September 18, 2021, 3:30 PM
How old is Rhys from Strictly and why is he famous? Here’s what you need to know …
Strictly Come Dancing 2021 is going to be amazing, with a star-studded lineup ready to speak.
And a man up for the challenge is Rhys Stephenson, who said he was “excited” to be a part of the show.
“I have dreamed of participating in this show and I know for a fact that it will exceed all expectations,” he said, adding: “I can’t wait to discover everything: the costumes, the orchestra, even the look from Craig! I’m ready!”
Here’s everything you need to know about the TV presenter …
How old is Rhys Stephenson?
Rhys was born on October 29, 1993, making him 27 years old.
The star was born in Lewisham, London and began performing in school theater productions at the age of ten.
He attended Bower Park Academy and the University of Westminster.
Why is Rhys Stephenson famous?
Rhys is a television presenter and actor best known for his presentations on CBBC.
In 2013, Stephenson joined the National Youth Theater where he performed in several shows with the Sydenham Arts Festival.
Her stage credits include productions such as Alice in Wonderland and At Jesus’ Feet.
The Strictly star began his career as a presenter while in college and began working with their student TV station Smoke TV.
Here he won a National Student Television Association (NaSTA) award for best man on screen.
Since 2016, Rhys has been a presenter on CBBC, presenting shows such as Blue Peter and Saturday Mash-Up !, while also appearing on the Dengineers, Newsround and remotely funny.
A strong supporter of protecting the mental health of young people, he is an ambassador for the Place2Be charity and has appeared on Steph’s Packed Lunch to discuss Internet safety for children.
Where can I find Rhys Stephenson on Instagram?
You can check out Rhys’ Instagram @rocketrhys.
Here you’ll find plenty of photos of Rhys hanging out in the CBBC studios with his fellow presenters.
He is also good friends with former Strictly finalist Karim Zeroual.