December 21, 2014 - 10:20 GMT hellomagazine.com Caroline Flack and Pasha Kovalev win series 12 Strictly Come Dancing Caroline Flack was crowned the winner of series 12 of Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night. The 35-year-old former Xtra Factor presenter and her partner Pasha Kovalev took home the glitterball trophy, beating their fellow famous competitors Simon Webbe, Frankie Bridge and Mark Wright."I don't know how to say how grateful I am," tweeted Caroline, shortly after being crowned the show's winner. "But ... Thank you thank you thank you ... Xxxxx." The following day, Caroline was still full of joy about her win. "Last night the best night of my life," she tweeted. "A massive shout out to @FrankieTheSats @keviclifton @MarkWright_ @simonwebbe1 @KRihanoff @karenhauer A real incredible group of people whom yesterday were a complete joy to be dancing with xx "And THANK YOU for supporting me and Pasha throughout the series," she added. "What a night...I can't even lift my head let alone the glitterball :)." Russia-born Pasha also shared his happiness on Twitter, as did his girlfriend and former Strictly partner Rachel Riley. "So so so proud!!!! @PashaKovalev and @carolineflack1," tweeted Countdown star Rachel, who was in the crowd to support the dancing duo. "What a perfect night!!!! Get the champagne!!!!!!!!"