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And the disco ball trophy goes to… Luke Jacobz! The talented tango-pro WINS Dancing With The Stars 2021

The All Stars cast put their best foot forward, but there could only be one winner.
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After weeks of gruelling training, pulled muscles, ice baths and a lot of sequins, the winner of Dancing With The Stars Australia has been revealed – and they couldn’t be more deserving of the coveted disco ball trophy.

Taking out the top spot in the competitive grand finale is Luke Jacobz.

The grand final episode was an emotional journey of highs and lows.

From tantalising tangos, wistful waltzes and a very lively jive, the likes of Ada Nicodemou, Luke Jacobz, Bec Hewitt and more really brought their A-game.

Upon being named the champion Luke thanked the judges, and said: “Honestly, dancing is just a natural drug, it is so addictive, and I love it so much and I don’t want to stop.”

Luke is donating his winnings to the Charlie Teo Foundation.

The cast was star-studded with our favourite OGs this year.

(Channel Seven)

This season has truly been one to remember.

As Channel Seven took the reigns of the iconic Australian show, they brought back a number of old faces who’ve slayed the Dancing D-floor in seasons past.

From Ada’s big win 16 years ago to Luke Jacobz’ 2008 extravaganza. Seeing the stars return has been a true treat to witness.

Luke won the show back in 2008.

(Channel Ten)

There’s no denying the joy each celebrity felt in returning to the dance floor.

Speaking to TV WEEK in the midst of the new season, Luke told us: “It gives me so much joy, I go to bed with a smile on my face knowing that I’m gonna get up and dance the next day.”

Renee Bargh, who was sadly eliminated just before the grand finale also gushed about the experience and her cast mates: “We’re actually all just a big family – can we make a tour happen?!”

The stars of the show bonded over the experience.


While it was a short season, it didn’t leave us any less satisfied – the dose of nostalgia really set it off.

Indeed, seeing the likes of Bec Hewitt, who shied away from the limelight while raising her three kids, was a dream come true for many OG Summer Bay purists.

And speaking of Home and Away, can we talk about that Diner reunion!?

Yes, this happened.


So while the season may be over, the image of Lincoln Lewis v Kylie Clarke v Manu Feildel (AKA, the most unexpected mix of celebrities ever) continues to live rent-free in our heads.

Congrats to our 2021 champs!

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