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Bindi Irwin has been crowned the winner of Dancing with the Stars!

She ditched her khakis for a ball gown and not only did she make her dad, Steve Irwin, proud but the whole of Australia is cheering as she now adds the Queen of Dance to her many achievements.

Bindi Irwin wins DWTS

Bindi Irwin and her partner Derek Hough have won the mirror ball in the US version of Dancing with the Stars.

Upon hearing the news her ecstatic mother Terri and brother Bob jumped up and down in shock while an emotional Bindi looked overjoyed as she hugged Derek.

"'Thank you so much for everything. I can't believe I'm here. Thank you for changing my life," she cried.

The pair were then lifted onto the shoulders of the cast and crew as a sea of confetti cascaded down and they triumphantly cradled the coveted mirror ball.

After receiving perfect scores for both their dances last night, the pair beat former Backstreet Boy Nick Carter and French train hero Alek Skarlatos to win the title.

The wildlife warrior has performed consistently well through out the season with a string of perfect scores.

"I have dedicated this entire journey to all of you and my beautiful family. My mum, my brother and my dad,” Bindi wrote on her Instagram about the incredible accolade.

After performing the Viennese waltz again, that dance where Bindi was blindfolded, the crowd erupted in applause, further cementing why the 17-year-old deserved to take home the mirror ball!

It was far from an easy journey though, with Bindi battling injuries and serious pressure throughout the competition.

"It’s a lot of pressure, and I have so many dances to learn and there’s like, this pain that rises up into my chest and I’m just like, really, really worried," she revealed in week eight.

Bindi has wowed throughout the season and has paid touching tributes to her late dad Steve.
Bindi has wowed throughout the season and has paid touching tributes to her late dad Steve.

But first and foremost, the whole "life-changing" experience was about honouring her beloved dad.

"It’s been nine years and I’ve never really dwelled on that point when he passed away so I think that I’m ready to tell that story," the stunning Queenslander explained.

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