Join or Sign In

Sign in to customize your TV listings

Continue with Facebook Continue with email

By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.

Chelsie Hightower Biography

Birth Name:
Chelsie Kay Hightower
Birth Place:
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Fast Facts

  • Has five older brothers
  • Began dancing in an after-school ballroom program
  • Won her first national dancing title at age 11
  • Began teaching dance when she was just 15
  • In 2005, represented the US at the Worlds for the Standard style of ballroom dancing in Latvia
  • Has a clothing line from Sugar and Bruno, and cosmetic line through Cliché
  • Competed in season 4 of So You Think You Can Dance, placing in the top six
  • Joined Dancing With the Stars in its 8th season
  • Performed in concert with singer Jewel, whose husband Ty Murray was her first DWTS celebrity partner


  • 2010Emmy-Outstanding Choreography: nominated


  • Laurie Hightower -- Mother