Shirley Ballas first husband: Who was Sammy Stopford? | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV
However, the couple split in 1984 just four years after they had tied the knot.
Despite their split, Shirley has remained close with Sammy and has previously posted about him on her social media.
Back in 2017, Shirley shared a picture of the pair out for lunch together.
She tweeted alongside the image: “Lunch with my first husband, Sammy Stopford. Still love him to bits.”