Julianne Hough Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

28th August 2016

Fact: Julianne Hough is reportedly set to return to U.S. talent show Dancing with the Stars as a judge. The 28-year-old dancer/actress took a break from the show in February (16) to appear in Grease: Live after sitting on the panel for two seasons, having previously competed as a professional from seasons four to eight. Her brother, fellow professional dancer Derek, is also set to hit the dancefloor again for the 23rd season of the show after bidding a temporary farewell in March (16).

19th January 2016

Quote: "It's a little daunting. I mean, those are some big shoes to fill. But Olivia has been amazing. I got to meet her a couple months ago and she kind of gave me her blessing, which was a huge weight off my shoulders, because all I want to do is make her proud." Julianne Hough has been given the OK to take on the role of Sandy in the upcoming Grease: Live TV event by the woman who played the role on the big screen, Olivia Newton-John.

19th March 2015

Fact: Actress Julianne Hough has joined the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Blake Lively by launching her own lifestyle website. The Footloose star's new-look juliannehough.com features everything from home decor to fitness tips to recipes and fashion advice. Announcing the venture on Instagram.com, she writes, "I wanted to design a space where I could connect with you all and talk about the things I'm most passionate about, like staying healthy, recipes, style, home decor and friendship."

21st August 2014

Fact: Actress/dancer Julianne Hough has been confirmed as the fourth judge on U.S. reality Tv competition Dancing With The Stars. Hough began as a professional dancer on the show in 2007 before embarking on an acting career. She was a guest judge last year (13) and has now been offered a permanent position on the panel. Her brother Derek dances on the show, which returns next month (Sep14).

4th December 2013

Fact: Zoe Saldana, Khloe Kardashian, Kelly Osbourne, Anna Kendrick, Julianne Hough and Samuel L. Jackson were among the stars who turned out to watch Beyonce perform at Los Angeles' Staples Center on Tuesday (03Dec13).

22nd November 2013

Quote: "I think maybe it was an unfortunate event, but she apologised and I feel like we can all move on." Actress Uzo Aduba holds no hard feelings against Julianne Hough after the blonde beauty stepped out for an early Halloween party wearing 'blackface' make-up to portray the Tv actress' Crazy Eyes character from drama series Orange Is The New Black.

11th October 2013

Fact: Zac Efron reunited with his Hairspray co-stars Brittany Snow and Julianne Hough, and director Adam Shankman in Los Angeles on Thursday (10Oct13), when they enjoyed an early Halloween trip to the Griffith Park Haunted Hayride. Hough's brother, Derek, also joined the group and shared a photo of the old pals online, alongside the caption, "Great time last night with great friends." The night out marked Efron's first in L.A. since news of his recent rehab stint became public.

27th July 2013

Fact: Julianne Hough's 1920-themed birthday party in Los Angeles last Saturday (20Jul13) was attended by stars including Selena Gomez, Ashley Tisdale, Ashley Greene and Nina Dobrev. The dancer/actress turned 25 that day.

20th June 2013

Quote: "We were on the George Strait tour together... a couple of years ago and we may or may not have done tequila shots on George Strait's bus. It was the greatest moment of my life, probably." Actress/singer Julianne Hough is a big fan of party-loving Blake Shelton.

27th February 2013

Fact: Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough turned the German premiere of Safe Haven into a dance party on Sunday (24Feb13) by recruiting fans to do the Harlem Shake routine with them. The actor started the stunt by dancing solo in the middle of a CinemaxX cinema in Berlin's Potsdamer Platz. Moments later, Hough and the rest of the guests in the entire theatre joined in the fun and danced along to Baauer's Harlem Shake hit.

15th February 2013

Quote: "I'm a Jack Mormon - I think that's what they call (people like me)... I was raised Mormon but I do things that I might not be allowed to do (as a Mormon)." Actress Julianne Hough on her religious links.

8th June 2012

Quote: "I play a Christian evangelist with burns over two-thirds of her body. No one will want to see my body in that." Actress Julianne Hough insists fans won't want her to strip off like she has in Footloose and new film Rock of Ages in her next movie, screenwriter Diablo Cody's untitled directorial debut.

7th June 2012

Quote: "You have no idea how hot Tom is. There's this one number, he sings Pour Some Sugar (on Me) and Def Leppard was in there, we were all watching... Just thinking about it now, I'm, like, getting chills... He looks like Anthony Kiedis." Actress Julianne Hough was stunned by Rock of Ages co-star Tom Cruise's rock-ability.

6th June 2012

Quote: "It was my wrap and good luck gift, which I think is more his gift than mine." Actress Julianne Hough on the stripper pole she was was given after filming Rock of Ages. She insists it's more a present for boyfriend Ryan Seacrest.

1st June 2012

Quote: "There's a lot of funny things that happened while we were shooting... Tom and I were dancing and I was whipping my head around and my wig flew off." Julianne Hough on her most embarrassing Rock of Ages scene with Tom Cruise.

27th April 2012

Tweet: "Wow listening to the opening credits song of @rockofagesmovie and @TomCruise killed/annihilated/destroyed it! Aaahhh I'm screaming!!!!" Julianne Hough is a big fan of her Rock of Ages co-star Tom Cruise.

25th April 2012

Tweet: "Just dropped Harley off at the vet for surgery.... she's getting spade (sic)! Breaks my heart. Hope the day goes quick!" Actress/singer Julianne Hough's pet dog is to be neutered.

10th November 2011

Tweet: "Boo!! :( my flight and all flights this morning to NY are cancelled due to weather! Should I jump on the train from Boston?" Actress Julianne Hough encounters travel trouble as she tries to get to New York.

5th October 2011

Fact: Singer/actress Julianne Hough's three sisters and her mother were part of a line dancing scene in the new Footloose movie - and her oldest sibling Shari was four months pregnant at the time.

27th September 2011

Fact: Rock Of Ages co-stars Russell Brand and Julianne Hough are reuniting once more for Diablo Cody's directorial debut. The pair will star in the as-yet-untitled drama about a woman who parties in Las Vegas after surviving a plane crash.

14th July 2011

Quote: "She's talking about you all the time. I think I've gotta hook you guys up... I think she's stalking you." Tom Cruise pokes fun at Rock of Ages co-star Julianne Hough during a radio interview with her boyfriend, DJ and American Idol host Ryan Seacrest.

2nd April 2011

Quote: "It’s, like, 'I gotta show him I’ve got some balls. I’m not gonna sit there and not say anything. I gotta interact. He’s amazing." Julianne Hough on working with Tom Cruise in new movie musical Rock of Ages.

18th January 2011

Fact: Country singer/actress Julianne Hough and her boyfriend, American Idol host Ryan Seacrest, made their red carpet debut as a couple on Sunday (16Jan11) when they appeared together at the 2011 Golden Globes. The stars began dating last year (10).

7th January 2011

Tweet: "Locked the keys in the car rental and I have to take my brother in law to the airport... Help!" BURLESQUE star Julianne Hough found herself in a tricky situation on Thursday (06Jan11).

28th November 2010

Fact: Ryan Seacrest and Julianne Hough enjoyed a romantic Thanksgiving holiday in Paris, France.

7th October 2010

Fact: Dancer/actress Julianne Hough passed the roller mills where the original FOOTLOOSE was shot every day when she was growing up. Now she's starring in the movie musical remake, which hit cinemas four years before she was born.

13th June 2010

Quote: "I've got a bra and underwear on and that's as far as I'll go." Country singer Julianne Hough refused to strip off as a burlesque dancer in Cher and Christina Aguilera's new movie BURLESQUE.

9th February 2010

Quote: "It's a hard job. You get up at 5am and try to look good. All these girls are a third my age. That is rough." Cher struggles to look her best next to her much-younger BURLESQUE co-stars Christina Aguilera, Kristen Bell and Julianne Hough.

29th May 2009

Fact: Country star Julianne Hough is leading the race to become Chace Crawford's love interest in the new FOOTLOOSE remake - the Dancing With The Stars favourite will screen test for the part on Friday (29May09). Miley Cyrus' name has also been linked to the role played by Lori Singer in the original movie.

22nd January 2009

Fact: Country rocker Toby Keith will be joined on tour by Dancing With The Stars champion-turned-singer Julianne Hough, who will open for the singer in February (09) during his U.S. concert dates.

19th November 2008

Fact: Hannah Montana star Cody Linley has become the latest celebrity to be voted off U.S. reality show Dancing With The Stars. The 18-year-old actor scored 46 out of 60 from the judges' votes - but it wasn't enough to save him and professional partner Julianne Hough from the cut on Tuesday's (18Nov08) show.

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