Strictly Come Dancing Stacey Dooley: Boyfriend, Investigates documentaries and Instagram revealed

5 October 2018, 11:06

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Kevin Clifton's Strictly Come Dancing partner is topping the leaderboards every week but what do we know about the Investigates journalist? From her documentaries to family life, here's everything you need to know.

Confirmation that Stacey Dooley was joining the Strictly Come Dancing line-up may have raised a few eyebrows, but the accomplished journalist and BBC Three documentary maker has been surprising everyone with her dance moves with Kevin Clifton.

The 31-year-old presenter and journalist made her way to fame after fronting a documentary called Face to Face with Isis, and has gone on to produce a string of investigative documentaries such as Gypsy Kids Taken From Home and The Billion Pound Party.

Now the star will be swapping documentaries for the dance floor as she joins the likes of Lee Ryan, Katie Piper and Ashley Roberts but what do we know about her? From her family, to her boyfriend - here's what you need to know about Stacey:

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Who is Stacey Dooley?

Stacey Dooley is a British journalist who makes documentaries for BBC Three and her first ever telly job was on Blood, Sweat and T-shirts.

She specialises in investigations and is flown out across the world to shed light on a number of issues, with some of her recent works seeing her travel to Japan, Canada and Iraq.

Who is Stacey Dooley's boyfriend? 

Stacey Dooley's partner is Sam Tux, the pair are often seen sharing intimate photos of each other on Instagram. Sam is a personal trainer, whom she claims is very "patient and understanding."
She once shared a picture of the pair on her social media to celebrate their anniversary, with the caption: “Nearly three years ago bae. Miss you and am so grateful you are so patient and understanding with all the time I spend away from home…”

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Stacey Dooley's Instagram handle

Stacey has over 150K followers on her Instagram @sjdooley, where she shares fun-filled photos of her everyday life and pictures of her fashionable outfits. 

What documentaries has Stacey Dooley made? 

Stacey was given her own show, Stacey Dooley Investigates, in 2011 - and it's still going strong. 

She uncovered the new trend of teens using emojis to deal Class A drugs on Snapchat and in another BBC investigation she shed light on how the sexualisation of young girls is widespread in Japan.