Bio: Cheryl Burke (born Cheryl Stephanie Bautista Burke in San Francisco, CA on May 3, 1984) is a professional dancer, starring as a recurring dancer on Dancing with the Stars.
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Cheryl Burke is best known for being the first female recurring dancer to win DWTS and the first recurring dancer to win twice. She won with Drew Lachey and then Emmitt Smith. She also wrote an autobiography, Dancing Lessons, opening up about being molested at a young age. She is also a philanthropist and has her own dance wear line and dance studio.
Cheryl Burke is single, and last dated NHL player Joffrey Lupul, 30.
In the wake of Ray Lewis being forced to withdraw from ‘DWTS’ after getting injured, his ‘DWTS’ partner Cheryl Burke spoke with HL about why she thinks more training time is necessary for the celeb contestants.
Cheryl Burke’s ‘journey to the mirror ball’ with her partner, NFL star Ray Lewis, will sadly end on the Sept. 30 episode of ‘DWTS.’ The dancing pro revealed what kind of injury caused their withdrawal.
Like the rest of us, Cheryl Burke was shocked when she was eliminated with Juan Pablo Di Pace in the ‘DWTS’ semi-finals. Cheryl and Juan Pablo spoke with HL EXCLUSIVELY about the jaw-dropping elimination.
Juan Pablo Di Pace and Cheryl Burke dominated the ‘DWTS’ semi-finals with footwork so good, one judge said the dancers ‘are in a class of your own.’ Witness the legendary performance here, which has a sentimental backstory!