Darcey Bussell is a retired English ballerina who is the native of London, England. She came into this world on 27th April of the year 1969 which has now made her at the age of 46. Although she is known by the name Darcey Bussell, as a child, she was named as Marnie Mercedes Darcey Pemberton Crittle. She is the daughter of John Crittle and his wife Andrea Williams. Her parents got divorced when she was just three years old. Her mother then remarried and she was adopted by her step-father Philip Bussell who is a Australian dentist. The family then spent their some times in Australia where Darcey went to the school before they returned to the London for her to be educated at the Fox Primary School.
Darcey started her professional training at Arts Educational School which is a specialist dance as well as musical theatre school located in London. When she was 13, she moved to continue her studies at Royal Ballet Lower School. At 16, she progressed to Royal Ballet Upper School before joining Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet in 1987. In addition to that, Darcey has also modelled for the Bruce Oldfield, Mulberry and Marks & Spencer. Besides that, she has also released 6 books in new children’s series titled The Magic Ballerina. Her autobiographical was released in 2012 and it is entitled as Darcey Bussell.
Moving on to her personal life biography, Darcey is a married woman. She is married to her husband named Angus Forbes who is a Australian businessman. The couple tied their knot with each other in the year 1997 in Cherwell, Oxfordshire and since then, they are living their life blissfully. She also has two children, both daughters together with her husband. Their first daughter named Phoebe Olive was born in 2001 and later, she again gave birth to their second baby girl in 2004 and named her as Zoe Sophia. The pair originally resided in Kensington together with their daughters. Later, they moved to Sydney, Australia in 2008. The again returned to London in July of 2012.
Darcey is a tall lady with the height of 5 feet and 7 inches. She is beautiful and she has also underwent the nose surgery to enhance her beauty. Prior to that, she also joined judging panel of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing in the year 2012. Her other TV credits include The Vicar of Dibley, The ONE Show, Audrey Hepburn, BBC Young Dancer and many more. Besides that, she can also be connected through Twitter and Instagram.