Who is Emma Barton? Strictly Come Dancing and EastEnders star's height, partner and more facts

29 November 2019, 13:38 | Updated: 29 November 2019, 13:41

Emma Barton Strictly Come Dancing 2019
Emma Barton Strictly Come Dancing 2019. Picture: PA Images

By Sian Hamer

The Eastenders actress will be competing in Strictly Come Dancing 2019 – but who is she?

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Emma Barton is an actress best known for her role as Honey Mitchell in EastEnders. But she's also had many other roles in a variety of TV shows and has been in a number of stage productions.

Now that she's swapping soaps for Strictly, everyone wants to know more about her as she takes to the dance floor.

So who is she? How tall is she? Who is her partner? All the details revealed:

  1. Who is Emma Barton?

    Emma Barton is best known as the Albert Square favourite, Honey Mitchell, but she actually started her TV career in another BBC drama.

    Barton's first role was in BBC MI-5 drama, Spooks. She's also had roles in Doctors, and the 2013 crime-thriller Who Needs Enemies.

    You may also recognise her from another celebrity competition, as she took part in Celebrity Masterchef in 2014 – but was eliminated pretty quickly!

  2. How tall is Emma Barton?

    Emma stands at 5'7" (1.75 m) tall.

  3. Who is Emma Barton's husband?

    Emma is currently single, but the actress was previously married to lawyer Nigel Stoat from 2002 to 2005.

  4. Who is her Strictly dance partner?

    Emma is partnered up with Anton Du Beke for this year's series.

    The professional dancer told the Radio Times that he's "very excited about this one" when asked about their pairing.