SARA Davies is known for her savvy business skills on BBC's Dragons' Den.
But she's now swapping the boardroom for the dancefloor on Strictly 2021.
Who is Sara Davies?
Sara Davies, MBE, is an entrepreneur and television personality who was born in Coundon, County Durham in 1984.
The businesswoman founded her craft supplier company, Crafter's Companion, in 2005 while studying for a business degree at York University.
It was her ground-breaking product called The Enveloper that she designed and marketed that put her on the map – selling over 8,000 in the first 24 hours of being debuted on shopping channel Ideal World.
By the time she had graduated with her degree – with first-class honours no less – she had a business with a turn over of over half a million pounds.
As it stands Crafter's Companion is now a leading company internationally – shipping to over 40 countries worldwide including to Asia, South Africa, North and South America, Europe and Australia.
Sara's company now employs over 200 people across the globe.
The businesswoman has been awarded for her contributions to the industry, having received as many as 25 business accolades so far as well as an MBE for services to the economy in 2016.
Who will Sara Davies partner with on Strictly?
On August 9, it was revealed that Sara would be taking part in Strictly 2021.
Speaking to Kate Garraway and Ben Shephard on Good Morning Britain about keeping the Strictly reveal a secret, she said: "What I'm dying to know is, did [her mum and dad] guess from the reveal before the break, my sister is in there now,
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"Keeping it from them has been the hardest thing."
Her professional dancer partner is yet to be revealed.
What is Sara Davies' net worth?
It's fair to say Sara is worth a bob or two.
The self-made businesswoman is worth a staggering £37million.
Her successful company is currently worth over £35million.
When did Sara join Dragons' Den?
In April 2019 it was announced that Sara would be replacing Jenny Campbell on the Dragon's Den panel for its seventeenth series.
At the time she said: "I’ve always been very passionate about investing time in and sharing my expertise with other entrepreneurs
"And hopefully I’ll be able to help some of the contestants to really take their businesses to the next level."
Is Sara married?
Sara has been married to husband Simon Davies since September 2007, the couple met as teenagers.
Simon is credited with helping to co-found Crafter's Companion.
They share two children.
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