Julianne Hough

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Julianne Hough (born 20.07.1988)
Julianne Hough is a professional dancer, singer and actress.

Julianne Hough: Childhood
Julianne Hough was born in Sandy, Utah. Her parents are Mari Ann and Bruce Robert Hough, a former chairman of the Utah Republican Party, but they divorced when she was 10.
She started performing as a young girl at the Center Stage Performing Arts Studio in Orem, Utah. She later moved to London with her brother Derek to be tutored by Corky and Shirley Ballas before attending Italia Conti Academy where they trained in various dance styles as well as song, theatre and gymnastics.
When she was 15, she became the youngest person to win the Junior World Latin Champion and International Latin Youth Champion at the Blackpool Dance Festival.
She left London in her teens and has claimed to have suffered much abuse at the dance school. She then attended the Las Vegas Academy and Alta High School after moving back to the US.

Julianne Hough: Dancing career
Julianne Hough's first TV appearances included being a dancer on the gameshow 'Show Me the Money'.
She won the fourth season of 'Dancing With The Stars' with Olympic skater Apolo Ohno. She also won season five with racer Helio Castroneves in 2007. However, she was eliminated in the fourth week in the next series in which she partnered with comedian Adam Carolla.
Her performance on 'DWTS' earned her an Emmy award nomination.
During season seven in 2008, she was rushed to hospital with severe abdominal pains following a performance with her partner Cody Linley. She had an appendectomy and was replaced by Edyta Sliwinska until she returned.
Despite initially stating that she wouldn't return for season eight, she did so alongside partner (and boyfriend) Chuck Wicks. She made return performances on following years with her 'Footloose' co-star Kenny Wormald and her brother and later to promote 'Rock of Ages'.

Julianne Hough: Music career
Julianne Hough's first single was charity number 'Will You Dance With Me' in 2007. She subsequently signed with Mercury Nashville records.
Later that year, she released her self-titled debut album which opened at number 1 on the Top Country Albums chart.
In 2008, she toured with Brad Paisley; the singers were also featured together on Snoop Dogg's 'My Medicine' video. She later released Christmas EP 'Sounds of the Season: The Julianne Hough Holiday Collection' and performed second single 'My Hallelujah Song' on 'Dancing With The Stars'.
In 2009, she won the Top New Female Vocalist award at the Academy of Country Music Awards.
She has a second album called 'Wildfire' that has not yet been released and, due to her underperforming music career, there are not yet any plans for its release.

Julianne Hough: Acting career
Julianne Hough's first acting role was as an uncredited Hogwarts schoolgirl in 2001's 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone'.
She has also appeared in 2010's 'Burlesque' and 2012's 'Rock of Ages', and her first leading role was in 2011's 'Footloose' remake.
She had a starring role in Nicholas Sparks' 'Safe Haven' in 2013 and is set to star in an upcoming Diablo Cody movie.

Julianne Hough: Personal life
Julianne Hough is currently dating radio show host Ryan Seacrest and has been for nearly three years. She was previously in a relationship with country singer Chuck Wicks.
She was in support of republican Mitt Romney in the 2012 United States presidential election.
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Julianne Hough Reveals What Her Judging Style May Be In 'DWTS' Return

23rd August 2014 -

 News

Earlier this week, it was reported that Julianne Hough will going back to her roots as she is returning to ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars' as the show's fourth judge, joining Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli...

Julianne Hough Will Return To 'Dancing With The Stars' As Fourth Judge For Season 19

21st August 2014 -

 News

Julianne Hough is coming back! The 26 year-old star is going back to her roots as she is returning to ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars' as the show's fourth judge, joining Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli...

Julianne Hough's Aim Was To Remain Single For One Year

19th February 2014 -

 News

Julianne Hough, who has been recently linked to Canadian hockey player Brooks Laich, didn't want to get involved with someone new just yet.The actress/singer was left heart broken when her near 3-year relationship with TV...

Julianne Hough Defended By 'DWTS' Co-Stars Following Blackface Controversy

30th October 2013 -

 News

Julianne Hough has gained ample attention for her ill-advised Halloween costume, after she went to a pre-Halloween bash in Los Angeles dressed as Orange is the New Black character Crazy Eyes, complete with blackened skin....

Following His Sister's Ill Advised Costume Idea, Derek Hough Goes Punk For Halloween

29th October 2013 -

 News

When Dancing With the Stars professional Julianne Hough went out for Halloween, her plan was to honour one of her favourite television characters; Crazy Eyes from the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black....

Julianne Hough Apologises On Twitter For Blackface Halloween Costume

29th October 2013 -

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Julianne Hough, the actress who began her career on Dancing With the Stars, apologised for appearing at a Halloween fancy dress party in blackface.Julianne Hough in her inappropriate Halloween costume.The 25-year-old actress, who is best...

Derek Hough Suffering With "Severely Injured" Back & Could Miss DWTS Tonight

29th October 2013 -

 News

Derek Hough may not be able to perform on this week's Dancing With the Stars. The 28-year-old professional dancer is paired with Glee's Amber Riley on this season of DWTS. Unfortunately he has been suffering...

Halloween Rolls Around With Plenty Of Ridiculousness, Including Julianne Hough's Blackface Scandal

28th October 2013 -

 News

Halloween weekend just passed and with it – the offensive, stereotypical costumes. There are a few every year and celebrities aren’t exempt from the rule. Case in point – former Dancing with the Stars staple...

Julianne Hough Attends Halloween Bash With Blackface. That Happened.

28th October 2013 -

 News

The world is split into two separate factions. Those who think it's still acceptable to wear a blackface, and those who don't.Everyone's favorite dancer Julianne Hough is semingly a fully paid up member of the...

Julianne Hough Gets Called Out On Sporting Blackface For A Halloween Costume, Promptly Apologizes

27th October 2013 -

 News

There is still tons of cultural appropriation going on in entertainment, fashion, media, you name it. Still, in 2013, one would hope that we’ve at least moved on from blackface – not so, it would...

Julianne Hough Apologises For Her Blackface 'Orange Is The New Black' Halloween Costume

26th October 2013 -

 News

Julianne Hough, the dancer turned singer and actress best known for her appearances on Dancing With the Stars and Safe Haven, has apologised for appearing at a Halloween party in blackface. Her costume was rather...

'Paradise' - Julianne Hough Is A Little Lamb Coming of Age [Trailer + Stills]

9th August 2013 -

 News

In Paradise, the appropriately named Lamb Mannerheim takes the scenic route in coming of age. Scarred for life but still alive after a plane crash, Lamb shocks her home-town by taking off to Las Vegas...

Paradise

8th August 2013 -

 Video

Lamb Mannerheim was a beautiful, smart, strictly religious, perfect young girl and the pride of both her parents and her local parish. That is until one day, when an accident changed her views on faith...

Can 'Dancing With The Stars' Survive Without Derek Hough?

23rd May 2013 -

 News

Derek Hough, the main professional draw on 'Dancing With The Stars,' is likely to leave the show the good and pursue his other ambitions. After picking up the mirrorball trophy for the fourth time -...

Julianne Hough Dons Denim Dress In Beverly Hills

7th May 2013 -

 Footage

'Rock of Ages' star Julianne Hough is snapped running errands in Beverly Hills wearing a blue denim smock-like dress and high-heeled ankle boots. She is seen waiting at a door somewhere, distractedly looking at her...

Julianne Hough wanted to get married

25th March 2013 -

 News

Julianne Hough reportedly broke up with Ryan Seacrest because he didn't propose to her.Although the 38-year-old 'American Idol' host was looking at rings, friends believe he took too long to get around to it, leading...

Split Between Ryan Seacrest and Julianne Hough: The Most Civil Breakup Ever?

16th March 2013 -

 News

Ryan Seacrest and girlfriend Jennifer Hough have decided to take a break from their relationship.After dating for more than two years, the media mogul and American Idol host and his actress and Dancing with the...

Julianne Hough Leaves Jewelry Worth $100,000 In Car: Guess What Happened?

14th March 2013 -

 News

Julianne Hough is reeling from having $100,000 worth of jewelry stolen from her car on Friday night (March 8, 2013). The actress - the girlfriend of Ryan Seacrest - was in Hollywood visiting a friend...

Safe Haven

1st March 2013 -

 Movie Review

Nicholas Sparks strikes again with yet another film based on a misty-eyed novel about tormented seaside romance in the romanticised American South. It's so trapped in Sparks' cliche-ridden universe that we know the entire plot...

Pregnant Fergie and Husband Josh Duhamel Hit The Streets of London

22nd February 2013 -

 News

Fergie joined Josh Duhamel in London this week for the promotional campaign of his new movie Safe Haven, with Julianne Hough. Fergie, 37, recently announced she is pregnant with her first child and Josh opened...

Julianne Hough And Josh Duhamel Arrive At 'Safe Haven' NY Premiere

20th February 2013 -

 Footage

'Safe Haven' main stars Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel are snapped as they arrive outside the movie's New York premiere along with singers Colbie Caillat and Gavin Degraw. Josh is seen greeting Gavin saying, 'Yeah,...

Hot Tickets! US Movie Releases: 'Safe Haven' And 'A Good Day To Die Hard' Battle It Out For Worst Valentine's Weekend Movie

15th February 2013 -

 News

Ah, Valentine’s Weekend. That thing that doesn’t actually exist because there’s only actually one day that’s officially attributed to Valentine’s Day but it does exist in the world of the movie box office. It’s the...

High Hopes For Safe Haven On Valentine's Day, But Does It Deliver?

14th February 2013 -

 News

It’s Valentine’s Day. You need to choose a movie to take your loved one to go see at the local theatre. It’s 2013. You pretty much have a choice between the latest Bruce Willis blockbuster...

Julianne Hough And Josh Duhamel AT NYC Premiere Of Safe Haven

13th February 2013 -

 News

Julianne Hough caused a stir at the New York premiere of her latest movie Safe Haven, by opting for a dress-over-pants look, possibly inspired by a similar ensemble sported by Emma Watson not so long...

Julianne Hough Enjoys Hollywood Safe Haven Premiere, But It Could Have Been Very Different After Dodgy First Audition

6th February 2013 -

 News

As Julianne Hough and Josh Duhamel – accompanied by Black Eyed Peas star Fergue – celebrated the Hollywood premiere of their forthcoming film Safe Haven in Hollywood last night, Popsugar posted a video of the...

Ellen DeGeneres Chats to Ryan Seacrest About American Idol, Julianne Hough and Proposals

1st February 2013 -

 News

Ellen DeGeneres and Ryan Seacrest are friends 'in real life', so when he came to chat to her on her show, Ellen, plenty of anecdotes came spilling out in the conversation.Ellen told her audience about...

A Week In Movies: Sundance Buzz For Stoker Trailer, London Critics' Choose Amour, First Look At Tommy Lee Jones In Emperor

25th January 2013 -

 News

Updates From Sundance Film Festival And The London Critics' Circle Awards Plus Trailers For, Stoker, Emperor And Red 2As the Sundance Film Festival continues in Utah, buzz is emerging about the new Nicole Kidman movie...

Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough Greet Fans for Safe Haven Premier (VIDEO)

22nd January 2013 -

 News

Safe Haven, the movie adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks novel, is set to be released this February and last night it enjoyed its premier in Toronto. Stars Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough were greeted with...

Josh Duhamel And Julianne Hough Sign For Fans At 'Safe Haven' Premiere

22nd January 2013 -

 Footage

'Transformers' star Josh Duhamel and 'Rock of Ages' star Julianne Hough arrive at the premiere for their upcoming romance drama movie 'Safe Haven' in Toronto, Canada which is set to be released in the UK...

Safe Haven

21st January 2013 -

 Video

When Katie Feldman flees from her city and winds up in the picturesque town of Southport in North Carolina, she is initially welcomed by the close-knit community. As much as she tries to avoid it,...

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