Derek Hough Net Worth

Derek Hough Net Worth

Updated on November 23, 2022 19:05 PM by Laura Mendes

Net Worth:               $8 Million

Born:                    May 17, 1985

Age:                       37 Years

Gender:              Male

Height:                1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)

Profession:            Dancer, Actor, Guitarist, Musician, Music Video Director, Choreographer, Singer-songwriter

Nationality:               United States of America

Derek Hough’s Introduction 

Derek Hough is an American pro dancer, choreographer, actor, and singer. Hough was a pro dancer on the dance contest series 'Dancing with the Stars from 2007 to 2016.

For his hard work on Dancing with the Stars, Hough got nine nominations for the Primetime Emmy Awards for Amazing Choreography, winning the award twice. As of November 2022, Derek Hough's net Worth is approximated to be roughly $8 Million.

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Early Life 

Derek Bruce Hough was born on May 17, 1985, in Utah. Derek Hough is the son of Marianne and Bruce Hough. He is the second kin of musicians Riker, Rydel, Rocky, and Ross Lynch from R5. When he was 12 years old, his mother and father sent him to London to stay and study with dance coaches Corky and Shirley Ballas. Hough's sibling Julianne joined him in London several months later.


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Between 1998 and 2004, Hough joined a contest that took him to overseas state, including Japan, Netherlands, Poland, Ireland, and Czechoslovakia. In 2002, he achieved the "WDSF World Youth Latin Champion." 

In 2001, he visited appearance in the movie 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.' He flatters part of a theatre cast, playing the primary in 'Footloose: The Musical in 2006.' 

The following year, he appeared as a visiting instructor in the fourth season of the famous reality dancing show 'Dancing with the Stars.' The same year, he was in the crew as a pro instructor. 

He took a break from shows when he starred in his debut film 'Make Your Move'. In 2013, he stated that he would work with ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White for entertainment at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. 

The same year, he also made Mark Ballas' music video, ' Get My Name.' He published his first book "Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion" in the same year. 

In 2015, he appeared at the "New York Spring Spectacular" at 'Radio City Music Hall.' The same year, he carpeted in the renovation process of a four-episode series titled 'Mark & Derek's Excellent Flip'.

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Is Derek Hough Engaged?

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He is! Hough and his girlfriend Hayley Erbert, who have been seeing him since 2015, are now engaged, they ensured on a joint June 2 through an Instagram post. They wrote in a caption that, "It's only the beginning … the beginning of forever ♥️," confirming the news.!" The couple met in 2014 when Hayley joined Derek and his sister Julianne Hough's Move Life Tour.

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How Does Derek Hough Use His Money?

Derek Hough Uses some of his money on real estate. Derek Hough owns a beautiful home in Los Angeles, California.

Highlights Of Derek Hough’s Career 

Here are some of the Amazing highlights of Derek Hough's whole career:

Dancing with the Stars is a Dance Show that started in 2007 and ended in 2016.

Hairspray Live!, which is a Live Musical show during the year 2016.

World of Dance, a Dance Show, started in 2017 and ended in 2020.

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3 Inspirational Lessons from Derek Hough

So that you know all about Derek Hough's net Worth and how he achieved success, let us take a look at some of the lessons we can learn from him:  

1. Pressure 

Pressure does not exist. We create it for ourselves.

2. Create 

Try to create, not destroy. Do not suspect, and do not hesitate.

3. Bullying 

Bullying can be fleshly, hectoring, or spiritual. Words and ultimatums are just as painful as fists, especially with social media. For those of you who don't know.

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Social Media Accounts 

Instagram - @derekhough

Twitter - @derekhough

YouTube - @DerekHoughOfficial

Facebook - Derek Hough

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Q: Is Derek And Julianne Hough Twins?

A: Her parents are Bruce and Marianne Hough; her father was twice chairman of the Utah Republican Party. Her brother, Derek Hough, is also a pro dancer. 

Q: Why Did Derek Hough Stop Dancing?

A: Derek revealed on Instagram that he had to move back from appearing on DWTS due to testing positive for COVID. That’s why he stop dancing for some time.

Q: Are Derek And Hayley Erbert Engaged?

A: Derek and Hayley got tied on June 2, and spared the good news on social media. 

Q: Did Cheryl Cole Date Derek Hough?

A: The 28-year-old Derek Hough went on to admit that when he was offered the job choreographing Cheryl Cole’s music video for single Parachute, he had never heard any of her music and had to search for her on Google. “They dated for a while.”

Q: How Many Carats Is Hayley Erbert Engagement Ring?

A: Hayley Erbert got a magnificent, 4.5 carat ring from Derek Hough. 

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