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Full NameHanna Karttunen
First NameHanna
Last NameKarttunen
Birth NameHanna Karttunen
Birth CityOulu
Birth CountryFinland
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJone Nikula
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Date of Birth1974

Hanna Karttunen, a Finnish professional dancer made her way to success through her prominence in Latin American and exhibition dancing. With Victor Da Silva, she represented South Africa in the style of exhibition & won World Championships and the British Open Championships for 3 times each.

Moreover, she competed in the first series of Strictly Come Dancing in 2004 partnering with actor Christopher Parker & finished as runner-up.

How Much Is Hanna Karttunen's Net Worth In 2019?

As of November 2019, Hanna owns the net worth of $200,000 & without a doubt, her dancing career is the main source of her income.

On average, a professional dancer can earn $41,371 per year while a Latin Dance instructor gets the payroll of $45,000 per annum.

Hanna Karttunen, a Finnish dancer is worth $200,000, she specializes in Latin American dance
Hanna Karttunen, a Finnish dancer is worth $200,000, she specializes in Latin American dance

Source: Strictly Come Dancing

As a professional dancer for Strictly Come Dancing, Karttunen was allegedly paid £30,000 for the series, while her dance partner Parker got hands in £75,000 with their way to semi-finals; as for a fact, the Strictly Come Dancing winner gets prize money £100,000.

Reportedly, in Blackpool Dance Festival, the prize money amounting for Professional Latin Dance Competition is £1,260, which is divided as:

  • 1st Couple- £300
  • 2nd Couple- £260
  • 3rd Couple- £225
  • 4th Couple- £190
  • 5th Couple- £155
  • 6th Couple- £130

Short-Bio & Early Career

Hanna was born in 1974 in Oulu, Finland & holds Finish nationality. Currently, as of November 2019, she is 45 years old.

Fond of dancing since an early age, Karttunen trained ballet dance & later specialized in Latin American dance after training under Markku Siltala and former world professional Latin American champion Espen Salberg.

As an amateur, she used to dance for her country & even more, became Finnish national champion and was a finalist in Under 21 Blackpool with Jaakko Toivonen.

Won Multiple Pro-Dance Championships

The Finnish dancer teamed up with ballroom dancer Paul Killick & took in many championships including World Masters Champion, United Kingdom Open Champion and the United States Open Champion.

After Paul retired in May 2004, the 4-time British National Champion partnered with Victor Da Silva in the style of Exhibition & won World Championships and the British Open Championships for 3 times each, representing South Africa.

Well, Hanna has already danced professionally for many nations: with Rick Valenzuela for the United States, with Sandro Cavallini for Italy & Geir Bakke for Norway.

Hanna Karttunen and her dance partner Paul Killick
Hanna Karttunen and her dance partner Paul Killick

Source: Dance Pix

Apart from these, she also made prominence in reality TV dance show Strictly Come Dancing Series 1 in 2004 alongside Soap Opera EastEnders actor Christopher Parker & secured for runner-up. 

Reportedly, pro-dancer Brendan Cole along with English newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky took the victory trophy in Series 1 of the dance show.

Resides In Helsinki With Her Husband

Currently, Hanna Karttunen lives in Helsinki, Finland with her husband Jone Nikula. Even though the Finnish dancer is low-key about the worth of her house, it is estimated to be worth hundreds of thousand dollars.

She and Jone exchanged vows in 2014 & are together ever since. Her husband Nikula is a TV personality & serves as a judge in the TV show Idols.

They are yet to share children. 

Hanna Karttunen and her husband Jone Nikula
Hanna Karttunen and her husband Jone Nikula

Source: Me Naiset

No further report on her other assets is out.

Surfing through Hanna's Instagram, where her followers count 11.5K, the dancer seems to be living a quality lifestyle.

Moreover, if she signs a promotional deal via Instagram, she can sum up around $77- $128 per sponsored post.

Updated On Tue Nov 19 2019 Published On Tue Nov 19 2019 By CRM