Johnny Ball

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Birthday
23, 1938
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
23, 1938 (age 80)
Birthplace
England

About

The presenter of many popular children's educational programs, he joined the cast of Strictly Come Dancing in 2012.

Before Fame

From the late 1970s to the mid-1980s, his programs explained scientific concepts to children in an easily-grasped form, making science cool.

Trivia

On Strictly Come Dancing, he was matched up with Aliona Vilani, but the two were the first dancing couple to get eliminated.

Family Life

He had three children. His daughter Zoe Ball became a presenter for the It Takes Two programme, and a former contestant on Strictly Come Dancing.

Associated With

Olympian Louis Smith and his professional partner were the winners of Strictly Come Dancing in the 10th series, in which Ball competed.