Strictly Come Dancing 2019 professionals: Anton Du Beke

Age: 53


From: Sevenoaks, Kent

Twitter: @TheAntonDuBeke

Strictly wins: 0 - third with Lesley Garrett is his highest ever placing. And that was in series one!

Who is Anton's celebrity partner for 2019?

Anton has been matched with EastEnders star Emma Barton - something Anton is thrilled about. He joked that it was "lovely to be paired with someone with all their own teeth."

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Which Strictly celebrity was Anton paired with last year?

TV presenter Susannah Constantine – the couple became the first to be eliminated from the series. We won't say the exact reason. But we will let you see for yourself below.

Who is Anton Du Beke?

Anton started dancing at 14, studying contemporary, jazz, ballet and modern theatre dance. At the same time he was also a junior boxer and county footballer. He met his professional partner Erin Boag in 1997 and they performed a new tour 'From Broadway to Hollywood' in 2018.


Anton is best remembered for his comedic pairings on Strictly Come Dancing, including his partnership with Ann Widdecombe in series 8, who was dubbed 'Starship Widdecombe' by judge Bruno Tonioli when she flew over the dance floor.

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