Former Strictly Come Dancing champions have baby girl

Darren Bennett and Lilia Kopylova Bennett with their new daughter Valentina Rose
Darren Bennett and Lilia Kopylova Bennett with their new daughter Valentina Rose

South Yorkshire dancing couple Darren Bennett and Lilia Kopylova have welcomed their first baby.

Valentina Rose was born on Wednesday, February 25 weighing 9lb 9oz.

The little girl was named after Lilia’s late grandmother.

The former Strictly Come Dancing champions are currently working on the Lebanese version of TV show Dancing With The Stars.

Darren, 38, who was born in Deepcar and brought up in Todwick, is a judge and Lilia, 36, is consultant choreographer to the professional dancers.