Carrie Ann Inaba



  • Birth Place: Hawaii, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/05/1968, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor; dancer; singer
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Carrie Ann Inaba Fast Facts:
  • Lived behind a wildlife preserve in Hawaii for most of her childhood.
  • Is fluent in Japanese, and had a recording career in Japan, where she lived for two years in the 1980s.
  • Was a "Fly Girl," a back-up dancer on In Living Color, from 1990 to '92.   
  • Toured with Madonna (in the Girlie Show World Tour) and twice with Ricky Martin (in Living la Vida Loca Promo Tour and Shake Your Bon Bon).
  • In 2005, joined the ABC reality series Dancing With the Stars as a judge.
  • Was appearing on Live With Regis and Kelly in March 2011 when her boyfriend at the time, Jesse Sloan, proposed to her; the couple split in 2012.
  • In fall 2012, she founded the CAI Animal Project, dedicated to supporting the rescue, welfare and well-being of animals. 
  • Carrie Ann Inaba Relationships:
  • Artem Chigvintsev - Ex-significant Other
  • Jesse Sloan - Ex-fiancĂ©
  • Carrie Ann Inaba Awards:
  • 2006 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Reality/Competition Program - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan; attended University of California, Irvine, California, United States; University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States

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