STRICTLY wouldn't be the same without Karen Hauer.
The Venezuelan dancer has become a well known face on the show's famous dancefloor.
Who is Karen Hauer?
Karen is a professional ballroom dancer of Venezuelan descent.
She has won various accolades including US Amateur American Rhythm National Champion and World Mambo Champion.
In 2009, she competed on US show So You Think You Can Dance.
She joined Strictly Come Dancing as a pro dancer in 2012.
Who is Karen Hauer dating now?
The Strictly Come Dancing regular is currently in a relationship with opera singer David Webbe.
David performs in productions at the National Opera and used to be part of the classical music group Amore.
Karen regularly shares pictures of herself with the musician on her Instagram page, as does David.
When did Karen Hauer split from Kevin Clifton?
Kevin and Karen Clifton confirmed they were splitting in March 2018.
During the 2017 series of Strictly their communication reportedly "became strained" due to their hectic work schedules and long distance commutes.
The Sun exclusively revealed in December 2017 that Karen had been dating an accountant as her marriage hit the rocks.
Then in February 2018, The Sun exclusively revealed that the couple were set to divorce.
Who is Karen Hauer's Strictly 2020 partner?
Karen has worked with a number of male celebs since joining the show in series 10, has been paired with Jamie Laing.
Many of her celebrity partners have worked in television, including Mark Wright, Simon Rimmer and Charles Venn.
Jamie was forced to pull out of the show in 2019 after he suffered an injury.
Why did Karen Hauer change her surname?
Karen reverted back to her former surname of Hauer after her divorce.
Before marrying Kevin, Karen had been married before to her former dance partner Matthew Hauer.
The former couple split in 2009.
What time is Strictly Come Dancing 2020 on?
The Strictly live shows return this Saturday (October 24, 2020).
You can catch it from 7.25pm on BBC One.
You can watch any episodes you miss on the BBC iPlayer.
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