Eva Lago might not have earned the title and fortune of $1 million in the finale of ‘World of Dance’ on Tuesday but has evidently won millions of hearts with her exceptional performances throughout the show. No doubt, she poured her heart out for the finale but couldn’t beat the competitive French brothers, Laurent and Larry Bourgeois known collectively as Les Twins. She is an American dancer who previously danced in the renowned Larkin Dance Studio in Maplewood, Minnesota.
Her Journey in the ‘World of Dance’:
Eva Igo was enlisted by the ‘World of Dance’ producers to audition after they saw the excellent videos of her dancing on her Instagram account. During the ‘Qualifiers,' she earned the average score 88 from the show’s judges, Ne-Yo, Jennifer Lopez and Derek Hough and made to the next round. She then successfully scored 89 in the ‘Battle Round’ and 92.5 during the ‘The Cut’ challenge.
Similarly, in the ‘Divisional final,' she scored 96.7 and became the champion beating out Diana Pombo. In the world finale held on 8 August 2017, the dancer received 91 and 93.5 respectively in two phases where she performed solo on ‘In The Air Tonight’ and ‘Alive.' She did receive a lot of praise from the judges but couldn’t compete for the score of twin French dancers which was 93.8.
Eva previously featured as a guest artist in season 3 the episode of ‘Dance Moms’ named ‘Camouflaged Maneuvers’ and competed against the Abby Lee’s team. She set a record in the competition making the higher score than Maddie Ziegler. She has won several regional and national titles and released her first solo on ‘Think Pink’ in 2008. Adding to that, she has performed in several shows including Hall of Fame Dance Challenge in St Paul and Showbiz Talent in Minneapolis.
Eva’s Short Bio and Family Facts:
As per the wiki source, Eva Erin Igo aged 14 was born on November 9, 2002, in St Paul, Minnesota. She grew up in St. Paul with her parents, Pat and Dawn and siblings, Sean and Kayla. Her family, supporting her passion, encouraged her for dancing since she was three years old.
She performs at the Larkin Dance Studio in Maplewood, Minnesota which is deemed as one of the top dance studios in America. She will be promoted to 9th grade for this 2017/2018 school year. She previously went to public school but switched to online schooling from 2016.
She belongs to American ethnicity and stands tall at the impressive height of 5 feet 4 inches. The dancer’s favorite color is yellow and favorite singers are Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, and Taylor Swift.