Where X Factor finalist Ray Quinn is now and who he’s dating as he opens up on delivery driver job

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Recently it was announced that X Factor star Ray Quinn had swapped his name in neon for a name badge and taken a very normal job.

The Dancing On Ice 2009 winner was reportedly working as a Hermes delivery driver, and really enjoying it.

A source told The Sun at the time: "Times are tough and no one can be snobby about work. Ray is a hard-grafting lad, and naturally loves being on the move, doing things and seeing people.

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“He feared getting bored so applied for a job with Hermes and has been dropping off packages ever since.

"It’s kept him busy and he’s really popular – especially with fans who want a selfie. It's brilliant he's doing this – more and more people are bound to follow suit."

The star famously finished in second place on The X Factor back in 2006, behind Leona Lewis, but what is he up to now? Let’s take a look…

What is Ray Quinn doing now?

The 32 year old star from Merseyside is still working as a delivery driver after taking the job on in lockdown.

The star earns £11.40 an hour for his job as a driver but according to NetWorthList he has an estimated £1.4 million in the bank.

Ray recently backed the launch of a Deliveroo ad which thanks the nations delivery drivers for all their hard work.

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The star has called his Hermes job the most challenging he’s had, and said: “As the New Year is upon us let us take a moment to reflect and say thank you to all those who have kept us going through the tough times this year.

“I feel it’s time to show some love to our delivery drivers, couriers, supermarket staff!! What would we do without them? Whether it’s food parcels to keep our elderly safe indoors, your bottle of wine to share with friends over facetime, gifts for loved ones to let them know you're thinking of them or even a little doorstep conversation!

“I would just like to personally thank the nation's Deliverers! As some of you may know, I myself have been there and done it and have seen first-hand how much hard work goes into the job. These guys are amazing! Working right through these difficult times helping to keep many businesses afloat, whilst keeping our closest friends and families connected.

“From me to you, I hope you all have an amazing one this year and may 2121 be a prosperous new start with a little more appreciation than ever for our key workers!!”

Aside from delivery driving, the singing star often pops up on Instagram on which he has 98,000 followers.

Ray writes in his bio “TV/ Actor/ Singer,” and he recently advertised his new album called Undeniable.

Ray is also a self-confessed “Evertonian.”

Who is Ray Quinn dating?

The X Factor star married Emma Stephens in 2012, but they split after three years together.

Together they share an adorable son named Harry who was born in 2012 after their Barbados wedding.

After their split, Ray said: “Emma and I have regrettably parted ways. Our lives, after a period of time, have gone down separate paths.


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“Despite this obviously being a very difficult period in my life, I am keeping busy with my new music and will be continuing with my UK tour and the release of my new single as planned.”

Now, Ray is engaged to his partner Emily who he went public with in 2017 after meeting her at a bar.

Sharing a recent snap together, Ray penned: “Loooong overdue, well deserved family night out with ALL the Quinn’s!! And always by my side is my beautiful future wifey of course!"


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Emily also has a young son, and after meeting he told Star magazine: “She's a school teacher and we made it official last June. It was fate.

“I believe whatever's meant for you won't pass you by. I can't stand dating apps. A text message or a picture on Tinder is absolutely pointless.”

The pair are often posing for loved-up snaps on Instagram.

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