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Carlos Gu Wiki, Age, Height, Real Name, Strictly, Nationality, Wife, Partner, Married, Parents, Family, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Carlos Gu Biography – Carlos Gu Wiki

Carlos Gu is a Chinese professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing. He has a wealth of dance accolades under his belt, being a multiple world semi-finalist, and third-place competitor at the German Open Championships. He also became the Amateur Latin Rising Star Runner-Up at the 2017 UK Open, and has incredible experience in ballroom, ballet and contemporary dance.

A Taiyuan, China native, Gu studied dance at Tianjin University of Sport from 2011 to 2015 and graduated from Beijing Dance Academy in 2006, according to his Facebook bio.

Dancer Carlos Gu Age

Pro dancer Carlos Gu was born on January 6, 1994, in Taiyuan, China. He is 29 years old as of 2023.

Carlos Gu Strictly Come Dancing

Chinese National Champion Carlos Gu joined Strictly Come Dancing in 2022 at the age of 28. On 11 July 2022, Gu was unveiled as one of four professional dancers joining Strictly Come Dancing for its 20th series on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. The three other professional dancers were European Cup winner Vito Coppola, former Under 21 British National Champion Lauren Oakley and Latin dance champion Michelle Tsiakkas.

The four pros joined the professional dancers already revealed for the 20th series of Strictly Come Dancing: Dianne Buswell, Nadiya Bychkova, Graziano Di Prima, Amy Dowden, Karen Hauer, Katya Jones, Neil Jones, Nikita Kuzmin, Cameron Lombard, Gorka Marquez, Luba Mushtuk, Giovanni Pernice, Jowita Przystal, Johannes Radebe, Kai Widdrington and Nancy Xu.

Gu said on joining Strictly Come Dancing: “I’m thrilled to join Strictly and very excited to get started. It’s a new chapter of my life and a new challenge as well. I’m absolutely ready to take on this journey and to shine.”

Carlos Gu Partner

Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer Carlos Gu’s first-ever celebrity partner was singer and CBBC star Molly Rainford in 2022. One year after joining the show, Gu paid tribute to Molly, writing, “It’s been a year since I first joined @bbcstrictly, my first ever partner @mollyrainford gave me the best experience I could ever ask for in my 1st year. Because of a year experience shaped me into who I am today and got me ready for my 2nd year.”

In the 2023 series of Strictly, Gu was partnered with Television presenter Angela Scanlon.

“Can’t tell you guys how excited I am to be partnered with @angelascanlon, the most fun adventures now has begin,” he posted.

Carlos Gu Height

Strictly’s Carlos Gu stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (5’6″/1.68 m tall).

Carlos Gu Nationality

Born in Taiyuan, China, 29-year-old Carlos Gu is of Chinese nationality and Asian ethnicity.


Is Carlos Gu married? The dancer is not married and therefore doesn’t have a wife. He is reportedly single.


His Instagram handle is gkx_carlos.