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Dianne Buswell
Born
Dianne Claire Buswell[1]

(1989-05-06) 6 May 1989 (age 30)
ResidenceEngland
NationalityAustralian
OccupationProfessional dancer
Years active2015–present
Height5 ft 3 in (160 cm)

Dianne Claire Buswell (born 6 May 1989) is an Australian ballroom dancer. She was a professional dancer on the Australian version of Dancing with the Stars in 2015. Buswell became a professional dancer on the British series Strictly Come Dancing in 2017, being partnered with Reverend Richard Coles. In the 2018 series, she reached the final with partner Joe Sugg.

Early life

Dianne Buswell was born in Bunbury, Australia.[2] She started ballroom dancing at age 4.[3]

Career

Dianne and her brother Andrew Buswell[4] were Adult New Vogue WA Champions for 2008 and 2010.[5] She also appeared on So You Think You Can Dance Australia.[3] Buswell joined the live dance show Burn the Floor in January 2011.[6][3] She joined Australia's Dancing with the Stars in 2015, paired with Australian AFL star Jude Bolton;[7] they were the fifth couple eliminated.[8] Following her elimination from Dancing with the Stars, Buswell rejoined the Burn the Floor tour.[2]

Strictly Come Dancing

Buswell joined the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing in 2017.[2][6] Her celebrity partner for the 2017 series was the Reverend Richard Coles.[9] They were the second couple eliminated in the series, losing the dance-off to Simon Rimmer and Karen Clifton in a unanimous decision.[10]

She was paired with television presenter Tim Vincent for Strictly Come Dancing's 2017 Children in Need special.[11]

For the sixteenth series of the show in 2018, she was paired with Joe Sugg, in which they were runners-up alongside Faye Tozer and Giovanni Pernice and Ashley Roberts and Pasha Kovalev, losing to Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton.[12]

In December 2018, Buswell was announced to be joining the 'Strictly Come Dancing Live!' Tour lineup[13]. Alongside her partner Joe Sugg, they won more shows on the tour than any other couple that year.[14][15][16]

Series Partner Place Average
Score
15 Reverend Richard Coles 14th 16.0
16 Joe Sugg 2nd 32.8

In the following tables, red text indicates the couple(s) with the lowest score for that week.

Series 15: with Reverend Richard Coles

Week No. Dance/Song Judges' score Total Result
Revel Horwood Bussell Ballas Tonioli
1 Cha-cha-cha / "There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart) 2 4 6 5 17 No Elimination
2 American Smooth / "Love Really Hurts Without You 3 4 5 5 17 Safe
3 Paso Doble / "Flash's Theme 2 4 4 4 14 Eliminated

Series 16: with Joe Sugg

Week No. Dance/Song Judges' score Total Result
Revel Horwood Bussell Ballas Tonioli
1 Jive / "Take On Me" 6 7 7 7 27 No elimination
2 Charleston / "Cotton Eye Joe" 7 8 8 8 31 Safe
3 American Smooth / "Breaking Free" 6 7 6 7 26 Safe
4 Cha-Cha-Cha / "Just Got Paid" 5 7 7 7 26 Safe
5 Waltz / "Rainbow Connection" 6 7 8 8A 29 Safe
6 Foxtrot / "Youngblood" 8 9 9 9 35 Safe
7 Paso Doble / "Pompeii" 7 9 9 9 34 Safe
8 Samba / "MMMBop" 7 8 8 9 32 Safe
9 Quickstep / "Dancin' Fool" 8 10 10 10 38 Safe
10 Street / "Jump Around" 7 8 10 10 35 Safe
11 Salsa / "Joseph Megamix" 8 9 9 10 36 Safe
12 Viennese Waltz / "This Year's Love"
Argentine Tango / "Red Right Hand"
6
6
8
8
7
8
8
8
29
30
Safe
Final Paso Doble / "Pompeii"
Showdance / "I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor
Charleston / "Cotton Eye Joe"
9
9
9
10
10
9
10
10
10
10
10
10
39
39
38
Runner up
Notes
^A Alfonso Ribeiro filled in for Tonioli

Personal life

In late 2018, Buswell began dating Joe Sugg, her celebrity partner on Strictly Come Dancing.[17][1] She previously dated actor Anthony Quinlan.[18]

References

  1. ^ a b Sugg, Joe (4 January 2019). "WHAT'S IN THE BOX PRANK!". YouTube. Google. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Elstermann, Andrew (22 June 2017). "Bunbury dancer to compete on British TV show". Bunbury Mail. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  3. ^ a b c "Dianne Buswell | Burn The Floor". Archived from the original on 6 June 2014. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Dancer Profile Listings: Andrew Buswell". Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  5. ^ "DanceSport Australia". dancesport.org.au. Archived from the original on 3 April 2015. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Three new sensational dancers join our professional dancer line up for 2017". Strictly Come Dancing. 21 June 2017. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Dancing with the Stars celebrities revealed – Mediaweek". mediaweek.com.au. 6 July 2015. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  8. ^ South Western Times (22 August 2015). "Dianne & Jude's swan song". The West Australian. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  9. ^ Westbrook, Caroline (9 September 2017). "Strictly Come Dancing 2017's pairings are revealed – but who's dancing with who?". Metro. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  10. ^ Westbrook, Caroline (8 October 2017). "Strictly Come Dancing 2017's second celebrity has left the ballroom". Metro. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  11. ^ "Strictly Come Dancing Children in Need line up 2017 REVEALED". TellyMix. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2017.
  12. ^ Gill, James (9 September 2018). "Joe Sugg invited all the Strictly Come Dancing celebrities to his house to watch first show of the series". Radio Times. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  13. ^ "Strictly Come Dancing Live! The Line Up". Strictly Come Dancing Live!. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  14. ^ "Strictly Come Dancing Live on Instagram: "And the winners of the final 2019 @strictlycomedancinglive show were... @joe_sugg and @diannebuswell With a phenomenal 28/29 tour wins…"". Instagram. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  15. ^ Freedman, Joanna S. (6 February 2019). "Strictly star Joe Sugg has won all 20 shows of the Strictly tour". mirror. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  16. ^ "The overall winners of the Strictly Come Dancing tour have been announced – and it's not Stacey Dooley!". HELLO!. 10 February 2019. Retrieved 10 February 2019.
  17. ^ Pearce, Tilly (31 December 2018). "Joe Sugg and Dianne Buswell are reunited just before New Year's Day strikes". Metro. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  18. ^ "Anthony Quinlan breaks his silence following split from Strictly star Dianne Buswell". HELLO!. 24 October 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.

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