Winner of series five in 2007
Singer and former Strictly judge Alesha Dixon lifted the Strictly Come Dancing trophy in 2007 with her professional partner Matthew Cutler. Alesha won a very closely contested final, finishing just two points ahead of Matt Di Angelo.
From the beginning I knew I was on to a winnerMatthew Cutler
Alesha holds the record for the highest average score in Strictly history with 36.5 points - and that's despite never achieving a perfect 40 point score for a single routine.
Since competing, Alesha sat on the Strictly judging panel alongside Len Goodman and co for three series from 2009-2011. During this time she also co-hosted Children in Need with Terry Wogan and Tess Daly. She currently presides over her judging duties on Britain’s Got Talent.
Alesha's Strictly Stats
Week 1 - N/A
Week 2 – Rumba = 31 points
Week 3 – Jive = 36 points
Week 4 - American Smooth = 33 points
Week 5 – Foxtrot = 36 points
Week 6 – Salsa = 35 points
Week 7 – Waltz = 38 points
Week 8 - Cha Cha Chan = 39 points
Week 9 – Tango = 38 points
Samba = 36 points
Week 10 - Viennese Waltz = 38 points, Paso Doble = 36 points
Week 11- Quickstep = 38 points, Argentine Tango = 38 points
Week 12 - Waltz = 39 points, Cha Cha Cha = 38 points, Jive = 35 points