The six-time winner of “Dancing with the Stars” is gearing up for a 48-state dance tour this summer with his sister Julianne, eagerly awaiting the May 8 premiere of his new show, “World of Dance,” and currently promoting the Flonase Sensimist 2017 Greater American Road Trip, a partnership that aims to empower others to be greater than their allergies — a cause that hits home for him. When asked how he starts his days — which for the rest of the year will often be in a different bed in a different city — Derek revealed, For me, it's really important to basically have rituals… I struggled a lot, I mean who wants to wake up in the morning?
But the one thing I've been trying to practice lately is when I wake up, I wake up.
you go on tour with the number one artist in the world for a decade, as a dancer, and not make anywhere near a million dollars.When Hough was twelve, his parents sent him to London to live and study with dance coaches, Corky and Shirley Ballas.If Derek Hough's energy could be bottled up and sold, I'd order a case — no questions asked. The 31-year-old from Salt Lake City, Utah, has a resume that includes theater, movies, television, music and just last year playing Corny Collins in the production of “Hairspray Live! Derek took a break (a brief one, because what he really likes to do is move) from his hectic schedule to sit down and talk about his current projects and provide a little glimpse into what drives him.So the fact that this show is providing that opportunity is pretty remarkable.Get ready to dance for joy — the Hough siblings are returning to the ballroom.Hough grew up one of five children in Sandy, Utah, a suburb of Salt Lake City.