Alexis Warr is taking center stage once again. Alexis will be stepping in and dancing with Joseph Baena on Dancing With the Stars after Daniella Karagach tested positive for COVID-19. Those who are considered close contacts of Daniella will be masked during the September 26 episode.
The 21-year-old dancer recently made history as the first Latin/ballroom dancer to ever win So You Think You Can Dance. She is now a DWTS troupe member and helping out her fellow castmates. HollywoodLife has everything you need to know about Alexis.
1. Alexis won So You Think You Can Dance.
Alexis was crowned the winner of So You Think You Can Dance season 17 in August 2022. After a stellar finale, Alexis beat Keaton Kermode to become the newest champion of the hit dancing competition series. She walked away from SYTYCD with $100,000 and the title of “America’s Favorite Dancer.”
2. Alexis is happily married.
Alexis is married to Jake Burton. The couple wed in November 2018. She recently celebrated his birthday in July 2022. “My love. My everything. Celebrated his birthday in one of our favorite places on earth. I’m in heaven with you,” she wrote on Instagram.
3. Alexis competed on AGT and World of Dance.
Alexis appeared on America’s Got Talent in 2014 as the dance captain with the Center Stage Dance Troupe. Four years later, she tried out for World of Dance, the dance competition series that Derek Hough judged.
4. Alexis is from Utah.
Alexis is from Highland, Utah. She is trained in ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, tap, gymnastics, and ballroom. She started dancing at 6 years old, according to Deseret News.
5. Alexis has appeared in other TV series.
According to her IMDb profile, Alexis was a chorus performer/softball player in an episode of High School Musical: The Musical. She also appeared as herself in a 2021 episode of The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City.