Derek Hough is a professional American dancer known for his time in the ABC show, Dancing with the Stars. He became a 6-time-winner; 2-time Emmy-winner in DWTS. He has also made cameo appearances in several feature films and TV series.
Throughout his dancing and acting career, he has credit over various TV shows and few movies. His notable works include Rock of Ages, Make Your Move 3D, Nashville, and American Ninja Warrior.
What's The Net Worth Of Derek Hough?
Derek Hough has accumulated a net worth of $4 million from his professional dancing and acting career. He has mustered his income from American Broadcasting Company and CTV Television Network as he appeared on reality TV series, Dancing with the Stars from 2007 to 2016. He has also added fortunes from his eleven years stint on TV show Entertainment Tonight from 2007 to 2018.
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Likewise, his minor role of Hogwarts schoolboy in the 2001 blockbuster movie, 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' has also served to boost his wealth. The Warner Bros. Pictures flick grossed the box office of $974.8 million. The movie hit the theatres with the production budget of $125 million.
During mid-2017's, Derek listed a 3,358 square feet development property in Sherman Oaks for $1.795 million. The proposed house consists of three bedrooms, four bathrooms, a spa-like bath, and a walk-in closet. He also reportedly sold his Studio City house for $1.85 million during late-2014.
Derek first marked his place as an actor in the 2001 movie, 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.' He started his dancing career at the age of 22 and appeared in BBC One's TV show DanceX. He then joined ABC show, Dancing with the Stars from 2007 to 2016.
He was also invited to play the role of a gay character in ABC series, Cougar Town. However, Derek could not perform the gay character due to his busy schedule on Dancing With the Stars. As of now, he is busy with his work appearing as a judge in NBC Reality dance competition, World of Dance since 2017.
Dating Fellow Dance Star; Does Not Feel Pressure To Be Engaged
Derek Hough is dating a fellow dancer, Hayley Erbert since 2015. His girlfriend Hayley is also a professional dancer and has finished in the top six during the 10th season of the popular dance competition, So You Think You Can Dance. Currently, Hayley is on the show A Night To Remeber.
The pair first met in the year 2015 in DWTS and subsequentially started dating the same year.
The duo was spotted on July 2016, enjoying breakfast at Joan's On Third in Studio City wearing a casual dress. Derek gave his girlfriend a big hug, and they strolled towards farmers market in Ventura Boulevard after having their breakfast.
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During his girlfriend's birthday on 11 October 2017, the Dancing with the Stars' professional dancer took his Instagram and wished Hayley 'Happy Birthday.' He also shared their picture and labeled his sweetheart as 'beautiful.'
Derek Hough and his girlfriend, Hayley Erbert in a picture posted on 11 October 2017 (Photo: Instagram)
Hayley is also best friend with Derek's sister Julianne Hough. After his sister married her longtime boyfriend Brooks Laich in July 2017, Derek opened up a little regarding his wedding. He revealed that there is not any pressure for him to get engaged. Brooks Laich and Julianne Hough share a husband-and-wife relationship. His actress sister also wished Hayley her 23rd birthday on Instagram.
Derek and Hayley have been together since their initial meeting during Hayley's performance on DWTS. During DWTS, he paired with Bindi Irwin. Even after the years of relationship, the couple's bonding has not faded, Most recently on Valentine's Day 2019, he shared the cozy picture of his lady Hayley and wrote that he loves her very much.
Derek's Previous Dating Relationships
Before dating Hayley, the American Ninja Warrior actor is reported to have dated around ten different girls. He first dated British actress India de Beaufort from 2000 to 2008. After he split India, he dated Shannon Elizabeth from 2008 to August 2009. He was also linked with Joanna Krupa in 2009. He was also rumored to be dating Nicole Scherzinger from 2010 to 2012.
He was also linked with Cheryl Cole from February 2010 to May 2010, Christina Jones in February 2012, and Kristin Chenoweth in March 2012. Similarly, he was rumored to be dating Maria Menounos from 2012 to 2013. Derek dated Nina Dobrev for only six weeks before he ended his relationship in October 2013. He was also rumored to be dating an American actress Nicole Houston Reed in 2014.
Born on 17 May 1985, Derek Hough is a native of Salt Lake City, Utah. The American professional dancer has a height of 1.78 m (5' 10") and posses American nationality. As per wiki, he graduated from Italia Conti Academy of Performing Arts in Goswell Rd, London.
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Derek was born to his parents Mari Anne Hough and Bruce Robert Hough. He has four siblings as his family member. His siblings' name is Julianne Hough, Katherine Hough, Marabeth Hough, and Sharee Hough. He seems to enjoy a healthy relationship with his parents. Especially his mother, with whom he was seen sharing and enjoying a beautiful dance which was shared on his Instagram page.