Quick Facts Darcey Bussell

  • NameDarcey Bussell
  • Birth NameMarnie Mercedes Darcey Pembleton Crittle
  • Birth Year1969
  • Birth month04
  • Father John Crittle
  • Birth PlaceLondon, United Kingdom
  • Weight in KG58 Kg
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toAngus Forbes
  • ChildrenPhoebe Olivia Forbes, Zoe Sophia Forbes
  • Famous ForEnglish retired ballerina
  • MotherAndrea Williams

Darcey Bussell is an English retired ballerina and a judge on the BBC reality show Strictly Come Dancing. Bussell is married to her boyfriend Angus Forbes and has two children from their marital relationships. 

Bussell became a principal dancer at the age of 20. Well, Bussell has starred in the BBC1 comedy The Vicar of Dibley and has further presented BBC Two documentary titled Darcey’s Ballet Heroines

Darcey Bussell Early life and Education

Darcey Bussell was born on 27th April 1969, in London, United Kingdom. Her birth name is Marnie Mercedes Darcey Pembleton Crittle. She is the daughter of John Crittle, an Australian businessman, and Andrea Williams.

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When Bussell was three years old, her parents divorced so she was accepted by her mother’s second husband. Bussell belongs to an English nationality. Bussell attended Royal Ballet School and later joined Arts Educational Schools, London.

Darcey Bussell Television Career

Darcey Bussell learned ballet dance during her school days. At the age of 16, Bussell became a professional ballet dancer. Bussell played major roles in different movies and shows such as Winter Dreams and The Prince of the Pagodas

Similarly, Bussell has further done modeling for several popular clothe company including  Mulberry, Bruce Oldfield. She has also photographed for magazines including Tatler, Vogue and Vanity Fair. Besides this, she has also written books such as Magic Ballerina, The Young Dancer, and others. 

Darcey Bussell Married, Boyfriend, Affairs, Children

Darcey Bussell is a married woman and is blessed with two children from her marital relationship. Bussell is married to her boyfriend Angus Forbes who is an Australian businessman. Bussell and her husband tied the knot in 1997.

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Their wedding ceremony was held at Cherwell, Oxfordshire. From their relationship, the pair has two children. They welcomed their first daughter Phoebe Olivia Forbes born on 3rd June 2001. Similarly, their second daughter Zoe Sophia Forbes was born in 2003.

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Bussell and her husband moved to Sydney, Australian in 2008 along with their children. However, the pair returned back to London in July 2012. The husband and wife have maintained a peaceful relationship since their wedding. 

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So far, the pair hasn’t been the part of controversy regarding their divorce and extra-marital affairs. Furthermore, there are no any records about the relationships and affairs of Bussell. 

Darcey Bussell Age, Weight, and Height

Aged 49, the well-known personality Darcey Bussell, stands the height of  5 feet 7 inches which is 1.7 m tall and weighs 58 kg i.e. 128 lb. 

Darcey Bussell Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary

Allocating information from several sources as of 2018, it is found out that Darcey Bussell’s current estimated net worth is around $10 million. Bussell earns a good sum of money from her multiple profession. Bussell currently works as a judge at BBC reality show Strictly Come Dancing. From her career as a judge, she gets paid a salary of around $197k to $260k.