This South African is heating up the dance floor in Britain

2016-11-16 10:19

Cape Town – South African dancer Oti Mabuse is all the rage on the latest season of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing currently showing in Britain. 

The Pretoria born professional dancer has returned for a second season of the popular show. 

Oti is paired with former Hollyoaks actor Danny Mac and have been tipped to win this season. 

Their latest performance, an Argentine Tango earned them top marks putting them at the top of the leader board.

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More about Oti

Oti has been on the dance floor from a young age. 

She won the South African Latin American Championship eight times and after studying chemical engineering she moved to Germany to pursue her dance career.

Her dance titles include: third place in World Cup Freestyle Latin in 2014, second place European Championship Latin in 2014 and first place in German Championship PD Freestyle Latin.

In Germany she appeared on Let's Dance, the German version of Strictly Come Dancing in seasons eight and nine. 

Her sister Motsi Mabuse is also a dancer and is a judge on the show. 

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She made her first BBC Strictly appearance in 2015 and was teamed with boxer, Anthony Ogogo. The pair had an early exit and was eliminated in week 2 of the show. 

Oti also participated in the Strictly 2015 Christmas Special partnering with actor Tom Chambers.

South Africans will see Oti in action when season 14 of Strictly Come Dancing hits our screens in January 2017 on BBC Lifestyle (DStv 174). 

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