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Derek Hough
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Derek Hough in 2009
Born May 17, 1985 (1985-05-17) (age 36)
Occupation Dancer, actor, singer-songwriter, musician, choreographer, director
Years active 2007-present

Derek Hough (born May 17, 1985 in Salt Lake City, Utah) is an American dancer, choreographer, musician and actor.

He has been a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars since fall 2007. He has competed with Ricki Lake, Nicole Scherzinger, Brooke Burke, Jennifer Grey, Maria Menounos and Shawn Johnson.


Hough grew up in Sandy, Utah, a suburb of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Personal life

Hough's sister is Julianne Hough, also a dancer in Dancing with the Stars until 2009.

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