Who is Amy Dowden and who is her Strictly 2020 partner? – The Sun

AMY Dowden has become a well known face on Strictly Come Dancing.

The Welsh stunner is heading back to the dancefloor for the 2020 series.

Who is Amy Dowden?

30-year-old Amy grew up in Caerphilly, South Wales, and started dancing at the age of eight.

She is now based in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, with English dancing partner, and boyfriend, Ben Jones, who is from Sandwell.

Amy, whose favourite dance is the rumba, loves to swim – and normally returns to Wales to see her family when relaxing after a competition.

When she's not competing as a professional dancer, Amy teaches Zumba locally to community groups and school children.

Who is Amy Dowden's Strictly 2020 partner?

Amy is back again for Strictly 2020, hoping to clinch that famous Glitterball Trophy.

She is partnered with Invictus Games gold medallist JJ Chalmers.

Amy was partnered with Karim Zeroual in 2019.

What's happened to Amy Dowden so far on Strictly?

Amy made her debut on the show in 2017 with partner Brian Conley.

They finished in 12th place.

She had more success in 2018 when partnered with Danny John-Jules, when they place ninth.

In 2019 Amy made the final with Karim – her personal best on Strictly.

What has Amy Dowden achieved as a professional dancer?

Amy and dance partner Ben are British National Champions.

She is also one of the highest-ranking Ballroom and Latin American professional dancers in the UK.

Amy is a four-time British National Finalist and reached the semi-final of the World Championship in 2015.

What time is Strictly Come Dancing 2020 on?

The Strictly live shows return this Saturday (October 24, 2020).

You can catch it from 7.25pm on BBC One.

You can watch any episodes you miss on the BBC iPlayer.

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