Johannes Radebe Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Johannes Radebe Quick Info
Height5 ft 11 in
Weight72 kg
Date of BirthApril 27, 1987
Zodiac SignTaurus
Hair ColorBlack

Johannes Radebe is a renowned South African dancer and choreographer who is best known for participating in Strictly Come Dancing (2019) with soap actress Catherine Tyldesley. He has more than 200k followers on Instagram, more than 100k followers on Facebook, and more than 100k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Johannes Radebe

Nick Name


South African dancer Johannes Radebe
South African dancer Johannes Radebe (Johannes Radebe / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Zamdela, Sasolburg, South Africa


Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa


South African



Dancer, Choreographer


  • Father – His father died of tuberculosis in 2001.
  • Mother – Jacobeth Radebe
  • Siblings – He has a sister.




5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm


72 kg or 159 lbs

Johannes Radebe seen with Italian dancer Graziano di Prima (extreme right) in November 2019
Johannes Radebe seen with Italian dancer Graziano di Prima (extreme right) in November 2019 (Johannes Radebe / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

A mole near his nose

Brand Endorsements

Johannes has endorsed brands such as –

  • Iconic London
  • Gucci
  • The Fragrance Shop

Johannes Radebe Favorite Things

  • Dance Styles – Latin, Rhythmical Samba
  • Color Of Sequin – Charcoal


Johannes Radebe seen in a selfie with Dianne Buswell in February 2019
Johannes Radebe as seen in a selfie with Dianne Buswell in February 2019 (Dianne Buswell / Instagram)

Johannes Radebe Facts

  1. He was severely bullied as a child because of his sexuality. But, he credits his mother for being his support system during this time.
  2. Johannes became the first openly gay professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing in 2018.
  3. In 2019, he was partnered with Coronation Street actress Catherine Tyldesley in season 17 of the dance reality show but the duo finished in 11th place.
  4. Radebe became an internet sensation in October 2019 after strutting in high-heeled boots during a group performance to David Bowie‘s Fame on Strictly Come Dancing.
  5. He is best friends with fellow dancer Graziano di Prima.
  6. Among his dance accolades are reaching the finale of Strictly Come Dancing (South African version) twice, winning Professional South African Latin Championship on 2 occasions, and winning Amateur Latin South African Championship 3 times.
  7. Johannes performed with Graziano di Prima on the single Shine (by Emeli Sandé) in November 2019 in the series’ first-ever same-sex dance routine. Their historic performance was met with an extremely positive response by fans.

Featured Image by Johannes Radebe / Instagram

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