Who is Amy Dowden? Strictly Come Dancing star's age, height, career and more facts

4 September 2018, 19:09 | Updated: 8 September 2018, 16:23

Amy Dowden
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By Tom Eames

Strictly Come Dancing is back for its 16th series in 2018!

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Who's taking part?

Amy Dowden is one of the many returning professional dancers, and here is a handy guide to the talented star.

  1. Who is Amy Dowden?

    Amy Dowden is a Welsh ballroom and Latin American dancer.

    She and her dancing partner Ben Jones are the current British National Champions in Latin American Dance.

    In 2017, she joined the lineup of professional Strictly Come Dancing, partnering Brian Conley.

  2. Amy Dowden age: How old is she?

    Amy Dowden was born on August 10, 1991. She celebrated her 27th birthday in 2018.

    She was born in Caerphilly, South Wales abegan dancing at the age of eight.

  3. Amy Dowden boyfriend: Who is she dating?

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    Amy Dowden is engaged to her professional dance partner Ben Jones, after he proposed to her on New Year's Eve in 2017.

Meet all the Strictly professional dancers:

- AJ Pritchard
- Alijaz Skorjanec
- Amy Dowden
- Anton du Beke
- Dianne Buswell
- Giovanni Pernice
- Gorka Marquez
- Graziano di Prima
- Janette Manrara
- Johannes Radebe
- Karen Clifton
- Katya Jones
- Kevin Clifton
- Luba Mushtuk
- Nadiya Bychkova
- Neil Jones
- Oti Mabuse
- Pasha Kovalev