Joanne started dancing from a young age at her Mum Judy and Dad Keith’s dance academy Cliftons Dance Academy,
is World Ballroom Showdance Champion and has competed in over 20 countries around the world. She has won numerous awards and accolades and is five-time British Champion, European Professional Champion and recently, champion of the World Dancesport Games in Taiwan.
She performed in front of big audiences in Australia and Japan with the cast of Burn The Floor in April to May 2014
She is now a Pro on Strictly alongside her brother Kevin Clifton