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Cheryl Burke

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Cheryl Burke Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Place Of Birth
San Francisco, USA
Age
38 years old
Birth Date
May 3 1984

Cheryl Burke Facts

Child Star?
no
Occupation
Dancer
Education & Qualifications
Menlo-Atherton High School.
Net Worth
$3,000,000
Parents
Sherri Burke, Stephen Burke
Siblings
Nicole Wolf, Mandy Wolf

About Cheryl Burke

Cheryl Burke is an American dancer, model, and tv host born on May 3, 1984.
She is best recognized for her work as a professional dancer on 'ABC's Dancing With The Stars', where she was the first female professional to win the event and the first professional to win the show twice. She's been a member of 23 seasons.
She came in second place on the NBC show 'I Can Do That.' She stepped in as Abby Lee Miller's successor on 'Dance Moms' in 2017. Continue reading to find out more about Cheryl Burke.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Cheryl Burke's net worth?

Cheryl Burke has a $3 million net worth as a professional dancer, supermodel, and television host in the United States.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Cheryl Burke?

Cheryl Burke is 5 ft 4 in (163 cm) tall.

How old is Cheryl Burke?

Cheryl Burke was born on May 3, 1984. She is 37 years old as of 2021.

Childhood And Education

Stephen Louis Burke and Sherri Bautista gave birth to Cheryl Stephanie Burke on May 3, 1984, in San Mateo County, California, United States. Nicole was her younger sister. Mandy wolf, her stepsister, is also her sister.
Cheryl Burke went to a typical primary school before graduating in 2002 from Menlo-Atherton High School. Burke began her ballet instruction when she was four years old. Burke's mother discovered after a few years that Cheryl Burke was no longer interested in ballet. As a result, when she was ten years old, she took her to a ballroom complete.
Cheryl Burke was so taken aback by the dance form that he determined to master it. Burke began her ballroom dance studio training when she was 11 years old. Her tutor advised her to concentrate on standard and Latin techniques. Cheryl Burke started competing in international ballroom dance events within two years.
Cheryl Burke was discovered by an ABC talent agency while competing in a 2005 competition with her then-boyfriend, Jose DeCamps. Her involvement in the network's dance reality series 'Dancing With The Stars' (DWTS) followed. She was crowned 'World Cup Professional Rising Star Latin Champion,' 'San Francisco Latin Champion,' and 'Ohio Star Ball Rising Star Latin Champion' in 2005.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Cheryl Burke’s partner?

Cheryl Burke married actor-singer Matthew Lawrence in San Diego, California, on May 23, 2019. Lawrence's brother, Joey, introduced them in 2006. They dated from 2007 to 2008 before breaking up. When their dating allegations surfaced in 2017, they reconciled. On May 3, 2018, they were finally engaged. The couple separated in 2022.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Cheryl Burke rose to fame and success as a professional dancer on the ABC reality show 'Dancing With The Stars.'

What awards has Cheryl Burke won?

Cheryl Burke received two Primetime Emmy nominations in 2006, one for 'Outstanding Choreography' and the other for 'Variety/Music Program/Special.' In these two categories, she became the youngest Emmy nominee.

Cheryl Burke’s Career

Cheryl Burke debuted on television in 2006 as 'Shannon,' a nurse, in the episode 'Loosely Ballroom' of the Disney Channel sitcom 'The Suite Life Of Zack & Cody.' She later appeared on 'Smallville' as a dancer. Burke won two consecutive seasons of 'DWTS,' one in season two (January 2006) and the other in season three. (September 2006). In the first, she collaborated with '98 Degrees' member Drew Lachey, and in the second, she collaborated with retired football player Emmitt Smith.
From December 19, 2006, until February 11, 2007, she and Lachey reunited for the 'Dancing With The Stars' tour. In the fourth season, Cheryl Burke was paired with Hollywood actor Ian Ziering (March 2007). In the semi-finals, the two were eliminated. She teamed up with Lachey once more for the 24-city summer tour, which ran from June 20 to July 24, 2007. For season five (September 2007), Burke's 'DWTS' partner was Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton. On October 9, 2007, they were eliminated.
Burke was honored with the 'Role Model Award' during the 7 'Annual Filipino/American Library Gala' on October 20. Burke took part in the 'DWTS' winter tour alongside Lachey and Newton from December 18, 2007, to February 10, 2008. Burke and athlete Maurice Greene were among the top duos in the seventh season of 'Dancing With The Stars,' which debuted in September 2008. For the following season (March 2009), she was paired with actor Gilles Marini, and they finished second. Due to fractures in DeLay's foot, Burke and her ninth-season companion, former 'U.S. House of Representatives' majority leader Tom DeLay, had to leave the show in September 2009.
She appeared in a commercial for 'Jazzercise' dance training classes and led an infomercial for her 'Disco Abs' workout system in 2009. Burke has also been named the 'Jazzercise' spokeswoman. In the same year, she debuted the 'Cheryl Burke Collection,' her signature activewear collection.
Cheryl Burke collaborated on a live performance for the 2010 animated blockbuster 'Toy Story 3' with renowned ballroom dancer Tony Dovolani and the dance and music group 'Gipsy Kings.' She released a Latin dance-inspired workout video series with ballroom champion Maksim Chmerkovskiy. She appeared in the music video for Ne-Yo's 'Camera Phone' in 2010. Burke's autobiography, 'Dancing Lessons: How I Found Passion and Potential On The Dance Floor And In Life,' was released in February 2011. The mayor of San Francisco gave her the key to the city the following year.
For season 10 of 'DWTS,' Burke teamed up with Chad Ochocinco, a former American football player. She was paired with former ‘DWTS’ champion Emmitt Smith, reality star Rob Kardashian, wrestler Chris Jericho, former Canadian–Bahamian basketball player Rick Fox, actor William Levy, and comedian D.L. Hughley respectively, for the following six seasons.
Burke's 17-season performances were influenced by her season partner, media figure Jack Osbourne, who had multiple sclerosis. They finished second in that season's standings. Cheryl Burke teamed up with game show host and actor Drew Carey and soap star Antonio Sabàto Jr. for the next two seasons. After her contract with 'DWTS' expired after season 19, she left the show to seek other opportunities.

Other Interesting Cheryl Burke Facts And Trivia

Cheryl Burke started her apparel line, 'Cee Bee,' in 2015 with the help of the home-shopping network ‘QVC.’
She came second in the first season of NBC's 'I Can Do That,' which aired in May 2015.
Cheryl Burke shared the stage with Olympic champion ice skaters in the live stage-show production 'Love on the Floor' in Japan in 2016 and 2017.
Burke was a co-producer of the show with the live event business 'IMG.' She was also one of the show's creators.
Cheryl Burke returned to 'DWTS' in September 2016 for its season 23, teaming with 'Olympic' swimmer Ryan Lochte. After skipping the following season, Cheryl Burke returned in September 2017 for season 25 with former 'NFL' wide receiver Terrell Owens.
Cheryl Burke has appeared in ads for 'Depend Silhouette' briefs, 'Impress Nails,' and 'Sargento Cheese,' among other brands.
Cheryl Burke is a popular motivational speaker who has given multiple sessions on body positivity, inspired by her personal experiences.
Cheryl Burke frequently speaks at medical conferences, women's conventions, and schools, promoting self-esteem and a positive body image.
Matthew Lawrence is an American actor and musician from the United States who is best known for his appearances in the films 'Mrs. Doubtfire' and ‘Boy Meets World.’
Matthew Lawrence also starred alongside his real-life brothers Joey and Andrew in the television series ‘Brotherly Love.’
Cheryl Burke split from Matthew Lawrence in the year 2022.
She opened her first dance studio in 2008 after buying San Francisco's Metronome Dance Center, where she took dance classes as a little girl.
Main image credit: Tinseltown /Shutterstock

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