Who is DJ Tyler West? Strictly Come Dancing 2022 contestant | The Sun

DJ Tyler West has been announced as the seventh celebrity contestant taking part in this year's Strictly Come Dancing.

He is the latest addition on the line-up after two Coronation Street stars – Will Mellor and Kym Marsh.

Who is DJ Tyler West?

Tyler West is best known for hosting weekday afternoons on KISS FM.

A role in which he was nominated for a prestigious ARIA for Best New Presenter in 2020.

He began his broadcasting career in children’s television, presenting several programming across CBBC.

He has hosted MTV News, HQ Trivia and the 2020 EE Bafta Awards Red Carpet Live Show. 

In 2021, he launched his first BBC Three series, co-hosting Flat out Fabulous alongside Whinnie Williams, as well as becoming the host of The MTV Movie Show. 

Is Tyler West married and does he have any children?

It is not publically known if West is married or has any children.

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By the looks of it, he likes to keep that side of his life private.

As soon as we have an update, we will let you know.

What has Tyler West said about being on Strictly?

The DJ broke the news on the station's breakfast show hosted by Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely on Monday, August 8, 2022. 

He said in a statement: "I am SO gassed to be joining the Strictly family! As I started writing this I already got cramp.

"It’s going to be one crazy incredible journey which will no doubt be SO far outside my comfort zone."

He continued: "It’s a show that means so much to me and my family and I can’t wait to seriously shake a leg on that shiny dance floor… with a side of sequins."

Tyler joins six previously announced stars competing on the show including Will Mellor and Kym Marsh, who were the first contestants confirmed for the series.

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Since then, Richie Anderson, Kaye Adams, Jayde Adams and Ellie Simmonds have also been revealed to be taking part.

Is Tyler West on Instagram?

Tyler West is on Instagram with over 24 thousand followers.

Over on his gram, you can expect to see his latest work and an insight into the DJ's life.

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