Craig Revel Horwood – The Strictly Sensational Judge!
Embrace the rhythm as we twirl through the life of the fab-u-lous Craig Revel Horwood, the multifaceted maestro of the ballroom and the sharp-tongued judge we all adore on Strictly Come Dancing.
With a career that’s spanned continents, disciplines, and decades, Craig has established himself not just as a cornerstone of Britain’s best-loved dance show, but as a celebrated choreographer, director, and author.
Learn all about Craig’s glittering dancing achievements below
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58 years old (born 4th January 1965)
Craig stands at 6′ tall
Ballarat in Victoria, Australia
Currently Craig is in a relationship with horticulturist Jonathan Myring. They have been dating since 2018.
Craig Revel Horwood discovered his passion for dancing at school.
Craig trained as an acrobat for two years before he joined his sister in a jazz-ballet class. He went on to land his first professional dance job in a production of West Side Story in Melbourne in 1983 and subsequently relocated to London to pursue a career on the West End.
– Craig is best known as a judge on the popular BBC dancing series Strictly Come Dancing
– Craig made his mark on the dance world with West End performances in “Cats” and “Miss Saigon”
– Craig took his talents to the land down under, as judge on “Dancing with the Stars” Australia
– In 2009 Craig authored his autobiography “All Balls and Glitter: My Life”
– Craig directed and choreographed critically acclaimed tours and stage productions, including “Strictly Ballroom The Musical”
– Craig became the unforgettable, honest, and always entertaining judge on Strictly Come Dancing since its inception in 2004
– Craig has received many accolades for his choreography and direction, including nominations for the prestigious Laurence Olivier Award.
Craig has directed and choreographed numerous national tours, bringing the sparkle of dance to audiences far and wide.
1. **A Taste for the Theatrical:** Before his judging days, Craig painted faces as a makeup artist, adding just a hint of drama offstage.
2. **A Vineyard Visionary:** Passionate about more than just dance, Craig has his own brand of Australian wines, perfect for a post-tango toast.
3. **An Animal Advocate:** Craig’s love for animals shines as a patron for the National Animal Welfare Trust.
4. **A Wizard with Words:** His sharp critiques on Strictly are not his only way with words; Craig’s also penned several books.
5. **The Green-Fingered Dancer:** When not judging or writing, he indulges in gardening, bringing life to plants as he does to the dance floor.
6. **Revel is Craig’s middle name; it is not double-barrelled!
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