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Kristina Rihanoff and Ben Cohen are having a baby

Kristina Rihanoff and Ben Cohen are having a baby

Strictly Come Dancing star Kristina Rihanoff has announced she is pregnant. 

The professional dancer, who met boyfriend Ben Cohen when they danced together on the show in 2013, told the nation her pregnancy news on TV, as she is starring in Celebrity Big Brother. 

Kristina told her fellow housemates the news, saying she had only found out over Christmas, and that she was 'almost three months’ pregnant. 

The couple became friends during the filming of Strictly, then got together after his marriage to wife Abby broke down. 

The news was then confirmed on Kristina’s Facebook page, saying: 

“Kristina and Ben were surprised and delighted to find out that she was pregnant shortly before she entered the Big Brother house.

“Kristina is well and looking forward to being a mum.”


A spokesperson for Kristina said:“Kristina and Ben were surprised and delighted to find out that she was pregnant...

Posted by Kristina Rihanoff on Thursday, 7 January 2016

 Congratulations Kristina and Ben! 

Photo: Ken McKay/REX Shutterstock

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