She joins an already star-studded line-up including football icon Tony Adams MBE , Britain's Got Talent's Molly Rainford , comedian and author Ellie Taylor , Bros heartthrob Matt Goss , Kiss FM DJ Tyler West , Paralympian Ellie Simmonds , comedian Jayde Adams , Loose Women presenter Kaye Adams , Radio 2 host Richie Anderson , Hear'Say singer and soap star Kym Marsh , and former Hollyoaks actor Will Mellor .
Upon being cast, Fleur hinted Strictly would be an emotional journey for her, as her late father was a fan of the show.
'It's such an honour to be on the show after years of watching it with my Father who loved it so much,' she said.
'Unfortunately my Dad is no longer with us but I know he will be watching over the ballroom in spirit. I'm doing this to make him and my family proud and can't wait to get my dancing shoes on!'
As she gets ready to hit the dancefloor, here's everything you need to know about Fleur East.
Who is Fleur East and how old is she?
Fleur is a 34-year-old radio presenter, singer/songwriter, and rapper from Walthamstow, London.
She first rose to fame after appearing on The X Factor as part of girl group Addictiv Ladies in 2005, and then as a solo artist in 2014.
She launched her solo career in 2012 with Strictly Rhythm and released songs with dance musicians including DJ Fresh and Drumsound & Bassline Smith.
Fleur has released two full-length albums, 2015's Love, Sax and Flashbacks, and 2020 record Fearless.
She is also known for her TV and radio presenting work, appearing on Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway , ITV game show The Void, and Hits Radio Breakfast.
When was she on The X Factor?
Fleur first appeared on talent show The X Factor during its second series in 2005.
Fleur returned to The X Factor in 2014 for the 11th series as a solo artist.
Is Fleur East married?
Fleur met French celebrity fashion designer Marcel Badiane-Robin in 2009 when he was working as a waiter in a bar.
The pair began dating in 2010 and married in Morocco in 2019.
Speaking to Hello at the time, Fleur described the day as the best day of her life. She said: 'I'm just excited to call Marcel my husband.
'Our wedding was perfect. The weather was amazing, the skies were so clear, every single guest was invested in the day and all got on with each other.
'The love in the congregation was overwhelming. I'll never forget the feeling. I took in every single second of it.'
Does Fleur East have Instagram?
You can find Fleur on Instagram at her handle @fleureast where she has 787k followers.
There you can find plenty of selfies of the star, as well as updates on what she's up to.
She also shares posts dedicated to her podcast, The Reality Of Reality TV on Planet Radio, with a link to listen.
Strictly Come Dancing returns to BBC One in September.
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