Italian professional dancer who joined the cast of Strictly Come Dancing during season 4.
As an avid motorcyclist, he bought a 1.3L model as well as a section of the Brooklands Motor Museum race track to race in private.
He partnered up with S Club 7 singer Rachel Stevens on the sixth season of Strictly Come Dancing.
After winning the Italian youth championships at age 16, he decided to make a career of dancing.
He was born to parents who were both dancers. He had two sons named Mateo and Luca with Susan Duddy.
- The meaning of the name Simone: To Be Heard