“Although it’s impossible to fill in the shoes of a legend like Zoe Ball, I hope to make her and all of the Strictly fans proud.
“I will miss dancing on that iconic dance floor weekly, but forever grateful to continue being a part of the Strictly Come Dancing family!”
Zoe has since addressed the news as she took to Twitter and congratulated the Latin performer on the big news.
In view of her 376,000 followers, she penned: “SQUEALS of delight at the news the singular sensation, Latin sensation @JManrara will join @Rylan as host on ITT Gonna smash it, gorgeous lady love. Love you.”