Michelle Visage CONFIRMED for Strictly Come Dancing line up

Michelle Visage has become the ninth confirmed celebrity contestant on Strictly Come Dancing 2019.


She’ll be taking to the dancefloor when the BBC One series returns to screens in the autumn.

Michelle Visage is an American singer, television host, radio DJ, and media personality.

Michelle said today: “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!’

“There are plenty of women like me out there who still ‘got it’ and we still ‘plan to use it!’ so slap on the sequins, point me to the dance floor and watch me Paso my Doble!”

Michelle is best known for her role as a judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race since season three and on all seasons of the spin-off show RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars. Michelle will appear on RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, which is set to air on BBC Three this October.

Michelle was also on the fifteenth series of Celebrity Big Brother finishing in fifth place. Most recently, she has appeared as a judge on the first two seasons of Ireland’s Got Talent. This year, Michelle made her West End debut as ‘Miss Hedge’ in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie.


Michelle joins a cast which includes 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 Emma Barton.

The remaining celebrity contestants on this year’s Strictly will be announced in due course.

Rumoured Strictly Come Dancing 2019 celebrity names include TV legend Anneka Rice, Made In Chelsea’s Jamie Laing and Radio 1 DJ Dev Griffin.


Also linked to the show are footballer Alex Scott, Olympic rower James Cracknell, model Vogue Williams and football manager Sam Allardyce.

Strictly Come Dancing will launch on BBC One in September.