Oti Mabuse

Presenter and Performer

Oti Mabuse is a South African talent show judge, television presenter and Latin dance champion.

Oti Mabuse is a South African talent show judge, television presenter and Latin dance champion.

She captured the hearts of the British public as a professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing, and is the only professional to have won the show twice concurrently in both 2019 and 2020.

In television, most recently she launched her own chat show, the Oti Mabuse’s Breakfast Show, every Saturday morning on ITV1. She is a regular Judge on ITV’s Dancing On Ice, and has appeared as a Dance Captain on The Greatest Dancer and a panellist on The Masked Dancer.

In 2022 Oti embarked on a journey of self-discovery in her BBC One documentary Oti Mabuse: My South Africa and with her sister Motsi in ITV’s emotional DNA Journey. She entertained the nation’s young children during lockdown with her Cbeebies’ show Boogie Beebies, hosted the hit ITV show Romeo & Duet, and took on this year’s Comic Relief Challenge Frozen.

Oti’s children’s book series Dance With Oti is now comprised of three differences books, with each celebrating dance, movement and expressing your feelings.

Oti has hosted two series of the BBC Sounds podcast Oti Mabuse’s Dancing Legends in which she explores the extraordinary people who have changed the course of dance as well as Oti Mabuse: The Rhythm of Life, where she sits down with her closest celebrity friends, digging deep to show a side of them we’ve never seen before.

In the world of theatre, last year Oti embarked on a nationwide tour with her solo entertainment show I Am Here and choreographed the critically acclaimed The Cher Show.

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