|Payton Ackerman Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||August 24, 1997|
Payton Ackerman is an American dancer who is best known for being a former member of the dance team on Dance Moms from 2011 to 2014. She is also noted for her formidable skills with contemporary and hip-hop dance styles. Payton is also noted for the pictures that she uploads to her social media accounts of her incredibly athletic physique. She has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 700k followers on Instagram and more than 80k followers on Twitter.
Payton Alexandra Ackerman
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Payton graduated from Upper St. Clair High School in 2015.
She also trained in dance under the careful guidance of Abby Lee Miller in Abby Lee Dance Company and graduated from there in 2015. She also trained and danced at Reign Dance Productions.
- Father – Greg Ackerman
- Mother – Leslie Ackerman
- Siblings – Taylor Ackerman (Older Sister) (Professional Dancer), Connor Ackerman (Brother)
Payton is represented by Bloc Talent Agency Inc and Luciano and Reeves Talent Agency.
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
52 kg or 114.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Payton has dated –
- Logan Stork (2012-Present) – Payton started dating Logan Stark while they were in high school in 2012. They were 14 years old at the time. The two had known each other since they were little kids. The duo can be seen together in a lot of the pictures that they upload to their Instagram account.
Race / Ethnicity
Through her social media, Payton has endorsed several brands including Flat Tummy Co and Protein World.
Best Known For
- Dancing on Dance Moms from 2011 to 2014
- Uploading fitness pictures to her eponymous Instagram account
First Web Show
Payton made her TV show debut in Lifetime’s reality series Dance Moms in 2011.
Though Payton has not yet spoken about her workout routine publicly, it is without a doubt that she does workout mostly focusing on her abdominal section of the body. Another reason why she’s managed to keep herself so fit is that she’s been dancing since her childhood years.
As for her diet, she maintains a protein-based diet and also avoids eating junk food.
Payton Ackerman Favorite Things
- Color – Yellow
- Movie Of All Time – 50 First Dates (2004)
Payton Ackerman Facts
- She started dancing when she was just about 3 years old.
- Payton was raised alongside her older sister and older brother in Pittsburgh. Later, she moved to Los Angeles in 2015.
- She is a trained contemporary & hip hop dancer.
- Payton started dancing at the Abby Lee Dance Company when she was 11 years old.
- She had been included onto the team right through seasons 2 and 4 but never made as part of the official team of dancers as she was considered to be too tall.
- Prior to joining the Abby Lee Dance Company, she was dancing with Reign Dance Productions.
- Payton took the place of dancer Brooke Hyland on Dance Moms (2011-2014).
- She enjoyed watching Duwayne Dunham’s Halloweentown (1998).
- In 2014, she appeared in Todrick Hall‘s Freaks Like Me.
- Follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.
Featured Image by Payton Ackerman / Instagram