Who Is Pro Dancer Lauren Oakley's Husband Maximiliano Omar Montes de Oca? Her Strictly Partner and Net Worth

 

Lauren Oakley is married to Maximiliano Omar Montes de Oca ( Source : Instagram )

Lauren Oakley and husband Maximiliano Omar Montes de Oca got married in 2019 and will celebrate their third anniversary this year.

Lauren from Birmingham is one of the four professional dancers that joined the most recent season of Strictly Come Dancing, and she has already danced with several stars.

She left Global Radio after a year and a half of employment to pursue a career as a dancer, later rising to the position of dance captain on Burn the Floor.

She has competed in 10 international dance events on England's behalf. She has won the UK Under 21 Latin Championship twice, the British Under 21 Latin Championship once, and the UK and British Under 21 Ballroom Championship once.

Other highlights of Lauren's competitive career included her victories in the famous British and United Kingdom Closed Under 21 Ballroom and Latin competitions and several TV and theater appearances. Although Lauren has a degree in broadcast journalism, dancing is her true passion.

Quick Facts

Full NameLauren Oakley
ProfessionProfessional Dancer
Known ForStrictly Come Dancing
EthnicityCaucasian
Birth PlaceBirmingham, United Kingdom
NationalityBritish
Marital StautsMarried
HusbandMaximiliano Omar Montes de Oca
ChildrenNone
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourGreen

Who Is Lauren Oakley's Husband Meet Maximiliano Omar Montes de Oca?

Maximiliano Omar Montes de Oca and Lauren Oakley have been married for many years. The wedding took place in August 2019 after the couple got engaged in August 2018.

Lauren frequently hints on her Instagram that they are deeply in love. She shared a photo of their wedding day on Instagram with the remark, "Good job we're married 'cause I'm just never getting over you (Maximiliano)."

She never misses an opportunity to express her gratitude to her spouse, demonstrating her deep respect for him. They frequently visit various locations of beauty.

Lauren Oakley and Maximiliano Omar Montes de Oca have been married since 2019
Lauren Oakley and Maximiliano Omar Montes de Oca have been married since 2019 ( Source : instagram )

She has the Instagram handle @laurenmayoakley, where you can find her. Her posts typically feature her dance videos, images, and cute shots of her and her hubby. There, she has drawn more than 19.4k followers.

Maximiliano is also present on Instagram. However, his account is private as he prefers to live a personal life away from public attention. So not much is known about him. You can find him on Instagram as @maximontes93

Despite Lauren's current busy schedule and her participation in Strictly Come Dancing, they have a very happy marriage. Even with such a hectic schedule, we are confident they must make time for one another.

Meet Lauren Oakley's Partner on Strictly Come Dancing 

Lauren Oakley partnered with Strictly champion Giovanni Pernice and Strictly Judge Anton Du Beke as their leading woman. Lauren appeared at Donahey's Dancing With The Stars Weekend at Alton Towers in March 2022.

Dancer Lauren Oakley, a Birmingham native, was introduced as one of four new professionals joining the Strictly Come Dancing 2022 cast on July 11, 2022.

Vito Coppola, the winner of the European Cup, Carlos Gu, the Chinese National Champion; and Michelle Tsiakkas, the champion of Latin dance, are the three additional dancers joining Strictly Come Dancing series 20.

Lauren Oakley and Giovanni Pernice have performed as dance partners at several competitions
Lauren Oakley and Giovanni Pernice have performed as dance partners at several competitions ( Source : instagram )

When the multi-award-winning dance program returns to BBC One and BBC iPlayer this autumn, it will feature the most extensive professional dancer lineup in history, bringing glitter, glitz, and incredible dancing to homes across the country once more.

She Had Also Already Performed With Former Strictly Dancers 

According to her LinkedIn profile, Lauren is a dance captain and a dancer with Burn The Floor who travels the world. She is a seasoned ballroom and Latin dancer and performer from the West Midlands who teaches dance and fitness classes on the Burn Nation dance platform.

During her time with Burn The Floor, she has performed in South Africa, Australia, China, Europe, North America, and Japan.

Due to her participation in Kevin and Joanne Clifton's 2020 show, An Evening With Kevin & Joanne Clifton, she has also danced with several former Strictly contestants.

Additionally, she appeared in the Him & Me tour by Giovanni Pernice and Anton Du Beke, appearing in various images uploaded at the time.

What Is Lauren Oakley Net Worth? 

Lauren Oakley's net worth is in the hundreds but if she wins on Strictly Come Dancing, she would undoubtedly amass a sizable sum, increasing her net worth.

The Strictly Come Dancing winning couple will first and foremost receive the Glitterball Trophy. Or at least a scaled-down version of the flashy one we see on television.

Although it has never been formally confirmed, it has previously been claimed, according to Metro, that each star receives a cool £25,000 for agreeing to appear on the show. According to reports, the winners receive £100,000 for participating in the program.

Lauren Oakley is the two-time UK Under 21 Latin Champion
Lauren Oakley is the two-time UK Under 21 Latin Champion ( Source : instagram )

Any Strictly tour participants will also be able to use their time in the lineup to earn additional money on top of these costs.

The Daily Mail claims that professional dancers are paid a flat price of £50,000 each season. Given the sum mentioned above, it is clear that she makes a sizable income even from merely participating in the show.

A Peek Into Her Career 

Lauren started her career as a dance teacher. According to her LinkedIn profile, she worked as a dance instructor at Dance Warehouse from January 2006 through December 2009.

She instructed students of all ages and skill levels in ballroom and Latin dancing there. She also taught group sessions and one-on-one private lessons.

She performed as a guest dancer on the BBC program Strictly Come Dancing in 2011. She helped out with the Strictly Come Dancing audience' "Strictly Experience Day."

She also took part in the "Strictly Experience Day" performance. For 200 Strictly fans and competition winners, she gave a demonstration. Additionally, she assisted in teaching a dance routine for a station ident.

Lauren Oakley is also a Dance & fitness teacher
Lauren Oakley is also a Dance & fitness teacher ( Source : instagram )

Lauren spent more than a year working for Global Radio. She first worked as an intern in the programming department from July 2011 to August 2011, where she observed and created two 3-hour shows for each radio station while considering its target audience.

Additionally, she provided audio recordings, and vox pops to the reporting team. She saw and followed the breakfast presenters and producers during their daily broadcasts, participating in planning and production meetings.

In August 2011, she received a promotion to promotional staff. Until November 2012, she held the role. Lauren promoted the brand, represented the radio station, and communicated with the target demographic while working there as a promotional staff member.

She took part in regional and national events, marketing the company by capturing video, photos, and audio for the website.

Involvement In Other Competitions

Lauren, a Birmingham native, has been dancing since she was two years old and has participated in ballroom and Latin dance competitions since she was seven.

She became a three-time British Closed Champion due to her hard work and talent, which also helped her win three significant international championships.

Her competitive career continued, and other milestones included capturing the renowned British Closed Under 21 Ballroom and Latin titles and those from the United Kingdom.

Lauren Oakley has been dancing since the age of 2
Lauren Oakley has been dancing since the age of 2 ( Source : instagram )

She has competed for England in many international events. She has won twice the British Under 21 Latin Championship, the United Kingdom Under 21 Latin Championship, and the United Kingdom and British Under 21 Ballroom Championship.

Lauren, a graduate in broadcast journalism, participated in the 2020 episode of An Evening With Kevin & Joanne Clifton. The Strictly Theatre Co. is a Norfolk-based production company specializing in developing theatrical shows that tour the UK and Ireland. 

Early Life & Family 

Lauren has kept her family a secret. Since he frequently appeared on her Instagram, it seems that she was most close to her grandfather.

However, because he is no longer alive, she does not post as frequently about him. After he passed away, she wrote on Instagram, "Wishing I was at home more than ever today. Grand, you were the love of my life."

Talking about her educational background, Lauren earned a BA in broadcast journalism after attending City Technology College and Nottingham Trent University.

Given that she began dancing at a young age, her parents must support her professional life. We all want to know more about her upbringing. Thus we hope she will talk about them more shortly.

Some FAQs

Is Lauren Oakley married?

Lauren Oakley is married to her husband Maximiliano Omar Montes de Oca.

Who Is Lauren Oakley?

Lauren Oakley is a professional dancer who is a part of the new season of Strictly Come Dancing.

What Is Lauren Oakley Nationality?

Lauren holds British nationality.

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