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Julianne Hough: Early Life, Career, Boyfriends & Net Worth

Some people are just gifted with multi-talent. American actress, dancer, singer, and songwriter Julianne Hough is one of the examples. People with several talents and skills and are great in each field are really admired.

Hough is best known for her dancing performance on Dancing with the Stars. She received three nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography.

Some of the movies that represent Julianne Hough’s outstanding performance are Footloose, Rock of Ages, and Safe Haven. She is also a former America’s Got Talent judge.

Quick Facts: Julianne Hough

Full Name:Julianne Alexandra Hough
NickName:Jules
Birth Date:July 20, 1988
Age:32 years old
Horoscope:Cancer
Birth Place:Orem, Utah, United States
Father’s Name:Bruce Robert Hough
Mother’s Name:Marriann Hough
Siblings:Derek Hough (Older Brother)(Professional Dancer), Sharee Hough (Older Sister), Katherine Hough (Older Sister), Marabeth Hough(Older Sister)
Height:5 feet 3 inches or 160cm
Weight:54 kg or 119 lbs
Body Measurements:34-24-34 inches  or 86-61-86 cm
Nationality:American
Ethnicity:Mixed (German, French, Canadian, Scottish, Danish, Dutch, North-Irish, Swedish)
Eye Color:Blue
Hair Color:Blonde
Education:Alta High School, Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts Ltd, Las Vegas Academy of the Arts
Profession:Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Choreographer, Dancer, Film actor
Marital Status:Married
Spouse:Brooks Laich
Social Media Presence: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube

Early Life and Education of Julianne Hough

Julianne Alexandra Hough, aka, Julianne Hough was born on July 20, 1988, in the Orem, Utah, United States of America.

She was raised together with one older brother and three older sisters. Not to mention, Julianne is the younger in her family.

Hough is the daughter of Marianne and Bruce Hough. Her father had become the chairman of the Utah Republican Party twice.

Derek Hough is her older brother, and he is a professional dancer. Sharee, Marabeth, and Katherine are her three older sisters.

Julianne’s parents got divorced when Julianne was 10 years old, and Julianne and her brother were sent to London to study and live with their coaches, Shirley Ballas and Corky.

Furthermore, Julianne Hough started her dancing career when she was 9 years old at the art studio named Center Stage Performing Arts Studio in Orem.

After that, Hough and her brother started training at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, where they were trained in song, gymnastics, theater, and many dance forms, including ballet, jazz, and tap.

At 12 years old, Hough, along with 2 other boys (her brother and one other guy), formed their own pop music trio, 2B1G(2 Girls 1 Boy). They performed at a dance competition in the U.S and UK and showcased it on a UK television show.

Likewise, when Hough was 15 years old, she won both International Latin Youth Champion and Junior World Latin Champion at the Blackpool Dance Festival.

After returning to the United States, she attended Alta High School and Las Vegas Academy.

Julianne Hough: Age and Body Measurements

Beautiful and talented American actress Julianne Hough is currently living her 32nd years of age. Her star sign is Cancer which represents her character as loyal, emotional, sympathetic, and tenacious.

Julianne has a perfectly toned body with a body measurement of 34-24-34 inches or 86-61-86 cm and a total body weight of 54 kg or 119 lbs.

Also, she has a slender body built with a banana-shaped body. She has a flat tummy, narrow hips, and small boobs.

Talking about her outlook, She has a pair of blue eyes with blonde hair. Hough’s dress size is 4(US) or 36 (EU), or 8 (UK). Julianne wears a shoe of size 6.5 (US) or 4(UK) or 37 (EU) and a bra size of 32B.

Personal Life of Julianne Hough

Julianne Hough stopped practicing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in October 2013, which she mentioned through the New York Post, but she was glad that she grew up in the church.

Looking towards her relationships, she dated Chuck Wicks, a fellow country singer, from August 2008 to November 2009. After the breakup, she wrote a song, “Is That So Wrong,” dedicating to Chuck Wicks.

Hough then began dating Ryan Seacrest, and their relationship lasted for almost three years.

After her breakup with Ryan, she began dating Brooks Laich, an NHL player of the Washington Capitals. The couple got engaged on August 18, 2015, and married on July 8, 2017.

Unfortunately, Hough and Laich separated in 2020 after Hough filed for divorce.

In October 2013, she donned blackface as her Halloween costume representing Uzo Aduba’s character Suzanne Warren. She later apologized for her costume, which offended people.

Julianne has been continuously diagnosed with the disease endometriosis since 2008, which she revealed to help de-stigmatize the conditions. Hough has a close friendship with actress Nina Dobrev and describes herself as “not straight.”

Career life of Julianne Hough

Julianne Hough began her professional career as a Million Dollar Dancer who won season four of the U.S. Dancing with the Stars along with her partner, Apolo Ohno.

Winning the title made her the youngest professional dancer to win Dancing with the Stars.

Again in the next year, season five, Hough, with another dancing partner, Helio Castroneves, won the show.

Looking at her outstanding dance in the competition, she was nominated at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards for the Outstanding Choreography “Para Los Rumberos.”

In season seven, she felt abdominal pain during her performance and was rushed to the hospital, where she had surgery to remove her appendix. She missed several performances, which were performed by Edyta Sliwinska.

After several years of performance in Dancing with the Stars, on October 7, 2013, Hough was invited as a guest judge. She then became a permanent judge until 2017.

The year 2014 was a great year for Hough as she and her brother Derek planned a summer tour of over 40 different cities of the U.S. and Canada.

The name of their summer tour was “Move Live on Tour,” which includes their dancing and singing. They had a successful tour which began in Park City, Kansas, on May 25, 2014, and ended in Los Angeles on July 26, 2014.

Music and Acting Career

Julianne released her first-ever single music, “Will You Dance With Me,” on iTunes and Wal-Mart in 2007, which she intended to raise money for the American Red Cross.

Her first album on her name was recorded in Nashville and produced by David Malloy in 2008.

Similarly, her second single, “That Song in My Head,” was the first song to be released to country radio.

Hough appeared on a commercial of Juicy Fruit where she released an EP of Christmas music called Sounds of the Season: The Julianne Hough Holiday Collection.

Julianne made her debut film in “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” in Hogwarts schoolgirl’s role. Hough then appeared in a musical film, Burlesque, alongside Cher and Christina Aguilera.

She got her first lead role as Ariel Moore in the movie “Footloose” which was released on October 14, 2011. Another big role was in the movie “Rock of Ages” alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones, Malin Akerman, and Tom Cruise.

Awards and Nominations of Julianne Hough

  • Nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards as Outstanding Choreography from Dancing with the Stars in 2008 and 2009.
  • Won ShoWest Award as Female Rising Star of 2011.
  • Hough was nominated for the Teen Choice Awards as Choice Movie: Breakout from Rock of Ages in 2012.
  • Won Primetime Emmy Awards as Outstanding Choreography from Dancing with the Stars in 2015.

Julianne Hough Favorite Things

  1. Favorite Perfume: Gucci Flora by Gucci
  2. Favorite Food: Cheesy pizza
  3. Hobbies: Sky diving, Dancing, Snowboarding, Water Skiing, Wakeboarding
  4. Favorite TV Show: Friends, The Simpsons, The Family Guy, 24, Dancing with the Stars

Some Interesting facts about Julianne Hough

  1. Julianne Hough has won season 4 and season 5 of the dancing competition show “Dancing with the Stars.”
  2. Dancing is in her blood. All four of Julianne Hough’s grandparents were dancers.
  3. Julianne has also become a judge on “Dancing with the Stars.”
  4. She had to undergo an appendix operation on October 28, 2008.
  5. She was ranked number 30 on Maxim’s Hot 100 List of 2008.
  6. Julianne had two dogs named Harley and Lexi. They both died in October 2019.
  7. Julianne helped in choreographing the music video for Gwen Stefani’s 2006 single “Wind It Up.”
  8. Hough was diagnosed with endometriosis in 2008.
  9. When she was 12 years old, she, together with her brother and one other guy, made a group named “2B1G” (2 boys, 1 girl).
  10. Julianne has shared a close bond with the Canadian model and actress Nina Dobrev.

Julianne Hough: Net Worth and Income

Multi-talented Julianne Hough is one of the best dancers, singers as well as actors. This 32 years old celebrity is, of course, a millionaire and sits on a throne of 10 million dollars as of 2021.

Having multiple professions makes multiple ways to earn money which Julianne clearly understands.

Hough is a popular celebrity who earns her maximum income through her acting career and also from her dancing, singing, and tv reality shows.

We clearly can see Hough spending her million dollars on her dream life through her social media posts.

Social Media Presence

Hough is an active social media user who is popular among several social media platforms. This public figure is well appreciated and admired by millions of people.

Julianne is more active on her Instagram account, with a huge number of followers, over 4.8 million.

Likewise, Hough is also available on other social media platforms like Twitter with over 1 million followers,  Facebook with over 1.6 million followers, and YouTube account with over 72k followers.