The first clipping in EL CORREO newspaper archives about Gorka Márquez refers to his participation in a dance exhibition at the Bengotxe (Galdacão) neighborhood celebrations in 2006. Márquez was 16 years old at the time. Almost two decades have passed, and the Bilbao-born dancer returns to Spain to be part of the jury of the new competition that Telecinco will soon launch: “Dancing with the Stars”. He does so after becoming a celebrity in the UK thanks to the BBC version of the same TV show.
On British television, Marquez, 32, appeared on air for seven seasons, pairing with prominent singers and actresses. He has never managed to win the BBC competition, although he has twice come second and holds the record for '10' in a season, with 32. Furthermore, the Bilbao native has become a celebrity in the gossip press. He is credited with numerous romantic relationships with people from the world of entertainment.
With an undeniably attractive physique and highly developed technique, Gorka can dance in any discipline, although he gets his best marks in Latin rhythms. He will form the jury of the Telecinco program with Blanca Lee, Antonia Delatte, Julia Gomez Cora, Cristobal Soria and Boris Izaguirre. “Dancing with the Stars” will be hosted by Valeria Maza and Jesús Vazquez.
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