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Mark Ballas

Biography

Professional dancer for ABC’s Dance With the Famous actors who earned the show with Kristi Yamaguchi, and Shawn Johnson two seasons later on. He gained the Junior Latin American Dance Tournament. Kim Kardashian was his partner during Period 7 of Dance with the Superstars. They were removed in the next week. He was created to parents Corky Ballas and Shirley Ballas, who possessed a dance studio room in Houston, Tx. In 2016, he wedded vocalist BC Jean. He was a supplementary in the film, Harry Potter as well as the Philosopher’s Rock, which starred Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter.

Quick Facts


Full Name Mark Ballas
Date Of Birth May 24, 1986
Place Of Birth Houston, TX
Height 1.68 m
Profession Reality Star
Education Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts
Nationality American
Spouse BC Jean
Parents Shirley Ballas, Corky Ballas
Music Groups Ballas Hough Band
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography, Young Hollywood Award for Best Bromance
TV Shows Dancing with the Stars, Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip
Star Sign Gemini

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#Fact
1 Engaged to B.C. Jean [January 22, 2016].
2 On May 19, he won Dancing with the Stars (2005), Season 8, with his celebrity partner, Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson, the fourth woman celebrity to win the US version of the show. [May 2009]
3 Mark's paternal grandfather was of Greek descent, and Mark's paternal grandmother is of Mexican (including Spanish) ancestry. Mark's mother, who is from the U.K., is of English and Irish descent.
4 On May 20, he won Dancing with the Stars (2005), Season 6 with his celebrity partner, Olympic figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi, the second woman celebrity to win the US version of the show. [May 2008]
5 Released his group (Ballas Hough Band)'s first album called "BHB" on March 10, 2009 [March 2009]
6 Son of Corky Ballas and Shirley Ballas.
7 Learned dancing at his parents' dance studio in Houston, Texas. Other students included his Dancing with the Stars (2005) friends, Derek Hough and Julianne Hough.
8 Has a band, "Almost Amy", with his friend Derek Hough.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Home & Family 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars 2009-2014 TV Series performer - 2 episodes

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Samantha Who? 2008 TV Series Mateo Romero
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2001 Hogwarts Schoolboy (uncredited)

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Steppin' Out with Katherine Jenkins 2012 TV Movie choreographer: Argentine Tango
Melissa & Joey 2010 TV Series choreographer - 1 episode

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Indie Music Scene 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2007-2017 TV Series Himself / Himself - Dancing with the Stars
Good Morning America 2008-2016 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself / Himself - Musical Guest
Harry 2016 TV Series Himself
Dancing with the Stars 2007-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Partner: Bristol Palin / Himself - Partner: Aly Raisman / ...
Piper's Picks TV 2016 TV Series Himself - Guest
Hollywood Today Live 2016 TV Series Himself
Live with Kelly and Ryan 2008-2016 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself / Himself - Musical Guest
Extra 2014-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Dancing with the Stars
Access Hollywood Live 2016 TV Series Himself
Indie Music Scene 2016 TV Series Himself
Home & Family 2013-2016 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself - Musical Guest
Teens Wanna Know 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
The 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2015 TV Movie Himself
The View 2013-2015 TV Series Himself
Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip 2015 TV Series Himself - Host
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2015 2015 TV Special Himself
The 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2014 TV Movie Himself
Inside Edition 2014 TV Series documentary Himself - Dancing with the Stars
2014 Young Hollywood Awards 2014 TV Special Himself
CinéFashion Film Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Himself - Musical Guest
HuffPost Live Conversations 2014 TV Series Himself
E! News 2014 TV Series Himself
Hello Ross! 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
The World Champion YoYo Event 2014 Documentary Himself
Wonderview 2013 TV Series Himself
Bethenny 2012-2013 TV Series Himself
Huffpost Live 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Strictly Come Dancing 2012 TV Series Himself - Katherine Jenkins Jive Partner
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards 2012 TV Special documentary Himself
The Exit Door III 2012 Documentary short Himself
Rockstar Academy 2011 TV Series Himself
80th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 2011 TV Special Himself
Keeping Up with the Kardashians 2011 TV Series Himself
Big Morning Buzz Live 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2007-2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 2010 TV Series Himself
Melissa & Joey 2010 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2010 TV Series Himself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2010 TV Series Himself - Celebrity Question Presenter
The Bonnie Hunt Show 2009 TV Series Himself
2009 CMT Music Awards 2009 TV Special Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2008-2009 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
E! News Live 2008 TV Series Himself
Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade 2007 TV Special documentary Himself
The Insider 2007 TV Series Himself
XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony 2002 TV Movie Dancer (uncredited)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2016-2017 TV Series Himself
Extra 2016 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2012 TV Series Himself
The Undefeated 2011 Documentary Himself - on The Tonight Show
E! True Hollywood Story 2008 TV Series documentary Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Young Hollywood Award Young Hollywood Awards Best Bromance · Derek Hough
2011 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Choreography Dancing with the Stars (2005)


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