She is a multi-talented star who had started her journey as a Japanese singer but took the biggest stride in her career with her dancing moves as a dancer and a choreographer. Carrie Ann Inaba, who currently judges the performances in the show “Dancing with the Stars,” is resurrecting herself after recent split with former fiancé, Robb Derringer after nine-month of engagement.
Split After Nine-Month Engagement!
When Carrie said “I do” to actor Robb Derringer on 14th December 2016 after Robb purposed her in the secluded beach of California Coastline, every fan wished best for the couple. But after nine months of engagement, they have decided to call off their relationship. The news of their split surfaced on 12th September 2017.
“1 vs. 100” host Carrie once said that she had a beautiful first date with Robb that every girl dreams. At that moment, she felt everything about the evening felt so right.
During their engagement announcement, he said that:
‘I knew after our first romantic date, that if she felt for me what I felt for her, then it was something that was going to be significant and life changing and lasting.”
But after nine months, everything changed, and their speculation of a split began on 7th September when she posted a photo quoting:
“Just when I Think I have learned the way to live, Life changes.”
Caption: Carrie Ann Inaba and ex-fiance, Robb Derringer attending Emmy Awards in 2016.
Source: US Weekly
After the subtle clue of their split, confirmed news about their breakup surfaced on 12th September 2017 when People reported the news.
Split with Former Fiancé Jesse Sloan!
Her recent engagement nightmare is not the first one as she was formerly engaged to Jesse Sloan when Jesse purposed her on the episode of 'Live with Regis and Kelly' in a typical filmy manner on 31st March 2011.
In the show, lights went off, and after the lights came back, Jesse was on the stage violinists doing their job in the background. After his proposal, Carrie had no option but to say 'Yes, I will marry you.' As per reports, she met her fiancé-to-be on an online dating site.
Caption: Carrie Ann Inaba with former fiance, Jesse Sloan in March 2012.
Source: The Today Show
She even planned a lavish wedding that summer with beau Jesse Slogan who was 39 at that time. But before their outdoor wedding on the beach became a reality, the couple decided to end their engagement amicably.
The self-proclaimed cougar has a history of dating younger partner. Previously she had a fling with pro-dancer Artem Chigvintsev, with whom she had two and a half years relationship until 2009.
Carrie’s Career and Net Worth:
A singer, in her early career in Japan, released three singles in between 1986 and 1988. After returning to America, she became one of the “Fly Girls” in the television series “In Living Color.” She then appeared as a dancer in 1999 in “Jack and Jill.”
Since 2005, she became one of the star judges on the show “Dancing with the Stars” which recently welcomed Jordan Fisher under their helm. The dancer has made numerous appearances in the movie as well in “American Virgin,” “Boys and Girls,” “Austin Powers in Goldmember,” “Showgirls,” to name few notable once.
The multi talented personality is also a proven choreographer who showed her talent in mention-worthy shows like “American Idol,” “He’s a Lady,” “American Juniors,” and “All American Girl.”
An actress and the dancer has more wide range movie and television credits. Two-time Emmy award nominee boasts a decent net worth of $8 million. Also, her TV shows and movies support her ever growing net worth.
Her Short Bio and Family:
Graduate from the University of California took her first breath on 5th January 1968 which makes her age 49. She was born to parents Rodney Y. and Patty Inaba in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. Carrie Ann Inaba holds American nationality but belongs to mixed ethnicity as she is of Spanish, Irish, Chinese, Filipino, and Japanese ancestry. “Dancing with the Star” judge stand firmly at the height of 5 feet and 6 inches and maintains an athletic body shape. Except for the names of her parents, there is limited information about her family.