Goss described their pairing as “it’s great, it feels good,” and said they’re “funny and in no way social media obsessed.”

Goss has previously admitted splitting up with a former girlfriend who was too phone-obsessed.

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Brown is the ex-wife of Eastenders actor Paul Nicholls, and the two dated for seven years before filing for divorce in 2015.

What are the best bros songs?

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The group had many popular hits during their time together.

The excitement surrounding their music was dubbed “Brosmania” by the media, with female fans being nicknamed the “Brosettes”.

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The band released three albums during their tenure and secured a number one hit in the UK charts.

Here are some of the best Bros songs:

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  • when will i be famous – 1987
  • Drop the boy – 1988
  • I owe you nothing – 1988
  • I quit – 1988
  • Too much – 1989
  • Box of Chocolates – 1989
  • Madly in love – 1989
  • Sister – 1989
  • Are you mine – 1992
  • Trial – 1992