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Amy Dowden
Born Amy Dowden
(1991-08-10) 10 August 1991 (age 27)
Caerphilly, South Wales[1]
Residence Wolverhampton, England[2]
Occupation Dancer
Partner(s) Gino Gabriela[3]
2002–2008
Tom Parkes[4]
2008–2011
Benjamin Jones[5]
2011–present

Amy Dowden is a Welsh ballroom and Latin American dancer. Dowden and her dancing partner Ben Jones are the current British National Champions in Latin American Dance.[6][2]

In 2017, Dowden appeared as a professional dancer in the fifteenth series of the British BBC TV talent show Strictly Come Dancing, partnered with comedian Brian Conley.[7] She is the first Welsh professional to take part in the show.[2] Following her elimination with Conley, Dowden won the Children in Need Special partnered with Blue Peter presenter Mark Curry.[citation needed]

She returned for her second series in 2018[8] where she is partnered with Danny John-Jules. The couple were awarded the first 10 score of the series when Darcey Bussell marked their Jive to "Flip, Flop and Fly" in week 5.

Contents

  • 1 Strictly Come Dancing
    • 1.1 Performances with Brian Conley
    • 1.2 Performances with Danny John-Jules
  • 2 Personal life
  • 3 References
  • 4 External links

Strictly Come Dancing[edit]

Performances with Brian Conley[edit]

Performances with Danny John-Jules[edit]

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Personal life[edit]

Dowden is from Caerphilly, South Wales and began dancing at the age of eight.[9]