The ABC series Dancing With the Stars' professional dancer, Alan Bersten supported Gleb Savcheno's suggestion of featuring gay couples and matching pros with non-celebrities on the dancing show.
American professional dancer Alan Bersten is known for his appearance in ABC's DWTS. He teaches at Dance With Us America and has competed on So You Think You Can Dance during season 10.
Supports Gleb's Idea To Feature Gay Couples in "DWTS'
In May 2018, the DWTS dance professional Alan Berstan approved Gleb Shevchenko's decision of featuring gay couples in the show and said that it is a great idea. He accorded that the people are going towards acceptance of the same-sex couples. His dancing partner Mirai Nagasu agrees that the gay season of the DWTS 'would be amazing.'
The ABC dancing series had members of LGBTQ community in the past but never paired them as a celebrity of the same-sex and pro partner. With the world being more open towards the acceptance of LGBTQ community, it is not surprising that Alan, his dancing partner Mirai and the fellow dancer Sharna developed a positive attitude toward Gleb's idea of featuring the same-sex couple.
Pro Partner With Alexis Ren!
In the season 27 Cast Reveal Red Carpet event of DWTS, Alan became a pro partner with model Alexis Ran. He attended the Planet Hollywood Times Square on 12 September 2018 and during the photoshoot, Alan expressed his excitement over the first meeting with Alexis. The DWTS star appeared with his new partner on 24 September 2018 on ABC.
Besides Alan, pros like Valentin (Val) Chmerkovskiy, Jenna Johnson, Cheryl Burke enjoyed their partner celebrity in the dancing series. Similarly, Joe Amabile from Bachelor in Paradise partnered with Jenna Johnson in DWTS.
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The on-screen chemistry between the opposing sex-partner in DWTS never ceases to set a thrill towards the viewers. The chemistry between Alan and his pro-partner Alexis poured a whirlwind of comments across the social media platforms. Throughout October 2018, numerous tweets of their fans addressed them to ship as a couple.
In the DWTS Disney-themed episode of 22 October 2018, Alan and Alexis racked an outstanding score of 29 out of 30. This score did not only signified their talent but drought the social media to a massive frenziness of their possible romance. The speculations circulated at their ears in no-time and the dancing couple even stepped to etonline.com to address the rumors.
The pair spoke that they are happy to be a part of DWTS dancing member. Alexis affirmed she loves the energy of Alan and they have remained absorbed in the competition. The American model, who showed some hesitation to talk about their romance rumors, uttered that she could get barely time and her partner Alan affirmed by stating that they're taking it "one day at a time."
Alexis Spills Her Feeling Of Love Now!
The fans-cherished couple Alan Bersten and his pro-partner Alexis has formed the unbreakable chain which is greater than any friendship. Meanwhile, on the finale of the Dancing With the Stars, Alexis spilled the beans after she confessed that she ‘found love’ with Alan on the show. Before the couple stepped on the stage to perform an Argentine Tango, she told that her connection with Alan is not only limited to the steps and the dance moves but has expanded to the inner heart. The whole journey has taught her more about herself as Alan. She told;
“He has pushed me to believe in myself. It’s so much fun to dance with someone you have a connection with. We communicate, not just through our steps and movements, but with our hearts, too. I really found love. I’ve never felt better. Because of this journey, I know myself better than I ever have.”
Alan and Alexis were one of four couples competing for the Mirror Ball trophy on season 27 finale. As confirmed by goldderby.com, the pair even revealed that they would kiss if they'll win the show. Unfortunately, their plan couldn't get succeeded after the pair, Sharna Burgess and Bobby Bones became the new champions of Dancing with the Stars Season 27
Rumored Dating DWTS Partner
The professional dancer was once partnered with American mixed martial artist Paige VanZant on DWTS. With their on-screen chemistry, during mid-2016, the Sanders Short dancer was rumored dating with the fellow contestant Paige. As per the sources of etonline, the duo liked each other during the show and rehearsal and became interested in each other.
Alan Bersten and his rumored girlfriend Paige VanZant on ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars' in March 2016 (Photo: Instagram)
The pair became close after Paige's partner Mark Ballas became injured during the second season of DWTS and Alan stepped up as his replacement. However, during the semi-finals in August 2017, Paige broke up their relationship rumors and hinted that the duo is not dating.
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Alan also had an affair with the DWTS contestant Hayley Erbert. During the Valentine's Day in February 2014, he shared a snapshot with Hayley and stated that he was lucky to be with her. However, he remained focused on his dancing career. As of October 2018, the American dancer is reportedly unmarried and has never mentioned about his possible wife on his interviews or social media.
Returned DWTS After Surgery
In April 2018, Alan revealed he needed surgery after finding a tumor in his neck. During late February 2018, the DWTS professional dancer experienced sharp stomach pain that lasted for a minute and went away. His mother urged him to see the doctors, and when he performed a blood test, Alan found out that he had a condition called hyperparathyroidism.
In the results, he discovered that the benign tumor released an excessive parathyroid hormone. Alan went to a two-hour procedure and removed his left parathyroid gland. He then jetted back to his hometown Minnesota and rested for a week.
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The DWTS star said that his memory would have been affected if he hadn't removed the tumor around his neck. The dancer who has a one-inch scar in the middle of his neck returned to the DWTS stage after his treatment and felt lucky to have new dancing partner Mirai Nagasu and live his life to the fullest.
How Did Alan Berstan Gather Net Worth?
Alan summoned his net worth from his career as a professional dancer. According to hubpages.com, the DWTS cast member earns $125,000 as an initial amount for signing off, and the winner receives $360,000.
Alan, who became a cast member of DWTS since 2016, is accumulating some lucrative amount of payrolls from his stint on the ABC series.
Alan Bersten, who was born in 1994, celebrates his birthday on 26 May. At the tender age of seven, Alan started dancing, and his older brother became his tutor. The dancer was born as the youngest son of his parents. In his family, the dancer has two siblings, which include a sister and an older brother.
The Minnetonka, Minnesota-native Alan stands at the height of around 6 feet. The dancer holds American nationality and carries mixed ethnicity. His family origin lies in Russia. As per wiki, Alan studied at the University of Minnesota.