Craig Revel Horwood is an Australian-British dancer, choreographer, and television personality. Horwood is perhaps best known for his role as a judge on the British television show “Strictly Come Dancing,” where he has been a judge since the show’s inception in 2004.
He is known for his straight-talking and often critical comments, which have earned him a reputation as the “Mr. Nasty” of the show.
Horwood has also appeared on other television shows, including “Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two,” “The One Show,” and “The Chase: Celebrity Special.”
In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Horwood is also an advocate for numerous charitable causes, including the British Red Cross and the NSPCC.
He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2020 for his services to dance and charity.
Craig Revel Horwood’s parents: Meet Beverley June Horwood and Philip Revel Horwood
Craig Revel Horwood’s parents are Beverley June Horwood and Philip Revel Horwood. Born in Ballarat, Australia on 4 January 1965.
His father Phil was a former Royal Australian Navy Lieutenant whose alcoholism had “torn their family apart”.
He started his career as a dancer in Melbourne, then moved to London to take advantage of the greater opportunities available there and to dance competitively. In 1989, he moved to the UK from Australia, and on 20 August 2011, he became a British citizen.