Jayne Torvill, 63, and Christopher Dean, 62, are famous ice skaters. Tonight the pair star in Dancing On Thin Ice, a new ITV documentary which examines the impact of climate change on remote communities. The show, filmed in Alaska, is the latest of Torvill and Dean’s money-making enterprises.
How did Torvill and Dean make their millions?
The skating duo have danced together since they were teenagers and their credentials went on to induct them into the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame.
Jayne and Christopher began skating on top of their full-time roles at work,
She used to work as an insurance clerk while he was a policeman.
However, they made ice skating their career after coming fifth in the 1980 Olympics.
The twosome later rose to fame after taking home a gold medal thanks to their iconic Bolero skate at the 1984 Winter Olympics
The dance received a total of twelve 6.0 marks – the highest possible score.
In more recent years, the ice-skating duo have become known for their role as judges on Dancing On Ice, hosted by Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield.
The pair have two children together.
Many wonder whether Jayne and Christopher have ever been romantically involved.
The answer is yes, fleetingly. Jayne once said in a Radio Times interview: “We did actually kiss once – before we were a skating couple… It was a one-off. We never talked about it afterwards. We laugh about it now.”
Christopher added: “We were 14-years-old, and teenagers in the most naive sense.
“We didn’t talk about it much after. The skating was everything and having a relationship just didn’t occur to us.”