Katya Virshilas

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Birthday
10, 1983
Birthplace
Lithuania
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Lithuania

About

Lithuanian dancer known for her appearances on seasons seven, eight, and nine of the show Strictly Come Dancing. She also helped choreograph parts of seasons one and two of So You Think You Can Dance.

Before Fame

She moved from Lithuania to Israel to Vancouver growing up, ultimately settling in the Canadian city. She was a successful dancer in her youth, winning four Vancouver British Columbia Dancesport Championships from 1998 to 2002.

Trivia

She's also made various appearances onscreen, including the movies Shall We Dance? and John Tucker Must Die.

Family Life

She married dancer Klaus Kongsdal in 2012. The couple welcomed their first child in 2016.

Associated With

One of her partners on Strictly Come Dancing was professional cricket player Phil Tufnell.