Strictly Winners: Who has won BBC Strictly Come Dancing?
The full list of all the Strictly Come Dancing Winners & Champions to date.
Updated 4th December 2023
Lights, camera, dance! For years, BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing has been gracing our screens with its glitz, glamour, and incredible dance moves. As we gear up for another thrilling season of ballroom brilliance, let’s take a trip down memory lane to celebrate the past winners who’ve waltzed, tangoed, and cha-cha-cha’d their way to the top. We’ll also pay tribute to the talented runners-up who came oh-so-close to winning the coveted glitterball trophy.
Let’s look back at all the celebrity champions and their professional partners who have lifted the Glitter Ball trophy between 2004 – 2023
Full list of all the Strictly Come Dancing champions
The last season of Strictly Come Dancing came to an end on Saturday 17th December 2022, with Hamza Yassin & Jowita Przystal being crowned current reigning Strictly Champions.
With the help of professional partner Jowita, Hamza beat the likes of Helen Skelton and Fleur East to lift the glitterball trophy and become the 2024 Champion.
If you’re an avid Strictly fan you will probably be able to recite this full list of all the winners in your sleep, but for the rest of us, here’s a quick recap.
Series 1 – July 2004
Winners: BBC newsreader, Natasha Kaplinsky and Brendan Cole
Most memorable dance: Samba to ‘Love Is In The Air’ in week 5 scoring a perfect 10 from judge Arlene Phillips
Runners up: Actor, Christopher Parker and opera singer, Lesley Garrett
Series 2 – Dec 2004
Winners: Actress, Jill Halfpenny and Darren Bennett
Most memorable dance: Jive to ‘I’m Still Standing’ in week 3 scoring 35 points and a perfect 40 in the final
Runners up: Comedian and writer, Julian Clary and sportswoman, Denise Lewis
Series 3 – 2005
Winners: England cricketer, Darren Gough and Lilia Kopylova
Most memorable dance: Foxtrot to ‘Big Spender’ in the final earning their first 10 from Head Judge Len Goodman
Runners up: ‘It Takes Two’ presenter, Zoe Ball and sportsman, Colin Jackson
Series 4 – 2006
Winners: England cricketer, Mark Ramprakash and Karen Hardy
Most memorable dance: The infamous Salsa to ‘Hot, Hot, Hot’ in week 5 where their microphones became entangled and they were allowed to have another go. The dance later earned them a perfect 40 in the final
Runners up: England rugby player, Matt Dawson and Spice Girl, Emma Bunton
Series 5 – 2007
Winners: Singer, Alesha Dixon and Matthew Cutler
Most memorable dance: Cha Cha Cha to ‘Crazy In Love’ in week 8 scoring an impressive 39 points
Runners up: Actor, Matt Di Angelo and TV presenter, Gethin Jones
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Series 6 – 2008
Winners: Actor, Tom Chambers and Camilla Dallerup
Most memorable dance: Foxtrot to ‘Here You Come Again’ scoring 39 points
Runners up: Singer, Rachel Stevens and TV and radio presenter, Lisa Snowdon
Series 7 – 2009
Winners: BBC Breakfast presenter, Chris Hollins and Ola Jordan
Most memorable dance: Charleston to ‘Fat Sam’s Grand Slam’
Runners up: Actor, Ricky Whittle and actress, Ali Bastian
Series 8 – 2010
Winners: Actress, Kara Tointon and Artem Chigvintsev
Most memorable dance: Tango to ‘El Tango de Roxanne’ in week 10 scoring 38 points
Runners up: TV presenter, Matt Baker and psychologist, Pamela Stephenson
Series 9 – 2011
Winners: McFly’s Harry Judd and Aliona Vilani
Most memorable dance: Argentine Tango to ‘Asi se Baila el Tango’ scoring a perfect 40 in the final
Runners up: Actress, Chelsee Healey and actor and singer, Jason Donovan
Series 10 -2012
Winners: Olympian, Louis Smith and Flavia Cacace
Most memorable dance: Salsa to ‘I’ve Had The Time Of My Life’ in week 3 and in the final, scoring 39 points and nailing the iconic Dirty Dancing lift
Runners up: TV presenter, Denise Van Outen and Girls Aloud’s Kimberley Walsh
Series 11 – 2013
Winners: Model, Abbey Clancy and Aljaž Skorjanec
Most memorable dance: Samba to ‘Faith’ in week 12 scoring 39 points
Runners up: Actress, Natalie Gumede and journalist and TV presenter, Susanna Reid
Series 12 – 2014
Winners: TV presenter, Caroline Flack and Pasha Kovalev
Most memorable dance: Salsa to ‘Maria’ in week 12 scoring the first perfect 40 of the series. The couple also hold the record for the most top scores of 40 and were the first to receive a perfect score for all three of their dances in the final
Runners up: The Saturdays’ Frankie Bridge and Blue’s Simon Webbe
Series 13 – 2015
Winners: The Wanted’s Jay McGuiness and Aliona Vilani
Most memorable dance: Jive in week 3/Movie Week to ‘Misirlou’ scoring 37 points
Runners up: Actresses, Kellie Bright and Georgia May Foote
Series 14 – 2016
Winners: TV presenter, Ore Oduba and Joanne Clifton
Most memorable dance: American Smooth to ‘Singin’ In the Rain’ in week 3 and the final, scoring 39 points and the Jive to ‘Runaway Baby’ in week 4 and the final, scoring the perfect 40
Runners up: Actor, Danny Mac and Eternal’s Louise Redknapp
Series 15 – 2017
Winners: Joe McFadden and Katya Jones
Most memorable dance: Argentine Tango to ‘Human’ in week 12 scoring 35 points
Runners up: Singer, Alexandra Burke, performer, Debbie McGee and actress, Gemma Atkinson
Series 16 – 2018
Winners: Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton
Most memorable dance: Paso Doble in the final scoring 39 points
Runners up: Ashley Roberts & Pasha Kovalev, Faye Tozer & Giovanni Pernice, Joe Sugg & Dianne Buswell
Series 17 – 2019
Winners: Kelvin Fletcher and Oti Mabuse won with their exhilarating Rumba, showcasing their electrifying performances and dedication.
Runners-up: Karim Zeroual and Amy Dowden were fierce competitors, but Kelvin and Oti’s journey was truly inspiring.
Series 18 – 2020
Winners: Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse triumphed with their unforgettable Street/Commercial routine, proving that age is just a number.
Runners-up: HRVY and Janette Manrara gave them a run for their money, but Bill and Oti’s partnership was a delight to watch.
Series 19 – 2021
Winners: Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice made history with their mesmerizing Tango, becoming the first deaf contestant to win Strictly Come Dancing.
Runners-up: John Whaite and Johannes Radebe impressed the judges, but Rose and Giovanni’s emotional journey resonated with viewers.
Series 20 – 2022
Winners: Hamza Yassin and Jowita Przystal – the couple triumphed in the final with their couples choice to Jerusalem.
Runners-up: Helen Skelton and Gorka Marquez, and Fleur East and Vito Coppola
Who will win Strictly Come Dancing 2023?
It’s definitely too soon to call, but there are some great contenders for the title. Whilst you’re rooting for your favourites to win, why not book your places at one of Donaheys fabulous Weekend Breaks with the stars of Strictly?
Meet the past winners of Strictly
Not only is the current reigning champion of Strictly, Jowita Przystal, performing and teaching workshops at our Weekend Breaks, but we also have 2021 winner Giovanni Pernice, 2017 winner Katya Jones and 2013 champion Aljaž Skorjanec too. And who knows, Strictly’s 2023 winner might also be amongst our fabulous line up.
Can you really bear to miss out on meeting and learning to dance with these amazing pro dancers?
Find out more about TV programme BBC Strictly Come Dancing on the official BBC Strictly Come Dancing website