Where is Five star Ritchie Neville now after becoming a dad and training as a sommelier in Australia

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Ritchie Neville shot to fame as one fifth of the boyband 5ive in the late 90s.

The 41-year-old was set to go on tour last year with his two of the original five bandmates, Scott Robinson and Sean Conlon until the pandemic put a halt to their plans.

But where is the Midlands-born bandmate now? Let’s take a look…

Who is Ritchie Neville dating?

Ritchie started dating his ex-fiancée and Atomic Kitten star Natasha Hamilton in 2013 and a year later they announced they were expecting their first child together.

The Atomic Kitten singer gave birth to daughter Ella-Rose on September 23 2014 but the couple went their separate ways in 2016.

Following their split, Ritchie even made an appearance on ITV’s Take Me Out in 2016 and discussed what he was looking for in a partner.

Speaking to host Paddy McGuinness, Ritchie said: “I wouldn’t say I have a type, personality is the most important thing.

“Looks are only skin deep, it’s more important they’ve got a good heart and they’re a good egg.”

Ritchie has made an effort of keeping his public life private but posted a selfie on New Year’s Eve, captioned: “Never would have predicted sitting on my tod NYE with a beer and the telly but that just about sums up 2020 and I know I’m not the only one.”

What does Ritchie Neville do?

In 2018 the band released an album titled, Keep On Movin' – The Best of Five, which featured just three of their bandmates Scott, Ritchie and Sean.

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Ritchie also as a trained sommelier in Australia in 2004 and opened his restaurant, Guerrilla Bar and Restaurant, in Sydney in 2012. However it went into liquidation in 2016.

He has 16,100 Instagram followers and describes himself in his bio as: “Dad, actor, radio presenter, hardcore pork crackling lover.”

Does he have children?

Ritchie regularly shares adorable snaps of his six-year-old daughter Ella-Rose to his Instagram describing her as his “little flower”.

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