When Hough was 12, his divorcing parents sent him to London to live and study with dance coaches Corky and Shirley Ballas.Hough's sister Julianne joined him in London several months later.In addition to choreographing the hit music video Parachute for British popstar Cheryl Cole, Hough performed live with her on her 2010 concert tour in England and France to rave reviews and standing ovations.Hough can also add author to his growing list of credits.A multi-talented entertainer, two-time Emmy Award winner and seven-time nominee for Best Choreography, Hough has appeared in film, television and stage projects as an actor.He made his feature-film debut for director Duane Adler and producer Robert Cort in the feature film Make Your Move, and recently was featured in the ABC series Nashville.BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 23: Derek Hough attends the OK Magazine's 2012 Pre-Oscar Party held at Greystone Manor on February 23, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.
And what it teaches me is that just in everyday life, if you set yourself a challenge that you're going to do something everyday, you really can change. Derek: We have some crazy hilarious home videos of us dancing. Everyone is wearing totally '80s outfits and scrunchies, and I'm going to town like it's nobody's business with my platinum blond hair.Hough revealed in his TV Guide blog: Yesterday, she had her socks off and my jaw dropped to the floor when I saw her feet. That one was bleeding last night.” I was like, “Bindi, you gotta tell me.” And she was like, “Oh, it’s nothing.” I said, “No, I gotta know when you’re hurting.” She was like, “No, really, I’m fine. So incredibly happy to share our family's love of #ACDC with you. I have a million memories with this music, spending time with my Dad, Mum and little brother.Three of her toenails have fallen off, she had huge blisters all over and bruises on her knees. It’s not a big deal.” I’ve had partners who needed to take a 20-minute break if it’s one little blister. I can't wait for another amazing night – @derekhough has chosen the most moving song that will truly touch you. #Team Crikey #DWTS @dancingabc A post shared by Bindi Irwin (@bindisueirwin) on While Irwin has a net worth estimated at million, her pro partner Hough has a wealth of million.His stage performances include Radio City Music Hall's Spring Spectacular, costarring alongside the Tony Award winning Laura Benanti and the critically acclaimed production of Footloose, which he starred as the male lead in London's West End.Hough was one of the featured dancers on the original Dancing with the Stars tour and a choreographer on the BBC (UK) hit show, Dance X.