About Ekaterina Leonova
Russian ballroom dancer who rose to fame as a professional partner to celebrities on the German reality competition Let's Dance. She took first place with partner Gil Ofarim in 2017 after her fourth season.
She started ballroom dancing when she was ten and went on to win the Southern Russian Champion of Youth title.
She started dancing in amateur ballroom competitions in 2008 while studying business administration in Cologne, Germany, and went on to compete in the EU World Cup and The World Cup in 2012.
Her mother's name is Vera and her sister's name is Maria. They are shown visiting her often on her Instagram.
Isabel Edvardsson is one of her fellow dancers on Let's Dance.