|Julianne Hough Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Date of Birth||July 20, 1988|
Julianne Hough is an American dancer, actress, singer, and songwriter who gained popularity as she won two seasons of Dancing with the Stars with her celebrity partners. Along with Derek Hough and Tessandra Chavez, she won the 2015 Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Choreography”. Moreover, she has also been cast in shows and movies like Speechless, Heartstrings, Dirty Grandpa, Curve, Rock of Ages, and Footloose.
Julianne Alexandra Hough
Sandy, Utah, United States
Hough learned dancing from Center Stage Performing Arts Studio in Orem. She joined Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London.
Dancer, singer, songwriter, actress
- Father – Bruce Robert Hough (Served as the Chairman of Utah Republican Party two times)
- Mother – Marianne
- Siblings – Sharee Hough (Older Sister), Marabeth Hough (Older Sister), Katherine Hough (Older Sister), Derek Hough (Older Brother) (Professional Dancer)
- Others – Robert Virgil “Bob” Hough (Paternal Grandfather) (Dancer), Colleen Pearl Henrietta Wood (Paternal Grandmother) (Dancer), Don Oliver Heaton (Maternal Grandfather) (Dancer), Beth Romaine Young (Maternal Grandmother) (Dancer)
She has been signed with –
- Digital Brand Architects
- Untitled Entertainment, Talent Management Company, Beverly Hills, California, United States
5 ft 3 in or 160 cm
54 kg or 119 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Julianne has dated –
- Kevin Connolly – It is RUMORed that she had a fling with actor, director, and executive producer Kevin Connolly in the past.
- Mark Ballas (2002-2004) – From 2002 until 2004, Hough dated American professional ballroom dancer, Mark Ballas. However, they practically grew together. So, they might have started dating when Julianne was in her teens.
- Zach Wilson (2005-2007) – From 2005 to 2007, she dated another American dancer, Zach Wilson with whom she engaged also. But, the engagement was called off later.
- Chuck Wicks (2008-2009) – Musician Chuck and Hough commenced dating in October of 2008 after meeting on a tour. They took their relationship public during the Dancing With the Stars show. The duo even discussed their marriage possibility. The relationship broke in November 2009.
- Jared Followill (2010) – Kings of Leon’s bassist, Jared Followill was RUMORed to be dating her in 2010.
- Dane Cook (2010) – American stand-up comedian and actor, Dane Cook was RUMORed to be dating her nearing March 2010.
- Ryan Seacrest (2010-2013) – From April 2010 until March 2013, American talk show host, Ryan Seacrest dated Hough. March 15, 2013, was the day when it was announced that they have separated.
- Ari Sandel (2013) – Julianne Hough hooked up with film director, Ari Sandel from August to October 2013.
- Brooks Laich (2013-2020) – Canadian ice hockey player Brooks Laich and Julianne commenced dating in December 2013. On August 18, 2015, the couple announced their engagement. He is approx 11 inches taller than her. They got married on July 8, 2017. But, in May 2020, the couple separated after approx 3 years of marriage. They had spent time without each other during the lockdown quarantine in 2020. In November 2020, Julianne had filed for divorce from him.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of English, Dutch, French-Canadian, German, Swiss-German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Danish, Swedish, and French descent.
She has described herself as “not straight”.
Perfectly toned body
34-24-34 in or 86-61-86 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU) or 8 (UK)
She wears a shoe of size 6.5 (US) or 4 (UK) or 37 (EU).
Proactiv (Skincare product), Proactiv+, Sole Society (Women’s Shoes, handbags and accessories brand), Fitbit
She was raised as a practicing member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints but she revealed in October 2013 that she was no longer a practicing member of the church. However, she noted that she was glad that she was raised in the church.
Best Known For
Winning ABC’s Dancing with the Stars multiple times
Hough released her debut album titled Julianne Hough on May 20, 2008, via Mercury Nashville Records. The album charted at number 3 on the Billboard 200 and it debuted at #1 spot on Billboard Top Country Albums.
She was able to sell 490,000 copies in the United States.
Her first role came from the 2001 fantasy film Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, where she played the role of Hogwarts schoolgirl. Her role is uncredited.
First TV Show
Julianne’s debut TV show was the American dance competition show Dancing with the Stars, where she was a regular choreographer from seasons 4 (from 2007) until 8. She was also appointed as a guest choreographer in season 13 and 14.
Julianne does workouts with her personal trainer Astrid Swan McGuire. Hough’s trainer revealed a workout schedule to attain firm moves. It’s a 20-minute workout, originally shared by SELF. The workout is designed to make the full-body toned, just like Julianne. You will need a resistance band with handles to perform the following set of exercises. Do 20 reps of each.
- Twisted Row
- Strapless Squeeze
- Feisty Fighter
- Biceps Burn
- Moves Like Jagger
- Tummy Toner
Of course, her favorite workout is dance. She likes her profession.
Julianne Hough Favorite Things
- Food – Cheesy pizza
- Perfume – Gucci Flora by Gucci
Source – Seventeen.com, People.com
Julianne Hough Facts
- She won the Dancing with the Stars in season 4 and season 5.
- In the past, she also made her own group “2B1G” (2 boys, 1 girl) with her brother Derek and one other guy. She was 12 at that time.
- She was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2008 and has shared the information publicly in order to reduce the stigma related to the disease.
- During the 2012 United States presidential election, Julianne supported Mitt Romney, who lost to Barack Obama.
- During October 2013 Halloween, she attracted some controversy, when she wore blackface for a Halloween party. However, she later apologized for the same on Twitter.
- On October 28, 2008, she had to undergo an appendix operation.
- She was obsessed with her two dogs of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels breed, named, Lexi and Harley. They both died in October 2019.
- As an actress, her first leading role came in 2011 for the film Footloose.
- You can see her at #30 on Maxim’s Hot 100 list of 2008.
- Hough helped in choreographing the music video for Gwen Stefani‘s 2006 single “Wind It Up”.
- She has shared a close bond with the Canadian actress and model Nina Dobrev. In March 2021, Julianne even launched a wine company called Fresh Vine Wine with Nina. Their wine was low-carb, low-calorie, gluten-free, Keto, and vegan-friendly. In August 2021, their wine company was announced as the official wine partner of the Los Angeles Chargers.