Derek Hough Profile/ Biography, DOB, Age, Height, Bio, Family, Wife, Net worth

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Derek Hough (Derek Bruce Hough)

Last Updated: 20 Sep, 2022 | Views: 95

Age: 37

Profession: Dancer

Other Profession(s): Singer, Actor, Choreographer

Higher Education: Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
17 May, 1985
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Birth District
Salt Lake City
Birth Sign

About Derek Hough

About (Profile/Biography):

Derek Hough was born in 1985 in Utah, USA. His father was twice chosen to lead the "Utah Republican Party." He practised karate, acrobatics, football, and basketball as a kid. His mother introduced him to the great arts.

When his parents divorced when he was twelve years old, he was taken to London to train ballroom dancing with Shirley and Corky Ballas. 


In 2001: In the film "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," Derek made a short appearance.

In 2006: He portrayed the main character in "Footloose: The Musical". 

In 2007: He also served as the judge for the reality television programme "DanceX". He also appeared as a guest instructor in the "Dancing with the Stars" 

Later in 2010, he made his Broadway debut with "Burn the Floor."

In 2011: He stepped away from television for his first feature film, "Make Your Move." 

He also directed the music video for "Get My Name" by Mark Ballas in 2014. 

He has made cameos in popular TV shows like "Jane the Virgin" (2016). He performed as "Corny Collins" in "Hairspray Live" the same year.

He served as the music video's primary actor, director, and choreographer for Michael Bublé's song "I Believe in You" from the album "Nobody But Me" in 2017.

Awards & Achievements:

Derek Hough was named "Favorite Dance Idol" in 2016 and received the "Industry Dance Award."

As for "Hottest Body of the Year," he also took home the "Young Hollywood Award."

Unknown facts:

In 2019, Hough served as the host of the NBC programme "Return to Downton Abbey: A Grand Event."

In 2014: He published his book, "Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion,".

Physical Stats

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 178 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In Feet & Inches 5'8"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 81 kg
In Pounds 178 Ibs
Eye Color
Hair Color

Family Details

Father's Name
Bruce Robert Hough
Mother's Name
Marriann Hough
Hayley Erbert
Julianne Hough, Shree, Marabeth, Katherine

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