Aston Merrygold height: Strictly Come Dancing fans question how tall the BBC star is

Aston Merrygold is currently top of the Strictly Come Dancing leaderboard

Aston Merrygold is currently top of the Strictly Come Dancing leaderboard [Wenn]

After Strictly Come Dancing week one, Aston Merrygold and his dance partner Janette Manrara stormed to the top of the leader board of the BBC show. 

The star recently announced he and girlfriend Sarah Lou Richards are set to become parents, sharing his baby news to his 202k Instagram followers, and is now taking the ballroom dancing competition by storm.

After his first appearance on the opening show the JLS singer made a joke about his height – and it caused curious viewers to start searching for how tall he is.  

The star, who is teamed up with petite 4ft 9in dancer Janette Manrara, is actually 5ft 5in. 

Aston Merrygold and Janette Manrara perform for the judges on Strictly Come Dancing

Aston Merrygold and Janette Manrara perform for the judges on Strictly Come Dancing

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Revealing his exciting baby news recently, Aston Merrygold posted three images on Instagram and wrote: “On May 29th 2017 we found out that our lives were going to change forever.

“This secret has been so hard to keep, but I’m so excited to finally be able to share the news with everybody that me and my beautiful lady @sarahlourichards are going to be parents!!!!!!”

He also recently shared a photo with his JLS bandmates, sparking calls for a reunion. 

He shared the photo of himself with his former JLS pals on Instagram, with the caption: “Avengers assemble!”

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