This article will answer every question you have about Julianne Hough. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.
- What does Hough do for a living?
- Who are Hough’s parents and siblings?
- What are Hough’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Hough married or does she have a boyfriend?
- Does Hough have any children?
- Where is Hough now?
- How tall is Hough?
- How much money does Hough earn?
- What is Hough’s net worth?
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Who Is Julianne Hough?
Julianne Hough is an American actress, dancer, and singer. She is best known for being a two-time professional champion of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars later becoming a judge on the show.
For her work on the show, Hough got three nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography. She won once with her brother Derek Hough and Tessandra Chavez in 2015. Hough was also nominated for a Creative Arts Primetime Emmy in 2007 for Outstanding Choreography in season five of the show.
Hough made her acting debut with an uncredited role as a “Hogwarts schoolgirl” in the 2001 feature film Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Her first notable role was in the 2010 musical Burlesque which stars Cher and Christina Aguilera. Hough plays a dancer named Georgia in the film which chronicles a small-town girl (Aguilera) who finds success at a Los Angeles burlesque club. She has a leading role as Ariel Moore in the 2011 remake of the Paramount film Footloose, opposite Kenny Wormald as Ren McCormack which started filming in September 2010.
In the 2012 film adaptation of the Broadway musical Rock of Ages, Hough appeared alongside Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Malin Akerman as Sherrie Christian. In 2012, she had a starring role alongside Josh Duhamel in the romantic drama Safe Haven. The film which is based on the novel of the same name was released on February 14, 2013. Hough again starred alongside Russell Brand in the comedy-drama Paradise as Lamb Mannerheim released on October 18, 2013. Hough also portrayed the role of Sandy Young for Fox’s live television presentation of the musical Grease on January 31, 2016.
As a singer, Hough has released albums Julianne Hough, and Sounds of the Season: The Julianne Hough Holiday Collection (EP). She has also made Soundtrack appearances in Rock of Ages, and Grease Live! (Music from the Television Event).
Hough was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2008, and she went public with it to help de-stigmatize the conditions surrounding the disease.
How Old Is Julianne Hough?
Julianne Alexandra Hough is 32 years old having been born on July 20, 1988, in Orem, Utah, U.S. She shares her birthday with other famous people such as Gisele Bündchen, Sandra Oh, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Omar Epps, Carlos Santana, Ben Simmons, Josh Holloway, Judy Greer, Enrique Peña Nieto, Joey Bragg, Paige Hurd, Ray Allen, among others.
Julianne Hough Family
Who are Julianne Hough’s parents?
Hough was born to Marianne and Bruce Hough in a Latter-day Saints (Mormon) family. Her father was twice chairman of the Utah Republican Party. All of Hough’s grandparents were dancers. She is the second cousin of musicians Riker, Rydel, Rocky, and Ross Lynch from R5, their maternal grandmothers being sisters.
Does Julianne Hough have siblings?
Hough was born the youngest of five children. She has a brother, Derek Hough, and three sisters Sharee, Marabeth, and Katherine. Her brother Derek is also a professional dancer.
Julianne Hough Education
Her formal training at the Center Stage Performing Arts Studio in Orem. There, she danced with Josh Murillo, among others, in Latin Ballroom. Hough began dancing competitively at nine.
As her parents were divorcing in 1999, they sent Julianne then 10 years old, and Derek to London to study and live with their coaches, Corky and Shirley Ballas. The couple helped tutor the two siblings alongside their son, Mark.
Hough and her brother also received training in song, theatre, gymnastics, and many forms of dance, including jazz, ballet, and tap at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. Hough, Derek, and Mark later formed their own pop music trio 2B1G (“2 Boys, 1 Girl”). The trio performed at dance competitions in the UK and the U.S. and showcased in a UK television show. Julliane became the youngest dancer, and the only American, to win both Junior World Latin Champion and International Latin Youth Champion at the Blackpool Dance Festival at the age of 15.
Upon her return to the United States, Hough further studied at the Las Vegas Academy and Alta High School.
Julianne Hough Husband – Boyfriend
Hough married NHL player Brooks Laich, then of the Washington Capitals on July 8, 2017. The couple had announced their engagement on August 18, 2015. Hough and Laich separated in 2020.
Julianne had dated fellow country singer Chuck Wicks from August 2008 to November 2009 when. They had a mutual break-up and it inspired Hough’s song “Is That So Wrong”. After Wicks, she dated radio personality, and television host, Ryan Seacrest, from April 2010 to March 2013.
Julianne Hough Height
Adding to the beautiful and well-curved body, Hough stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches.
Julianne Hough Net Worth
Through her career as a dancer, actress, and singer, Hough has earned greatly. She has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
Julianne Hough Dancing With The Stars
Hough won season four of the U.S. edition of Dancing with the Stars with her partner, Olympic gold medal-winning speed skater Apolo Ohno. As a result, she was the youngest professional dancer to win on the program. Hough and her partner, three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Hélio Castroneves, became the winners of season five on November 27, 2007.
Julianne returned for season six with radio host/comedian Adam Carolla. The duo was later eliminated in week four. Hough was nominated at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards in the category of “Outstanding Choreography” for her Mambo “Para Los Rumberos” (performed with partner Hélio Castroneves) on Dancing with the Stars in July 2008.
She was partnered with Hannah Montana actor Cody Linley on August 25, 2008, for season seven of the show. Hough then felt abdominal pains during their jitterbug performance on October 27, 2008. She was immediately rushed to a hospital following the encore performance. Julianne subsequently had surgery to have her appendix removed, causing her to miss several performances but Edyta Śliwińska stood in for her. Hough returned to the show, although the pair was finally eliminated in the semifinals competition. She appeared on the November 12 results show dancing the jive to “Great Balls of Fire” with her brother for the “Design-A-Dance” contest.
Hough returned for season eight, partnering with boyfriend at the time, country singer Chuck Wicks. They were voted off in week eight of the competition coming in sixth place. She then returned to the show on October 11, 2011, and danced with her Footloose co-star Kenny Wormald. She also danced with her brother Derek.
On May 15, 2012, hough returned in a dance performance to promote her film Rock of Ages. She was a guest judge in place of Len Goodman on October 7, 2013, becoming the first time a former pro dancer came back to judge. Julianne returned as the show’s permanent fourth judge in September 2014 a role she served until 2017.
Julianne Hough Music
She released her first country music single, “Will You Dance With Me”, to iTunes and Wal-Mart in May 2007. The song whose aim was to raise money for the American Red Cross, placed at number 100 on the Billboard Pop 100 chart. She later signed with Universal Music Group Nashville’s Mercury Nashville division.
Hough’s self-titled debut album was recorded in Nashville and then produced by David Malloy, who has worked with Reba McEntire and Eddie Rabbitt, among others. Hough’s album, which was met with mixed reviews, debuted at number one on the Top Country Albums chart on May 31, and it also peaked at number three on the Billboard 200. Her second single, and the first to be released to country radio, was “That Song in My Head”.
Hough joined Brad Paisley’s 2008 Tour, along with Jewel and Chuck Wicks. They appeared in the video for the Snoop Dogg song “My Medicine”. She also appeared in a Juicy Fruit commercial in the fall of 2008, and also released an EP of Christmas music called Sounds of the Season: The Julianne Hough Holiday Collection. Julianne performed her second single “My Hallelujah Song” on Dancing With the Stars on November 18, 2008, with her brother Derek Hough, lacey, and Mark Ballas Schwimmer dancing. She was nominated for the Top New Female Vocalist award, a fan-voted award, which she subsequently won. She also won the Top New Artist award at the 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 5, 2009.
Julianne Hough Movies and TV Shows
Here are some films and television shows that Hough has appeared,
- Show Me the Money
- Dancing with the Stars
- Keeping Up with the Kardashians
- Strictly Come Dancing
- Lip Sync Battle
- Grease: Live
- Miss USA
- Running Wild with Bear Grylls
- Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration
- Billboard Music Awards
- America’s Got Talent
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
- Rock of Ages
- Safe Haven
- Dirty Grandpa
- The Steam Engines of Oz
Julianne Hough Songs
Here are some singles from Julianne
- 2007 – Will You Dance With Me
- 2008 – My Hallelujah Song
That Song in My Head
- 2010 – Is That So Wrong
- 2019 – Transform