Joanne Clifton Biography
(Reality TV Star)
Birthday: October 26, 1983 (Scorpio)
Born In: Waltham, United Kingdom
Joanne Kirsty Clifton is a dancer, actress, presenter, and singer from England. She is best known for her tenure on the British show ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ and becoming one of its winners in 2016. She is also the 2013 World Ballroom Showdance Championship winner. Furthermore, she has received the top prizes at the European Professional Ballroom Championship and World Dancesport Games. A Lincolnshire native, Clifton was introduced to dancing by her parents, who were dancers themselves. In the initial years, her partner was her brother, but they later decided to specialise in different dance forms. She was educated at East Ravendale Primary School and Caistor Grammar School. In 2000, she went to Italy to receive training at Team Diablo. Between April and May 2014, Clifton was part of the cast of the live dance show ‘Burn the Floor’. In 2017, she portrayed the titular character Millie Dillmount in the UK tour of ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’. She served as an expert presenter on ‘Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two’ in 2015. At present, she is essaying the lead role of Janet Weiss in the UK tour of ‘The Rocky Horror Show’.