Dancer 101: Derek Hough

Your go to guide for everything you need to know about American dancer Derek Hough.

When is his birthday? 17th May 1985

What is his most famous dance? ‘Parachute’

What else do I need to know about Derek Hough? 

Derek Hough is a trained Latin, and ballroom dancer, choreographer, actor and is also a singer/songwriter. Since 2007 he has been a professional dancer on ABC’s Dancing With the Stars, and in 2009 he starred in British singer Cheryl’s music video for ‘Parachute’, and also performed on a number on TV shows with Cheryl to perform the hit song. He has also starred in various stage shows, including the 2006 production of Footloose: The Musical at the Novello Theatre in London’s West End, along with the 2015 New York Spring Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall. In 2013, he also starred in Make Your Move, which is a Romeo and Juliet-inspired South Korean-American independent dance movie. The multi-talented star has also had a recurring role in the country music drama Nashville.

What are his social media links?

Twitter: @derekhough

Facebook: @DerekHough

Instagram: @derekhough

Snapchat derekhough

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