The 2022 Strictly star who beat Kym Marsh in week 11’s dance off has everyone curious about her. Molly Rainford is an English singer known for being in the final of Britain’s Got Talent in 2012 at the young age of 11. She’s now a regular face on TV, with her career spanning CBBC children series, Friday Download, and comedy drama Nova Jones. She joined the Strict Come Dancing cast of 2022, which is the show’s 20th season. But with a footballer father and two EPs to her name, there’s more to Molly than meets the eye. From net worth to early life, here’s everything you need to know about Molly Rainford.


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Molly Rainford’s net worth

Molly Rainford’s estimated net worth is between $1.5 million to $5 million. That works out at £1.2 million to £4.06 million as of 12/12/22. Most sources report the $1.5 million figure for when she was 18 years old, suggesting she’s at the higher end of that bracket now. At just 22 years old, Molly Rainford has a net worth comparable to some of the Royal Family!


Molly Rainford net worth
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Who is Molly Rainford’s father?

Born in Essex, Molly is the daughter of ex footballer, Dave Rainford. He is known for playing as midfielder and then working as Assistant Manager at Chelmsford City FC. Molly reportedly said that her parents (Dave and mum, Sarah) don’t want her to be distracted or worrying about boys at the moment, which is why she’s staying focused on her career.

What does Molly Rainford sing?

The singer has a number of catchy singles under her belt, including “Sign Your Name”, “Forever and a Day” and “Long Run” from 2019. She also has two EPs – including a Christmas one that features “I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day”.

When did Molly Rainford become famous?

Molly Rainford shot to fame at age 11 following the sixth series of Britain’s Got Talent, where she finished in sixth place. Her audition was a version of ‘One Night Only’, originally sang by Jennifer Hudson for the hit movie Dreamgirls. Rainford also sang “It Must Have Been Love” by Roxette, which is also a movie soundtrack, used in Pretty Woman. After the show, Sony Music and Simon Cowell gave her a scholarship at the Sylvia Young Theatre School. Molly is now one of the final few left on Strictly Come Dancing 2022.

Who is Molly Rainford’s partner? 


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Molly is paired with professional dancer Carlos Gu on Strictly Come Dancing this year. The 28-year-old Chinese dancer is new to the show this year, but is renowned dancer and multi-world semi-finalist. The pair have danced to Beyoncé’s “Love On Top” in week 2, the Grange Hill theme tune in week 5, and Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill” in week 6.