EMMA Weymouth has been confirmed as the eighth celebrity to join the Strictly Come Dancing 2019 line-up.
The announcement about the English chef, who is married to Ceawlin Thynn, the son of Alexander Thynn, 7th Marquess of Bath, was made on Gaby Roslin’s BBC Radio London show. Here is what you need to know about the model…
How much is Emma Weymouth being paid to join Strictly Come Dancing?
Emma’s payment for signing up to Strictly Come Dancing is thought to be within the region of £25,000 and £40,000.
The Sun previously reported that each celebrity is given a standard £25,000 payment for joining, which rises to £40,000 if they stay until the end of October.
However, her fee could rise to £60,000 if she makes it to the quarter-finals and £100,000 if she wins the entire show.
Who will Emma Weymouth be partnered with on Strictly Come Dancing?
Emma definitely has her pick of the boys as there are more than a handful of professional male dancers, who have been confirmed by BBC bosses.
But given that she is a fairly tall woman it is likely she will be paired with an equally statuesque male.
The men who fit that bill in particular are Anton Du Beke, who is believed to be 5”11 and Alijaz Skojanec, who is reported to stand at 6ft.
Why is Emma Weymouth famous?
Emma is and English chef, model and philanthropist, who is a brand ambassador for Fiorucci and has modelled for Dolce and Gabbana.
Born March, 19, 1986 the 33-year-old also runs her own lifestyle website and has an online show, entitled Emma’s Kitchen.
She is married to Cawlin Thynn, the son of Alexander Thynn, 7th Marquess of Bath and counts herself as a contributing editor of British Vogue.
Speaking about joining Strictly Come Dancing 2019 on Gaby’s show, she said she was relieved that the cat was finally out of the bag after months of secrecy.
When can I watch Strictly Come Dancing 2019 on BBC One?
Strictly Come Dancing is returning for its 17th series on BBC One in 2019.
It kicks off with the red carpet launch on Monday, August 26, 2019.
The series premiere will follow shortly after, but a date is yet to be confirmed.
The main show will air live on Saturday evenings with the results the following day on Sundays.