Professional dancer for the BBC One series Strictly Come Dancing, joining the show in series 14. She went on to win series 15 with partner Joe McFadden.
She started dancing when she was six years old, and trained in ballroom and Latin-American dancing. She also did gymnastics.
She was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia and later called Alton, Hampshire, England her hometown.
Her birth name is Ekaterina Andreevna Sokolova. She married fellow Strictly Come Dancing pro Neil Jones in 2013. The couple announced their separation in 2019.
She was partnered with Ed Balls in series 14 of Strictly Come Dancing.