Biography: Aljaž was born in Slovenia, and started dancing at just five years old. He has won 19 Slovenian championships, in both ballroom and Latin American, as well as the 10 dance competitions, and represented his country in international Latin and Ballroom dance championships. He danced on the Slovenian version of Strictly (named Dancing With the Stars) before joining the stage show Burn The Floor. Aljaž joined the ranks of the professional dancers on Strictly Come Dancing for the eleventh series.
Speciality: Ballroom and Latin American
Official Websites: Follow Aljaž on twitter @AljazSkorjanec


Series Celebrity Last week Position Last dance(s)
11 Abbey Clancy Final Winners Waltz, Show dance, Quickstep
12 Alison Hammond 7 10th Charleston
13 Helen George 11 6th Paso doble
14 Daisy Lowe 8 8th Salsa
15 Gemma Atkinson Final =2nd Paso doble, Show dance, American Smooth
16 Kate Silverton 9 8th American Smooth
17 Emma Weymouth 7 9th Samba


Aljaž has danced in one Christmas Special, with Sophie Ellis Bextor in 2014