CBeebies presenter Hamza Yassin has proven his popularity with BBC audiences both young and old, after being crowned the champion of Serious Dancing 2022.
The 32-year-old wildlife cameraman and presenter overcame confidence issues to take the crown in a popular televised dance competition.
He is best known as Ranger Hamza on the children’s television channel CBeebies, which presents the Let’s Go For A Walk series, about which he is also the author of a book.
Yassin has also appeared on a number of other BBC programmes, including guest appearances on The One Show and Countryfile.
In 2021, he starred in the BBC series Animal Parks about the lives of keepers and animals at Longleat Safari Park.
In addition to his work with the BBC, he also presents several documentaries for Channel 4, including Scotland: Escape To The Wilderness.
The four-part Channel 4 series saw him marry four celebrities; Martin Clunes, Baron Warsi, Ben Miller and Richard Coles, visit wildlife sites around Scotland, showing them local wildlife.
Sudan-born Yassin moved to the UK at the age of 8 and was diagnosed with dyslexia as a teenager, which he said means he can visualize in 3D where he needs to be. present on the dance floor in his daily activities.
He earned a degree in Zoology with Conservation at Bangor University and a Master’s degree in Biophotography and Imaging from the University of Nottingham before entering broadcasting.
Throughout the latest series of Strictly, he has become a favorite with the public and the judges, topping the charts multiple times alongside his professional partner Jowita Przystal.
Yassin has previously said that the effort required for high-intensity jumps is similar to his filming extreme wildlife in remote locations.
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“The similarities are the amount of effort we are putting in, we are putting more time and effort into the dances,” he said.
“And it is exactly the same when it comes to wildlife. Most of the time when it comes to wildlife it’s from sunrise to sunset and if you’re near the poles at the right time of year, it can be a long day for you at that time. that particular.”
He also revealed that he lost 1.3 stone during the dance competition, thanks to 9-hour workout sessions with Przystal.
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