Who are Anton Du Beke’s parents? Explore Anton Du Beke’s father and mother’s details deeply. What did his father do with him?
Anthony Paul Beke popularly known as Anton du Beke is a British ballroom and Latin dancer and television presenter, best known as a professional dancer and later as a judge on the BBC One celebrity dancing show, Strictly Come Dancing Known, as the show started in 2004. His professional dance partner since 1997 is Erin Bogue.
In 2009, he presented the United Kingdom version of Hole in the Wall for the BBC, replacing Dale Vinton after he was captain of the team in 2008.
In November 2017, Becke released her debut studio album, From the Top, on Polydor Records. It peaked at number 21 on the UK Albums Chart.
Who are Anton Du Beke’s parents?
Anton Du Beke was born on 20 July 1966 to a Hungarian father Antal Xavier Beke and a Spanish mother Ascension “Conchita” Lema in Sevenoaks, United Kingdom. He has two younger siblings, a brother named Stephen and a sister named Veronica. His zodiac sign is Cancer. He attended Wilderness School in Sevenoaks but he left school at 16 to follow an amateur dancing career. He is 57 years old as of 2023.
Anton revealed that he had an attack secret. He grew up with violent and alcoholic parents. He told that once he was stabbed by his father which incident led him to hospital for three days. His father stabbed him in his leg and stomach on Boxing Day at their family home in Kent.
“I got stabbed in the leg and in the stomach because of a fight on Boxing Day and it was an idiotic situation.
“I remember walking out of the house to walk up to the hospital holding my leg and a police car drove past and I waved them down and I said: ‘He’s in there with a knife.’
“Anyway, they carted him off and I ended up in hospital for three or four days. My only concern was getting back into the studio and dancing and the embarrassment of it.”
He became so embarrassed by what happened to him. He had a hamstring injury.
His father was cleared in court over the incident.
Anton’s mother encouraged his dance hobby whereas his father was hostile toward it. His father was so alcoholic. He told,
“The alcoholism and the violence … [it was] towards me, because I was a boy, a young man I suppose. You’ve got an alcoholic father and a situation where if you’re in the house, [he’s] drinking then you end up with the fights and stuff.
“You’d move room to get away from all of it and then he follows you in and the next thing you know the violence starts and then it came to a head one evening, I ended up in hospital for three days.”
What nationality are Anton du Beke’s parents?
Anton du Beke’s father holds Hungarian nationality. Anton’s mother holds Spanish nationality.
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