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Lauren Oakley's Biography

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Lauren Oakley studied at City Technology College and Nottingham Trent University where she graduated with a BA in Broadcast Journalism.

Previously, she had been a dance teacher at Dance Warehouse.

After working for a year and a half at Global Radio, she became a professional dancer and then dance captain on Burn the Floor.

Her dance accolades include being UK Under 21 Latin Champion (twice), British Under 21 Latin Champion and UK and British Under 21 Ballroom Champion.

Lauren Oakley has danced on tour with Giovanni Pernice and Anton Du Beke.

In 2022, she became a professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing.

In 2023, she was paired with Krishnan Guru-Murthy. They came eighth, just missing out on going to Blackpool.

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