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Cheryl Burke

Cheryl Stephanie Bautista Burke (born May 3, 1984) is a professional dancer. She is best known for being one of the professional dancers on ABC's Dancing with the Stars, where she was the first female professional to win the show and the first professional to win twice and consecutively. Burke grew up in Atherton, California. Her father is of Irish and Russian descent and her mother is Filipino. Her family dances for recreation and has a dance floor at home. At age four, she began taking ballet lessons and performing locally. She then began ballroom dancing and decided to change her focus. She trained in both standard ballroom and Latin dances. She began competing at age 13. Cheryl attended Menlo-Atherton High School, graduated in 2002. In fall of 2007 Cheryl was awarded the key to the city from the mayor of Atherton at her old high school. Burke won her first championship with 98 Degrees member Drew Lachey in the second season. She won her second championship with retired football star Emmitt Smith in the third season. Cheryl returned to the ballroom on March 19, 2007 for Season 4, partnered with actor Ian Ziering. She and Ziering were eliminated in the semi-finals on May 15,

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The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit team partied their butts off in Las Vegas last night -- as in, cigarette butts. It all went down at Vanity in the Hard Rock Hotel where some of the hottest chicks… READ MORE >

Cheryl Burke's New Boyfriend Is Hot, But....

Cheryl Burke's New Boyfriend Is Hot, But....

... then he went and opened his mouth. We were kinda impressed that "Dancing with the Stars" booty shaker Cheryl Burke pulled someone so damn good looking -- and then he tried to be funny. And… READ MORE >

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Burke Drips Onto Bar Scene -- Ready, Sweat, Go!

Burke Drips Onto Bar Scene -- Ready, Sweat, Go!

When Cheryl Burke's hair is a mess, it's usually a sign of a rough night -- so last night must have been a doozy!Her buds rightly tried to shield Burke and her ratty, sweaty mess of a hair-don't… READ MORE >

- 3020 days ago
Cheryl Burke in Hit and Rumba

Cheryl Burke in Hit and Rumba

So imagine you're at a hot Hollywood club (One Sunset) when a car allegedly mows you down. Your pain's then alleviated when a papper tells you the car that hit you was carrying a celeb.Here's the… READ MORE >

- 3041 days ago
Cheryl Burke's Ex: She Was Dancing with the Bars

Cheryl Burke's Ex: She Was Dancing with the Bars

Matthew Lawrence (Joey's bro) and Cheryl Burke used to date -- and last night, with the help of his other brother Andy, Matt told us the not-so-surprising reason their relationship hit the… READ MORE >

- 3052 days ago
Recently Spotted Sober: Cheryl Burke

Recently Spotted Sober: Cheryl Burke

Even after three club appearances -- Villa, One and Hyde -- Cheryl Burke was able to walk in a straight line last night. Incredible!While we miss the boozy Burke, we're thankful Kelly Monaco was… READ MORE >

- 3055 days ago
Cheryl Burke -- Sore Ass Loser

Cheryl Burke -- Sore Ass Loser

Cheryl Burke placed third in yesterday's Great Ass poll -- generating an abysmal 10% of the votes -- so we wanted to know, how's it feel to lose to that chick from "High School Musical"? See Also… READ MORE >

- 3070 days ago
A Sobering Moment with Cheryl Burke

A Sobering Moment with Cheryl Burke

Asking late-night lush Cheryl Burke how wasted she planned on getting at a Fourth of July party seemed totally reasonable to us.Not so much to her and pals Jenny McCarthy and Jim Carrey. See Also… READ MORE >

- 3070 days ago
That's a GREAT ASS!!

That's a GREAT ASS!!

Its great to see Ashley Tisdale, Mya and Cheryl Burke, but it's better to see them go!So we ask... See Also Tisdale Shows LiLo How It's Done Cheryl Burke: Samba-dy Get Me a Drink! Mya Falls Over… READ MORE >

- 3070 days ago
Cheryl Burke: Samba-dy Get Me a Drink!

Cheryl Burke: Samba-dy Get Me a Drink!

Cheryl Burke's hair was flying all over the place last night -- and that's never a good sign.After leaving Crown Bar, the pappers had no problem calling her out as "hammered" and a "drunky" as she… READ MORE >

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