Tony Dovolani Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Tony Dovolani Quick Info
Height6 ft 1 in
Weight76 kg
Date of BirthJuly 17, 1973
Zodiac SignCancer
SpouseLina Dovolani

Tony Dovolani is a dancer, actor, and judge known for showcasing his superior dancing skills on popular shows like Dancing with the Stars. He has done endorsement work for various brands such as Youthful Essence and Omega XL. He has a huge social media fan base with more than 200k followers on Instagram, more than 300k followers on Twitter, and more than 200k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Driton Dovolani

Nick Name

Tony Dovolani

Tony Dovolani in an Instagram selfie as seen in September 2017
Tony Dovolani in an Instagram selfie as seen in September 2017 (Tony Dovolani / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia (Today Kosovo)


Stamford, Connecticut, United States




Since he fled from his country, Tony quit school and started working to help his family financially. He took his dance training from Fred Astaire Dance Studio.


Ballroom Dancer, Instructor, Judge, Actor


  • Siblings – Fisnik Dovolani (Brother), Laura Dovolani (Sister)


Tony is managed by his own company, Tony Dovolani Productions, LLC.




6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm


76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tony Dovolani has dated –

  1. Lina Dovolani (1998-Present) – Tony met Lina on a blind date and popped the question in just 4 hours after meeting her. The couple decided to get hitched in November 1999 and is blessed with 3 children – daughter Luana and fraternal twins Adrian and Ariana.
Tony Dovolani at the premiere for Earth in April 2009
Tony Dovolani at the premiere for Earth in April 2009 (Angela George / Flickr / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity


Tony has Albanian ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • His well-toned body
  • Usually maintains a stubble

Brand Endorsements

Tony has done endorsement work for the following brands –

  • Youthful Essence (2007)
  • Core Rhythms dance workouts (2008)
  • Omega XL (2013)
Tony Dovolani in a selfie in March 2018
Tony Dovolani in a selfie in March 2018 (Tony Dovolani / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • His supreme and versatile dancing skills on Dancing with the Stars where he was a series regular from 2006 to 2016.
  • For playing the role of Slick Willy in the dance movie Shall We Dance alongside Jennifer Lopez and Richard Gere.

First Film

Tony Dovolani made his theatrical film debut as Slick Willy in the dance drama Shall We Dance in 2004.

First TV Show

Tony Dovolani made his television show debut as himself on Dancing with the Stars in 2006.

Personal Trainer

Tony manages to keep his well-sculpted body in shape through dancing. He dances 8 to 9 hours in a day which helps to keep him active. He does not take a day off and also adapts aerobics into his workouts. Tony starts with a basic warm up and then hits the gym for floor and cable exercises.

He is a firm believer in portion control and is fond of eating fruit. He usually eats fruits and occasionally snacks on hazelnuts.

Tony Dovolani as seen in June 2013
Tony Dovolani as seen in June 2013 (Adrian Ruiz / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Tony Dovolani Facts

  1. His son Adrian has autism.
  2. He is fond of playing golf and is also a part of the Player Development Committee.
  3. He moved to Stamford from Yugoslavia when he was only 15 years.
  4. Tony revealed that during the time of war in his hometown, there were smoke bombs thrown at his school windows which nearly got him killed.
  5. His father was a political face in his hometown.
  6. He used to work as a cook at Stamford’s Parkway Diner.
  7. He has won 2 World Championships in dancing.
  8. When he was offered to be a part of the show Dancing with the Stars for the first time, he refused since he was still defending his world title.

Featured Image by Angela George / Flickr / CC BY-SA 3.0

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