Derek Hough's Net Worth

Derek Hough's Net Worth

Published on November 21, 2022 17:46 PM by Sally Harbor

Date of Birth:                                    May 17, 1985
Place of Birth:                                  Salt Lake City
Profession:                                      Dancer, Actor, Musician, Director, Choreographer, Songwriter
Nationality:                                      United States of America
Derek Hough Net Worth:                $8 Million

Derek Hough's earnings

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Performer Derek Hough has many talents, including dance, choreography, singing, and acting. Derek Hough is worth 8 million dollars. From 2007 through 2016, he was a contestant on "Dancing with the Stars" on ABC, where he won six times and was nominated nine times for an Emmy for Outstanding Choreography. Hough is a talented actor who has appeared in productions such as the West End debut of "Footloose: The Musical" and as a recurrent character on the ABC musical drama "Nashville."

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Early Life and Career Beginnings

Derek Hough was the fourth of five children born to a Latter-day Saint family in 1985. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. His mother's name is Marianne, and his father is Bruce. He has four sisters named Sharee, Marabeth, Katherine, and Julianne. Each of Hough's grandparents was a dancer in their own right. Hough was sent to live and train with dance instructors Shirley and Corky Ballas in London when he was just 12 years old, during the time that his parents were in the process of getting a divorce. He lived in London for the next ten years, during which time he attended the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts and received instruction in singing, Dancing, acting, and gymnastics. Hough went on to participate in many dance competitions all across the United Kingdom and the United States after forming the pop music trio 2B1G with his sister Julianne and the son of the Ballas, Mark.

Hough was victorious at the WDSF World Latin Championship in the year 2002. The following year, he participated in the Blackpool Dance Festival and, along with Aneta Piotrowska, won the Blackpool U-21 Latin title.

Dancing with the Stars

On the fourth season of "Dancing with the Stars" in 2007, Hough made his first appearance. In week six, he joined his sister Julianne and Olympic speed skater Apolo Anton Ohno as guest instructors. The next year, Hough competed with the professional instructors on the show, this time partnered with actress Jennie Garth. Hough's partner for Season 6 was actress Shannon Elizabeth, and they wound up in sixth place. Hough's success increased the following season when he danced with model and TV anchor Brooke Burke. Hough smacked his head on the floor and passed out for a few seconds, but he and Burke still managed to win the championship. Hough's partners from seasons two and three, rapper Lil' Kim and model Joanna Krupa, respectively, placed fifth and fourth.

Hough won season ten of "Dancing with the Stars" with his partner, singer Nicole Scherzinger. When he teamed up with Jennifer Grey for the next season, they won for the third time. Hough and "Glee" star Amber Riley won Season 17 after coming so close in the previous seasons. In season 21, Hough was paired with wildlife conservationist Bindi Irwin, and the two of them went on to win for the first time in the show's history. In 2016, Hough and his partner Marilu Henner placed sixth on Dancing with the Stars. In total, Hough got nine Emmy nominations for Outstanding Choreography for his work on "Dancing with the Stars," He won the award twice. In 2020, he will replace Len Goodman as a judge on the show.

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2014 Winter Olympics

Hough collaborated with fellow American ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White on a routine for the short dance programme they performed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. They became the first Americans to claim the title, which was awarded to them due to their victory in the competition.

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Stage and Screen Acting

Hough has performed on stage as the lead in "Jesus Christ Superstar" and as a dance company member in "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang." After making his mark in the role of Ren in the West End debut of "Footloose: The Musical" in 2006, he continued to play the part throughout the UK national tour. Hough made his Broadway debut four years later in the final four performances of "Burn the Floor," starring Mary Murphy and Kym Johnson. Hough has performed on many stages, including Radio City Music Hall for the 2015 New York Spring Spectacular.

Hough's film credits include "Rock of Ages" (2012) and "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (2001). His breakthrough part came in the 2014 South Korean-American dance movie "Make Your Move." Hough, meanwhile, played a dance teacher on an episode of ABC's "Better with You." He has a recurring role as Noah West in the musical drama series "Nashville'' from 2014 to 2016. Hough has been on "Jane the Virgin," on NBC's "Hairspray Live!" and in a recurring role on "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series," season 2. He was a judge on NBC's "World of Dance'' dance competition show from 2017 to 2020.

Music Videos

Hough's involvement in music videos extends far beyond her Dancing. An appearance in the music video for his sister's 2008 single "That Song in My Head" was his first foray into the entertainment industry. The following year, he starred as the lead male in the music video for "99 Times" by Kate Voegele. Hough has starred as the primary dancer in the music videos for "Parachute" by Cheryl and "Someone Somewhere Tonight" by Kellie Pickler. Aside from helming the music videos for his own single "Hold On" and Mark Ballas' "Get My Name," he has directed videos for both artists. Hough has choreographed songs by Michael Bublé ("I Believe in You"), Lindsey Stirling ("The Arena"), and "Between Twilight" (both 2010).

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Personal Life

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Hough has been romantically involved with his fellow alumna from the first season of "Dancing with the Stars," Hayley Erbert, since 2015. They share a home in the city of Los Angeles.

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FAQ's

Q:  How was Derek’s early life?

Ans:  Derek Hough was born in 1985 to a family of Latter-day Saints. He was the fourth of five children. Salt Lake City, Utah, is where he was born. Bruce is his father and Marianne is his mother. Sharee, Marabeth, Katherine, and Julianne are the names of his four sisters. Every single one of Hough's grandparents could dance on their own.

Q:  What is the net worth and profession of Derek?

Ans: Derek Hough is a performer with many skills, such as dance, choreography, singing, and acting. Derek Hough has a net worth of $8 million.

Q:  When did Derek win the WDSF World Latin Championship?

Ans:  In 2002, Hough was the winner of the WDSF World Latin Championship.

Q:  How was the 2014 winter Olympics for Derek?

Ans:  Hough partnered with fellow American ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White on a routine for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics short dance programme. Due to their success in the tournament, they were awarded the title for the first time in American history.

Q:  How is Derek related to Hayley Erbert?

Ans:  Since 2015, Hough has been romantically associated with Hayley Erbert, a fellow alumna from the first season of "Dancing with the Stars." They share an apartment in Los Angeles.

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