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It's the winter warmer that really brings a little extra light into our living rooms at the start of the year.

Dancing On Ice is back on January 17, with this year's line-up including Myleene Klass, Denise Van Outen and Jason Donavan.

But as they gear up to try to skate to success, we're looking back at the winners of every series so far.

On our screens since 2006, the early-year ITV hit always provides plenty of warmth.

Judges Torvil and Dean join Ashley Banjo and John Barrowman, and we can't wait for the action to unfold.

But what has happened to all the champions since the show first appeared on our screens 15 years ago? We found out ahead of the big return.

Gaynor Faye (2006)

Gaynor Faye got the show off to a fantastic start

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The former soap star lit up the first ever show and it helped her to on to do some big things.

Gaynor was crowned the first queen of the ice back in 2006 with Dan Whiston, who has since become the show's Associate Creative Director.

Since her ice win, she appeared in the stage adaptation of Calendar Girls in the West End and starred in TV series The Chase.

Of course Emmerdale fans will know her best as Megan Macey in the ITV soap, which she starred in from 2011 until 2019.

Kyran Bracken (2007)

The ex England rugby player was stunned by his win
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The scrum-half stepped out of his comfort zone and skated to victory in 2007.

Kyran Bracken MBE became the first male celebrity to take the crown with partner Melanie Lambert.

The ex England rugby star is now a big family man.

He and wife Victoria have three sons together – Charlie, Jack and Lochlan.

Since winning the show, he toured with Holiday on Ice in their show Romanza and even returned for the All Stars version of Dancing On Ice in 2014, finishing fifth.

Suzanne Shaw (2008)

Suzanne was sensational on the 2008 series
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It has been quite a ride for former Hear'Say star Suzanne since she stepped foot on the ice.

After winning with Matt Evers 13 years ago, she went on to perform in a number of big West End productions including Chicago, The Vagina Monologues and White Christmas.

She also dipped her toe into TV acting when she appeared as Edna Birch's granddaughter Eve in Emmerdale in 2010, but left a year later.

Suzanne split from husband Jason King in 2012. She gave birth to her second son, and first with Sam, in 2015. She is also mum to Corey, 15, with ex-partner Darren Day.

Ray Quinn (2009)

Ray is very different from the skating star of 2009
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The former X Factor star has had a total body transformation since we saw him get his skates on more than ten years ago.

Ray, who now hit the gym every day, wowed the Dancing On Ice judges in 2009 and triumphed with Maria Filippov.

He later went on to become the champion of the show's All Stars version five years on.

Ray went on to perform as Danny Zuko in Grease, Billy Kosteki in Dirty Dancing and Warner Huntington III in Legally Blonde. Ray was also cast as the title character in the new Aladdin musical in 2012. He appeared as right-wing extremist Jonny Baxter in Hollyoaks in 2018.

Hayley Tamaddon (2010)

Hayley glided to glory and is now a mum
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Former soap actress Hayley helped professional Dan Whiston become the first professional skater to win the competition twice when they were crowned the champions in 2010.

She was best known for her portrayal of Del Dingle from 2005 until 2007 in Emmerdale and dipped her toe into the world of soaps in 2013.

Hayley appeared in Coronation Street as Andrea Beckett in 2013, but was axed two years later after her character left the cobbles alongside Lloyd, played by Craig Charles.

The actress announced the happy news that she was pregnant with her first child in April 2019 and gave birth to her son in October that year.

Sam Attwater (2011)

Sam met wife Vicky Ogden on the All Stars series of Dancing on Ice in 2014
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Former EastEnder actor Sam won the sixth series and has enjoyed a great life on the back of it.

He also took part in the All Stars version of the show, in which he came fourth with when partnered up with then-fiance Vicky Ogden.

The couple married in 2014 and she gave birth to their daughters in 2016.

Since his win, Sam has starred in a number of West End productions, including Dreamboats & Petticoats and has plenty in the pipeline post-Covid.

Matthew Wolfenden (2012)

Matthew was stunned by his win
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Matthew could not believe his ears when he won the 2012 contest.

Emmerdale actor Matthew, who plays David Metcalfe in the ITV soap, won the show with pro Nina Ulanova.

Since his win he has continued to appear in the ITV soap, which he first starred in back in 2006.

He wed his co-star Charley Webb, who plays Debbie Dingle, in 2018 and the pair have three children together.

Beth Tweddle (2013)

Beth has not had it easy since winning the show
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Olympic gymnast Beth helped create a bit of TV history back in 2013.

She won Dancing On Ice in 2013 with Daniel Whiston, making it the third time he'd skated with a celebrity champion.

Beth decided to delve back into the world of reality TV again in 2016 with disastrous consequences when she took part in Channel 4's The Jump.

She was forced to pull out of the competition after suffering a severe back injury and later had to undergo neck surgery.

The former Olympian announced last year that she was suing the makers of the show for £200,000 in damages over injuries she sustained on the show.

Jake Quickenden (2018)

Jake sparkled on the show's big return after a long break
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Jake turned his hand to another reality show and became the second former X Factor star to win the Dancing On Ice title .

It marked the show's return in style following a five-year hiatus.

Since winning the show, Jake has starred in Hair The Musical and has also dipped his toe into presenting.

He appeared in The Real Full Monty On Ice at the end of 2020 to help raise awareness of cancer.

James Jordan (2019)

James is still making headlines – especially when Strictly is on!
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Former Strictly Come Dancing pro James Jordan won Dancing On Ice in 2019 with professional Alexandra Schauman.

It wasn't his first attempt at reality TV since leaving Strictly in 2013, however, and appeared on CelebrityBig Brother in 2014 and 2017.

He and wife Ola welcomed their first child together last year following IVF treatment last year.

He continues TV work and keeps fans entertained with his reality show views on twitter.

Joe Swash (2020)

Joe was brutally honest when he was named the winner last year
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Perhaps the most surprising winner, Joe claimed that he's Dancing On Ice's worst-ever champion.

The pandemic held him back a bit last year – but there is no stopping his relationship with Stacey Solomon.

The couple got engaged on Christmas Eve as he popped the question on a winter walk.