Giovanni Pernice

TV Personality and Strictly Come Dancing Professional

Giovanni was born in Sicily and aged 14 moved to Bolonga to train full time in dance. He burst onto our TV screens in the Autumn of 2015 as the newest professional dancer on BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing. Giovanni then dazzled screens in 2016, 2017 and 2018 with amazing runs on Strictly Come Dancing, making it again to the final with the one and only Debbie McGee in 2017 and Faye Tozer in 2018.Giovanni currently holds 2 Guinness World Records – the most jive kick and flicks in 30 seconds and the most Charleston swivel steps in 30 seconds.