Biography: Latin dancer Gorka began dancing at the age of 12 and was consistently one of the top dancers in his country, representing Spain in the World Latin Championships in 2010 and reaching the semi-finals of the 2012 WDSF World Cup. In 2014, Gorka joined the global Ballroom and Latin dance phenomenon Burn The Floor as one of their leads and has toured with them all around the world. He joins Strictly this year for the first time and Gorka is hoping to bring his cheeky personality and some Latin passion to the ballroom.
  Gorka joins Strictly Come Dancing for Series 14 in 2016.
Official Websites: Follow Gorka on Twitter @gorkamarquez1

strictly come dancing history

Series Celebrity Last week Position Last dance(s)
14 Tameka Empson 3 14th Tango
15 Alexandra Burke Final =2nd American Smooth, Show dance, Jive
16 Katie Piper 4 13th Jive


Gorky has competed in one Christmas Special, dancing with Frankie Bridge in 2016.