Joanne Clifton: Strictly Come Dancing’s Kevin Clifton’s famous sister revealed

31 October 2018, 16:41

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Kevin Clifton and sister Joanne . Picture: ig

The Strictly Come Dancing star Kevin Clifton has a famous sister, what do we know about her and why did she leave Strictly Come Dancing?

You might know Kevin Clifton as the Strictly Come Dancing professional, currently paired with Stacey Dooley, however he has a famous sister named Joanne who is also a professional trained dancer.

Joanne Clifton was famously paired with Ore Oduba on Strictly Come Dancing back in 2016 where they famously dated their way to victory.

However, many have been left wondering what she has been ding since she left Strictly Come Dancing.

Here's everything you need to know about the sister of Kevin Clifton, who split from wife Karen Clifton last year.

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Kevin and Joanne Clifton as children . Picture: instagram

Kevin Clifton and Joanne Clifton age gap

Believe it or not, there is just one year between Kevin and Joanna, with Kevin being the oldest out of the two siblings.Joanne Clifton was born on 24 October 1983, making her 35 years old, whilst Kevin was born on 13 October 1982, making him 36.

Why did Joanne Clifton quit Strictly?

Following her win with Ore Oduba in 2016, Joanne decided not to return to the ballroom, with the BBC confirming that she had decided to focus on her musical theatre career.

Joanne Clifton Instagram

Joanne’s profile can be found under the username @realjoanneclifton, and she can regularly be seen posting snaps from behind the scenes of It Takes Two – where she still makes guest appearances, and keeps her 94,000 followers up to day with her theatre work.

What is Joanne Clifton doing now?

In addition to numerous guest appearances on It Takes Two, Joanne has a busy theatre career and will star in The Rocky Horror Show stage production in across the UK.