Barker said she was excited about "everything" to do with the show but added: "I'm actually most excited to find out my partner, although I know I've still got to wait another month to find out my partner".
Last night's episode of The One Show saw the first three announcements for Strictly Come Dancing.
He said he had been asked to do Strictly a few times but was talked into it by former contestant Mark Foster.
Ramsey told his Twitter followers: 'I'll either be good, or so rubbish it'll be amusing anyway.
The football veteran was the first of three celebrity contestants announced live on BBC's The One Show on Wednesday.
Xu was a finalist on So You Think You Can Dance in her home country of China and performed in hit West End and Broadway show Burn The Floor.
Ramsey said he was "both excited and absolutely terrified". I'm very much a dance around your handbag kinda girl, but now I've been given this wonderful opportunity to learn all the different styles of dancing from the very best in the business.
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She heads the odds over self-confessed Strictly fanatic Emma Barton, who is generally 12/1.
His appearance was announced on The One Show alongside footballer David James and EastEnders actor Emma Barton. #SrictlyComeDancing is looking good so far this year!'
The ITV host went on to explain that the first three acts were going to be announced later today on The One Show. "@bbcstrictly @EmmaBarton @IAmChrisRamsey & David James", said another.
YouTuber Saffron Barker is the fourth contestant to join the Strictly Come Dancing line-up.
Speaking to us in the studio, the 19-year-old admitted she was "nervous" about the public reaction, before rating her dance skills a FOUR out of ten.
There had been rumours that it would be Sam Allardyce, Jamie Laing and Anneka Rice who would be announced as the newest celebs to compete for the glitter ball trophy this season.
He said Foster told him "it was an fantastic show and experience".