Julianne Hough is an American actress, singer, and composer. She began her professional dancing career in 2007 and won two seasons of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars with her celebrity partners. After leaving the show in 2009, she returned in 2014 as a permanent judge, a position she kept until 2017.
She has been nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography three times for her work on the show, winning once in 2015 alongside her brother Derek Hough and Tessandra Chavez.
Who Is Julianne Hough Dating Now?
Although nothing has been officially announced, Julianne looks to have met a new man recently. Julianne was photographed out and about with model Charlie Wilson in November 2021, according to Page Six.
The two wore relaxed looks as they walked out to eat, but that’s not why fans are so excited. Photographers caught the couple kissing, cuddling, and otherwise seeming in love.
Nonetheless, neither of them has mentioned being an official couple as of this writing. Charlie is a well-known model who is represented by Ursula Wiedmann Models, who have a profile on him here.
Julianne Hough’s Biography
Julianne Alexandra Hough, 33, was born on July 20, 1988, in Orem, Utah. She hails from a family of five Mormons. Her parents are Marianne and Bruce Hough, and her father was twice the chairman of the Utah Republican Party.
Her brother, Derek Hough, is a professional dancer as well. Her older sisters are Sharee, Marabeth, and Katherine. All four of Hough’s grandmothers danced. Riker, Rydel, Rocky, and Ross Lynch are second cousins, and their maternal grandmothers are sisters.
Hough and her brother studied song, theater, gymnastics, and a variety of dance disciplines, including jazz, ballet, and tap, at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.
When Hough was 12, the three kids established 2B1G (“2 Boys, 1 Girl”), a pop music group. They competed in dance competitions in both the United Kingdom and the United States, as well as appeared on a British television show.
Hough made her acting debut in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in 2001, but her first major part was in Burlesque in 2010, followed by leading roles in Footloose, Rock of Ages, and Safe Haven.
In 2016, she played Sandy in the live Fox television version of Grease. She also served as a judge on America’s Got Talent in the 2019 season.
What Is Julianne Hough’s Dating History?
Julianne’s public dating history dates back to the early 2000s. She started dating dancer Zack Wilson in 2005. They’d known each other since childhood and appeared to be pretty fond of each other, even becoming engaged at one time. Things didn’t work out, and the couple broke up in 2007.
Chuck Wicks, a country artist, was Julianne’s next love interest. Julianne and he met on Season 8 of Dancing With the Stars and started dating in August 2008. The couple parted in November 2009, much like her relationship with Zack.
She was seen out with Dane Cook several times in 2010, but their relationship was never verified.
Then there was her famous romance with Ryan Seacrest. Julianne and Ryan were romantically linked from 2010 to 2013, and it was without a doubt Julianne’s most publicized relationship to date.
In 2012, she told InStyle via People, ” “I was hesitant since he is such a powerful person, and what if things didn’t work out? I was so apprehensive on our first date that I simply sat there and interrogated him, asking him things like, “Are you loyal?” and “Are you close to your family?”
Julianne was linked to Oscar-winning film director Ari Sandel after their romance ended. In 2013, the two went to Nobu in Los Angeles for a PDA-filled dinner, but little else is known about their time together or if they were ever formally an item.
Julianne Hough most recent long-term relationship followed next. Brooks Laich was the star’s husband for three years. The couple met in 2013 and married in August 2015. They were married in 2017. Brooks and Julianne made news in 2020 when COVID-19 sparked a global shutdown and quarantine measures.
Just a few months after word of their separate quarantines leaked, the couple announced their desire to break up in May 2020. Julianne and Brooks’ divorce is still apparently not finalized as of this writing, despite the fact that it has been nearly a year since the split was announced.