Kevin Clifton is an English professional dancer born in Waltham, near Grimsby, Lincolnshire. He was a professional dancer on the BBC TV series Strictly Come Dancing, having previously worked as an assistant choreographer. He has also featured on Burn the Floor. He was given the nickname "Kevin from Grimsby". On 15 December 2018, Clifton won the sixteenth series of Strictly with his celebrity partner, Stacey Dooley. He appeared in every year's final from when he joined the show in 2013, with the exception of 2017 and 2019. He announced on 6 March 2020 that he was leaving the show citing that he wanted to focus on "other areas of his career".
|Born:||Kevin Clifton, October 13, 1982, Waltham, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England|
|Education:||Caistor Grammar School|
|Occupation:||Dancer, choreographer, property investor|
|Spouse(s):||Clare Craze (divorced), Karen Hauer (m. 2015–2018)|
|Partner(s):||Stacey Dooley (2019-)|
|Family:||Joanne Clifton (sister)|
|Twitter:||Kevin Clifton's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Kevin Clifton's Instagram profile|
About Kevin Clifton
British professional dancer who appeared on the television series Strictly Come Dancing and Burn the Floor.
He began taking Latin and ballroom dancing lessons as a young child, and he and his sister, Joanne, competed in numerous national and international dance competitions.
He appeared in a 2010 London West End production of Dirty Dancing, The Musical.
He was married to dancer Clare Craze from 2007 to 2013. He then married dancer Karen Hauer in 2015 up until 2018. His parents, Keith and Judy Clifton, also had successful careers as professional dancers.
His dance partner on season eleven of Strictly Come Dancing was prominent British journalist Susanna Reid.