The Strictly Come Dancing star Oti Mabuse is lucky in love!
She is blissfully married to her loving husband, Marius Iepure, with whom she has competed in several dance competitions and won various awards.
How It All Began? Relationship Detail!
It was in a dance trial in Germany where Oti met her future husband, Marius Iepure. Marius is also a professional ballroom dancer like Oti.
The duo then competed in several competitions together. They have won gold at the German National Show Dance Championships and also secured second place at the World Latin Championships.
Meanwhile, the couple had already discovered the strong chemistry between them and had already begun dating.
On Marius’ birthday in 2014, on 31 August, he got down on one knee and proposed Oti for marriage.
Later that year, Oti and her boyfriend Marius got married in an intimate wedding ceremony in the presence of their close friends and family.
Marius has always been supportive of Oti’s professional career. He also had appeared in a group number on Strictly Come Dancing in 2017.
Although Marius is yet to appear as a regular on the show, he is regular on Oti’s Instagram handle. Well, Oti seldom share pictures with her husband on Instagram, giving an insight into their married life and exhibiting her love for her partner-in-crime.
Oti and Marius don’t have any children as of 2020 but have plans of starting a family one day.
The lovebirds will be seen on a dancefloor together in July of 2020 as they are working on a brand new dance event.
Born in Pretoria, South Africa, Oti was born to her parents, Dudu Mabuse and Peter Mabuse.
Talking about her siblings, she has two sisters, Motsi and Phemelo. Phemelo is an MBA graduate who is currently working as an engineer.
Her sister Motsi is also a professional ballroom dancer who is also one of the judges on the Strictly panel. She was previously a judge on Let’s Dance, which is the German version of Strictly Come Dancing.
Oti, age 29, also had an older brother named Neo who passed away by suicide. She has opened up more about her family life and the tragic death of her brother in her book, Chili in the Blood: My Life Through Dance.
What Is Oti Mabuse’s Net Worth
Although Oti did not begin her journey to professional dancing from a young age, she has now successfully marked her place as a professional ballroom dancer.
Oti, who came to fame with her appearance on Strictly Come Dancing, has also been assembling a whooping fortune from her dancing career.
Although Oti’s net worth is yet to be revealed, she has undoubtedly collected quite a large fortune over the years.
Reportedly, Strictly Come Dancing professionals can earn £50,000 per year for their presence in the show. Similarly, the panel can earn between £150,000 and £250,000 according to reports.
Before embarking on a career in professional ballroom dancing, Oti studied civil engineering.