Derek Hough Biography, Age, Mom, Julianne Hough, Tour, Girlfriend And Tours

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Derek Hough
Derek Hough

Derek Hough Biography

Derek Hough is an American professional Latin and ballroom dancer, choreographer, actor and singer. From September 2007, Derek became popular for his work on the ABC dance-competition series, Dancing with the Stars, on which he has won a record six seasons. With a total of nine nominations, he has won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Choreography for several routines that he choreographed for the show.

Derek 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. In 2013, he starred in Make Your Move, a Romeo and Juliet-inspired South Korean-American independent dance film. As of 2014, he has held a recurring acting role on ABC’s musical-drama, Nashville.

Derek played the role of Corny Collins in NBC’s live musical TV-production, Hairspray Live! on December 7, 2016.

Derek joined the judges table in NBC’s new dance competition series World of Dance in May 2017. He continued his role as a judge for the second and third seasons.

Derek Hough Age | How Old Is Derek Hough

Derek was born on May 17, 1985 in Salt Lake City , Utah, U.S. He is 33 years old as of 2018.

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Derek Hough Height | How Tall Is Derek Hough

Derek stands at a height of 1.78 m.

Derek Hough Family | Derek Hough Sister | Derek Hough Parents | Derek Hough Siblings

Derek was born in Sandy, Utah, a suburb of Salt Lake City. He is the fourth of five children in a Latter-day Saint (Mormon) family.

His parent are Marianne and Bruce Hough, who was twice chairman of the Utah Republican Party. He has four sisters, Sharee, Marabeth, Katherine, and Julianne. Derek’s grandparents were all dancers, and his parents met while on a ballroom dancing team in college in Idaho. He has two second cousins both musicians Riker, Rydel, Rocky, and Ross Lynch from R5, their maternal grandmothers are sisters.

His divorcing parents sent him to London to live and study with dance coaches Corky and Shirley Ballas when he was 12 years old. several months later his sister Julianne joined him in London. Originally Derek was intending to stay for a year, but remained in London for ten years. Her sister returned after five years.

Alongside their own son, Mark Ballas the Ballases helped tutor the two Hough children, schooling them at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. They were trained in song, theater, gymnastics, and many forms of dance, including jazz, ballet, and tap. The three children formed their own pop music trio 2B1G (“2 Boys, 1 Girl”) and performed at dance competitions in the UK and the U.S., and showcased UK television shows.In spit of being trained in many forms of dance, Derek can also play the piano, guitar and drums.

Subsequently Derek taught at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts

Derek Hough and His Mom Dance Into the Weekend

Derek and his mom Mari Anne Hough shared  a sweet mother-son moment in his latest social media post. On Friday, 29, 2019 the Derek took to social media to share a video of him and his mom dancing together. In the video, you can see Mari Anne watching Derek at his tour rehearsals. Then, as the song “Do You Love Me” starts playing, Derek dances over to his mom and reaches out for her to join him.

As the song comes to an end, an excited Mari Anne can be seen clapping her hands and hugging Derek. The pair then continues to dance as “My Girl” starts to play. As Derek twirls his mom around, the look on her face is pure joy.
“Nothing like having your mom pop into rehearsals and giving her a twirl,” Derek captioned the video, adding the hashtags #mygirl #thetour.

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Derek has won two Primetime Emmys for Outstanding Choreography in the past, but in 2019, World of Dance host Derek attended the Creative Arts Emmys as a presenter.

Derek chatted with TV Insider on the pre-show red carpet about what’s coming up next on the NBC dance competition show on which he’s a judge and gave us the scoop on a special he’ll be doing later in 2019 with his sister, Julianne Hough, currently a judge on America’s Got Talent.

Derek Hough Girlfriend | Derek Hough Dating | Derek Hough Engaged

Hayley Erbert and Derek started dating in June 2015.

Recently, Derek celebrated girlfriend Hayley Erbert’s 23rd birthday with an adorable tribute via Instagram.

Is Derek Hough Gay

There were rumors that Derek is a gay he was very close to playing a gay character “in a funny little scene” with Courteney Cox on her new hit ABC series Cougar Town. However due to, his Dancing With the Stars schedule he couldn’t do it.

“It would have been perfect,” Hough said. “With all the rumors going around, I thought it would be really funny because it’s just not true. But I was like, you know what? If that’s what you want to see.”

Derek Hough Married | Is Derek Hough Married | Derek Hough Wife

Derek is not yet married as of 2019.

Derek Hough Movies

  • 2001 – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone as Hogwarts schoolboy
  • 2012 – Rock of Ages
  • 2013 – Make Your Move 3D as Donny

Derek Hough Tv Shows

  • 2018 – Running Wild with Bear Grylls – Himself
  • 2017–present – World of Dance as Judge
  • 2017 – American Ninja Warrior – Himself
  • 2016 – Jane The Virgin as Salsa Dancer
  • 2016 – Hairspray Live! as Corny Collins
  • 2015 – Mark & Derek’s Excellent Flip – Himself
  • 2015 Lip Sync Battle – Himself
  • 2014–2016 – Nashville as Noah West
  • 2013 – Family Dance Off as Host
  • 2011 – Better With You as Philip
  • 2011 – When I Was 17 – Himself
  • 2007–2016 – Dancing with the Stars – Himself
  • 2007 – DanceX – Himself

Derek Hough Tour

Currently there are no events, the most recent events are:

  • Saturday, 01 June 2019 – Orpheum Theatre (LA), Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Sunday, 02 June 2019 – Comerica Theatre, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • Tuesday, 04 June 2019 – Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center, Midland, Texas, USA
  • Tuesday, 04 June 2019 – Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center, Midland, Texas, USA
  • Wednesday, 05 June 2019 – HEB Performance Hall at Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, San Antonio, USA
  • Wednesday, 05 June 2019 – Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Cheapest in San Antonio!
  • Thursday, 06 June 2019 – Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land, Sugar Land, USA
  • Friday, 07 June 2019 – Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie, Texas, USA
  • Saturday, 08 June 2019 – Saenger Theatre, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Sunday, 09 June 2019 – BJCC Concert Hall, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
  • Tuesday, 11 June 2019 – Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
    Cheapest in Knoxville!
  • Tuesday, 11 June 2019 – Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
  • Wednesday, 12 June 2019- Akron Civic Theatre, Akron, Ohio, USA
  • Thursday, 13 June 2019- Beacon Theatre, New York, New York, USA
  • Friday, 14 June 2019- The Met Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Saturday, 15 June 2019 – Santander Performing Arts Center, Reading, Pennsylvania, USA

Derek Hough Dancing | Derek Hough Dancing With The Stars |Derek Hough Dancing With The Stars Partners

Hough made his first appearance on Dancing with the Stars in season four (week 6) as a guest instructor with Julianne and Apolo Anton Ohno.[30] He then joined the cast of professional instructors in season five and was paired with Jennie Garth. Hough and Garth were eliminated in the semi-finals finishing the competition in fourth place.

Season

Partner

Place

Average

23
Marilu Henner
6th
23.7
21
Bindi Irwin
1st
27.9
20
Nastia Liukin
4th
27.4
19
Bethany Mota
4th
27.2
18
Amy Purdy
2nd
27.9
17
Amber Riley
1st
27.8
16
Kellie Pickler
1st
27.4
15
Shawn Johnson
2nd
27.9
14
Maria Menounos
4th
26.8
13
Ricki Lake
3rd
26.7
11
Jennifer Grey
1st
27.2
10
Nicole Scherzinger
1st
27.5
9
Joanna Krupa
4th
25.5
8
Lil’ Kim
5th
25.8
7
Brooke Burke
1st
27.1
6
Shannon Elizabeth
6th
24.5
5
Jennie Garth
4th
25.7

 

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