Bobby Brazier: who is the EastEnders turned Strictly star?

Meet the EastEnders star set to join Strictly Come Dancing

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by Sarah O'Byrne |
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If you're a fan of Strictly or EastEnders, you may have noticed a new face on the block.

Bobby Brazier is one of the latest new residents of Walford and he's been confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2023.

So, here's everything you need to know about the model turned actor...

Who is Bobby Brazier?

Bobby is an English actor and model. He has modelled for brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and Dolce & Gabbana, and in 2022, he made his acting debut as Freddie Slater on EastEnders.

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freddie slater arrived in walford in 2022 ©BBC

How old is Bobby Brazier?

Bobby is 20 years old. He was born 2nd June 2003, making him a Gemini.

When did Bobby Brazier join EastEnders?

Booby joined EastEnders in 2022 as Freddie Slater, son of Little Mo and villain Graham Foster.

What's happened to Freddie Slater?

Before Bobby stepped into the role, Freddie Slater was last seen as a baby in 2006.

Freddie originally left Walford with his mum Little Mo, but returned as a teenager, now played by Bobby. He quickly won fans over with his good nature and his bond with Billy Mitchell, who he initially believed to be his father.

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freddie alongside billy mitchell ©BBC

On his acting debut, Bobby said, “I'm really excited to be joining the cast of EastEnders – so far it’s been perfect. Everybody has been so beautiful to me and made settling in easier than I could’ve hoped.

"Stepping into the acting world has always been a vision of mine and doing that with EastEnders as a Slater is a blessing, I'm very grateful. Loving every minute of Freddie so far and can't wait to see what’s in store for him in Walford.”

Is Bobby Brazier on Strictly?

Bobby is set to compete on the upcoming series of Strictly Come Dancing, and he will be the youngest contestant of the 21st series.

Who is Bobby Brazier dating?

After splitting from Liberty Love last year, Bobby has now gone public with his 24-year-old girlfriend, Mia Mon.

Mia, a Twitch streamer, attended the Taste of London event earlier this year alongside Bobby, and the pair officially hard launched their relationship.

Who are Bobby Brazier's parents?

Bobby is the song of Jade Goody who rose to fame when she appeared on Big Brother. Jade passed away in 2009 after a public battle with cervical cancer when Bobby was just five years old.

His father is Jeff Brazier, an English television presenter.

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jade and jeff together in 2002 ©Getty Images

What is Bobby Brazier's Instagram?

He does, and you can follow him at @bobbybrazier.

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