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Andy Akinwolere

Andy Akinwolere

Andy Akinwolere, born 30 November 1982, Nigeria, is a TV presenter.

Andy took part in the seventh series of Dancing on Ice, and was voted off in the first week.

Akinwolere was born in Nigeria in 1982, and moved to the United Kingdom with his family when he was eight years old. They settled in Birmingham, where he was educated.

Akinwolere has four siblings – three brothers and one sister who live in the United States – and speaks Yoruba in addition to English. His mother and father both lived abroad for a while and he spent a small part of his childhood living in Nancy, France. He has been quoted as saying he has seen 118 different cities around the world. He mentioned on Blue Peter on 8 April 2009 that he shares a flat with CBBC presenter Johny Pitts. He is an amateur photographer and has had pictures published in National Geographic Kids Magazine and the 2010 Christmas edition of Vogue Bambini. He is also a keen collector of rare vinyl and rare music.

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Updated: Sunday 15 January 2012