British professional dancer who appeared on the television series Strictly Come Dancing and Burn the Floor.
He began taking Latin and ballroom dancing lessons as a young child, and he and his sister, Joanne, competed in numerous national and international dance competitions.
He appeared in a 2010 London West End production of Dirty Dancing, The Musical. He and Stacey Dooley won Strictly Come Dancing in 2018.
He was married to dancer Clare Craze from 2007 to 2013. He then married dancer Karen Hauer in 2015 up until 2018. His parents, Keith and Judy Clifton, also had successful careers as professional dancers. He and Stacey Dooley have been in a relationship.
His dance partner on season eleven of Strictly Come Dancing was prominent British journalist Susanna Reid.