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Derek Hough

Dancer
Male
Born May 17, 1985

Derek Hough is an American dancer, choreographer, musician and actor. A world champion in Latin American Dance, Hough has appeared since September 2007 on the hit U.S. television series Dancing with the Stars, where he is currently the only three-time champion, one-time finalist, three-time semi-finalist, and a quarter-finalist. Hough has earned three Creative Arts Primetime Emmy nominations for Outstanding Choreography (2009 and 2010) for his work on the show.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1985 Birth Born on May 17, 1985.

TEENAGE

2000 15 Years Old Hough dated India de Beaufort from 2000 until 2008.

TWENTIES

2006 21 Years Old …  Hough has also starred in various stage productions, including the 2006 original production of Footloose: The Musical at the Novello Theatre in London's West End, as well as the 2015 New York Spring Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. … Read More
In 2008, he began dating actress/model Shannon Elizabeth, after they met each other as partners on Dancing With the Stars. Their relationship lasted until August 2009. … Read More
2010 25 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Hough made his Broadway debut on January 8, 2010, starring with Kym Johnson and Mary Murphy in Burn the Floor for the final four performances of the show's Broadway run.
2012 27 Years Old On July 27, 2012 Hough announced that season 15 would be his last, calling it his "last hurrah".
A few months later, on February 22, 2013, Hough announced that he would be back for season 16, stating on his Twitter account, "Wasn’t sure if I was able to do this season because of my other projects, but worked it out so I can do both. #pumped." He was partnered with country singer and former American Idol contestant, Kellie Pickler. On May 21, 2013, Pickler was crowned season 16 champion, marking the fourth time Derek won the Mirror Ball trophy, and made him the only pro to have won four Mirror Balls.
2014 29 Years Old On August 13, 2014, ABC announced that Hough would be back for the season 19 and in September, it was announced that he would be paired with YouTube personality Bethany Mota. … Read More

THIRTIES

On January 13, 2015, it was announced that Hough would appear in the New York Spring Spectacular, at Radio City Music Hall. … Read More
On February 27, 2016, during the Weinstein Company's annual pre-Oscar dinner at the Montage in Beverly Hills, it was announced that Hough would be the male lead for the upcoming Singin' in the Rain Broadway production, which is scheduled to open in January 2017. … Read More
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