Strictly Come Dancing 2021: Which celebrity contestants will be competing?

Strictly Come Dancing is back - and the list of celebrity contestants has been revealed.

Strictly Come Dancing's presenters, Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly. (Pic credit: Press Association Images)

With the last three contestants announced, here is this year’s fabulous Strictly lineup.

Here is the roster of this year’s participants who will be waltzing their way through the competition.

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Tom Fletcher

You may remember him as the lead singer and guitarist of McFly. Tom isn’t the only McFly member to have competed in the dance show, as his band mate, Harry Judd, won the show in 2011. His wife, Giovanna Fletcher, also won the reality TV show I’m A Celebrity last year.

AJ Adudu

The 33-year-old TV presenter was the first female contestant to be revealed in this year’s Strictly. She is mostly known for co-presenting the Channel 5 reality show spin-off Big Brother’s Bit on the Side with Emma Willis and Rylan Clark in 2013.

John Whaite

The baker, who lives in Leeds with his boyfriend, won the third series of The Great British Bake Off in 2012 and will become half of the first same-sex male pairing in the history of Strictly Come Dancing. He also had a weekly cooking slot on Lorraine.

Robert Webb

The Peep Show star will be testing his moves on the dancefloor in Strictly’s nineteenth series. He also led the way as a regular panelist on shows such as The Bubble, Have I Got News For You, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, QI, Mastermind, Was It Something I Said and Argumental.

Rhys Stephenson

The children’s TV presenter will be showing off his dance skills - a side to the CBBC presenter we haven’t seen before. Rhys has also presented Blue Peter, Newsround, Dengineers and Saturday Mash-Up.

Sara Davies

The latest contestant to join Strictly 2021 is the businesswoman and Dragons’ Den star, Sara Davies. This was revealed by her on August 9 on an episode of Good Morning Britain to Kate Garraway and Ben Shepherd.

Katie McGlynn

The actress is one of the latest celebs announced to be joining the popular dance show. Katie is well known for playing the roles of Jodie ‘Scout’ Allen in Waterloo Road, Sinead Tinker in Coronation Street and has recently joined the cast of Hollyoaks this year as Becky Quentin.

Dan Walker

The journalist, newsreader and television presenter has been announced as one of the show’s contestants. He presented Football Focus from 2009 to 2021, BBC Breakfast from 2016, and presents shows on BBC Radio 5 Live and Sportsday. He graduated with BA in history and MA in journalism at the University of Sheffield.

Matilda 'Tilly' Ramsay

The chef, TV presenter and social media influencer, who happens to be culinary legend Gordon Ramsay's daughter, has been announced as the ninth contestant joining the dance show. She is best known for presenting the cooking show Matilda and the Ramsay Brunch on CBBC with her family. She has appeared in numerous television shows including This Morning, Blue Peter, Master Chef Junior, Friday Night Jazz, and The Late Late Show with James Corden.

Greg Wise

The actor and producer, who is well known for playing the role of John Willoughby in the 1995 period drama Sense and Sensibility, was revealed as Strictly’s tenth contestant. His credits include the role of Lord Louis Mountbatten in The Crown, Gavin Williams in Law & Order: UK, Agent One in Johnny English and Minister Lee in the family-based Scottish film The Adventures of Greyfriars Bobby. He married his Sense and Sensibility co-star Emma Thompson.

Nina Wadia

The former Eastenders actress has been chosen as the eleventh contestant on the show. Nina is an actress and comedian, best known for playing Zainab Masood in the BBC soap Eastenders from 2007 to 2013. She has also played the role of Mrs Hussein in the Open All Hours spin-off Still Open All Hours and also starred in the show Goodness Gracious Me. She has made several guest appearances in the shows The Vicar of Dibley, Thin Ice Chambers, Holby City, Doctors, Murder in Mind and New Tricks.

Rose Ayling-Ellis

The actress played Frankie Lewis on BBC’s Eastenders and will be making television history as Strictly’s first ever deaf contestant. She was also on an episode of Casualty and starred as Esther in the six-episode Cold War TV miniseries, Summer of Rockets.

Adam Peaty

The two-time Olympic gold medalist was announced as the thirteenth contestant of the dance show. He won gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics with a time of 57.13 and won Britain’s first gold medal at the delayed Tokyo Olympics 2020 at a time of 57.37 and a second gold in the mixed 4x100 meter medley relay with a time of 3:37.58, setting a world record time.

Judi Love

The stand-up comedian and presenter was announced as one of the last three contestants of the dance show. Her career took off when she started as a panelist on ITV’s Loose Women in 2011. She has since hosted London Critics’ Circle Awards and has appeared on Celebrity Masterchef. She has recently started writing a regular column in OK! Magazine.

Ugo Monye

The sports pundit and former rugby union player was announced as Strictly’s final contestant of the nineteenth series. He played for England 14 times and is a member of club Harlequins. He played twice for the British and Irish Lions on their 2009 tour to South Africa. He went on to win the second division and the Premiership title with Harlequins and won the European Rugby Challenge Cup.