Kevin Clifton

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Date of Birth October 13, 1982
Place of Birth Waltham, England
Age 37 years old
Horoscope Libra

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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
Nationality: English
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)
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About Kevin Clifton

British professional dancer who appeared on the television series Strictly Come Dancing and Burn the Floor.

Before Fame

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.

Family Life

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.

Latest information about Kevin Clifton updated on June 01, 2020.

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KEVIN CLIFTON has addressed his concerns over one of his performances on Strictly Come Dancing, as the message he and his former dance partner were aiming to portray was of a "break-up".
Fri, 05 Jun 2020
KEVIN CLIFTON - a former professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing - has apologised after he and his girlfriend Stacey Dooley were unable to help a fan in her time of need recently.
Fri, 05 Jun 2020
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Thu, 28 May 2020
Kevin Clifton has likened the coronavirus lockdown to "when you stop for Christmas". The 37-year-old dancer has been taking it easier than usual during lockdown, admitting he's been switching from ...
Fri, 29 May 2020
BBC Kevin and Stacey on Strictly Kevin Clifton and Stacey Dooley lifted the Strictly Come Dancing glitter ball trophy in 2018, an accolade not many people can boast. The pair stunned the judges and ...
Wed, 27 May 2020
Strictly Come Dancing stars Kevin Clifton, 37, and Stacey Dooley, 33, lifted the Glitterball trophy more than a year ago. The Grimsby-born performer spoke candidly with his former dance partner Kellie ...
Fri, 29 May 2020
Here she presented the early morning show from 2003-2014. She also competed in Strictly Come Dancing's eleventh series in 2013. Paired with Kevin Clifton, the pair reached runner-ups and performed at ...
Fri, 05 Jun 2020
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Fri, 05 Jun 2020
Well-known black business executives Nicole Robbins, Clifton Phelps and Kevin Newell offered advice on what the city's business community can do to improve a region widely reported to be one of the ...
Tue, 02 Jun 2020
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Tue, 26 May 2020
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Thu, 04 Jun 2020
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