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Gorka Márquez Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Gorka Márquez is a Spanish dancer and choreographer who came to prominence with his appearance in the live dance show Burn the Floor. Besides that, he has also danced on Strictly Come Dancing alongside a number of stars including Tameka Empson, Anastacia, and Katie Piper. However, he is perhaps best known as English actress and Glamour model Gemma Atkinson’s beau. With time, Gorka has also amassed a fan base of more than 600k followers on Instagram and more than 350k followers on Twitter.

Sun Sign

Virgo

Residence

Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

Manager

Gorka is represented by Dru Milton and Jack Hunter Blair of Becc Barr Management.

Girlfriend / Spouse

Gorka has dated –

  1. (2017-Present) – Gorka met Hollyoaks actress Gemma Atkinson while on the dance show Strictly Come Dancing in 2017. Though they did not get the chance to dance with one another. They fell head-over-heels for each other behind the scenes. After dating for 2 years, Gemma and Gorka had their first child, a girl named, Mia Louise (b. July 4, 2019) at the Royal Bolton Hospital.

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Ripped physique
  • Strong jawline
  • Has a large tattoo on his back and also on his right wrist

Brand Endorsements

Through his social media, he has either endorsed or promoted various brands including Björn Borg.

Gorka Márquez Facts

  1. He was 12 years old when he started dancing.
  2. In 2010, Gork represented his country at the “World Latin Championships.”
  3. According to sources, Gorka was a semi-finalist at the 2012 “World DanceSport Federation” World Cup.
  4. He joined the 14th season of BBC’s ballroom dancing show Strictly Come Dancing in 2016.
  5. Gorka gained critical acclaim with his dance performance on Burn The Floor.
  6. The first celebrity partner that he danced with on Strictly Come Dancing was actress Tameka Empson. During the series, he also danced with American actress as a replacement of her partner Brendan Cole who was too sick to perform.
  7. Since he joined Strictly Come Dancing in 2016, he has danced with various stars including English singer, model, and dancer and English writer, activist, and model .
  8. On Series 15 of Strictly Come Dancing, Gorka and his partner Alexandra Burke made into runner up place, losing to Scottish actor Joe McFadden and Russian dancer . He and Burke were also the first to get 32 tens during a single series.
  9. After having lost the 16th series of Strictly Come Dancing, Gorka had stated in an interview that he had been removed from the professional line-up.
  10. Gorka was announced as part of Donahey’s 2019 “Dancing with The Stars Weekends.”
  11. Márquez’s first dance partner was Veronica Guerrero Alguacil. Later, he danced with various other dance partners including Marta Roldán, Alena Sergeeva, Irene Martin, and Leticia Cano.

Featured Image By Gorka Márquez / Instagram

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Facts of Gorka Márquez

  • Gender Male
  • full nameGorka Márquez
  • nicknamesGorka
  • birthplaceBilbao, Basque Country, Spain
  • Date of Birth September 04, 1990
  • Age 33 years 5 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • nationalitySpanish
  • net worth$700 thousand
  • professionDancer, Choreographer, Fitness Instructor, Model
  • weight70 kg or 154.5 lbs
  • height5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildAthletic

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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