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  • Born NameJanette Manrara
  • Birth PlaceMiami, Florida, U.S.
  • Height5 feet 1 inch
  • Eye Colorblack
  • Zodiac Signscorpio
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityCuban
  • ProfessionProfession Dancer
  • HusbandAljaz Skorjanec
  • Age35
  • Siblingn/a
  • Parentsn/a

The British dance reality TV competition, Strictly Come Dancing series based on competing celebrity and professional dancer together to win the season has ended its 16th series of 2018. And once again, the professional dancer Janette Manrara wasn’t able to earn the title with her dance partner, Dr. Ranj Singh who is a This Morning Doctor.

The American professional dancer and choreographer, Janette Manrara is better known from the appearance in the So You Think You Can Dance season four. Since then, her fans want to know more about Janette Manrara professional and private life.

So, her is everything you need to know about Janette Manrara married life and her husband name. Also, we will be learning about her bio and other hidden facts.

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Janette Manrara on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’

After So You Think You Can Dance, Janette Manrara appeared in the British TV show Strictly Come Dancing in the 11th Series in 2013. The show is based on dance competition in which celebrity and professional dancer together compete mainly in Latin and ballroom dance. Each partner is judge and scoured out of 10 by the judges.

The show presented by Tess Daly and Claudian Winkleman on the BBC one channel. She appeared in the series with fashion designer Julien Macdonald and was eliminated in the third couple. Then, she returned with actor Jake Wood; finished in 5th place of the 12th series.

Later, in 2015 of 14th series, Janette made the appearance with TV personality Peter Andre who was eliminated at the position of 15th. In 2016, she returned with Aston Melvin Odoom who is radio DJ and became the first couple to be eliminated from the series with 22.5 points. The points were the lowest throughout of her career.


Caption: Janette Manrara with Dr. Ranj Singh on Strictly Come Dancing

In 15th series, Aston Merrygold; JLS singer was the partner of Janette. Together, she was successful in sticking in the 10th place by losing the dance-off to Mollie King and her partner AJ Pritchard. In 2018, she came back in the show with DR. Raj Singh who is a British doctor, television presenter, columnist as well as author. However, their charm didn’t seem left them to win the competition yet. The partner was eliminated in the 10th position with a score of 24.3.

Janette Manrara married with the long-dated partner? Who is her husband name?

The 35-year-old American dancer is a married woman. With her wedding vows, she has changed her surname to Skorjanec. She is married to Aljaz Skorjanec whose profession is also a dancer. He has also appeared on Strictly Come Dancing as the pro partner in 2013 along with Janette. After dating for long, the pair got married in the 15th July 2017.

Caption: Janette Manrara’s husband Aljaz Skorjanec

What special about their marriage was, Janette and Aljaz had an astonishing three wedding in various places including Disneyland and Slovenia. The main reason behind the three wedding was because their grandparent couldn’t travel far. She told Ok! Magazine that

“The main reason is that our grandmas can’t travel. None of them can fly eight or nine hours, so this way they get to see us getting married.”


Caption: Janette Manrara on the wedding gown

She also said

“It was the happiest two weeks of our lives. To say we got to walk down the aisle, exchange our vows and celebrate our marriage three times is really nice.

Most people only have the one day. We would do it all again – all three weddings were just perfect.”

Previously, the lovebirds were engaged in the year 2015. After dating for six years, they finally decided to the committee with an engagement ring.

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Janette Manrara bio; Early life

Born in 1983 in Florida, Janette Manrara has spent her childhood in the city of Miami with her Cuban family whose identities are kept confined. She loves to save her personal life under the shade.

Manrara holds the nationality of American and holds the Cuban ethnicity. Manrara began learning dance at the age of 19. She learned pointe, ballet, ballroom, jazz, and hip-hop. As per her bio, she went to Florida International University and studied Finance. During the time, the 35-year-old was completing the dance training.

Manrara celebrates her birthday on 16th November. She began her career by performing at the musical theatre at the age of 12. She even worked for a Hispanic TV station and dance with the star Jennifer Lopez on the stage. But, the beautiful dancer taste the limelight when she appeared in the American reality show “So You Think You Can Dance?” in the 2009 series.

However, the Miami girl couldn’t make to the top 20 of So You Think You Can Dance season four and tired her luck in season five. At that time, she paired with Brandon Bryant, contemporary dancer which led them to the top 20. Unfortunately, she was eliminated along with Jason Glover in week 7.