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Derek Bruce Hough, also known as Derek Hough was born on 17th May 1985 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America. Derek Hough parents are Marianne and Bruce Hough who was twice chairman of the Utah Republican Party. Hough is the second cousin of musicians Riker, Rydel, Rocky and Ross Lynch from R5. All of his grandparents were dancers and his parents also met in the ballroom dancing team in college in Idaho. But sadly, his parents got divorced during his small age. In Derek Hough family, he is the fourth child among the five children. He has four sisters and is the only son in the family. His sisters are named as Sharee, Marabeth, Katherine, and Julianne. When Hough reached the age of 12 years old, he went to London to live and study with dance coaches Corky and Shirley Ballas. His sister Julianne joined him several months later in London and stayed there for around five years. But Hough stayed there for more than ten years. They received training in song, theatre, gymnastics and many forms of dance like jazz, ballet and tap at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. They also formed their own pop music trio 2B1G (2 Boys, 1 Girl) and performed at dance competitions in the UK and the US. Hough is also expert in playing piano, guitar and drums. Later he taught at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.
By profession, Hough is an American professional Lain and ballroom dancer, choreographer, actor and singer. Hough started working in the filmography from the year 2001. As stated in Derek Hough bio, he acted in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in the character of Hogwarts schoolboy. In 2012, he did a cameo appearance in the film Rock of Ages and next year in 2013, he acted in Make Your Move 3D as Donny. Highlighting on his television shows, he flaunted his dancing skills in several shows such as Dance X, Dancing with the Stars, When I Was 17, Mark & Derek’s Excellent Flip, Lip Sync Battle, Jane The Virgin and American Ninja Warrior. Likewise, he also played in around eight music videos including That Song in My Head, 99 Times, Download, Parachute, Someone Somewhere Tonight, Get My Name, The Arena and I Believe In You. Talking about his theatre role, he acted in Jesus Christ Superstar, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and Footloose: The Musical, Burn the Floor, New York Spring Spectacular and Singin’ in the Rain.
Does Derek Hough have a girlfriend?
Moving towards Derek Hough girlfriend, he had a long relationship with an actress India de Beaufort for eight years from 2000 to 2008. After their break up, he got involved with another actress Shannon Elizabeth from May 2008 to August 2009. Likewise, he hooked up with a singer Cheryl Cole for a year from May 2010 to May 2011. Similarly, Hough had a love affair with a fashion designer Lauren Conrad for two months in the end of 2011. He had three months of love relation with an actress Nina Dobrey from August to November in 2013. He was also rumored to be dating with an actress Nikki Reed and Kate Hudson in 2014. At present, Derek Hough girl friend is dancing star Hayley Erbert since the early 2016. Recently, he announced that he has a plan to get married and have own children in five years. After that, Derek Hough family would surely be completed. So, his supporters and admirers have to wait for few more years to hear about Derek Hough wife. Without a doubt, Derek Hough married would surely be the hot topic of the town. More detail information about Derek Hough bio can be extracted from the popular site Wikipedia and various social media sites like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.