Nikita Kuzmin Celebrity Big Brother 2024 Contestant Biography.

Nikita Kuzmin, a contestant on Celebrity Big Brother, rose to fame through his participation in the BBC Show Strictly Come Dancing. Her exceptional dancing skills endeared him to audiences, making him widely likable.

Nikita Kuzmin's biography
Nikita Kuzmin’s biography
Date of BirthBirth PlaceAgeProfession
23 December 1997 Kyiv, Ukraine27Dancer and Choreographer
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Nikita Kuzmin Roots and family

His roots trace back to Ukraine, where he was born on December 23, 1997. At nine, his family relocated to Italy, which led him to embody a fusion of Ukrainian and Italian heritage. This unique blend shaped him into an accomplished Ukrainian-Italian dancer and choreographer.

Mother and father: Nikita Kuzmin’s mother’s name is Natalia, and his father’s name is Levgen Kuzmin.

Elder sister: Nikita Kuzmin has an older sister named Anastasia Kuzmin who is in her thirties. She is a professional dancer and performs on the Italian version of the TV show Strictly Come Dancing, called Ballando con le Stelle.

Nikita Kuzmin family
Nikita Kuzmin family

Nikita Kuzmin was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was around 13 years old.  Despite facing challenges due to his health condition, Nikita remains dedicated to dancing, inspiring others facing similar obstacles.

Nikita Kuzmin's with his diabetes machine
Nikita Kuzmin with his diabetes machine

Nikita Kuzmin wears a white patch called a Libre sensor on the back of his arm, which helps monitor his blood sugar level, aiding him in managing his diabetes.

Nikita Kuzmin Girlfriends

Nikita Kuzmin has been in a relationship with Australian model Lauren Jaine for over seven months.  She is a 23-year-old Australian model born in 2001. She graduated from Durham University and gained attention when she and Kuzmin shared their romantic holiday to Croatia on Instagram in August 2023.

Nikita Kuzmin and Lauren Jaine
Nikita Kuzmin and his girlfriend Lauren Jaine

Lauren Jaine is a new and upcoming model, signed with the boutique modeling agency First Model Management in London.

She’s supported Kuzmin, often cheering him on in the audience of Strictly Come Dance alongside his dance partner Layton Williams.

Before Lauren Jaine came into the picture, Nikita was rumored to have dated Australian sex podcaster Charlie Backshall, Nicole Wirt a ballroom and Latin dancer, and Molly Rainfold an english actress and singer.

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BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing

Before becoming a star on Strictly Come Dancing, Nikita Kuzmin already won several Latin Championship titles and also showcased his talent on Germany’s Let’s Dance show.

Strictly Came Dancing 19

In the 2021 season of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing (Season 19), he performed with his partner Tilly Ramsay, an English television presenter and chef. He joined the show as a professional dancer, further increasing his recognition. Nikita joined Strictly Come Dancing in 2021, having previously participated in Germany’s Let’s Dance.

BBC Strictly Come Dancing 20

In BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing Season 20, he teamed up with Ellie Simmonds, a Paralympic swimmer, with Nikita Kuzmin as professional dance partner. Unfortunately, Ellie was eliminated in week 7 of the competition.

Nikita Kuzmin and Ellie Simmonds
Nikita Kuzmin and Ellie Simmonds

BBC Strictly Come Dancing 21

In Series 21 of Strictly Come Dancing, he partnered with Layton Williams, a film and theatre actor. Nikita Kuzmin joined him as a professional dancer partner. They clinched the trophy together, emerging victorious in the series 21 with Layton Williams.

Nikita Kuzmin and Layton Williams
Nikita Kuzmin and Layton Williams

In one of the interviews, Nikita Kuzmin said that his favorite co-dancer is Luba Mushtuk, who appeared alongside him in the Strictly Pro Challenge 2022.

Celebrity Big Brother 2024

After captivating audiences with his dancing prowess, Nikita Kuzmin expanded his reach by joining the ITV show Celebrity Big Brother 2024 as a contestant, thereby gaining recognition among a broader audience.

Nikita Kuzmin at Celebrity Big Brother
Nikita Kuzmin at Celebrity Big Brother

Nikita Kuzmin Unique hairstyle

In one of the interviews, Nikita Kuzmin reveals that he prefers to keep his hair natural, which has become quite famous and helps him stand out.

Nikita is not only known for his amazing dancing skills but also for his distinctive hairstyle, which has made him easily recognizable in the entertainment industry.

Nikita Kuzmin hairstyle
Nikita Kuzmin hairstyle


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