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Giovanni Pernice Net Worth: His Earnings As Strictly Come Dancing’s Professional Dancer

Giovanni Pernice Net Worth
Promotional picture for Giovanni Pernice (credit: BBC)

Giovanni Pernice is a professional choreographer and dancer from Italy. He became widely known after joining Strictly Come Dancing in 2015. Since then, he has been with the show for almost six years. Giovanni began his dancing career when he was fourteen years old after moving to Bologna. He is the holder of two titles in the Guinness World Recorder currently. The dancer has participated in many dancing competitions since 2008. Slowly, he rose and started his professional dancing career from Strictly Come Dancing of BBC. So, what is the net worth of Giovanni Pernice? How much does he earn as Strictly Come Dancing’s Professional Dancer?

Dance is Life was his first dance tour in 2016. Furthermore, he is also Federazione Italiana Danza Sportiva’s member. Pernice is also the champion of the Italian Open Latin Dance of 2012. Giovanni was born on 5 September 1999 in Italy’s Sicily. Currently, he is 30 years of age. He found his inspiration for dancing from the Come Dancing show. Alexandra Koldan and Erika Attisano were some of the dance partners in the competitions. Furthermore, he also won various other competitions such as San Marino, Ancona, etc.

Giovanni Pernice: Professional Dancing Career

Giovanni Pernice’s professional dancing career began and became famous after his appearance in the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2015. It was his first appearance in the thirteenth season. Strictly Come Dancing is a dance talent show of Britain wherein celebrities get paired with professional dancers for the competition. Giovanni has been one of the professional dancers of the show since 2015. Georgia May Foote actress was his first partner for the show. However, they could not win the competition. They emerged as one of the joint runners-up of the show despite reaching the finals.

What is the net worth of Giovanni Pernice?

Giovanni with his dancing partner Ranvir Singh his partner in 2020 on Strictly Come Dancing (credit: BBC)

The dancer again returned for the fourteenth season with Laura Whitmore, a presenter as his partner in 2016. But, unfortunately, the pair did not make it to the final stage and got eliminated in the seventh week. Giovanni returned for the fifteenth season with Debbie McGee, a dancer, and presenter, as his partner in 2017. But, the pair did not win. However, they did go up to the final and appeared as one of the show’s joint runners-up. After that, he came and participated in the sixteenth season with Faye Tozer, Steps singer, as his partner in 2018. This time, too, the pair emerged as the show’s joint runners-up after reaching the finals.

Pernice came back for the seventeenth season with Michelle Visage, a radio personality as his partner, in 2019. Unfortunately, the pair could not even reach the finals, and elimination took place for them in week 9. He appeared with Ranvir Singh, television journalist and presenter, as his partner in 2020. The pair made it to the show’s semi-finals before their elimination. The dancer also saw his appearance in several episodes of Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two on BBC Two. He currently holds two positions in the Guinness World Record. The first one is for Jive Kicks and flicks, which he got in 2016. The other is for Charleston Swivel’s steps in 2017.

Giovanni Pernice Net Worth

Giovanni Pernice’s net worth is estimated to be around dollar one million as of writing. Well, there is no exact information on his actual salary. His main source of earning is from his professional dancing career. Since his childhood days, he has been engaged with dancing and various competitions for the same. Furthermore, his continuous appearance in the Strictly Come Dancing of BBC from 2015 made him a lot of money. He also set his name in the Guinness World Record as a choreographer and dancer.

Giovanni Pernice: Personal Life

Giovanni Pernice is unmarried as of now. However, he did date some of the famous stars. He met Ashley Roberts on the Strictly Come Dancing in 2018. They dated for a year. However, they went to split at the beginning of 2020. The dancer also dated Georgia May Foote, the former dancing partner. But, the couple broke up the fourteenth season in 2016. Now, he is in a relationship with Maura Higgins, star of Love Island. Rumors were already going on about them dating. However, many people spotted them together in the Wembley Stadium towards the end of June.

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