List of Strictly Come Dancing contestants - Wikipedia
WHEN Strictly Come Dancing began, the professional dancers were boxer Joe Calzaghe (who left his long-term girlfriend) and now there is. The following is a list of Strictly Come Dancing contestants to date along with their age at the time of competing, professional partners, competition finish, number. Date: · Printable version. Professional dancers. Darren Bennett (Strictly Come Dancing partner is Emma Bunton). Darren is a down to earth, cheeky They have been dancing together for six years and turned professional in
Get daily updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingSee our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Many a relationship has crumbled under lights of the Strictly Come Dancing ballroom, with hot tanned bodies, dazzling outfits and raunchy routines too much to handle for some 'spoken for' celebs.Professional Jive - Strictly Come Dancing - BBC
Real-life couples have been challenged by the dance pairings and lithe limbs of the professional dancers, but how have this series' contestants faired against their predecessors? And whose relationship is more akin to a hot salsa than a quickstep home after rehearsal?
Graziano Di Prima and Vick Hope Rumours are rife that it's only a matter of time before professional dancer Graziano Di Prima, 24, succumbs to the allure of dance partner and 'goddess' Vick Hope, Graziano and Vick have sparked suspicion among the other dancers Image: Johannes told The Sun: Will he be able to resist her?
Lee Ryan and Nadiya Bychkova Rumours about the close relationship between Lee Ryan and his beautiful dance parter have been circulating every since their 'lustful' waltz sent judges into fits of giggles.
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She went one better with her next partner, actor Jimi Mistry. Last December she married him.
After winning Strictly in with Olympic gymnast Louis Smith, she announced that she was leaving to concentrate on developing the "Vincent and Flavia" brand. He met air stewardess Susan Duddy in the BBC bar after she was in the Strictly audience but their relationship went through a rocky patch in when he had a fling with Kristina Rihanoff while Susan was pregnant with their first child, a son named Luca, now four.
They were reconciled after the birth and have another son, Mateo. With Flavia, Vincent has launched a learn to dance app and he stars with her in their new dance show, Dance 'Til Dawn. Although she left the jungle prematurely after falling ill.
She also models and in she appeared on stage in Calendar Girls, acting alongside her husband, Hollyoaks actor Kevin Sacre. She has written a book, Strictly Inspirational, gives motivational speeches and performs at events with her ex-Strictly dancer Ian Waite. He was not asked back after series seven but stayed on to perform in group dances.
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With his wife and dance partner Lilia Kopylova, he promotes ballroom and Latin dance in schools. The couple also teach in their Sheffield studio and Darren is a judge on the Lebanese version of Strictly. Vincent is really excited about taking part in Strictly Come Dancing and hopes his fellow countrymen will get behind him: He's a genuinely warm and charming person who is constantly smiling and who made it to the European Professional Latin Championships finals in In series two Ian and his celebrity partner, Denise Lewis, were runners up, whilst in series three Ian and his partner, Zoe Ball, came third — this time around Ian hopes to go all the way.
Every year I do my best as I want to stay in the competition for as long as possible as I love it so much.
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If I can make the final, it means I've been around for as long as I possibly can! Anton finished third in series one, dancing with Lesley Garrett; in series two he and Esther Rantzen were the third couple to be voted off; and he came fifth in series three with Patsy Palmer.
This series Anton is determined to go all the way, by whatever means necessary: I want to win; I'm tired of not winning - I'm willing to do whatever it takes He was married to and danced with Nicole Cutler Strictly Come Dancing series two before they spilt in However, after Nicole's decision to stop competing, she and Matthew took the decision to reunite in a non-competitive partnership in July Matthew first took part in Strictly Come Dancing in series three, where he was the first to leave with his partner Siobhan Hayes.
He is keen not to repeat the experience: I don't want it to happen again.
Her speciality is Latin American and together with her partner and husband Darren Bennett also appearing in Strictly Come Dancingthey are ranked the number one Latin American couple in Britain. Lilia's favourite dances are the rumba and the foxtrot.
In series two Lilia was partnered with Aled Jones, finishing fourth, whilst in series three Lilia and partner Darren Gough not only won the series but also the Christmas Special Trophy! This time around Lilia is once again paired with a sportsman and hopes to emulate last year's success: