Is John Waite Related To British Dancer Ian Waite? Everything To Know About Him

There are rumors that John Waite is related to British dancer Ian Waite. But is it just some confusion, or do they have any relation between them?

John Waite has awed the judges and the viewers with his performance in Strictly Come Dancing ballroom. Moreover, fans are loving his intense chemistry with professional partner Johannes Radebe.

Is John Waite Related To British Dancer Ian Waite?

John Waite is not related to British dancer Ian Waite. The netizens may have been curious because their surname sounds somewhat similar. In addition, Ian used to be part of the Strictly Come Dancing show. He had appeared on a few seasons previously.

Besides, John’s surname is Whaite and not Waite. In addition, he hails from Chorley, Lancashire, England whereas Ian comes from Reading, Berkshire. Thus, we cannot find any connection between the two of them.

John is a famous English Baker who won the third series of The Great British Bake Off in 2012. He is a chef, author, and television presenter. And now, a dancer as well.

The multitalented baker has won the hearts of many through his performance in the ongoing series of Strictly Come Dancing shows. Netizens have expressed their love for him as a dancer and want him to win the contest.

John Waite Is Engaged To His Long Time Partner

John Waite is engaged to his partner, Paul Atkins. He is a graphic designer by profession.

The pair have been together for 13 years. They got engaged in 2017 and decided to tie the knot in 2020 October. However, the wedding is yet to take place.

They share a dog named Abel, who is four years old. His partner is supportive of him and has been preparing packed lunch boxes for him and his dance partner Johannes during their rehearsals.

John is also known for having the first-ever male same-sex partner, Johannes Radebe, in the show.

John Waite Has Impressive Net Worth

John Waite has an estimated net worth of $5-$6 million. He is an author, chef, and TV presenter by profession.

He had a weekly cooking slot on the ITV breakfast program and in 2016, he began co-presenting Chopping Block, ITV’s daytime cookery competition, alongside Rosemary Shrager.

He also runs a  Kitchen Cookery School in Wrightington, Lancashire. has released four cookery books i.e. John Whaite Bakes, John Whaite Bakes at Home, Perfect Plates in 5 Ingredients,  Comfort: Food to Soothe the Soul, and A Flash in the Pan.