Congratulations are due to the old New Kids On The Block member Johnathan Knight. THE Toggle block The contestant announced that he married longtime partner Hayley Rodriguez last year. The two have been together since 2008 and appeared on season 26 of Fantastic race where they placed ninth.
Speaking to ET about the nuptials and the relationship, the farm repairman the host said,
“It’s good. We’ve been together for 14 years. It’s nice to find love. We found each other later in life, which makes it even better. We both understand each other.”
Knight, 54, was a member of The new kids on the block from 1986 to 1994 where they were arguably the biggest boy band in the world. Known for their monster hits “Hanging Tough”, “The Right Stuff” and “Please Don’t Go Girl”, they have sold over 80 million records worldwide.
In addition to Fantastic raceKnight is host to farm repairman on HGTV. Also previously reported by ET,
“In addition to renovating homes for Farmhouse Fixer, Knight added more to his schedule when he signed on to compete in Season 4 of Rock the Block. Hosted by Ty Pennington, the contest follows four teams as they ‘they compete to add the most value to identical properties.
Discussing their chances on season four, the I will love you the singer commented
“I know a lot of people from HGTV and before we did that, we called and they said, ‘It’s going to be long hours, you’re going to lose your voice, you’re not going to sleep. We were like, ‘This is Rock the Block. We will do it and we will win.
Rock The Block airs Mondays at 9/8 on HGTV.
Sources: ET, Instagram images: @jonathanrknight