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Derek Hough

Derek Hough ( /ˈhʌf/; born May 17, 1985) is an American dancer, choreographer, musician and actor. A world champion in Latin American Dance, Hough has appeared since September 2007 (seasons 5–11 and seasons 13–14) on the hit U.S. television series Dancing with the Stars, where he is currently a three-time champion (with Brooke Burke, Nicole Scherzinger, and Jennifer Grey), one-time finalist (with Ricki Lake), three-time semi-finalist (with Jennie Garth, Joanna Krupa, and Maria Menounos), and a quarter-finalist (with Lil' Kim). Hough has earned three Creative Arts Primetime Emmy nominations for Outstanding Choreography (2009 and 2010 ) for his work on the show. Prior to joining Dancing with the Stars, Hough starred as Ren in the 2006 original cast production of Footloose: The Musical at the Novelo Theatre in London's West End, as well as on the 2006 U.K. national tour. Hough's West End performance earned him a nomination as The Stuart Phillips London Newcomer of the Year in the Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers' Choice Awards. Hough made his Broadway debut on January 8, 2010, starring with Kym Johnson and Mary Murphy in Burn the Floor for the final four performances of the show's

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Bindi Irwin & Derek Hough -- So Excited We Could Fart!! (VIDEO)

Bindi Irwin & Derek Hough
So Excited We Could Fart!!

Bindi Irwin and Derek Hough have rumors brewin' ... 'cause during "Dancing with the Stars" it sounded like one of 'em let a celebration fart rip. At the end of Monday night's results show,… READ MORE >

Bindi Irwin & Derek Hough Recreate 'Dirty Dancing' Scene

Bindi Irwin & Derek Hough
I Had The Time of My Life

Bindi Irwin and Derek Hough got soaked practicing their latest routine for "Dancing with the Stars."  If you can't tell by the picture ... they're recreating the famous Patrick… READ MORE >

- 197 days ago
Derek Hough -- I'm Not Saying I'm NOT Dating Kate Hudson

Derek Hough
Not Saying I'm NOT Dating Kate Hudson

Derek Hough isn't ready to admit he's banging Kate Hudson -- but he's definitely not denying it either.The "Dancing with The Stars" pro was in Boca Raton Thursday -- at a Tony Robbins… READ MORE >

- 505 days ago
Derek Hough & Mark Ballas -- Our Junker is Now Fit for a Pimp

Derek Hough & Mark Ballas
Our Junker is Now Fit for a Pimp

Move over Ty Pennington, the house Derek Hough and Mark Ballas bought has officially been souped-up -- and now the famous dancers are looking to cash out.The "Dancing With the… READ MORE >

- 565 days ago
'DWTS' Amputee Amy Purdy -- I'm Dancing On Hydraulic Feet!

'DWTS' Amputee Amy Purdy
I'm Dancing On Hydraulic Feet!

Amy Purdy -- the double amputee competing on "Dancing with the Stars" -- is using low rider technology to give her a competitive edge on the show -- she's testing out prosthetic feet that are… READ MORE >

- 772 days ago
Derek Hough & Mark Ballas -- TWO'S COMPANY ... We Bought a House Together!

Derek Hough & Mark Ballas
TWO'S COMPANY We Bought a House Together!

This is a story about two young people with a special connection who just bought a house together to begin a new chapter of their lives ... Derek Hough and Mark Ballas. TMZ has learned ... the… READ MORE >

- 813 days ago
Kate Hudson & Derek Hough -- Let's Get Ready to Rumba [VIDEO]

Kate Hudson & Derek Hough
Let's Get Ready to Rumba

Kate Hudson's got a real future on "Dancing with the Stars" ... she and "Dancing" pro Derek Hough whipped out some seriously impressive moves at some Cuban joint in Hollywood last week -- and TMZ… READ MORE >

- 892 days ago
Zac Efron -- Post-Rehab Reunion With 'Hairspray' Cast

Zac Efron
Post Rehab Reunion With 'Hairspray' Cast

Zac Efron returned to the L.A. nightlife scene Thursday ... for the first time since news about his 2 stints rehab went public ... and it was all to celebrate HALLOWEEN!! Efron appeared in great… READ MORE >

- 932 days ago
'Sharknado' -- TV Attack of Awesome Awfulness

'Sharknado'
TV Attack of Awesome Awfulness

Laugh all you want at "Sharknado" ... but it will go down in history as one of the greatest godawful TV movies ever!Otherwise know as -- that thing people got ridiculously passionate about for no… READ MORE >

- 1023 days ago
'Sharknado' -- Derek Hough REFUSED to Watch ... Because He Hates Awesome Things

'Sharknado'
Derek Hough Refused to Watch Because He Hates Awesome Things

It might have been the greatest television event of the year ... SHARKS climbing ropes, swimming down the 405, attacking helicopters and chasing Tara Reid up a flight of stairs ... but Derek Hough… READ MORE >

- 1023 days ago

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