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29 November 2019, 13:38 | Updated: 29 November 2019, 13:46
Karim Zeroual is one of this year's Strictly Come Dancing stars. But who is he and where might you have seen him before?
TV presenter Karim joins the Strictly Come Dancing line up for 2019 alongside the likes of Catherine Tyldesley, Emma Barton and David James.
He's already a favourite with the kids thanks to his CBBC duties, but is this his time to shine for the whole family?
Here is all the important info about the talented star:
CBBC's Karim on being a Strictly contestant
Karim has starred in various West End productions, after attending Sylvia Young’s Theatre School.
Performances include a stint in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the London Palladium, The Far Pavillions at the Shaftesbury Theatre and The Lion King at the Lyceum.
On TV, he has popped up in shows including EastEnders, Da Vinci’s Demons, Top Class and Saturday Mash-Up. He also starred as Sadiq in the children’s drama The Sparticle Mystery.
More recently, he has become a TV presenter, regularly appearing on the CBBC channel since 2014.
, and worked on shows such as Wimbledon Live and BBC’s Young Dancer.
Karim was born on November 14, 1999.
He will celebrate his 20th birthday during this series of Strictly.
Karim has kept his private life... well... private for the time being. It is currently not known whether Karim is single or in a relationship.
He will partner up with professional Amy Dowden for his Strictly journey.