Mark Ballas Biography, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Age, Facts, Wiki, Height

Mark Ballas

Mark Alexander Ballas Jr., better known as Mark Ballas, is a dancer, choreographer, singer-songwriter, musician, and actor from the United States. He is well-known for his long career as a professional dancer on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” where he won the Mirror Ball trophy. He first appeared on the show in season five, in the fall of 2007, and was nominated for an Emmy in 2011 for Outstanding Choreography.

He released his debut solo CD, “HurtLoveBox,” in March of the following year. He and his wife, BC Jean, are also members of the singer-songwriter duet Alexander Jean. Mark has also amassed a sizable fan base on social media, with over 61K followers on his Instagram account and over 396.4K followers on his Twitter account.

Well-known for

  • He is a dancer, choreographer, singer-songwriter, musician, and actor from the United States.
  • He is a professional ballroom dancer who competes on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.”

Mark Ballas Age and Nationality

Mark Ballas initially opened his eyes on May 24, 1986, in Houston, Texas, United States. His full name is Mark Alexander Ballas Jr., and he is a Christian. He is of American nationality and mixed ethnicity, as his father had Mexican, Greek, and Spanish ancestors while his mother has English and Irish ancestors. Mark turned 36 in 2022, and his star sign is Gemini, according to his birthdate. As a result, he belongs to the white ethnicity. He is born to Corky Ballas (father) and Shirley Ballas (mother) who are dancers by profession.

Mark Ballas

Mark attended Rosemead Preparatory School in South London and, at the age of 11, he was accepted into the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London for full-time academic and practical study. He later received a scholarship to pursue his studies for a BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre at the Italia Conti Arts Centre.

Celebrated Name Mark Ballas
Age 36 Years Old
Birth Name Mark Alexander Corky Ballas Jr.
Birth Date 1986-05-24
Gender Male
Profession Dancer
Place Of Birth Houston, Texas, U.S.
Birth Nation America
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Christian
Race white
Horoscope Gemini
Parents Corky Ballas (father) and Shirley Ballas (mother)
School Rosemead Preparatory School
Marital Status Married
Spouse BC Jean
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Dancer, choreographer, singer-songwriter, musician, and actor career
Net Worth $5 million
Salary $30,000 per year
Height 5 ft 6 in or 168 cm
Weight 70 kg or 154 lbs
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Type Average
Body Measurement 38-32-15 inches
Links Wikipedia Instagram  Twitter

Mark Ballas Career (American Dancer)

  • Mark Ballas began his career as Tony in the musical “Copacabana,” and he was the lead dancer in the UK national tour of the Spanish musical “Maria de Buenos Aires.”
  • He also featured as an extra in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” as a member of the Hufflepuff House, and he made a special cameo on the season premiere of “Samantha Who” in October 2008.
  • On September 6, 2016, it was revealed that he would be the final actor to play Frankie Valli in the Broadway production of “Jersey Boys” until it closes in 2017.
  • On May 26, 2018, it was also revealed that he would play the Teen Angel in the 2018 Toronto revival of “Grease” for a short engagement from June 7 to June 10, 2018.
  • From September 11th until November 18th, 2018, Ballas played Charlie Price in the Broadway musical “Kinky Boots.”
  • Following that, he was paired with Cheetah Girls star Sabrina Bryan on the fifth season of “Dancing with the Stars,” and the pair was voted out on October 30, 2007. They are the only pair who have been invited back for an exhibition dance.
  • Mark later partnered with Olympic Gold Medalist figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi on season 6 of “Dancing with the Stars.” They were the season champions.
  • Ballas was teamed with Olympic gold medalist gymnast Shawn Johnson for the eighth season of “Dancing with the Stars,” which she won on May 19, 2009.

  • For season 11, he was paired with Bristol Palin and made it to the finale, finishing third.
  • In addition, he competed in season 12 with Disney Channel actress Chelsea Kane, reaching the finals and finishing third.
  • For season 13, he was paired with reality actress Kristin Cavallari, and they were the third couple eliminated, finishing in tenth place.
  • Mark was matched with singer Christina Milian for Season 17 and was the fourth couple eliminated despite garnering strong ratings and positive remarks from the judges.
  • Balla was paired with “Willow Shields,” the star of The Hunger Games film series, for season 20, but the duo was removed in week 7, finishing in seventh place despite garnering good ratings throughout the season.
  • For season 22, he was paired with UFC mixed martial artist Paige VanZant, with whom he advanced to the show’s finals and finished second. He was not, however, cast in seasons 23 and 24.
  • Later, he returned as a professional dancer for Season 25 and was paired with violinist Lindsey Stirling, with whom he finished second in the finals.
  • He also returns for Season 31 of the show. He was paired with dancer and social media star Charli D’Amelio. The show will debut on Disney+ on September 19, 2022.
  • Furthermore, Mark Ballas and his wife BC Jean create the duo, Alexander Jean. Beginning in 2015, the couple performed as a husband-and-wife American pop rock combo. “Roses and Violets” was their first single. The song peaked at number 20 on Billboard’s Hot 100 “Bubbling Under” chart. They found success with “Waiting for You,” and in November 2018, they were nominated for Elvis Duran’s Artist of the Month.

Records

  • Highest premiere score of 27 with Kristi Yamaguchi in Season 6.
  • Pro with the most partners who received at least one score of ‘9’ on premiere night: 5
  • Only male professional to place the same in finals (Seasons 11 & 12) twice in a row without winning.
  • Partner of the youngest celebrity contestant, Willow Shields (Season 20).
  • Pro to finish in second place the most times with Katherine Jenkins (Season 14), Sadie Robertson (Season 19), Paige VanZant (Season 22), and Lindsey Stirling (Season 25).
  • Pro to make the finals the most times, he appeared in the finals 10 times.

Who is the wife of Mark Ballas?

Mark Ballas is a husband. He married BC Jean, a singer-songwriter and actress. They first met at the home of a mutual acquaintance. The pair got engaged on November 25, 2015, and married a year later on November 25, 2016, in Malibu, California.

Mark Ballas Wife

Starting now, the couple is living a happy life, and their link is becoming more solid with the passage of time. He is straight in terms of sexual orientation.

Mark Ballas Net Worth 

Mark Ballas has a net worth of $5 million as of 2022, and he makes a good salary of roughly $30,000 every year. Martin Guitars and Kremona Flamenco Guitars are among the brands he promotes.

He also routinely promotes a drink called “Keto Max” on his social media sites, from which Mark makes a substantial profit. His primary source of income is his work as a dancer, choreographer, singer-songwriter, musician, and actor.

Mark Ballas Height and Weight

Mark Ballas has an excellent height of 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) and a healthy body weight of 70 kg (154 lbs). He has attractive dark brown hair and eyes.

Mark has undoubtedly emerged as another youthful sensation on the scene. Furthermore, his body type is ordinary, and his measurements are 38-32-15 inches.

Did You Know?

  • He took first place in the Junior Latin American Dance Championship.
  • During Season 7 of Dancing with the Stars, he danced with Kim Kardashian. They were booted out in the second week.
  • He began playing the guitar at the age of nine.
  • In 2015, Mark adopted a stray puppy and called him Hendrix.
  • He appeared as an extra in the film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, in which Daniel Radcliffe played Harry Potter.

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