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Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace

Flavia Cacace moved to England from Naples when she was just four, whereas Vincent Simone, who is also from Italy, was sixteen when he moved to England in 1995.

They both had the same dance teacher and they started as a pair in the mid-nineties.

Based in Guildford, as well as performing, Vincent and Flavia also train dancers.

Dance Sport Info lists many of their impressive results, whilst Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace's own website has news and up-to-date information.

In September 2008, Vincent Simone and one of his Strictly Come Dancing partners, Louisa Lytton finished ninth out of 14 competitors, representing the UK, in the 2008 Eurovision Dance Contest.

In April 2009, The Mirror reported that Vincent Simone was back with his pregnant girlfriend Susan Duddy, although he had a "fling on tour with Russian co-star Kristina Rihanoff."

In January 2010, Vincent Simone and girlfriend Susan Duddy celebrated the christening of their baby son Luca. Flavia Cacace was amongst those in the congregation.

In January 2013, Flavia Cacace and Jimi Mistry got engaged.

In 2013, Vincent Simone became one of the celebrities on I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here. He was the third celeb to be voted out of the jungle.

Vincent and Flavia's Strictly Record

In 2012, Flavia Cacace was paired with Louis Smith whilst Vincent Simone was paired with Dani Harmer in Strictly Come Dancing series 10.

Both pairs reached the final. However, whilst Vincent and Dani came fourth, Flavia and Lewis managed to win the series. It was Flavia's first time as Strictly Come Dancing champion.

In series 9 of Strictly Come Dancing, Vincent Simone was partnered with Edwina Currie and Flavia Cacace was partnered with Russell Grant.

Flavia and Russell did very well to come eighth, more due to the high entertainment level than the dancing skill.

Vincent and Edwina were the first couple to be voted off Strictly Come Dancing.

In series 8 of Strictly Come Dancing, Vincent Simone was paired with Felicity Kendal and Flavia Cacace partnered Jimi Mistry.

Flavia Cacace and Jimi Mistry were the fifth couple to be voted off Strictly Come Dancing in 2010, whilst Vincent Simone and Felicity Kendal were the seventh couple to be voted off the show.

In series 7 of Strictly Come Dancing, Vincent Simone partnered Natalie Cassidy and Flavia Cacace partnered Craig Kelly.

Flavia and Craig were eliminated in week 8, whilst Vincent and Natalie managed to finish fifth.

In series 6 of Strictly Come Dancing, Vincent Simone partnered Rachel Stevens and Flavia Cacace partnered Phil Daniels.

In week nine of series 6 Vincent Simone and Rachel Stevens scored the highest ever points for the Rumba on Strictly Come Dancing with 39.

The following week, Rachel and Vincent went one better getting the highest ever score for the foxtrot - a perfect 40.

Vincent and Rachel went on to reach the final of Strictly Come Dancing series 6, and ended up runners-up.

In series 5 of Strictly Come Dancing, Vincent Simone partnered Stephanie Beacham and Flavia Cacace partnered Matt Di Angelo.

Whereas Flavia and Matt reached the final in 2007, Flavia and Phil Daniels were eliminated in the first round of Strictly Come Dancing in 2008.

Matt and Flavia had real ups and downs, struggling one week and getting a maximum 40 out of 40 the next.

Matt and Flavia made it into the Strictly Come Dancing final up against Alesha Dixon and Matthew Cutler.

However, Matt and Flavia finished runners-up in a very close final full of great dancing.

Vincent Simone and Stephanie Beacham were the second couple to be voted off Strictly Come Dancing.

Vincent Simone danced with Louisa Lytton and Flavia Cacace was partnered with Jimmy Tarbuck in the fourth series of Strictly Come Dancing.

However, Jimmy Tarbuck, who had thanked Flavia for "trying to turn this old carthorse into a proper dancer", had to pull out of the competition for health reasons.

Vincent Simone and Louisa Lytton did well, but were voted off in the tenth programme in the 2006 series, with just three more couples remaining.

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