Former Hollyoaks actor Danny Mac wowed the Strictly Come Dancing audience with an energetic and sultry inaugural dance.

Mac, dancing with partner Oti Mabuse, performed a Cha Cha to DNC’s Cake By The Ocean.

He received 31 points to put him in joint second place with Louise Redknapp and just behind fashion model Daisy Lowe.

(Guy Levy/BBC)

Dressed all in black, Mac, who has won numerous hottest soap star awards, wowed the audience and judges with Darcy Bussell saying: “I’m in shock, a man that can actually work his hips. Wow.”

I think I’m a little bit in love with Danny Mac #strictly #canthavetoomanysequins

— Dobby (@the_dobster) September 24, 2016

Danny Mac on strictly… my mothers and my jaw dropped seeing him dance!

— shoe gal ❤️ (@Marshall5Sharon) September 24, 2016

I think the whole nation fell in love with Danny Mac on #Strictly tonight

— harriet (@harrietcolesx) September 24, 2016

Plenty of people were so impressed with Danny they struggled to tell who was the pro dancer.

Danny Mac is an incredible dancer! I honestly struggled to tell which was the professional. I'd put money on him winning👌🏻 #Strictly

— gossip girl (@Ali_Sabrina13) September 24, 2016

Danny Mac should be in first place! His dance was like two professional dancers. #Strictly #robbed

— Magikrach (@LadyRachel84) September 24, 2016

I've never heard of this 'Danny Mac' person but flipping heck he must have danced before! #Strictly

— Ros McMullen (@RosMcM) September 24, 2016

And Oti even pulled out the “Danny Mac dance” after their successful performance.

A Cha Cha like that calls for 'The Danny Mac' dance! @DannyMacOnline @otlile_mabuse #strictly 3️⃣1️⃣

— BBC Strictly✨ (@bbcstrictly) September 24, 2016