In a recent Instagram post, professional dancer Nikita Kuzmin, known for his appearances on Strictly Come Dancing, has confirmed his romantic relationship with model Lauren Jaine. The 25-year-old ballroom and Latin expert, who had previously been linked with model Lauren Jaine, shared a series of candid moments on his social media, putting all speculations to rest.
The photos and videos posted by Nikita showcase the couple’s genuine affection. One snapshot captures the pair in a cozy mirror selfie, with Nikita’s arm affectionately around Lauren. Another clip shows the couple having fun while grocery shopping, demonstrating their playful bond.
Nikita’s relationship status became a topic of public interest following his decision to end his five-year relationship with Nicole Wirt last year. Sources close to the dancer revealed that he made this decision to focus entirely on his participation in the current series of Strictly Come Dancing. Nikita’s commitment to his dance partner, Ellie Simmonds, and their journey on the show has been his priority.
Speaking of their dancing journey, Nikita and his current celebrity partner, Layton Williams, have become a favorite among fans since the show’s inception. During a recent episode, the duo showcased their talent by performing a cha cha cha routine to Whitney Houston’s “Million Dollar Bill.” Their performance received high praise from the judges, with Shirley Ballas stating that the male couple was ‘back in the game.’
Anton Du Beke described their performance as ‘brilliant,’ and Craig Revel Horwood hailed it as a ‘million dollar dance.’ Motsi Mabuse, one of the judges, was so impressed that she awarded them a perfect score of 10, expressing her desire to watch their performance repeatedly. This score elevated them to the highest series score so far.
Fans were left in awe as they watched Layton effortlessly execute complex moves, including flying into the air and landing in a split position. Social media platforms buzzed with excitement as viewers shared their amazement. One fan exclaimed, ‘Layton just changed my life with this performance,’ while another commented, ‘If that wasn’t worth a perfect score, I’m not sure what dance is!’
As Strictly Come Dancing continues to captivate audiences, Nikita Kuzmin and Layton Williams remain a powerful duo, captivating viewers with their exceptional talent and chemistry. With their outstanding performances and growing fan support, they are undoubtedly strong contenders for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing title. Who will emerge as the ultimate winner? Only time will tell, but Nikita and Layton are undeniably leaving a lasting impression on fans and judges alike with their mesmerizing performances.