Karen Hauer is a firm favourite on Strictly Come Dancing having danced as a professional on the show since 2012. Seven years later, she's hoping for a spot in the grand finale alongside her celebrity partner, comedian Chris Ramsey. Away from the dancefloor, Karen can be found at home with her dogs and her boyfriend, David Webb.
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Nearly two years on from splitting from her ex-husband and fellow Strictly pro, Kevin Clifton, Karen is as happy and loved up as ever with David. Fans will be delighted to learn that Karen has found happiness, and the pair often share snaps of their beautiful romance on Instagram. But who is David? Find out everything you need to know about Karen's beau here...
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Karen and David are thought to have been dating since 2018
Who is David Webb?
David Webb is a 35-year-old tenor opera singer who performs in productions at the National Opera. He used to be part of the classical music group Amore and he trained at the Royal College of Music. He shares updates about his performances and his travels on his Instagram account, which can be found @davidpwebb. David hit headlines in 2013 after losing five stone on the 'caveman diet' for charity.
Karen was first photographed on Boxing Day with her opera singer boyfriend in 2018, after David spent the festivities with Karen and her mother in New York. Since then, their relationship has gone from strength to strength. Before being pictured together for the first time, the couple were actually first spotted in February 2018, so it's thought that the couple have been dating for over a year. The pair were also spotted leaving It Takes Two together in November during the 2018 series of Strictly Come Dancing.
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David Webb and his nephew
After keeping quiet about their relationship for the first few months, the pair now regularly share snaps of each other on their accounts. David joined Karen and some of her fellow Strictly cast-mates on their P&O cruise back in July 2019, and the pair shared several posts from their time off together. She also opened up about their relationship to HELLO! and said that "being in love is a wonderful thing."
When did Karen and Kevin Clifton split?
Kevin and Karen were married for three years
Karen announced the split from husband Kevin Clifton in March 2018 but they remain good friends and continue to dance together. Speaking exclusively to HELLO! from New York before celebrating her first Christmas without Kevin, Karen said: "Christmas is definitely a time for reflection. After having a really tough year, it's been nice to have pulled through in such a positive way."
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