Vito Coppola facts: Strictly dancer's age, girlfriend, height and more revealed

24 November 2023, 13:21

Vito Coppola in 2023
Vito Coppola in 2023. Picture: Getty

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

Vito Coppola has been one of the most popular professional dancers since he joined the show in 2022. For this year, he's teamed up with Ellie Leach, and they are tipped to be potential winners.

Here's all the big facts about the talented star:

  1. Who is Vito Coppola?

    Vito Coppola is an Italian dancer who has been dancing professionally since he was just 6 years old.

    Wowing judges with his dance skills since he won his first competition at just 10 years old, Vito has a huge number of awards under his belt.

    The talented star is 11-time Latin American Champion, a three-time World Championship finalist and also a European Cup Winner.

    Previously to joining Strictly Come Dancing in 2022, Vito was best known as a professional dancer on the Italian version of the competition, Stars Ballando con le Stelle where he was crowned champion, alongside dance partner Arisa, in 2021.

    As well as being a champion dancer, Vito is also multi-lingual.

    The young star speaks his native language of Italian, and is also fluent in English, Russian and Spanish. Impressive!

  2. Vito Coppola girlfriend: Is he single?

    Vito Coppola pictured winning Italy's version of Strictly Come Dancing with then-girlfriend and dance partner, Arisa.
    Vito Coppola pictured winning Italy's version of Strictly Come Dancing with then-girlfriend and dance partner, Arisa. Picture: Alamy

    Vito Coppola grew close with his dance partner from Italy's 2021 version of the show.

    The young dancer and his celebrity partner, Italian singer Arisa, become a romantic item after the show wrapped, however it has recently been reported that the pair have parted ways after a 'rocky patch'.

    Italian publication Mio reports that the pair's split is amicable, that they remain on "good terms" and have a "friendly bond."

    Vito has more recently been linked with Strictly stars Helen Skelton and Molly Rainford.

    In 2023, Vito appeared to confirm rumours that he was dating his current Strictly partner, actress Ellie Leach.

  3. Vito Coppola age: How old is he?

    Vito was born on September 27, 1992.

    He will celebrate his 31st birthday in 2023.

  4. How tall is Vito Coppola?

    Vito is thought to stand at 5 foot 11 inches.

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