Ore Oduba



And They're Off For Sport Relief

BBC Young Dancer

Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins (participant)


Strictly Come Dancing (champion)

Ultimate Sports Day


Born in London in 1985, Ore was educated at Canford School and Loughborough University. He joined Newsround, and furthered his sports ambitions with Ultimate Sports Day and Match of the Day Kickabout.

He also hosted some television for older viewers - daytime programme Claimed and Shamed, regular stand-in on The One Show, and coverage of the Commonwealth and Olympic games.

Ore rocketed to fame in 2016, when he won Strictly Come Dancing with Joanne Clifton. Ore seemed to be everywhere the following year, hosting shows as diverse as BBC Young Dancer and One Love Manchester.


Married his wife Portia in 2015.

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