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CBBC's Rhys Stephenson is our fifth Strictly celebrity of 2021!

Actor and children’s TV presenter Rhys is best known as the face of children’s television channel CBBC, which he hosts live from CBBC studio HQ.

“I am BUZZING to be a part of Strictly Come Dancing 2021. I have dreamt about being on this show, and I know for a fact that it is going to exceed every expectation. I cannot wait to experience it all: the costumes, the orchestra, even Craig’s glare! I am READY!”

Rhys has also presented some of the biggest shows across the CBBC slate, including Blue Peter and Saturday Mash-Up!, and appeared on The Dengineers and Newsround. Outside of presenting, Rhys is an ambassador for Place2Be, a charity which provides mental health services in schools.

He joins Tom Fletcher, Robert Webb, AJ Odudu and John Whaite in our class of Strictly 2021. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for all the latest reveals.