Derek Hough is an American ballroom dancer, actor, choreographer and singer. He was born on May 17, 1985. He was a record breaker professional dancer on the show Dancing With The Stars. He won the show six times with his nine partners. He was also nominated nine times for Primetime Emmy awards for Outstanding Choreography and won it twice. He later became a judge of the series.
He was also seen as an actor in Footloose: The Musical, Make Your Move and Nashville. He has been a part of many shows, film cameos, music videos and theatre performances.
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Derek Hough Personal Life
Derek Hough was born in a Latter- day Saint family with five brothers and sisters. He has a history of dancers in his family, his grandparents were dancers and his parents also met in a ballroom. At the age of 12, he was trained dancing under the guidance of choreographers Corky and Shiley Ballas. He also plays instruments like piano, drums, bass and guitar. He was seen judging World of Dance. He had publically declared his relationship with Hayley Erbert since 2015.
Hayley Erbert is a dancer from Topeka, Kansas. She has been dancing whole her life and trained in various dance forms especially in contemporary. She has won many national titles and awards. She was seen in many shoes including Dancing With the Stars as a troupe dancer. She was also a mentor in Dancing With The Stars: Junior.
She has been connected to Derek Hough since 2015 and had accompanied him on his tours.
Derek Hough Wedding and love story
Hayley and Derek have been committed to each other since 6 years now and the couple is quite serious with dating each other. They have been together to many shows, performances and vacations. They met on Dancing With The Stars. Derek Hough was an ace dancer and Hayley worked there as a troupe dancer. They did two Disney singalongs together. Their first dance together on the show was on “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran.
The couple has not married yet but Derek confirmed on his sister Julianne’s wedding that he will marry when the right time comes. The couple grew their relationship in quarantine where they made a lot of fun videos for the gram. They were seen self- isolating together at home in Los Angeles. Hayley has been a support system for Derek and he describes her as ‘grounded’.
“We bonded to each other and started doing activities like cooking together for which we started our own Youtube Channel.” -Derek Hough
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