The eighteenth series is expected to launch in the Autumn.The list of celebrities taking part will likely remain a loosely guarded secret until closer to the air date of the show.Luba is a professional dancer and choreographer, who has competed professionally and played an important role on Strictly for a number of years.In previous series' she has helped out behind the scenes with choreography for the pros and their partners, and also filled in as a back-up dancer for the show's big opening numbers.For the ninth season, she was partnered with singer Aaron Carter.They were eliminated on November 10, 2009, placing fifth. Smirnoff and Martinez ended up winning the competition against Rob Kardashian and his partner Cheryl Burke & Ricki Lake and her partner Derek Hough.
Smirnoff was a performer on the third season of the ABC series Dancing with the Stars with celebrity partner Mario López.
The winner will then be crowned the week before Christmas.
She is known as a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars, winning the thirteenth season with army veteran and soap opera star J. She has taken second at the British Open Blackpool Dance Festival Smirnoff attended multiple schools, including Nerinx Hall High School in St.
When The Sun exclusively revealed they were dating, a source said: “She would like their romance to be out in the open.
Luba is very keen to be on the show one day." However, it wasn't meant to be, and by New Year 2018 he was dating Towie's Jess Wright - that relationship is also now over.