TOWIE’s Dan Edgar: his age, Ella Rae Wise romance and split from Amber Turner

Dan joined TOWIE in 2015 while in an on/off relationship with Kate Wright

Dan Edgar

by Hannah Mellin |
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Believe it or not Dan Edgar is one of the TOWIE's longest running characters – sorry, we mean cast members, obvs. He joined the series way back in 2015, while in an on/off/on/off relationship with Kate Wright. Remember that? Us too. Let's all be old together.

Over the last few years we've mainly known Dan as, well, Mr Amber Turner, but that all changed last year when they split after six years together. Fast forward to the present day and is currently involved in a romance with Amber's on/off frenemy Ella Rae Wise, which has divided the rest of the cast.

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Dan's one of TOWIE's longest-running cast members ITV Pictures

As series 33 hits our screens, let's remind ourselves of everything we need to know about Dan...

How old is Dan Edgar?

Dan was born on 12 May 1990, making him 33 years old.

What did Dan Edgar do as a job before TOWIE?

Before joining one of the biggest reality shows in the land, Dan had a pretty normal job as an electrician but was pals with cast members Pete Wicks, Joey Essex, James Lock and James 'Diags' Bennewith.

What is Dan Edgar's net worth?

Dan's time on TOWIE has earned him quite the following on Instagram (he has 507k followers). Thanks to sponsorship deals and being savvy with his money, Dan is reportedly worth over 1million.

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Roman and Dan ITV/Lime Pictures

When did Dan Edgar join TOWIE?

Dan joined in 2015, over eight years ago now.

When he first joined the show Dan was in an on/off relationship with Kate Wright. They dated before the show for four years and the pair dated on and off until she quit the show and began a relationship with former footballer Rio Ferdinand.

When he first joined, Dan was embroiled in a love triangle with best mates Jess Wright and Lauren Pope and was the catalyst in their fall-out.

During his time on the show, Dan has enjoyed dalliances with Clelia Theodorou, Amber Turner and Chloe Sims.

Dan Edgar's family

Dan’s mum Wendy has made a few special appearances on the show, typically around Mother’s Day or when he needs some relationship advice. He also has a younger sister.

Who is Dan Edgar dating?

It was recently revealed that Dan sparked a romance with co-star Ella Rae Wise when they jetted off to Bali to begin filming the new series of TOWIE and the news absolutely rocked our world. After they were spotted kissing by the pool, Ella opened up to us about how it all went down.

"It was going to happen at some point, although that sounds bad.He has a type. It was obvious to everyone else," she exclusively told Closer.

Dan added, "We spent a bit of time together out there [in Bali]. We’ve never really spent a long time around each other. It hasn’t needed deep conversations."

What happened with Dan Edgar and Kate Wright?

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Dan's first ever long term relationship was with Kate Wright - who is now Kate Ferdinand after marrying Rio Ferdinand - and they dated on and off for six years.

He's previously admitted that he will always be fond of his former flame, telling BANG Showbiz, "It didn't work out. We're good friends. I haven't spoken to her for a few weeks.

"I was with Kate for a long time so I think there will always be feelings there. She has an amazing body."

What happened with Dan Edgar and Chloe Sims?

Following a brief split from Amber Turner in 2019, Dan enjoyed a ‘fling’ with co-star Chloe Sims whilst enjoying filming in Thailand.

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Chloe told The Sun at the time, "Me and Dan are making a go of it.

"We have grown close over four years of friendship. We're just spending time together."

Their relationship caused carnage on the show as Chloe, whose cousin Joey wasn’t keen on her romance with his best mate, was later left feeling pretty mugged off as it was revealed that he was still seeing Amber in secret.

Amber and Dan then rekindled their romance and Chloe admitted that she "never wanted to speak to him ever again".

Fast forward two years and Chloe, Amber and Dan's feud has been the subject of MANY TOWIE storylines and they still haven't made up.

How do I get hair as good as Dan Edgar's?

Dan's bouncy barnet is definitely a hit with the ladies - it's even got it's own Twitter account.

“Baffles me how Dan Edgar gets his hair like that," commented one of Dan's followers under his one of his Instagram posts.

What happened with Dan Edgar and Amber Turner?

Dan and Amber announced they'd splitin May 2023 after six years together and it’s definitely not been a straightforward split, with Dan and Amber having to navigate cheating rumours, moving out of their shared home and joint custody of their dog.

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Amber and Dan split in May ITV Lime Pictures

Although viewers saw them come face-to-face on TOWIE, both Dan and Amber have remained fairly tight lipped when it comes to speaking out about their split in public.

Who is Dan Edgar living with?

In recent interview with, Dan revealed that he has moved in with a TOWIE legend following his break-up, and no, it's notDiags. it's someone FAR juicier.

Dan toldOK!, "At the moment I’m in limbo. I’m temporarily living withArg [James Argent].

"The dog is staying in the house with Amber. We’ll see what happens. I love him to bits."

Sorry, what? There's a TOWIE spin-off we never knew we needed.

Does Dan Edgar have Instagram?

Yep, you can follow him at @danedgar.

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