Mark Ballas

American actor and dancer Mark Ballas

Mark Alexander Ballas Jr. is an American dancer. Ballas is a professional ballroom dancer on the ABC program Dancing with the Stars. He began competing on the show in the fall of 2007. He was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Choreography in 2011. He is also a singer/songwriter/musician and released his first solo CD HurtLoveBox in March 2011.
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Mark Ballas's personal information overview.
Birthday
24 May 1986
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'Dancing With the Stars' season 25 pros revealed: Exclusive list
ABC News - 6 months
Fan favorite pro dancers Mark Ballas, Maksim Chmerkovskiy are returning to the dance floor to battle it out on season 25 of "Dancing With the Stars." See the lineup.
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Mark Ballas on why 'Jersey Boys' was his destiny: 'I had seen the show 12 times when I auditioned'
LATimes - 9 months
For 18 seasons, Mark Ballas was arguably one of the most innovative dancers and choreographers on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.” The two-time champion and nine-time finalist on the competition series even earned an Emmy nomination for his work in 2011. But now Ballas, a graduate of the Italia...
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'Dancing with the Stars' alum Mark Ballas makes the leap to Laurel Canyon
LATimes - 11 months
Former "Dancing with the Stars” regular Mark Ballas has made a couple of moves away from the dance floor, selling one home on the Westside and buying another in the Laurel Canyon area. On the sale side, Ballas parted with a Mediterranean-style home in the Beverly Crest area for $3.125 million in...
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'Dancing With the Stars' Pro Dancer Mark Ballas Weds
ABC News - about 1 year
The professional dancer married BC Jean on Friday.
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Mark Ballas of 'Dancing With the Stars' Attempts Pricey Beverly Hills Flip
Fox News - over 1 year
Earlier this month, dancer Mark Ballas listed a four-bedroom home in Beverly Hills, CA, for $4.3M -- less than a year after buying the home for $2.5M. The post Mark Ballas of 'Dancing With the Stars' Attempts Pricey Beverly Hills Flip appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.
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Why Mark Ballas did not return to 'Dancing With the Stars'
Fox News - over 1 year
Mark Ballas has a pretty good reason for missing out on season 23 of "DWTS."
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Nyle DiMarco Takes Home The Mirror Ball Trophy On 'Dancing With The Stars'
Huffington Post - almost 2 years
The celebrity ballroom has new champions.  It took weeks of intense competition, but on Tuesday night, hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews finally handed off the Mirror Ball trophy to the winners of "Dancing with the Stars" Season 22: Nyle DiMarco and his pro partner, Peta Murgatroyd.  The deaf model, who also won Cycle 22 of "America's Next Top Model" last year, has been a beloved contestant since the beginning. And it was clear that his fellow celebrity contestants and the pro dancers loved him too, as DiMarco and Murgatroyd were swarmed after the happy news was announced. "This is such an amazing feeling," Murgatroyd told Bergeron. "This whole thing has been so incredible because of this man," she added of DiMarco. UFC fighter Paige VanZant and Mark Ballas were the runner-ups, while ABC News meteorologist Ginger Zee and her partner Val Chmerkovskiy placed third. Although many thought Boyz II Men's Wanya Morris would be in the running for the trophy, he was sadly vo...
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UFC's Paige VanZant advances to 'Dancing With the Stars' finals [Videos]
LATimes - almost 2 years
Paige VanZant one day wants to wear an Ultimate Fighting Championship belt, but the more immediate prize before her is the “Dancing With the Stars” mirror ball. VanZant and her partner Mark Ballas rode their strong showing in two dances this week, including the tango, to Monday’s finals on ABC...
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Paige VanZant's UFC-inspired performance draws raves on 'Dancing With the Stars'
LATimes - almost 2 years
Paige VanZant brought a bit of her world as an Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor to her appearance Monday on ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” again impressing the judges with her performance on a wooden dance floor surrounded by a UFC-like octagon cage. VanZant’s partner, Mark Ballas, returned...
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#inthegridmusic: 12.30.15
Huffington Post - about 2 years
Hi all! Before you read on, I want to remind you that my Twitter username and Instagram name have changed! Good thing is that they are both the same so they won't be hard to forget - @byingridvasquez Now ... 12.30.15 #SongBlogIV (my song of the day): "Roses and Violets" by Alexander Jean If you don't think you've ever heard of Alexander Jean, YOU ARE WRONG. Whether it's through dance, music or TV, the artistry of Alexander Jean, made up of Mark Ballas and BC Jean, has already been introduced to you. | @_AlexanderJean_ BC Jean is singer, songwriter who has been around music from an early age. Her grandparents were in television variety shows fron the 50s and her parents did music as a hobby and her mother worked as a talent manager. Having released solo music on her own: BC has proven that she is both a talented vocalist and performer. I'd categorize her somewhere in between Pink and Alanis Morissette. She has the looks of your next Top 40 diva but she ha...
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Is 'DWTS' Pro Mark Ballas Going to Flip This House?
Fox News - about 2 years
"Dancing With the Stars" star Mark Ballas bought a Spanish-style home in Beverly Hills, CA, for $2,525,000, possibly as a flip. The post Is 'DWTS' Pro Mark Ballas Going to Flip This House? appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.
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Alexa PenaVega Opens Up About Her Six-Year Battle With An Eating Disorder
Huffington Post - over 2 years
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Mark Ballas
    TWENTIES
  • 2016
    Age 29
    On September 6, 2016, it was announced that Ballas would be the final actor to portray the role of Frankie Valli in the Broadway cast of Jersey Boys before it closes in 2017.
  • 2015
    Age 28
    Ballas is a member of singer-songwriter duo Alexander Jean along with his fiancée BC Jean. The two became engaged on November 25, 2015 after 3 years of dating.
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  • 2011
    Age 24
    He is also a singer/songwriter/musician and released his first solo CD HurtLoveBox in March 2011.
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    He was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Choreography in 2011.
  • 2009
    Age 22
    For the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars, Ballas was paired with Olympic gold-medal winning gymnast Shawn Johnson, winning that season's competition on May 19, 2009.
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  • 2008
    Age 21
    In October 2008, Ballas made a guest appearance on the season premiere of Samantha Who.
    On August 25, 2008, ABC announced the cast of the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars, with Ballas paired with reality television star Kim Kardashian.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 2005
    Age 18
    In 2005, he was awarded "Performer of the Year".
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1986
    Born
    Born on May 24, 1986.
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