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Stavros Flatley’s Lagi Demetriou welcomes his first child with fiancée Annika Crawford


Stavros Flatley star Lagi Demetriou, 25, has announced the happy news that he and fiancée Annika Crawford have welcomed their first child.

The couple first shared their baby news via Annika’s Instagram, posting a photo of Annika’s bump with the caption: “Our next chapter – Baby Demetriou.”

Now, they have confirmed the baby’s birth by shared a touching black and white photo of a tiny new born baby’s hand. The caption simply read: “Xenia Demetriou 31 03 2022”.

Lagi shot to fame on Britain’s Got Talent 13 years ago. As part of the hilarious dance act Stavros Flatley, Lagi and his father reached the 2009 finals after the judges loved their crazy dance routines. Many people will remember him as a child star, in one of the most iconic BGT auditions of all time as the pair made fun of Michael Flatley’s Irish dancing with a comical Cypriot version.

However, following their appearance on Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions in 2019, Lagi quit Stavros Flatley, saying he wanted to concentrate on his barber shop business, based in Cyrpus.



Lagi Demetriou has announced the birth of his first child
Lagi Demetriou has announced the birth of his first child

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The couple have been together for five years and got engaged on New Year’s Eve 2020. They live in Paphos, Cyprus.

New parents Lagi and Annika received lots of supportive messages of love and congratulations, including some from fellow BGT contestants. 

BGT The Champions winners Twist and Pulse commented: “The biggest congratulations to you all” and singers Molly Rainford added: “Congrats to you both.”



Lagi and Annika now live in Paphos, Cyrpus
Lagi and Annika now live in Paphos, Cyrpus

Lagi told MailOnline : ‘When we got to The Champions, I thought this was the right time to leave. But Simon Cowell told me not to quit forever. So I will return for some shows.”

The 2009 Britain’s Got Talent finals were won by dance troupe Diversity, and the runner up was Susan Boyle.



Dancers Demetrios Demetriou and Lagi Demetriou rose to fame as Stavros Flatley on Britain's Got Talent in 2009
Dancers Demetrios Demetriou and Lagi Demetriou rose to fame as Stavros Flatley on Britain’s Got Talent in 2009

All is not lost for fans of Stavros Flatley, as Lagi’s dad Demi has announced that the act will continue with his nephew Samson, 19, taking Lagi’s place.

Demi has also claimed that he and his son made a whopping £2 million following their success on the show and subsequent tours and appearances!

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