- Didn't take up dancing until he was 18 years old.
- One of the first music videos he choreographed was Whitney Houston's "I'm Your Baby Tonight."
- Danced in music videos for Paula Abdul and Janet Jackson.
- Was a featured dancer during the 1989 Academy Awards ceremony.
- After being ordained over the Internet, he officiated the 2002 nuptials of Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. in Mexico.
- Made feature-film directorial debut with 2001's The Wedding Planner.
- 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Special Class Program: Nominee
- 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Choreography: Nominee
- Attended The Juilliard School, New York, New York, United States
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- Birth Name: Adam Michael Shankman
- Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
- Birthday: November 27, 1964, Sagittarius
- Profession: Director, Choreographer, Producer, Actor