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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
1Engaged to B.C. Jean [January 22, 2016].
2On 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]
3Mark'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.
4On 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]
5Released his group (Ballas Hough Band)'s first album called "BHB" on March 10, 2009 [March 2009]
6Son of Corky Ballas and Shirley Ballas.
7Learned dancing at his parents' dance studio in Houston, Texas. Other students included his Dancing with the Stars (2005) friends, Derek Hough and Julianne Hough.
8Has a band, "Almost Amy", with his friend Derek Hough.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Home & Family2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars2009-2014TV Series performer - 2 episodes

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Samantha Who?2008TV SeriesMateo Romero
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone2001Hogwarts Schoolboy (uncredited)

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Steppin' Out with Katherine Jenkins2012TV Movie choreographer: Argentine Tango
Melissa & Joey2010TV Series choreographer - 1 episode

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Indie Music Scene2016TV Series performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2007-2017TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Dancing with the Stars
Good Morning America2008-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself / Himself - Musical Guest
Harry2016TV SeriesHimself
Dancing with the Stars2007-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Partner: Bristol Palin / Himself - Partner: Aly Raisman / ...
Piper's Picks TV2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Hollywood Today Live2016TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Ryan2008-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself / Himself - Musical Guest
Extra2014-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Dancing with the Stars
Access Hollywood Live2016TV SeriesHimself
Indie Music Scene2016TV SeriesHimself
Home & Family2013-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Musical Guest
Teens Wanna Know2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 84th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2015TV MovieHimself
The View2013-2015TV SeriesHimself
Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip2015TV SeriesHimself - Host
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 20152015TV SpecialHimself
The 83rd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2014TV MovieHimself
Inside Edition2014TV Series documentaryHimself - Dancing with the Stars
2014 Young Hollywood Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
CinéFashion Film Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself - Musical Guest
HuffPost Live Conversations2014TV SeriesHimself
E! News2014TV SeriesHimself
Hello Ross!2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The World Champion YoYo Event2014DocumentaryHimself
Wonderview2013TV SeriesHimself
Bethenny2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
Huffpost Live2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Strictly Come Dancing2012TV SeriesHimself - Katherine Jenkins Jive Partner
Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two2012TV Series documentaryHimself
The 40th Anniversary American Music Awards2012TV Special documentaryHimself
The Exit Door III2012Documentary shortHimself
Rockstar Academy2011TV SeriesHimself
80th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2011TV SpecialHimself
Keeping Up with the Kardashians2011TV SeriesHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2007-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition2010TV SeriesHimself
Melissa & Joey2010TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010TV SeriesHimself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2010TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Question Presenter
The Bonnie Hunt Show2009TV SeriesHimself
2009 CMT Music Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008-2009TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
E! News Live2008TV SeriesHimself
Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade2007TV Special documentaryHimself
The Insider2007TV SeriesHimself
XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony2002TV MovieDancer (uncredited)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2016-2017TV SeriesHimself
Extra2016TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV SeriesHimself
The Undefeated2011DocumentaryHimself - on The Tonight Show
E! True Hollywood Story2008TV Series documentaryHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Young Hollywood AwardYoung Hollywood AwardsBest Bromance· Derek Hough
2011Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding ChoreographyDancing with the Stars (2005)


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