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Aljaž Škorjanec is a Slovenian dancer and choreographer who has appeared on the BBC series Strictly Come Dancing as a professional dancer.
|Net Worth||$3 million|
Aljaž Škorjanec was born on February 19, 1990 (age 31 years) in Ptuj, Slovenia. He is the son of Srečko Škorjanec and Nataša Škorjanec and a younger sister Lara Škorjanec.
Aljaz Skorjanec is a 19-time Slovenian champion in Ballroom, Latin and Ten Dance. Between 2000 and 2008 his professional partner was Valerija Rahle Mbanwi.
Strictly Come Dancing
Aljaz Skorjanec became a professional dancer on the eleventh series of the British television show, Strictly Come Dancing in September 2013. He was partnered with model Abbey Clancy. On 21 December, they won the series. He was the fourth professional to win in his first series of the show.
Skorjanec returned for the show’s twelfth series the following year, where he was partnered with This Morning presenter, Alison Hammond. They were the sixth couple to be eliminated from the competition.
He was partnered with Call the Midwife actress, Helen George for the show’s thirteenth series. They were eliminated on Week 11 of the competition, leaving in sixth place.
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For the show’s fourteenth series, Aljaz Skorjanec was partnered with model Daisy Lowe. They were the seventh couple to be eliminated from the competition, leaving in eighth place.
For the show’s fifteenth series, he was partnered with actress and former model, Gemma Atkinson. The couple reached the finals, but on the 16 December, they finished as joint runners-up, behind winners Joe McFadden and his professional dance partner, Katya Jones.
For the show’s sixteenth series, Aljaz was partnered with BBC newsreader and journalist Kate Silverton. The couple were eliminated on week 9 in Blackpool, leaving in eighth place.
For the seventeenth series, he was partnered with socialite and chef, Emma Weymouth. They were eliminated on week 7, leaving in ninth place.
He was partnered with BBC Radio 1 DJ and presenter, Clara Amfo for the eighteenth series.
Aljaz Skorjanec was partnered with Dragons’ Den entrepreneur and TV personality, Sara Davies for the nineteenth series.
In July 2021 Škorjanec and Janette Manrara announced appearances at the 2022 “Dancing With The Stars Weekends”.
In 2020 Škorjanec and Janette Manrara announced dates for their 2021 UK Tour “Remembering The Oscars”.
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In October 2020, Škorjanec announced a 2021 West End Show “Here Come The Boys”.
In 2017 Škorjanec took part in the national Strictly Come Dancing – The Live Tour in 2017 and, with Janette Manrara, announced dates for their 2018 UK Tour “Remembering Fred”
Aljaz Skorjanec is married to fellow dancer Janette Manrara, they had their wedding in 2017. However, in 2020, speaking to Kym Marsh and Gethin Jones on Morning Live, Škorjanec explained for the first time how he had developed psoriasis at the age of 18, saying: “It affects my confidence and self-esteem massively,” adding that it makes him self-conscious.
Aljaz Skorjanec net worth
How much is Aljaz Skorjanec worth? Aljaz Skorjanec net worth is estimated at around $3 million. His main source of income is from his career as a professional dancer. Skorjanec successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and influential dancers in Slovenia.