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James Jordan's Biography

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James Jordan was born in Gillingham in Kent. His father was a site manager for a power station and his mother worked in a bank. They used to teach the formation team at Peggy Spencer's dance school in Penge.

James Jordan and Aleksandra Grabowska's (now Ola Jordan's) first recorded dance as a dance partnership was in the Dutch Open in 2000.

From 2000 to 2005 they danced as amateurs but have since turned professional.

In May 2006 they came second in the Blackpool Professional Rising Stars Latin event.

James Jordan on Celebrity Big Brother and Dancing on Ice

In 2014, James Jordan was not a professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing but he did come third in Celebrity Big Brother.

In 2017, he returned to Celebrity Big Brother as one of the All-Stars.

He was the fourth housemate to be evicted.

James Jordan was selected to be one of the contestants on Dancing on Ice in 2019. He was paired with Alexandra Schaumann.

James and Alexandra ended up winning Dancing on Ice series 11.

James Jordan on Strictly Come Dancing

In 2013, James was partnered by broadcaster Vanessa Feltz on Strictly Come Dancing.

James and Vanessa were the second pair to be voted off.

In 2012, James Jordan was paired with Denise Van Outen and they reached the final and ended up joint runners-up.

In Strictly Come Dancing series 9, James Jordan was paired with Alex Jones.

James and Alex were eliminated in the semi-finals.

In Strictly Come Dancing series 8, James Jordan was paired with Pamela Stephenson and they came third in Strictly Come Dancing.

In Strictly Come Dancing series 7, James Jordan danced with Zoe Lucker and they were unlucky to find themselves in week 7 in a dance-off against the strong pairing of Ali Bastian and Brian Fortuna and were eliminated.

In Strictly Come Dancing series 6, James Jordan danced with Cherie Lunghi -they made a shock exit in week 9.

In Strictly Come Dancing series 5, James Jordan danced with Gabby Logan, - they were the fourth couple evicted.

In Strictly Come Dancing series 4, James Jordan danced with Georgina Bouzova - they were the fourth pair to be voted off.

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