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Jill Vertes Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Jill Vertes Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5½ in
Weight 65 kg
Date of Birth August 15, 1965
Zodiac Sign Leo
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.

Born Name

Jill Colavita

Nick Name


Jill Vertes in an Instagram selfie as seen in November 2019
Jill Vertes in an Instagram selfie as seen in November 2019 (Jill Vertes / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

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

Jill Vertes and Erno Valer Vertes as seen in February 2020
Jill Vertes and Erno Valer Vertes as seen in February 2020 (Jill Vertes / Instagram)

Boyfriend / Spouse

Jill Vertes has dated –

  1. 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.

Hair Color

Dark Brown (Natural)

She has dyed her hair blonde.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Jill Vertes as seen in March 2020
Jill Vertes as seen in March 2020 (Jill Vertes / Instagram)

Distinctive Features

Beautiful eyes

Brand Endorsements

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

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Jill Vertes in an Instagram post in August 2019
Jill Vertes in an Instagram post in August 2019 (Jill Vertes / Instagram)

Jill Vertes Facts

  1. As a child, Jill danced, did gymnastics, and rode horses.
  2. Growing up, she liked to dress up, sing, dance and put on makeup in her bedroom.
  3. She was a captain of the varsity cheerleading squad in high school. She was also very social and a part of a student council.
  4. After she graduated from college, Jill worked as a pharmaceutical sales representative for 10 years.
  5. She won a competition Dancing with the Celebrities of Pittsburgh in May 2013.
  6. During her time on Dance Moms, she befriended Melissa Ziegler (Gisoni), mom of Maddie and Mackenzie Ziegler and Kira Hilliker, mom of Kalani Hilliker.
  7. On Dance Moms, she was known for her makeup application skills and unique sense of style.
  8. Both she and her daughter Kendall are left-handed.
  9. 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.
  10. Her biggest regret is not having another baby while she had the chance.
  11. 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).
  12. Jill’s ways to blow off steam include chewing gum, taking a walk, reading a good book, and venting to her husband.
  13. 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.
  14. She has amassed a fanbase of more than 2 million followers on Instagram.
  15. Jill had a laser liposculpture procedure done on her back and waist in May 2017 alongside Christi Lukasiak, mom of Chloe and Clara Lukasiak.
  16. Her daughter has described her as the biggest shopaholic among Dance Moms mothers.
  17. She enjoys cycling as a form of cardio.

Featured Image by Jill Vertes / Instagram

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