Karim Zeroual is a British dancer, DJ, actor, and TV presenter who is most notably known for being a presenter on BBC’s children’s television brand CBBC. Besides that, he is also noted for his appearance as Sadiq in The Sparticle Mystery (2011-2015). With time, he has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 150k followers on Instagram and more than 50k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Karim Zeroual

Nick Name

Karim

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

London, United Kingdom

Residence

London, United Kingdom

Nationality

Education

Karim studied at the Sylvia Young Theatre School in London, England.

Occupation

Dancer, Actor, DJ, TV Presenter

Family

  • Mother – Carol
  • Siblings – Lianne Walker (Older Sister)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

61 kg or 134.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Karim has dated –

  1. Poppy Hannah Birtwistle (2016-2019) – Poppy and Karim started dating one another in 2016. However, they split in 2019. According to sources, he was caught trading romantic messages with an office going girl named Rebecca Perrins.
  2. Amy Dowden (2019) – Welsh professional dancer Amy Dowden and Karim met were partnered with one another for Strictly Come Dancing. Their partnership on the show led to several rumors of them dating one another. This in-turn forced Karim to publicly deny the speculations.
  3. Rebecca Perrins (2018-2019) – Karim reportedly started dating an office going girl by the name of Rebecca Perrins sometime in 2018. Apparently, he had kept her in the dark of his relationship with his now ex-girlfriend Poppy Birtwistle and was secretly meeting with her and her family.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of Morrocan heritage.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Curly hair
  • Lean physique
  • Mostly maintains a clean shave

Karim Zeroual Facts

  1. His mother singlehandedly brought up Karim and his older sister in London.
  2. Growing up, he lived with his mother and sister in an apartment in England. His mother went through a tough time financially to pay her son’s way through drama school.
  3. Given the fact, that his mother struggled and worked very hard to pay for his school fees, Karim was always sincere towards his studies.
  4. He always credits his mother Carol to be the person who inspired him to be able to do well as an adult.
  5. As a child, he attended the Sylvia Young Theatre School where he learned to act. Besides that, he also attended dance lessons.
  6. In the past, Karim played the role of Simba in West End production’s The Lion King.
  7. Besides his popular role on The Sparticle Mystery from 2011 to 2015, he had also appeared on Da Vinci’s Demons (2014) EastEnders (2006).
  8. He does smoke. Besides that, he also enjoys an alcoholic beverage every now and then.
  9. In 2019, he had been working on a travel and sports documentary that is called A Week to Beat the World.
  10. He appeared on the 17th edition of Strictly Come Dancing in 2019 along with professional Welsh dancer Amy Dowden. In week 11, they earned themselves the first perfect 40 score as well as danced their way into runner up position.
  11. In his free time, he enjoys dabbling in DJ’ing.

Featured Image By Karim Zeroual / Instagram

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Facts of Karim Zeroual

  • full nameKarim Zeroual
  • weight61 kg
  • height5 ft 6 in

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