Everything to Know About ‘DWTS’ Co-Host Julianne Hough
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From professional dancer to judge, Julianne Hough has pirouetted through roles on TV’s hit show, Dancing with the Stars. Now, as she has teamed up with Alfonso Ribeiro as the co-host of Season 32. Hough’s involvement is truly a breath of fresh air on the beloved series. Let’s uncover the captivating journey of this multifaceted star.
Julianne Hough’s Career as a Professional Dancer
Hough‘s trajectory into stardom began with her early immersion in dance, propelling her to ascend the ranks of the competitive dance circuit. Her talent was recognized with achievements, notably the title of World Junior Latin Champion.
In 2007, she gracefully transitioned onto DWTS as a professional dancer, rapidly endearing herself to the audience and clinching dual Mirrorball Trophies in her initial seasons. Departing the show in 2009, Hough expanded her horizons, gracing screens in the movie Burlesque alongside Christina Aguilera and Cher.
Around the same time, she marked her musical debut with a self-titled album in 2008. In 2014, Hough made her way back to DWTS, not as a professional dancer, as a judge. She was in this role for 5 seasons before stepping down. Her brother, Derek Hough, is now a judge, in her place.
Hough’s dance abilities show off her versatility. She has proven technical brilliance and a remarkable ability to forge connections with her partners. Beyond her performances, she champions dance education as the visionary founder of the Julianne Hough Dance Foundation.
Julianne Hough’s Previous Roles Hosting TV
Parallel to her dance journey, Hough’s involvement in television hosting shows adds to her already lengthy resume. Hough was the host of several shows, including America’s Got Talent and the 75th Tony Awards: Act One. Hough’s on-screen presence is a testament to her natural charisma, humor, and down-to-earth charm.
The former professional dancer is extremely talented when it comes to interviews, she always has a way to put her guests at ease. Embracing a new role as co-host on Dancing with the Stars, Hough also eagerly embraces her role in the contestants’ growth and potential.
She perceives the show as both an iconic institution and a legacy that she’s honored to be part of. As a co-host on DWTS, her dynamic persona and exceptional skills are enriching the show’s legacy.