Camilla Dallerup's Biography
Camilla Dallerup was born in Aalborg, Denmark. Her mother took Camilla to dance classes at the incredible age of two!
Camilla's first competition was when she was just six. She studied at Lille Nicholaisen academy for performance and dance.
After school, Camilla Dallerup took a four-year business course and worked for two years as an apprentice in an estate agency before coming to Britain in 1996.
From 1996 to 2004 Camilla Dallerup danced with Brendan Cole.
They were lovers as well as dance partners, but fell out at the time of Cole partnering Natasha Kaplinsky in Strictly Come Dancing.
However, in 2007, Camilla Dallerup and Brendan Cole were dance partners again to represent the UK in the first Eurovision Dance Contest.
Camilla Dallerup met her future husband Kevin Sacre, a former Hollyoaks actor, when filming a show for Living about training rescue dogs.
In 2009, she became a contestant on I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, however she quit the jungle after just a few days, struggling with the conditions.
In July 2010, Camilla Dallerup married Kevin Sacre in Ibiza.
Camilla Dallerup's record on Strictly Come Dancing
In 2008, Camilla Dallerup partnering Tom Chambers won Strictly Come Dancing.
A bizarre situation saw Camilla and Tom qualify for Camilla's first Strictly Come Dancing final.
They came third in the semi-final in the judges' voting, but because Rachel Stevens and Lisa Snowdon tied for first place and telephone votes of any number could not save Tom and Camilla from the dance-off, the BBC decided that all the couples should go through to the Strictly Come Dancing final.
Camilla Dallerup took part in the first six series of Strictly Come Dancing and is the professional dance partner of Ian Waite.
In Strictly Come Dancing series 5, Camilla Dallerup partnered Gethin Jones.
They did very well and Camilla and Gethin ended up third, just narrowly missing out on the final after a dance-off with Matt and Flavia.
In series one of Strictly Come Dancing Camilla Dallerup partnered David Dickinson and in series two she danced with Roger Black - they were the sixth couple to be voted off.
In the third series Camilla teamed up with chef James Martin. James and Camilla ended up doing well in Strictly Come Dancing - just missing out on the final.
Camilla's extraordinary rapport with James seemed to make up for her well publicised split with Brendan Cole, with whom she remains friends.
In series 4 of Strictly Come Dancing, she partnered Ray Fearon, but they were voted off in the sixth show.
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