Julianne Hough. biography
Julianne Alexandra Hough was born on July 20, 1988, in Sandy, Utah, and is best known as the two-time champion of ABC's hit reality competition series Dancing with the Stars. She began her formal dance training and competing at the age of 10 and later materialized into the youngest American dancer to be named both the Junior World Latin Champion and International Latin Youth Champion at London's Blackpool Dance Festival. After moving to Los Angeles, Hough landed her first on-screen dancing gig on the TV game show Show Me the Money before joining the cast of Dancing with the Stars in 2007.
Also an aspiring actress and talented country singer, Hough made her acting debut in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) and released her self-titled debut album in 2008, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Album chart. She then made an appearance in the musical film Burlesque (2010) alongside Christina Aguilera and Cher prior to landing her first lead role in the remake of the hit teen-film Footloose (2011).
Aside from her entertainment value, Hough is firmly connected to many charities, including Clothes Off Our Back and St. Jude's Children's Hospital.
Hough's most recent projects include, the musical Rock of Ages (2011) with Tom Cruise, the animation comedy Gladiators of Rome (2012), the comedy Untitled Diablo Cody Project (2013), the biopic Skum Rocks! (2013) alongside Kevin Bacon, and the romance drama Safe Heaven (2013) opposite Josh Duhamel. In 2012, she announced that her second studio album Wildfire was completed and is set to release sometime in 2013.
Julianne Hough Boyfriend & Dating History Timeline
2008 - 2009
Hough and Chuck Wicks first began dating after being paired together on Dancing with the Stars and were reportedly thinking of tying the knot (though they never did).
December 2009 - 2010
Hough and Jared Followill were rumored to be dating when the two were spotted together at a karaoke bar in December 2009.
Hough and comedian Dane Cook were reportedly dating and were spotted on multiple occasions getting cozy at Hollywood's most popular clubs as well as his comedy shows.
June 2010 - Present
Hough and famed TV host Ryan Seacrest began dating in 2010 and were officially named a couple by the media when the two were caught making out on a yacht while in Italy.