Julianne Hough

Julianne Hough

Professional Dancer + Singer and Actress
Born Jul 20, 1988

Julianne Alexandra Hough is an American professional ballroom dancer, country music singer and actress. She is most widely known for being a two-time professional champion of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. She was nominated for Creative Arts Primetime Emmy in 2007 for outstanding choreography. Hough was signed to Mercury Nashville Records in December 2007. Her self-titled debut album was released May 20, 2008, debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Album chart and No. 3 on the Billboard 200.… Read More

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1988 Birth Born on July 20, 1988.
1999 10 Years Old Hough's formal training began at the Center Stage Performing Arts Studio in Orem, where she danced with Josh Murillo, among others, in Latin Ballroom; she began dancing competitively at nine. In 1999, when she was 10, her divorcing parents sent her and brother Derek to London to live and study with their coaches, Corky and Shirley Ballas. … Read More


2006 17 Years Old Hough was one of the Million Dollar Dancers in the 2006 ABC game show called Show Me the Money. … Read More
2007 18 Years Old On November 27, 2007, Hough and her partner, three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Hélio Castroneves, became the winners of season five. … Read More
In July 2008, Hough was nominated at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards in the category of "Outstanding Choreography" for her Mambo "Para Los Rumberos" (performed with partner Hélio Castroneves) on Dancing with the Stars.


2009 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Hough, LeAnn Rimes, Jessica Simpson, and Kellie Pickler announced the 2009 Academy of Country Music Award nominees in February 2009. … Read More
…  Hough appears in the 2010 musical Burlesque, starring Cher and Christina Aguilera. … Read More
2011 22 Years Old Hough's first leading role was as Ariel Moore in the 2011 remake of the Paramount film Footloose, opposite Kenny Wormald as Ren McCormack. … Read More
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Hough played the role of Sherrie Christian in the 2012 film adaptation of the Broadway musical Rock of Ages, alongside Tom Cruise and Mary J. Blige.
2013 24 Years Old Hough also starred in the comedy-drama Paradise as Lamb Mannerhelm, which was released on October 18, 2013. … Read More
In February 2014, it was revealed that she began dating NHL professional hockey player Brooks Laich, of the Toronto Maple Leafs, formerly the Washington Capitals, in December 2013. The couple announced their engagement on August 18, 2015. … Read More
2015 26 Years Old Along with her brother Derek Hough (who is a six-time winner of the dancing show) and Tessandra Chavez, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography in 2015.
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In 2016, she played Sandy in the live Fox television production of Grease. … Read More
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