Mark Ballas Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Nov, 2018
Facts of Mark Ballas
Date of Birth: 1986 , May-24
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Mark Ballas
Birth Name Mark Alexander Ballas, Jr.
Father Corky Ballas
Mother Shirley Ballas
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Houston, Texas
Ethnicity White
Profession Dancer
Working For Television
Net Worth $3 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 72 Kg
Famous for Choreographer, singer-songwriter, musician, actor
Affair with B.C. Jeanf
Girlfriend B.C. Jeanf
Education Rosemead Preparatory School
Music Group Ballas Hough Band
TV Show Dancing with the Stars
Siblings George Ballas
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Dancing With Stars pro Mark Alexander Ballas Jr., in short, Mark Ballas is a multi-talented personality as he is a dancer, choreographer, singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He is also a professional ballroom dancer on ABC's dance competition TV series, Dancing With Stars. He started competing on the show in the fifth season during the fall of 2007 and was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Choreography in 2011.

Ballas released his first solo CD HurtLoveBox in March 2011.

Early Life And Bio Of Mark Ballas

Mark Ballas was born Mark Alexander Ballas, Jr. on 24th May 1986, in Houston, Texas, the United States. He is the son of Shirley Ballas and Corky Ballas. Both of his parents were dancers. He came from a Mexican, Spanish, Greek, and English ancestry. Ballas is of white ethnicity and holds American nationality.

Ballas’ grandfather George Ballas invented the Weed Eater lawn-trimming device. Ballas was inspired by his family and wanted to become a dancer even at a small age.

Ballas attended Rosemead Preparatory School based in South London.  He earned a full-time slot at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London, as well as earning a full scholarship at an early age of 11. He was awarded Performer of the Year in 2005.

Mark Ballas' Career

Ballas moved on to win championships at The British Open to the World, The US Open to the World, and The International Open to the World.

CAPTION: Mark Ballas SOURCE: Executive Speakers Bureau

He won the Junior Latin American Dance Championship and a gold medal at the Junior Olympics with his former partner Julianne Hough.

CAPTION: Mark Ballas, Dancing With Stars SOURCE: The Inquisitr

As an actor, Ballas has been seen in movies like Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Samantha Who and Maria de Buenos Aires. He was in the fifth season of Dancing with the Stars with Sabrina Bryan. In the sixth season, he was with Kristi Yamaguchi.

CAPTION: Mark Ballas, Dancing With Stars SOURCE: Pure Derek Hough

In the seventh season, he was teamed with Kim Kardashian. He won the eight seasons with Shawn Johnson. In the ninth season, he was placed with Melissa Joan Hart whereas in the 10th season he was with Shannen Doherty. In the 22nd season, Mark has been paired with Paige VanZant. 

It was announced on May 26, 2018, that he would play the role of the Teen Angel in the 2018 Toronto revival of Grease

Mark Ballas' Net Worth And Salary

Ballas' net worth is $3 million showing a huge salary which comes out of his acting, singing as well as dancing career. Ballas has garnered a lot of fame to date for his unique dancing skills. He currently is a professional ballroom dancer on the ABC hit program Dancing with the Stars and the average annual salary for these artistes was reported by the job site Simply Hired to be $30,000. 

Mark Ballas' Personal Life And Affair 

Mark Ballas is a member of singer-songwriter duo Alexander Jean along with his wife. He is married to BC Jean. The wedding ceremony was held on November 25, 2016, in Malibu, California.

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Derek Hough served as Mark's best man, while other guests including Julianne Hough, Jenna Johnson, Hayley Erbert, and Sharna Burgess attended the ceremony.

CAPTION: Mark Ballas and BC Jean wedding SOURCE: The Knot News

The couple started dating in 2012 and became engaged in November 2015. They tied the knot one year after they got engaged the day before Thanksgiving in 2015. He resides with his wife in Texas.

CAPTION: Mark Ballas and his wife BC Jean SOURCE: Elite Daily

Ballas does not have a long dating history. He is very much focused on his work at present. Ballas is reluctant in speaking about his personal life in front of the public.

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Ballas had previously been dating an actress, Julianne Hough. The couple was in a relationship from 2002 to 2004. Then in 2007, he began dating girlfriend, Sabrina Bryan. The relationship lasted only a year. There were rumors that he had an affair with an actress, Joanna Pacitti in 2008. They had a breakup the following year.

CAPTION: Mark Ballas and his wife BC Jean SOURCE: PopSugar

After the breakup, Ballas began dating the very beautiful, Jeanine Mason in 2009. The couple was adored by the public. They looked very cute together. But Mark went on to split up with her in 2011. The same year, he moved on and began dating actress Pia Toscano. Their relationship lasted for a year.

CAPTION: Mark Ballas and his wife BC Jean SOURCE: Heavy

In 2012, he began dating an actress, B.C. Jean. The relationship did not last very long and broke up after staying in a relationship for short time.

Mark Ballas' Body Measurement 

  • Mark Ballas' height: she stands at the height of 5 ft 6 in.
  • Weight: 53 kg
  • Hair Color: Black 
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown 
  • Nationality: American 
  • Ethnicity: White 
  • Age: May 24, 1986 (age 32) 

Dancing With Stars pro Mark Alexander Ballas Jr., in short, Mark Ballas is a multi-talented personality as he is a dancer, choreographer, singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He is also a professional ballroom dancer on ABC's dance competition TV series, Dancing With Stars. He has also garnered a decent amount of net worth from his career. She has been married BC Jean for a long time.

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