JULIANNE HOUGH BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:
Julianne Hough was born on July 20th, 1988 in Salt Lake City, Utah with the birth name Julianne Alexandra Hough. She is the youngest of five children born to Mari Anne and Bruce Robert Hough.
From a young age her mother played a significant role in intriguing her interests in performing along with her siblings. At the age of ten she began training Latin Ballroom dancing at the Center Stage Performing Arts Studio in Utah along with her brother, Derek Hough.
As a teenager she traveled to London to study with dance coaches, Corky and Shirley Ballas and later she performed in dance competitions in the United States as well as in England, winning the Junior World Latin Champion and International Latin Youth Championship at the Blackpool Dance Festival.
After her parents divorced she relocated between Las Vegas and Utah and finally graduated from Alta high school. Julianne then chose to move on her own to Los Angeles, California and pursue a career in entertainment.
With her amazing dancing talent and her exquisite beauty, she had no issue finding work right away as a dancer on the television show, "Show Me the Money" (2006) which soon followed with the role many know her today as a dance partner on the reality show, "Dancing With the Stars" (2005).
Along with her increased popularity from this reality series, Julianne is also a talented singer and has released her debut country album in 2008. She was also given the chance at the lead role in the film, "Footloose" (2011) co-starring Kenny Wormald, Dennis Quaid and Andie MacDowell with Country Music star Blake Shelton singing the title song and soon to release are two more film roles, "Safe Haven" starring alongside Josh Duhamel, David Lyons and Cobie Smulders and the untitled Diablo Cody Project which is still in post-production.
Along with her professional career she makes time to be involved with a number of charitable causes such as the Susan G Foundation, Clothes of Our Back and St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
Julianne Hough has not yet married but remains working in the industry and has also appeared on such commercials for products as proactive solutions and a "Dance with Julianne" cardio-ballroom DVD.
2013 Safe Haven
2013 Untitled Diablo Cody Project
2012 Not Born to Be Gladiators
2012 Rock of Ages
2008 Disney 365
2006 Show Me the Money
2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone