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Tony Dovolani

Biography

Ballroom dancer who all spent a lot more than 14 periods on Dance With the Superstars. He started dance at age 3 and went to classes on the Fred Astaire Dance Academy. He became a member of DWTS through the show’s second period and had taken third put in place period 8 with Melissa Rycroft. He previously twins, a guy called Adrian and a woman named Ariana, along with his wife Lina. In addition they had a little girl named Luana. Furthermore to his period on DWTS, he coached Jennifer Lopez.

Quick Facts


Full Name Tony Dovolani
Date Of Birth July 17, 1973
Place Of Birth Pristina, Yugoslavia
Height 1.85 m
Profession Dancer
Nationality Albanian
Spouse Lina Dovolani
Children Luana Dovolani, Ariana Dovolani, Adrian Dovolani
Siblings Fisnik Dovolani, Laura Dovolani
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography
Movies Shall We Dance?
TV Shows Dancing with the Stars
Star Sign Cancer

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#Fact
1 Has a daughter named Luana.
2 Wife, Lina, gave birth to twins on September 8, 2008. Son, Adrian Driton Dovolani weighed 7 lbs. Daughter, Ariana, weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Exes 2014 TV Series Ralph
Are We There Yet? 2011 TV Series Diego Salsa
Homecoming with Rick Reilly 2010 TV Series
Shall We Dance 2004 Slick Willy

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Toy Story 3 2010 choreographer - as Tony Dovolani
Dancing with the Stars 2006 TV Series choreographer - 1 episode
Shall We Dance 2004 dance instructor - as Driton Dovolani

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Here Come the Newlyweds 2008 TV Series Himself
Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade 2007 TV Special documentary Himself
America's Ballroom Challenge 2006-2007 TV Series Himself - Finalist / Himself - Champion
Inside Edition 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
CMT Insider 2006 TV Series Himself
Home & Family 2014-2017 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Dancing with the Stars 2006-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Partner: Melissa Rycroft / Himself - Partner: Martina Navratilova / ...
Live with Kelly and Michael 2008-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight 2007-2016 TV Series Himself
Extra 2014-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Dancing with the Stars
Good Morning America 2010-2016 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself / Himself - Dancing with the Stars
Dear Albania 2015 Documentary Tony
The Wendy Williams Show 2011-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself / Himself - Dancing with the Stars
The Meredith Vieira Show 2014 TV Series Himself - Dancing with the Stars
The View 2013-2014 TV Series Himself / Himself - Dancing with the Stars
The Arsenio Hall Show 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Insider 2014 TV Series Himself
Hello Ross! 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2012 TV Series Himself - Celebrity Contestant
Michael Douglas & Friends Celebrity Golf Tournament 2012 TV Special Himself
Dancing with the Stars Pre-Party 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Rachael Ray 2011-2012 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2007-2011 TV Series Himself
The 2011 Miss America Pageant 2011 TV Movie Himself - Judge
E! True Hollywood Story 2011 TV Series documentary Himself
Disney Parks Christmas Parade Special 2010 TV Movie Himself
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 2010 TV Series Himself
Jon & Kate Plus 8 2010 TV Series Himself
Disney Parks Christmas Parade Special 2009 TV Special documentary Himself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2006-2009 TV Series Himself
All My Children 2008 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2015 TV Series Himself
Ok! TV 2015 TV Series Himself
Inside Edition 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
Chelsea Lately 2013 TV Series Himself - Leah Remini's Dance Partner

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Choreography Dancing with the Stars (2005)


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