Jamie Laing CONFIRMED for Strictly Come Dancing line up

Jamie Laing has been confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing’s 2019 line up.


The Made In Chelsea star will be taking to the ballroom when Strictly returns in the autumn.

The 17th series of Strictly Come Dancing will start in September on BBC One putting the sparkle back into Saturday and Sunday nights.

Jamie has appeared on Made In Chelsea since its second series in 2011 and has also featured on shows including Celebrity Great British Bake Off.

After announcing he was taking part on ITV’s Loose Women, Jamie said: “I am beyond thrilled to be asked to be on Strictly, the only person potentially more thrilled is my mother. I have finally become the son she hoped for!”

As well as his media presence, Jamie is also a successful businessman, having founded the sweets brand Candy Kittens in 2012.

He is the eleventh confirmed name fort this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.


Earlier today, World Table Tennis Paralympic champion Will Bayley MBE was announced for the line up on TalkRadio.

Will said: “I’m so proud to be on the show, it’s my family’s favourite show. I have no dance experience at all, but I hope I can do well. I want to inspire people with a disability- that would mean a lot to me. I want to prove to people I can do this.”

And this week has also seen American singer, television host, radio DJ, and media personality Michelle Visage announced for the cast on ITV’s Lorraine.

Michelle said: “Getting to do Strictly in my favorite place on Earth is an actual DREAM! I’m so excited to show that being 50 doesn’t mean life stops. Things may not work like they did when I was 20, but 50 also means ‘FABULOUS!’

The trio joined the previously confirmed line up of Viscountess Emma Weymouth, CBBC presenter Karim Zeroua, BBC sports presenter Mike Bushell, soap star Catherine Tyldesley and YouTube vlogger Saffron Barker.

They’re joined by England international goalkeeper David James, comedian Chris Ramsey and EastEnders actress Emma Barton.


Rumoured celebs who are tipped to join them include TV legend Anneka Rice, Radio 1 DJ Dev Griffin, Olympic rower James Cracknell and football manager Sam Allardyce.

Strictly Come Dancing will begin on TV on BBC One in September.