Luba Mushtuk facts: Strictly Come Dancing star's age, partner, height and more revealed

22 September 2023, 14:30 | Updated: 4 October 2023, 11:58

Luba Mushtuk in 2018
Luba Mushtuk in 2018. Picture: Getty

Strictly Come Dancing is back once again for another thrilling series in 2023!

Luba Mushtuk is one of the many returning Strictly professional dancers, and here is a handy guide to the talented star.

  1. Where is Luba Mushtuk from and how old is she?

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    Luba was born on November 14, 1989, in Russia. She celebrated her 33rd birthday in 2022.

    She had previously worked on the show as an assistant choreographer since 2016, and has contributed to a number of group routines.

    She was also part of the Strictly Come Dancing Live tour, and has performed on both Giovanni Pernice’s and Kevin and Karen Clifton’s tours.

    Luba has won the Italian Dance Championship and Italian Open Latin Show Dance four times. She was ranked second in the European 10 Dance Championships, and was a finalist in the Latin European Championship.

  2. Who is Luba Mushtuk's boyfriend?

    In November 2017, it was reported that Luba was dating fellow Strictly star Giovanni Pernice before breaking up.

    They have been friends for several years, with The Sun claiming: “She would like their romance to be out in the open. Luba is very keen to be on the show one day."

    In 2020, it was reported that Luba was dating Italian TV star Constantino Vitagliano.

  3. How tall is Luba Mushtuk?

    Luba is thought to stand at around 5 ft 7 in tall.

Meet all the Strictly professional dancers:

- Amy Dowden
- Dianne Buswell
- Giovanni Pernice
- Gorka Marquez
- Graziano di Prima
- Johannes Radebe
- Karen Hauer
- Katya Jones
- Luba Mushtuk
- Nadiya Bychkova
- Neil Jones
- Nancy Xu
- Kai Widdrington
- Nikita Kuzman
- Jowita Przystal
- Cameron Lombard
- Carlos Gu
- Vito Coppola
- Lauren Oakley