Who is Kai Widdrington, Strictly Come Dancing 2021 professional dancer?


AS the mannequin new Strictly sequence is set to air on September 18, 2021, all eyes are on the mannequin new recruits of the present.

The nineteenth sequence of the favored BBC One present will function new professional dancers. Meet Kai Widdrington.

Kai is considered one amongst Strictly’s latest dancersCredit: PA

Who is Strictly Come Dancing 2021 professional dancer Kai Widdrington?

Kai Widdrington is a 25-year-old English dancer and choreographer who, on the age of 9, determined to take up dancing.

By the time he was 14, he turned the 2010 World Junior Latin-American champion. 

In 2012 when Kai was solely 16, he reached the ultimate phrase of the sixth sequence of Britain’s Got Talent.

He furthermore beforehand labored as a professional dancer on Dancing With The Stars Ireland and achieved twice as Runner-up on the present in 2018 and 2020.

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What has Kai talked about about becoming a member of Strictly?

Talking to the BBC, Kai talked about: “This is my childhood dream come true.

“Watching Strictly from the very first sequence as a youthful boy from Southampton and now 18 years later, to be a professional dancer on the present is almost certainly in all probability probably the most wonderful feeling and a very powerful accomplishment of my occupation.

“I can’t wait to step onto the Strictly floor and experience the exciting times that lie ahead.”

Is Kai married?

Kai is not married and has been struck by the Strictly curse.

In 2016, he started a relationship with professional dancer and fellow Dancing with the Stars dancer, Giulia Dotta.

The couple nonetheless break up ahead of Kai may even make his debut in Strictly Come Dancing, after a five-year relationship.

They allegedly parted methods fairly a number of months ahead of making their announcement.

A spokesperson for Giulia confirmed the data in July 2021.

Reasons for his or her breakup have nonetheless to be revealed.

Kai is now talked about to be dwelling with Strictly hunk Giovanni Pernice.

Kai dated fellow Dancing With the Stars choreographer Giulia Dotta for five years
Kai dated fellow Dancing With the Stars choreographer Giulia Dotta for 5 yearsCredit: INSTAGRAM

Is Kai on Instagram?

Kai is an avid shopper on Instagram and boasts increased than 31K followers.

His feed is sure to function a great deal of behind-the-scenes footage and movies as he is set to step into the Strictly ballroom for the primary time.

You can regulate to him on @kaiwidd.

When can I watch Kai on Strictly?

Strictly Come Dancing 2021 is set to air on September 18, 2021, on BBC One at 7:45pm.

All episodes will then be in the marketplace on BBC iPlayer.

The 2020 sequence began in mid-October, a month later than frequent on account of Covid pandemic.

The 2020 sequence furthermore ran for 9 weeks as an alternative of the same old 13.

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