He made history with Johannes Radebe when they performed their routine on the show last year - but it attracted 200 complaints.
The former Emmerdale star has ruled out a shift to the West End stage, saying that TV and drama is more his cup of tea.
The professional's celebrity partner Emma Barton revealed the news during an appearance on 'Strictly: It Takes Two'.
The TV presenter won the dance show in 2014 with Pasha Kovalev and split from her boyfriend Jack Street during her time on the show.
The competition favourite's wife knows he doesn't have a wandering eye.