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FULL NAME: Derek Bruce Hough
HOMETOWN: Salt Lake City, Utah
BIRTHDAY: May 17, 1985
AGE: 39
BIO: Derek Hough is a professional dancer who appeared on Dancing with the Stars from 2007 to 2016. He won the show a record-breaking six times before joining the panel as a judge during season 29. He also served as a judge alongside Jennifer Lopez and Ne-Yo for World of Dance from 2017 to its cancellation in 2020.

Hough is a professional Latin and ballroom dancer as well as a choreographer, actor, and singer. He has been nominated for eleven Emmy Awards and has won several for his choreography. He has appeared in multiple live shows, television shows, and films including the 2016 live television production of Hairspray Live!

Hough has been in a relationship with fellow professional dancer Hayley Erbert since 2015. The two share multiple dogs and cats, and frequently spark rumors of engagement.

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