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Julianne Hough Biography

Birth Name:
Julianne Alexandra Hough
Birth Place:
Orem, Utah, United States
Professional dancer, singer, actor

Fast Facts

  • Grew up in Utah with four brothers and sisters
  • Lived in London for five years, from age 10 to 15, to train with top dance teachers
  • Along with her brother Derek, was part of the kids band 2B1G, which stood for "two boys, one girl
  • " Assisted in choreographing Gwen Stefani's video for "Wind It Up
  • " Won Dancing with the Stars two seasons in a row; with Apolo Anton Ohno in season 4, and with Helio Castroneves in season 5
  • Released her first country-music album, Julianne Hough, in May 2008
  • Landed her first lead acting role in the 2011 remake of Footloose


  • 2015Emmy-Outstanding Choreography: winner
  • 2009Emmy-Outstanding Choreography: nominated
  • 2008Emmy-Outstanding Choreography: nominated