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Johannes Radebe (born 27 April 1987) is a South African dancer and choreographer.


Radebe has won the Professional South African Latin championships twice and has been the Amateur Latin South African champion three times.

Radebe was a professional dancer on South Africa's version of Strictly Come Dancing in 2014 on SABC 3 and Dancing with the Stars in 2018 on M-Net. In 2018, the BBC announced that Radebe would join the cast of professional dancers on the British Strictly Come Dancing, although he was not allocated a partner in his first season. In 2021, Radebe was announced as a contestant on Celebrity MasterChef.

Series Partner Place Average Score
17 Catherine Tyldesley 11th 25.5
18 Caroline Quentin 8th 29.0

Performances with Catherine Tyldesley

For his first competitive appearance in this show, in the seventeenth season series, he was partnered with actress Catherine Tyldesley. The couple were eliminated in week 6, placing them in 11th place, with an overall average score of 25.5.

Performances with Caroline Quentin

For series 18, he was partnered with actress, Caroline Quentin.

Personal life

Radebe is gay, and has spoken out about homophobic bullying he received as a child.

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