Biography: Born in 1983 into a dancing family, Joanne Clifton was taught dancing by her parents, former World Champions Keith and Judy Clifton, competing in her first competition at the age of just 3 years old, with brother, and fellow Strictly professional dancers, Kevin Clifton. From a young age, she competed nationally and internationally, and has many titles to her name, including five times British Champion, and the Professional World Dancesport Champion.
More recently, Joanne has performed in the Burn The Floor stage tour in Australian and Japan, and was recently announced as the newest female professional dancers on Strictly Come Dancing, joining the show for the twelfth series.
Speciality: Ballroom
Official Websites: Follow on twitter @joanneclifton

strictly come dancing history

Series Celebrity Last week Position Last dance(s)
12 Scott Mills 6 11th Foxtrot
14 Ore Oduba Final Winner American Smooth; Show dance; Jive

Christmas Specials

Joanne has competed in one Christmas Special, dancing with Russell Grant in 2014.