GLEB SAVCHENKO

GLEB SAVCHENKO is a professional dancer, actor and model. Born in Moscow, he started dancing at the age of 7 and at 14 and he became a Russian champion and was invited to represent Latvia where he went on to earn two Latvian Championship titles. Throughout his teens, he won major competitions throughout Europe in the Youth category. He graduated from university GITIS (Russian Theater Arts University) with a degree in choreography. Gleb turned professional after university and specialized in Latin Dance. His professional titles include: Winner of the International Rising Star professional Latin-American Championship, Australian Professional Champion, Hong Kong Professional Latin-American Champion, Top 10 Couples in the World Dance Council Awards and Finalist in the Asian Tour Professional Latin-American Championships. Acting, modeling, TV Hosting as well as dancing have taken Gleb across the world and he has lived in New York, Sidney, Hong Kong and Los Angeles. In Russia he is well known and can be seen in TV commercials, music videos and in major print campaigns for Coca-Cola, Gillette and in GQ, Cosmopolitan and Men’s Health magazines. In 2012, Gleb appeared on Dancing With The Stars Australia as a professional dancer and was paired with celebrity Erin McNaught (Miss Universe Australia). In 2013 he joined DWTS in America and was partnered with Lisa Vanderpump of Beverly Hills Housewives fame. Gleb splits his time between, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Sydney and London where he is currently a Pro dancer in Strictly Come Dancing partnered with a TV presenter, Anita Rani.