Who is Zip in The Masked Dancer? Celebrity identity revealed

June 5, 2021, 20:41 | Updated: Jun 5, 2021, 9:08 PM

Who is Zip?

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Polly Foreman

By Polly Foreman

Who is Zip? Discover all the clues and theories so far about The Masked Singer’s candidate.

Howard Donald was revealed as Zip on the Masked Dancer.

The Take That star came in third, after Scarecrow out of the competition.

“Even my daughters didn’t know it,” he told the judges, adding that his adult children were asking him about what he had done in London.

However, die-hard Take That fans knew it, with many identifying it from the first appearance.

Howard said, “I love the mask. That’s me in a nutshell. From the first time I saw a design of the outfit, I was so excited to be that character, even though the big mask was restrictive with regard to some of the dance moves. “

The Masked Dancer hit screens last Saturday, and the ITV show is still going crazy.

Read more: First Look at The Masked Dancer Characters – Including Beagle, Squirrel, and Carwash

Like its sister show, The Masked Singer, it features a group of mysterious celebs dressed in costumes – and sees them perform a dance, rather than a song, in front of the audience and the panel.

One of the characters is Zip – here’s what we know about them.

Who is Zip?

Who is Zip?

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Who is Zip?

The latest dimensions (from Betfair) about their celebrity identity are as follows:

  • Olly Murs 2/1
  • Jenson button 9/2
  • Stephen Mulhern 7/1
  • Mark Wright 8/1
  • Jay Kay 1/16
Could Zip be Olly Murs?

Could Zip be Olly Murs?

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In Zip’s first packet of clues, he said, “Who’s Zip? It’s me, idiot, the life and soul of the party, and I love disco.

“Hey, DJ, play another song. I’m in the zone, move left to right, you can count on me to give this competition all I’ve got.

“I am here to paint the city in red yellow green and blue.”

“I might let myself go on the dance floor, but who’s behind the mask? I’m keeping this closed.”

In their second packet of clues, Zip said, “I’ve led an awesome lifestyle, a roller coaster for sure. It’s been a life well lived and I have the trophies to prove it.

“I even helped England score points.

“I would say I’m a bit of a thrill-seeker, a daredevil disco.

“Wait, this is second nature to me. I have been on the circuit for a long time. It’s time to see if this disco diva will take you by the side of the coin. “

Ahead of their third performance, Zip also said, “The way my parents raised me, I dreaded the idea of ​​a normal zipper job,” and said it was “up to the boss to make me pause”.

Zip may have dropped a hint from Olly Murs ahead of her semifinal performance, saying, “My heart skipped a beat.”

Who else is in The Masked Dancer?

The full list of characters (past and present) is below:

Who are the judges of The Masked Dancer?

Oti Mabuse, Davina McCall, Jonathan Ross and Mo Gilligan are on the series panel.

Speaking about her new role, Oti said, “I am so excited and honored to join the panel on The Masked Dancer. I am a huge fan of The Masked Singer and loved the US Masked Dancer so I can’t wait to start this show. As a dancer, I will watch the dancers carefully for clues – this is going to be so much fun !!! ”

Davina also spoke of her enthusiasm for the show, saying, “I love playing detective and I love to dance, so what better? Hawk. They still have such an amazing cast on The Masked Singer as it literally could be. anyone hiding and dancing behind these masks and that’s what makes it so exciting. “

Who is the host of The Masked Dancer?

Joel Dommett returned to the host.

Colleen D. Ervin