Julianne Hough was born in July 20, 1988, in Provo, Utah. Her parents, as well as her grandparents were dancers. Thus, young Julianne started taking lessons in dancing from the age of 3. She participated in her first dancing competition at the age of 9.
At the age of 10, she moved to London. Along with Mark Ballas, she won Junior and Youth championships. At that time Julianne was enrolled in Italia Conti Performing Arts School.
Two years later, Julianne and her brother Derek formed a group with Mark Ballas. They named it as 2B1G, meaning - two boys, one girl. 2B1G experimented with a variety of dancing styles including samba, jazz, and many more. Julianne's group was soon seen performing cross British television.
In 2003, Julianne became the youngest dancer to win the Junior Blackpo
ol World Latin Championship and the International Latin Youth Championship. She moved to Las Vegas
and enrolled at the Las Vegas Academy Performing Arts High School.
Julianne choreographed the "Wind it Up" video by Gewn Stefani. She also danced in "Dancing with the Stars" .She won the fourth season of the reality dance show with Olympiad Apolo Anton Onho. She also won the next season of the show with racer Helio Castroneves. The sixth season wasn't that satisfactory as she was eliminated. Julianne's partner for the sixth season was Adam Carolla.
She was also seen on the show "Show Me The Money" presented by William Shatner.
In May of 2007, Julianne Hough's first song "Will You Dance With Me" was released on iTunes and Wal-Mart. She song scaled the 100th spot on Billboard Pop 100 charts and was ranked 8th on the Country charts. Following the success of her debut single, Julianne was signed up by Mercury Nashville Records. With them, she released her debut self-titled album. She began touring with Brad Paisley in May 2008. The tour included acts like Jewel and Chuck Wicks.
Julianne Hough was also ranked 30th on Hot 100 of 2008 list by Maxim magazine.
Why is she famous?
Julianne Hough is famous as a dancer and country music singer. She has won twice in the reality dance show Dance With The Stars.
Here is one of her famous quotes:
"We don't communicate. She's 19 and from Utah and has been dancing since birth. I brought up Vince Lombardi and I think she thought it was some kind of ice cream."
- Adam Carolla, talking about his junior Dancing with the Stars partner, Julianne Hough.
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