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Dancing with the Stars 2011: Australia crowned My Kitchen Rules judge Manu Feildel as this year's champion.

Feildel defeated Hayley Bracken for the 2011 title in a 3 hour live finale.

Singer Damien Leith was eliminated mid-way through the show leaving a contest between the French chef and the wife of former Australian cricketer Nathan Bracken, a series contestant himself.

Fieldel got a scoring of scoring 8s and 9s to his perfect 10s while Bracken's freelance performance. But the two were not able to connect with the judges, TVTonight says.

Feildel started to became popular from his own show My Kitchen Rules and even more popular as he joined Dancing with the Stars. Next adventure of Fieldel will continue on hosting a latest reality show  Dinner Date.