Biography: Essex boy Matthew took his first dance lessons at the age of eight, and was soon hooked on Latin American dancing. He partnered and then married Nicole, and were successful amateur dancers before turning professional in 2000, and that very year became the World Champions, one of many championships they won in an extremely successful career. The partnership split when the couple divorced and Nicole decided to retire from competition in 2003, but have recently started dancing as a team again, although not competitively. Matthew competed in Strictly Come Dancing from the series three to series seven.
Speciality: Latin American
Height: 6' 2"
Professional Partner: Nicole Cutler
Favourite Dance: Jive
Least Favourite Dance: Cha Cha Cha
  • World Masters Professional Latin Champion 2000
  • World, Open British, International and UK Professional Latin finalist 2000 - 2005
  • International Professional Latin finalist 2004
  • World and European Professional Latin finalist 2005
  • British Closed Professional Latin Champion 2004
  • UK Closed Professional Latin Champion 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005
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    Follow Matt on twitter @MattCutler123

    strictly come dancing history

    Series Celebrity Last week Position Last dance(s)
    3 Siobhan Hayes 1 12th Waltz
    4 Carol Smillie 9 5th Viennese Waltz; Samba
    5 Alesha Dixon Final Winner Waltz; Cha cha cha; Show dance
    6 Christine Bleakley 11 5th Tango; Salsa
    7 Martina Hingis 1 =15th Waltz; Rumba

    Christmas Specials

    Matt has competed in three Christmas Specials, dancing with Alesha Dixon in 2007 and 2008, and with Fern Britton in 2010.