|Chelsie Hightower Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||July 21, 1989|
Chelsie Hightower is an American ballroom dancer who is best known for being a regular dance partner and choreographer on Dancing with the Stars. She also appeared on season 4 of So You Think You Can Dance at the age of 18. On Dancing with the Stars, she has participated with popular celebrities like Michael Bolton, Hélio Castroneves, Ty Murray, Jake Pavelka, and many more. Chelsie is a U.S. National Standard Finalist and a Dance National Youth Champion.
Chelsie Kay Hightower
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Chelsie completed her schooling from Timpanogos High School in Orem, Utah then attended Utah Valley University.
Ballroom dancer, choreographer
- Siblings – Chelsie has five older brothers
Latin, ballroom, jazz, ballet, and hip-hop
5 ft 4 in or 163 cm
54 kg or 119 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Chelsie Hightower dated –
- Romeo Miller (2010-2011)
- Roshon Fegan (2012-2014) – Chelsie started dating an American actor, Roshon Fegan on March 27, 2012, after they met on the set of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. He finished 6th in the show after staying for 8 weeks. The couple separated in the year 2014.
Race / Ethnicity
Started professional dancing at the age of 18, when she appeared on So You Think You Can Dance.
33-26-34 in or 84-66-86 cm
6 (US) or 38 (EU)
Best Known For
Appearing on the ABC’s dance reality TV show Dancing With the Stars as a choreographer, dance partner, and trainer. She first appeared in this show in season 8 (in 2009) and was placed 4th when partnered with Ty Murray, a nine-time World Champion rodeo cowboy.
First TV Show
Chelsie debuted with Fox’s dance competition show So You Think You Can Dance in season 4 in May 2008, when she was 18. She was partnered with Mark Kanemura. She didn’t win the show but was able to reach in the top 6.
She goes to the nearby gym during the off-season for 6 days a week, while Sunday is a rest day. The exercises, which she does are primarily cardio, strength training, and weight training.
Cardio is done by her for the initial 30 minutes to increase the heart rate and as a form of warm-up, which is followed by a session of weight training for 60 minutes. During that time, she also performs some weight training with light weights but high reps. This was all about her workout routine during the off-season.
Regarding diet, it looks like the following –
- Breakfast – Egg whites (albumin) with yogurt
- Lunch – Chicken sandwich
- Snack – Prunes
- Dinner – Fruit salad
Chelsie Hightower Favorite Things
- Dancer on DWTS – Jack Osbourne
Source – ABCNews.Go.com
Chelsie Hightower Facts
- She has received her dance training from former world champions including Dancing With The Stars professionals Corky Ballas, Louis Van Amstel, and Karina Smirnoff.
- She appeared on DWTS from season 8 until 15 (except season 13). She was dropped off from DWTS in season 16 (in 2013), which was against her will.
- Chelsie was born in Nevada but grew up in Orem, Utah.
- Her parents divorced in 2006 (when she was 17 years old).
- Chelsie started dancing when she was nine.
- She is the youngest in her house.
- She received her dance training at Center Stage Dance Studio in Utah alongside Derek Hough, Jared Murillo, and Julianne Hough.
- Hightower had a hole in her heart when she was born.
- She is trained in various dance forms such as ballroom, jazz, ballet, and hip-hop.
- At 11, she won her first national-level title.
- Chelsie is the only girl in her house.
- With Sugar and Bruno, Chelsie has opened her own clothing line. She also has her own makeup line with Cliché Cosmetics.