Shirley Ballas

Shirley Annette Ballas is an English ballroom dancer, dance teacher, and dance adjudicator. She specialises in the International Latin division, where she won several championship titles which earned her the nickname The Queen of Latin. In 2017, Ballas was appointed head judge on the BBC TV show, Strictly Come Dancing following the departure of Len Goodman.

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Shirley Ballas shares statement about partner Danny after calling off wedding plans

Shirley Ballas protects her tresses with an umbrella as she steps out in the rain - after her hair-piece FELL OUT during Strictly UK tour

Her pièce de résistance! Shirley Ballas gets a ten for humour as hapless Strictly Come Dancing judge is left red-faced after her hair pieces fall out during appearance in Nottingham

Shirley Ballas admits ‘behind my smile is still a broken heart’ in sad message

Shirley Ballas pens heartfelt tribute to late brother David 21 years after his suicide: 'Behind my smile is a broken heart that I don't think will repair'

Shirley Ballas, 63, enjoys rare outing with toyboy fiancé Danny Taylor, 50, at star-studded Magic Circle bash - after Strictly judge called off their wedding and vowed to 'never marry again'

Shirley Ballas throws doubt on Strictly return as she eyes up I’m A Celebrity

Strictly judge Shirley Ballas sends heartwarming special message to ballroom star with Down's Syndrome Nathan and his dance partner Jo after their competition routine goes viral

Shirley Ballas reveals her bottom is covered with tattoos - including her toyboy boyfriend's name - in an eye-popping admission

BBC Strictly's Shirley Ballas leaps to defence of 'gentleman' Giovanni amid Amanda 'feud'

Shirley Ballas brands Giovanni Pernice a ‘gentleman’ as she addresses Amanda Abbington drama: ‘You know what you’re getting into with Strictly’

Masked Singer fans stunned as Shirley Ballas unveiled as Rat: ‘This is the most shook I’ve ever been’

Masked Singer fans stunned as Shirley Ballas unveiled as Rat: ‘This is the most shook I’ve ever been’

Inside Shirley Ballas’ relationship with partner Danny as she calls off marriage plans

BBC Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas, 63, cancels wedding to fiancé, 50

Shirley Ballas, 63, calls off wedding to fiancé Danny Taylor, 50 and reveals the reason why she 'will never be getting married again'

BBC Strictly Come Dancing's Shirley Ballas almost quit career after horror 'bullying'

Celebrity Big Brother 2024: Shirley Ballas ‘in talks to sign up’ amid claims ITV thinks she’d be ‘sensational’ housemate

Shirley Ballas ‘begged ex for forgiveness’ after moving to the US with new flame

Shirley Ballas, 63, admits she 'still has scars' from past marriages after being fat-shamed' as she discusses her body image issues