Derek Hough is an American professional latin and ballroom dancer and choreographer. He is known for his work, since September 2007, on the ABC dance-competition series Dancing with the Stars, on which he has won a record five seasons. He was moved to London at age 12 and lived there for 10 years, before moving to Los Angeles to star on Dancing with the Stars .
Hough was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to Mari Anne Hough and Bruce Robert Hough. He is a cousin to R5 members Riker, Rocky, Ross and Rydel Lynch. He attended and graduated from the Italia Conti Academy of Performing Arts in London. Hough is the older brother of dancer and actress Julianne Hough. He was named IDSF World Youth Latin Champion in 2002.
Derek Hough Height, Weight & More
Derek Hough Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Derek Hough Height: 5′ 10″ (1.78 m)
Derek Hough Shoe Size/Feet Size: 10 (US)
Derek Hough Star Sign: Taurus
Derek Hough Net Worth: $4 million
Derek Hough Hair Color: Blonde
Derek Hough Eye Color: Blue
Date Of Birth: 17 May 1985
Birth Place: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Parents: Mari Anne Hough, Bruce Robert Hough
*Mother: Marianne Nelson (Stepfather: Aaron Nelson) Father: Bruce Hough (Stepmother: Debra Hough).
Siblings: Julianne Hough, Katherine Hough, Marabeth Hough, Sharee Hough
Education: Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts
Books: Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion
Awards: Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography, Young Hollywood Award for Hottest Body (of work)