IVETA LUKOSIUTE

Biography: Iveta Lukosiute was born in Lithuania where she learnt to dance from the age of six. When she was seventeen, she and her mum moved to America, and formed a professional partnership with Gherman Mustuc with whom she twice became the Ten Dance World Champions, as well as winning US National championship titles in Ten Dance and Showdance. She performed on the US television show So You Think You Can Dance, and stepped into the breach when Strictly professional Aliona Vilani was injured while training before the first show of series ten, and has since join the cast of professional dancers full time from series eleven.
Speciality: Ten Dance, Showdance
Achievements:
  • World Ten Dance Champion (twice)
  • US National & North American Professional Ten Dance Champion (five times)
  • Favourite Dances: Rumba
    Official Websites: Follow Iveta on twitter @D8Iveta

    strictly come dancing history

    Series Celebrity Last week Position Last dance(s)
    10 Johnny Ball 2 14th Foxtrot
    11 Mark Benton 10 7th Samba
    12 Thom Evans 5 12th Cha cha cha

    christmas specials

    Iveta competed in one Christmas Special, dancing with Chris Hollins in 2014