Yousseph “Chico” Slimani, born 2 April 1971, is a Welsh born singer of Moroccan descent who rose to prominence in the United Kingdom after reaching the quarter-finals of the 2005 series of the talent show The X Factor.
In 2006, he had a number 1 hit on the British charts entitled “It’s Chico Time” and in 2008, he appeared on the reality TV show CelebAir in which he placed third.
Chico replaced the injured Chesney Hawkes on the seventh series of Dancing on Ice.
Chico is now married to Daniyela Rakic, sister of 2008 and 2009 Wimbledon Men’s Doubles Champion Nenad Zimonjić. Chico and Daniyela have a daughter named Lalla-Khira and a son Zacharia.
Age: 52 Skating with: Andrew Buchanan Number of times fell over on first day: I haven’t fallen over too much – that’s probably because I skate on the safer side so to speak. Number of bruises so far: I am… Read more
Age: 38 Skating with: Robin Johnstone Number of times fell over on first day: I fall over at least once every day, if not two or three times. Number of bruises so far: Loads! I have bruises all over. Most… Read more
Age: 25 Skating with: Jenna Harrison Number of times fell over on first day: A few times. I still fall over! Number of bruises so far: A fair few Most embarrassing fear/dread for first live show: That I can perform… Read more