|Jill Vertes Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 5½ in|
|Date of Birth||August 15, 1965|
|Spouse||Erno Valer Vertes|
Jill Vertes is an American dancer, actress, and reality TV star. She is best known for starring on the dancing reality TV series Dance Moms (2012-2017) alongside her daughter Kendal K Vertes.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Jill earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
As a dancer, she was initially trained at Studio 19 in Mars, Pennsylvania, the United States before moving to Abby Miller Dance Studio in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.
After befriending Cathy Nesbitt-Stein on Dance Moms, she moved to a dance studio Cathy owned, Candy Apple’s Dance Center in Canton, Ohio, United States. However, their relationship became strained after a few episodes and she went back to Abby Miller’s studio.
Reality-TV Star, Dancer, Actress
- Siblings – Lisa (Sister), Frank (Brother)
- Other – Kiley (Niece), Kara (Niece)
Jill Vertes self-represents her career.
5 ft 5½ in or 166 cm
65 kg or 143 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Jill Vertes has dated –
- Erno Valer Vertes (1993-Present) – Jill is married to Erno, a professional tennis player, and author. They have 3 daughters, the youngest being Kendal K Vertes (b. December 9, 2002), a dancer, singer, actress, and model. Their oldest daughter is Ryleigh Vertes (b. December 30, 1995), a dancer, and their middle child is Charlotte Vertes (b. May 5, 1997), a tennis player.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Italian and American descent.
Dark Brown (Natural)
She has dyed her hair blonde.
Jill Vertes has endorsed brands such as BOOMBOD.
Jill Vertes Favorite Things
- Store – Nordstrom, Lulu Lemon
- Family Recipes – Buffalo Chicken Dip, Chicken and Rice, Grilled Pork Chops, Spaghetti With Meat Sauce, Blackberry & Strawberry Smoothie
- Solo That Kendall Performed On Dance Moms – Fool Me Once
- Group Routine On Dance Moms – Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves
- Ice Cream Flavor – Mint Chocolate Chip
- Sport – Tennis
Source – Fandom.com, WCUQuad.com, FeelingTheVibe.com
Jill Vertes Facts
- As a child, Jill danced, did gymnastics, and rode horses.
- Growing up, she liked to dress up, sing, dance and put on makeup in her bedroom.
- She was a captain of the varsity cheerleading squad in high school. She was also very social and a part of a student council.
- After she graduated from college, Jill worked as a pharmaceutical sales representative for 10 years.
- She won a competition Dancing with the Celebrities of Pittsburgh in May 2013.
- During her time on Dance Moms, she befriended Melissa Ziegler (Gisoni), mom of Maddie and Mackenzie Ziegler and Kira Hilliker, mom of Kalani Hilliker.
- On Dance Moms, she was known for her makeup application skills and unique sense of style.
- Both she and her daughter Kendall are left-handed.
- She dissolved hers and her daughter’s partnership with Abby Lee Miller over Kendall’s wish to release an album she already recorded but Abby forbid.
- Her biggest regret is not having another baby while she had the chance.
- She speaks Ubbi Dubbi, a language game spoken with the English language. It rose in popularity in the 1970s due to a PBS TV show Zoom (1972-1978).
- Jill’s ways to blow off steam include chewing gum, taking a walk, reading a good book, and venting to her husband.
- Jill’s family has dogs named Lulu and Dolce, cats named Rebel and Leo, and guinea pigs Bebe and Juicy. They also had a cat named Carmel, who was given to another family, and a dog named Cricket who passed away.
- She has amassed a fanbase of more than 2 million followers on Instagram.
- Jill had a laser liposculpture procedure done on her back and waist in May 2017 alongside Christi Lukasiak, mom of Chloe and Clara Lukasiak.
- Her daughter has described her as the biggest shopaholic among Dance Moms mothers.
- She enjoys cycling as a form of cardio.
Featured Image by Jill Vertes / Instagram