Cris Judd

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  • Birth Name: Cristan Leenon Judd
  • Birth Place: Abilene, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Dancer, Choreographer, Actor
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  • Early years were spent growing up on Air Force bases in the Philippines and Hawaii.
  • Considered becoming a professional golfer before attending college.
  • Worked as a professional dancer for Disney World.
  • Was one of the original Chippendales dancers.
  • Big break came in 1995 when he appeared on stage during Michael Jackson's performance at the MTV Video Music Awards; later joined Jackson's Dangerous and HIStory world tours as a featured dancer before being promoted to lead dancer.
  • Met ex-wife Jennifer Lopez in 2000 while he worked as a backup dancer on her video "Love Don't Cost a Thing."
  • Was named "King of the Jungle" after outlasting nine other celebrities in an Australian rain forest as winner of ABC's 2003 reality series I'm a Celebrity---Get Me Out of Here!
  • Hosted the WE reality series Dirty Dancing.

Relationships

  • Kelly A. Wolfe — Wife
  • Larry Judd — Father
  • Jennifer Lopez — Ex-wife
  • Violeta — Mother

College

  • Attended Okaloosa-Walton College, Niceville, Florida, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Cristan Leenon Judd
  • Birth Place: Abilene, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Dancer, Choreographer, Actor

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