Latin American and ballroom dancer, Oti Mabuse, shot to fame when she appeared on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing as a professional performer, and as a judge on The Greatest Dancer. Famed for her natural talent and witty charm, she has since become one of the most popular special guests, award hosts and charity fundraising presenters available to book. For corporate and public events alike, Oti leaves audiences starstruck from the moment she steps onto the stage, thanks to her thriving celebrity status. Oti has spent most of her professional career on the stage, making her well adept at presenting to the masses and demonstrating her dance ability.
Oti first appeared on Strictly Come Dancing in 2015, when she debuted with Olympic boxer, Anthony Ogogo. She later appeared on various special shows, including at Christmas and for Children's in Need, where she further secured her position on Strictly. Following a string of respectable finishes, Oti was paired with Emmerdale icon, Kevin Fletcher, in 2019. The duo instantly found their stride, soaring to the final where they won series 17 of the show. In 2017, Oti joined the series' national live show, the Strictly Come Dancing - The Live Tour, where she was voted the winner of more individual shows than any other couple, by the audience.
Alongside professional dancer Ian Waite, Oti embarked on a nationwide tour titled An Audience With, which garnered a wealth of positive reviews. Additional media appearances include Dancing with The Stars Weekends as a coach and The Greatest Dancer as a judge, a testament to Oti's quick feet and eye for choreography. A popular presenter amongst a wide range of audiences, recent roles include the host of Boogie Beebies, a 2020 children's television programme. Bubbly and immensely likeable, her personality effortlessly lends itself to presenting roles at events, enchanting audiences.
An authentic and genuine joy to witness perform live, Oti kept Britain dancing during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, where she provided free dance classes for audiences young and old across the country. As a young performer, Oti won the South African Latin American Championship eight times, before taking the German dance scene by storm, earning first place in the German Championship PD Freestyle Latin. Before Strictly Come Dancing, she was a professional dancer on the German version, Let's Dance. As an international celebrity, audiences across the world are captivated by Oti at events.