Bio: Derek Hough (born in Salt Lake City, Utah on May 17, 1985) is a dancer, choreographer, musician, and actor. He’s appeared on Dancing with the Stars as a professional dancer, since September 2007, first competing in season five. The only season he didn’t compete in was season 12. He is a three-time champion and one-time finalist. Prior to DWTS, he starred as Ren in the 2006 original cast production of Footloose: The Musical in London’s West End. He made his Broadway debut in January of 2010 in Burn The Floor. Derek announced on July 27, 2012 that his season 15 all-star pairing with Shawn Johnson would be his last, calling it his “last hurrah”.
Best Known For:
Competing as a professional partner on Dancing with the Stars since 2007.
Derek is single, but he has previously been linked to Lauren Conrad, Cheryl Cole, and Katherine Jenkins. He and Nina Dobrev briefly dated in the fall of 2013.
It’s the start of eliminations! Week 4 of ‘WOD’ begins with the crews who made it through the qualifiers round! Now, it’s time for the contestants to ‘duel’ it out against each other! So, who made it through? Check out our recap!
There is a ton of TV right now — but ‘World of Dance’ isn’t just another show. Judge Derek Hough revealed to HollywoodLife.com in a new interview that the NBC competition show is more exciting — and completely different than anything else.
Derek Hough, 32, has spent his entire life dancing — and now, while he’s not on tour with his sister, Julianne, he’s judging NBC’s new dance competition, ‘World of Dance.’ He sat down for our HollywoodLife podcast to explain just what it is about dance he loves so much.
Jennifer Lopez and the rest of the ‘World of Dance’ team attended NBC’s Summer Press Day on March 20. The crew revealed that the first season will feature laughs, tears, and ‘death-defying’ stunts. Plus, JLo admitted what she knows about the ‘American Idol’ revival!
Get it, JLo! Jennifer Lopez posed for an adorable Instagram vid with her ‘World of Dance’ costar Derek Hough that featured tons of kisses! Was this a little shoutout to her guy, Drake, about what he could be missing if he doesn’t treat her right? You have to see this!
Jennifer Lopez dumps Drake — it’s a headline Derek Hough might be dreaming about, HollywoodLife.com has learned EXCLUSIVELY. The triple threat is apparently so into the Vegas showgirl, sources close to the situation think Drake should sleep with one eye open. Get the details here!