Debbie McGee's Biography

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Who is Debbie McGee?

Debbie McGee was born on 31 October 1958 in Surrey.

She trained in ballet at the Royal Ballet and had a stint with the Iranian National Ballet, which was cut short by the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

She became a dancer as part of Paul Daniels's magic show and then became his assistant.

Debbie McGee and Paul Daniels were married from  April 1988 until his death in March 2016.

They made a number of appearances on reality TV including a Louis Theroux documentary, which, in part, detailed her setting up a ballet company, Ballet Imaginaire.

Another TV appearance was on Celebrity Wife Swap where Paul and Debbie swapped partners with Vanessa Feltz and Ben Ofoedu.

Debbie, who got a taste of presenting radio on the programme, would go on to host BBC Radio Berkshire's Sunday morning slot 9am -11am.

She also appeared on Celebrity Masterchef, Carry on Barging, and Celebrity Masterchef.

Debbie McGee on Strictly Come Dancing

In 2017, Debbie McGee became one of the celebrities on Strictly Come Dancing.

She was paired with Giovanni Pernice.

They reached the final four.

Her height is 5' 1"

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