Oti Mabuse is a South African talent show judge, presenter, ballroom dancer and Latin dance champion. She is best known for being a professional dancer on the British television series Strictly Come Dancing, which she won in 2019 and 2020, and its German equivalent, Let’s Dance. She was a Dance Captain on The Greatest Dancer. In 2021, she has been a panellist on The Masked Dancer and became a judge on Dancing on Ice. Otlile has also garnered a huge fan base on social media and enjoys more than 700k followers on Instagram and more than 90k followers on Twitter.

Birth Name

Otlile Mabuse




Ball Dancer, TV Personality


South African

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Oti Mabuse was born on the 8thof August 1990, in Pretoria, South Africa.


She’s currently 32 years old.

Sun Sign







Mabuse studied at the Tshwane University of Technology.

Family Details

  • Father – Peter Mabuse
  • Mother – Dudu Mabuse
  • Siblings – Motsi Mabuse (Older Sister) (Ballroom Dancer)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Oti Mabuse has dated –

  • Keoikantse Motsepe (2000-2013) – In 2000, Oti dated Keoikantse Motsepe but they separated in 2013.

  • Marius Iepure (2013-Present) – In 2014, Mabuse married Romanian dancer Marius Iepure, whom she met in Germany. They currently live in London after moving there from Germany in 2015.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 4 inches
  • In centimeters – 163 cm
  • In meters – 1.63 m


  • In Kilograms – 56 kg
  • In Pounds – 124 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-26-35
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 33B

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Oti became known on the German rendition of Strictly Come Dancing, and she made an appearance on the thirteenth series of the original British series. She also became a South African Latin American Champion more than half a dozen times.

Film Debut

In 2015, Mabuse made her debut on Strictly Come Dancing German version Let’s Dance.

Television Debut

In 2019, Oti served as a judge in the British dance competition television series, The Greatest Dancer, alongside Matthew Morrison and Cheryl.

Oti Mabuse Net worth

Oti Mabuse has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Oti Mabuse

  • Oti was brought up in South Africa. Later, she relocated to Germany.
  • She began dancing as a child. She eventually went on to study civil engineering, but she abandoned her studies to pursue her career in dance.
  • In 2014, she earned first place at the German Championship PD Freestyle Latin and second at the European Championship Latin .
  • Oti is an accomplished dancer and has won the South African Latin American Championship 8 times.
  • Her sister Motsi is also a professional dancer and served as a judge on Strictly Come Dancing in Germany.
  • She appeared alongside singer Daniel Küblböck in the 8th season of Let’s Dance, the German version of Strictly Come Dancing, and they wrapped up their journey on the 6th spot.
  • In 2019, Oti was cast as a contestant on Celebrity MasterChef.
  • Mabuse has appeared in several other projects including the likes of The One Show, Would I Lie to You?, The Graham Norton Show, The Crystal Maze, Michael McIntyre’s Big Show, All-Star Netball for Sport Relief, and Len Goodman‘s Partners in Rhyme.


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