Who is Viscountess Emma Weymouth? Strictly 2019 star and celebrity chef

VISCOUNTESS Weymouth Emma Thynn is used to the glamorous life so the glitzy ballgowns on Strictly should make her feel right at home.

The English chef and model – who is married to Ceawlin Thynn, the son of Alexander Thynn, 7th Marquess of Bath – is one of the celebs battling it out on the dancefloor to get their hands on the coveted Glitterball Trophy. Let's meet her…

How much is Emma Thynn being paid to join Strictly Come Dancing?

Emma’s payment for signing up to Strictly Come Dancing is thought to be within the region of £25,000 and £40,000.

The Sun previously reported that each celebrity is given a standard £25,000 payment for joining, which rises to £40,000 if they stay until the end of October.

However, her fee could rise to £60,000 if she makes it to the quarter-finals and £100,000 if she wins the entire show.

Who is Emma Thynn Strictly Come Dancing partner?

As a fairly tall women Emma was likely to be partnered with either Anton Du Beke, who is believed to be 5ft 11inches or Aljaž Škorjanec, who is reported to stand at 6ft.

In the end she was paired with with Aljaz, who jokingly curtsied before her.

Why is Emma Thynn famous?

Emma is an English chef, model and philanthropist, who is a brand ambassador for Fiorucci and has modelled for Dolce and Gabbana.

Born March, 19, 1986, the 33-year-old also runs her own lifestyle website and has an online show, entitled Emma’s Kitchen.

She is married to Ceawlin Thynn, the son of Alexander Thynn, 7th Marquess of Bath and counts herself as a contributing editor of British Vogue.

Speaking about joining Strictly Come Dancing 2019 on Gaby’s show, she said she was relieved that the cat was finally out of the bag after months of secrecy.

One day she will become the first black marchioness in British history when her husband inherits his father's title and becomes the 8th Marquess of Bath.

A marquess is a title of nobility that ranks between a duke and an earl.

When does Strictly Come Dancing 2019 start?

Strictly Come Dancing is returning for its 17th series September 21.

The results airing the following day on Sundays.

You can get the FULL celebrity line-up here.

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