Dancing king! Derek Hough followers know he’s a six-time Dancing With the Stars champion, however they don’t know every little thing in regards to the entertainer.
Earlier than Hough, 36, was wowing audiences along with his killer dance strikes on TV, he was impressing the royals, he completely tells Us Weekly. The Utah-born performer moved to London earlier than his teenage years, and his first stage function was at Windsor Citadel, the longer term web site of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry‘s wedding ceremony.
That’s not his solely royal connection. Forward of launching his new present Derek Hough: No Restrict on the Venetian in Las Vegas on September 22, the three-time Emmy winner dished on almost falling in entrance of the Queen, geeking out over superheroes and the one time sister Julianne Hough beat him in competitors.
Learn on to study extra about Hough:
1. I’m an additional within the first Harry Potter film.
2. I can maintain my breath underwater for 3 and a half minutes.
3. I’ve free dived as much as 60 toes with humpback whales and noticed dolphins.
4. I’ve seen each Marvel film and TV present.
5. My mother lived in Vegas for 20 years and I’d go there as a child and dream about having my very own present, and now I do with my residency at The Venetian that begins in September!
6. The one time Julianne ever beat me in a ballroom competitors was in Vegas.
7. I moved to London once I was 12 and completed college there whereas pursuing dance.
8. I virtually did a backflip onto Rod Stewart in entrance of the Queen once I was a teen. Not on objective.
9. We rescued one in every of our cats, Palo, out of a gutter the night time of the Emmy awards.
10. Throughout his first solo tour in London, I snuck into John Mayer’s dressing room and bought thrown out a number of instances.
11. I later met John Mayer and informed him the story.
12. I don’t suppose I paid for any live performance tickets as a child in London, I all the time snuck in.
13. My first live performance was Neil Diamond and my second live performance was Korn.
14. My favourite film as a child was Labyrinth with David Bowie.
15. My first CD was The Offspring – however my dad didn’t approve and snapped it in half.
16. Exterior of dance, I performed soccer and was a superb large receiver.
17. The one bones I’ve ever damaged are my pinky finger and my huge toe.
18. I’ve 4 sisters and all my garments had been hand-me-downs from them, so I’d colour my pink tennis sneakers with a sharpie and hunt for all of the unisex shirts.
19. On Dancing with the Stars, I fell whereas rehearsing my jive with Kellie Pickler and since then have had a nagging shoulder harm for years.
20. I bought into gardening throughout quarantine and now I’m obsessive about vegetation.
21. [Girlfriend] Hayley [Erbert] and I are obsessive about Sackboy on Ps and accomplished it to 99 % throughout quarantine.
22. The dream trip spot I haven’t been to but is Southeast Asia – I wish to go to Thailand and Bali and see the temples and ruins there.
23. I as soon as auditioned for FAME on the West Finish and didn’t get it, however…
24. The director saved me in thoughts and gave me the lead for Footloose.
25. My first stage function was the Large in a Jack and the Beanstalk pantomime at Windsor Citadel.
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