Julianne Hough Biography: Julianne Alexandra Hough is a dancer, actor, and singer from the United States. She became a professional dancer on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars in 2007 and won two seasons with her celebrity partners.
Julianne Hough Biography
Julianne Hough Biography: On July 20, 1988, Julianne Alexandra Hough was born in Orem, Utah. Marianne and Bruce Hough raised her as the youngest of five children. Her four grandparents were also dancers. Hough began her professional training at the Orem-based Center Stage Performing Arts Studio. She began competitive dancing at the age of nine.
Following their parents’ divorce at the age of ten, Hough and her brother, Derek (a professional dancer who frequently performs alongside her) studied dance in London. They lived and trained at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts with their tutors, Corky and Shirley Ballas. They competed in dancing contests in the United Kingdom and were featured on a British television show. Hough returned to America at the age of 15 and attended Las Vegas Academy and Alta High School.
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|Date Of Birth
|July 20, 1988
Julianne Hough Personal Life
Julianne Hough began dating fellow country singer Chuck Wicks in 2008, and their amicable breakup in November 2009 inspired her song “Is That So Wrong.” Hough began seeing Ryan Seacrest in 2010 and ended the relationship in 2013, following which she began dating NHL player Brooks Laich in 2014.
Julianne and Brooks married in 2017 after being engaged in 2015. However, the couple split in 2020, and despite attempts to reconcile, they filed for divorce in February 2022, which was finalized in February 2022. In a 2019 interview, Hough discusses coming out to her then-husband, Laich, as “not straight.” While the couple’s relationship did not work out, Laich was open about her sexuality.
Julianne Hough Career
Before becoming one of the professional dancers on the popular series “Dancing with the Stars,” Hough appeared as a Million Dollar Dancer on the ABC show “Show Me the Money” in 2006. She won seasons four and five with Olympic gold medalist Apolo Ohno and Indy 500 champion Helio Castroneves, respectively. Hough was nominated for an Emmy in July 2008 for her choreography of the Mambo. They were eliminated in week four of season six. In August 2008, Hough partnered with Cody Linley, who played Hannah Montana.
In October 2008, during their jitterbug performance, she was rushed to the hospital with severe stomach symptoms. She required appendectomy surgery, and her healing caused her to miss several “Dancing with the Stars” performances. Edyta Sliwinska acted in her place. The pair was eliminated in the semifinals shortly after Hough’s return to the program. Hough returned to the program in October 2011 and performed alongside Kenny Wormald and her brother Derek. In 2013, Hough served as a guest judge; in 2014, she became a permanent judge on “Dancing with the Stars.”
The country tune “Will You Dance With Me” debuted at number 100 on the Pop 100 chart in 2007. She subsequently contracted with the Mercury Nashville division of Universal Music Group Nashville. Her debut album, “Julianne Hough,” topped the country listings and reached third on Billboard 200. The album’s second single was “That Song in My Head.”
In 2008, she participated in a tour with Jewel and Brad Paisley. At the 2009 Academy of Country Music Awards, Hough won Top New Female Vocalist and Top New Artist. The holiday EP “Sounds of the Season: The Julianne Hough Holiday Collection” was released by Hough in the fall of 2009. Since then, she has ceased singing for the most part.