Who is Cameron Lombard, Strictly Come Dancing 2021 professional dancer?
STRICTLY's 19th instalment, airing on September 18, features a series of new professionals.
Cameron Lombard will be walking into the ballroom alongside Jowita Przystal, Nikita Kuzmin and Kai Widdrington. Here's what you need to know about him.
Who is Cameron Lombard?
At just 20-years-old, Cameron is a reigning South African Latin Champion who has won an impressive 18 national titles across Ballroom and Latin during his career.
He started dancing when he was just six-years-old and within a year was already winning local and regional competitions.
He was a finalist on South Africa’s Got Talent in 2012, and he represented his country at the World Championships in 2019.
It is not known if Cameron is single or in a relationship as he maintains a quiet private life, although an anecdote from his school days has been made public.
His love life may be subject to speculation as he gets ready to follow the other new set of Strictly pros onto the dancefloor.
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What has Cameron said about joining Strictly?
Speaking about joining the Strictly line-up, Cameron told the BBC: "Thank you Strictly Come Dancing for this life-changing opportunity.
"Not only is this a dream come true but a challenge I am accepting with both hands.
"I am excited beyond imagination and looking forward to leaving my mark on the dance floor!"
Is Cameron on Instagram?
Cameron is an avid user on Instagram and boasts nearly 6K followers.
As he is set to appear on Strictly, his feed is bound to feature lots of behind-the-scenes pictures and videos.
You can follow him on @cameronkylelombard.
When can I watch Cameron on Strictly?
Strictly Come Dancing 2021 is set to be aired on Saturday, September 18, 2021 on BBC One at 7:45pm.
All episodes will then be available on the BBC iPlayer.
The 2020 series started in mid-October, a month later than usual due to the Covid pandemic.
The 2020 series also ran for nine weeks instead of the usual 13.
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