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Kevin Clifton

Grimsby’s finest!

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Age
35
Partner

2018 was Kevin Clifton's year as he finally lifted the Glitterball trophy with partner Stacey Dooley after four consecutive Final spots and 7th place with partner Susan Calman in 2017.

I bring 110% to every performance.
Kevin Clifton

His first Strictly stint in 2013 saw him team up with Susanna Reid in a year eventually won by Abbey Clancy. Kevin was a runner-up again in 2014 with his partner, The Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge. In 2015, Kevin once again made the final with actress Kellie Bright, with their Star Wars-themed Charleston quickly becoming a Strictly classic, while 2016 saw him placed runner-up with partner Louise Redknapp.

Background

Kevin was born in Grimsby and trained in Ballroom and Latin from an early age. Conveniently for him, his parents are former World Champions, and were kind enough to pass down their knowledge.

After making his musical theatre debut in 2010 dancing in Dirty Dancing in London’s West End, Kevin has been a principal dancer of the Burn The Floor Dance Company for several years.

Former Youth World Number One and four time British Latin Champion, Kevin won International Open titles in Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Japan, France, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Slovenia, Slovakia, Finland and Belgium... pretty much everywhere then!

Trivia

Kevin’s a huge footie fan. He supports Chelsea and follows the team up and down the country. Kevin also loves wrestling and has followed WWE since he was a young 'un.

And his favourite food? Fish 'n' chips. A true Northerner!

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