Biography: Italian Giovanni Pernice was born in Sicily and at 14 years old moved from his home in Sicily to the mainland city of Bologna to in order to follow his career and study dance. His first competed at the Youth level in Latin in 2007 and in June 2014 was ranked second in the WDSF International Open Latin championship. He has Nato per sincere tattooed on his arm, which translates as "Born to win". Giovanni joins the Strictly Come Dancing professional dancers to compete in the thirteenth series of the show.
Speciality: Latin American
Favourite Dance: Jive
Official Website: Follow Giovanni on twitter @pernicegiovann1

strictly come dancing history

Series Celebrity Last week Position Last dance(s)
13 Georgia May Foote Final =2nd Rumba, Show dance, Charleston
14 Laura Whitmore 7 9th Samba
15 Debbie McGee Final =2nd Salsa, Show dance, Argentine Tango
16 Faye Tozer Final =2nd Viennese Waltz, Show dance, Theatre/Jazz
17 Michelle Visage - - -