Oti Mabuse Biography

(Ballroom Dancer)

Oti Mabuse is an African professional dancer. She is the choreographer of the British TV series, Strictly Come Dancing. Oti is married to her dancing partner with whom she has taken part in different dance shows!

More about the relationship

Oti Mabuse is married to her longtime boyfriend, Marius Iepure in 2016. Marius is a Romanian dancer. They met for the first time in Germany during a dance trial.

They competed together in different dance shows. Together, they won the German National Show Dance Championships and were the first runner-up of the World Latin Championships.

In 2014, Marius proposed to her and after two years of engagement, they walked down the aisle.

As of January 2020, Oti and Marius are on a romantic trip to Italy.

Relationship Facts of Oti Mabuse

  • Oti Mabuse is married to Marius Iepure {Compare Couple}.
  • She does not have any kids as of now.
  • Oti Mabuse is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Oti Mabuse?

Oti Mabuse is 8-times South African Latin American Champion. She is a trained Latin American and ballroom dancer.

She is a choreographer of the British TV series, Strictly Come Dancing, and its German version, Let’s Dance.

Oti Mabuse: Early Life, Ethnicity

Oti Mabuse was born on August 8, 1990, in Pretoria, South Africa to Peter Mabuse, father, and Dudu Mabusen, mother of African ethnicity.

She has a sister, Motsi Mabuse. Motsi was also a well-known dancer on the same show and now is one of the jury members.

From childhood, she had a keen interest in dancing and also began to learn from an early age.


Oti completed her graduation in Civil Engineering from the Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa.

Oti Mabuse: Career, Awards

Oti began her career as a dancer. Later, she also won the South African Latin American Championship eight times.

As she conquers the championship in South Africa, she moved to Germany and started to take participate in various German dance championships.

Being a professional ballet dancer, she competes in the German series Let’s Dance. Back in 2014, she was in third place in World Cup Freestyle Latin.

In the same year, Oti came in second place in European Championship Latin. Moreover, the popular dancer won the German Championship PD Freestyle Latin.

Recently in 2017, she also took part in the national Strictly Come Dancing – The Live Tour along with her celebrity partner Danny Mac.

Additionally, she was also a contestant on an episode of Tipping Point: Lucky Stars. Besides this, she also competed in the thirteenth series of the original British series.

Oti Mabuse
Caption: Oti Mabuse Posing For Photo (Source: The Guardian )

Oti Mabuse: Salary

Oti’s income as a choreographer for Strictly Come Dancing is estimated to be over $200k per annum.

Body Measurements

Oti Mabuse has a height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs 54 kg with dark eyes and brown hair.

Social Media Profile

Oti Mabuse has more than 99k followers on Instagram, almost 55.3k followers on Twitter, and has more than 20k followers on Facebook.

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