JOHANNES Radebe officially joined Strictly Come Dancing as one of three new professional dancers in the 2018 series.
He is no stranger to TV dance competitions though. Here’s the lowdown on Johannes…
Who is Johannes Radebe?
Johannes Radebe is a 32-year-old dancer from South Africa.
He’s been a professional dancer on Dancing With The Stars South Africa for two seasons, reaching the final both times.
Johannes is also a dancer with the Afro Arimba Dance Company.
He’s a two-time Professional South African Latin Champion and three-time South African Amateur Latin Champion.
What has he said about joining Strictly Come Dancing?
Sharing his excitement at becoming a Strictly pro in 2018, Johannes said: “Joining Strictly Come Dancing is one of the greatest achievements of my dancing career.
“It is such an honour to be chosen to be a part of an incredible cast and be part of one of the biggest shows that is celebrated worldwide.
“I cannot wait to get started and experience the magic with the UK!”
He also wrote on Instagram: “I’m beyond excited at this amazing opportunity of being a part of the BBC STRICTLY COME DANCING 2018 family, and a member of @ten2productions @bbcstrictly
South Africa I’ll do you proud.”