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Johannes Radebe

JOHANNES RADEBE was born in Zamdela, Sasolburg, and started dancing at seven. Over the next 15 years, he became a three-time South African Amateur Latin Champion and two-time South African Professional Latin Champion. In 2016, he joined South Africa’s Dancing With The Stars, making the final for two years running. In 2018, he joined Strictly Come Dancing in the UK and in 2021, he was partnered with John Whaite – reaching the final and winning ‘Media Moment of the Year’ at the British LGBT Awards. Jojo has since had success with two critically acclaimed UK solo tours, Freedom (2022) and Freedom Unleashed (2023). His film choreography debuted at the BFI London Film Festival with Pretty Red Dress (2022), and he is currently a co-producer of the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Strange Loop (Barbican, 2023). Jojo: Finally Home is his first book.
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