(biography, photo, video) Julianne Alexandra Hough
Julianne Hough: biography
Julianne Hough is an American actress, singer and dancer. Widely known through participation in the TV project «dancing with the stars», which has twice been the winner. Her dance productions was awarded a special prize «For outstanding choreography» awards ceremony «Emmy» in 2015.
Julianne was born in the small town of OREM, which is a suburb of the capital of the state of Utah. Her father is Bruce Hough was Chairman of the Republican party in the state. Mother Marianne looked after the farm and raising children, which she had five. Julianna – young. Older brother Derek also became a professional dancer and performed on the show «dancing with the stars». Still, the girl had three sisters: Shari, Marybeth, and Kathryn. The family belonged to the denomination «latter-day Saints» and comply with the traditions and rituals of the Mormons.
Both grandmothers and both grandfathers were Julianne ballroom dancers, all children, the family must have passed through the dance school. The little jewel began to engage in the Studio for the performing arts in his native town, and soon were in competition in the competitive Latin American program.
When she was 10 years old, her parents divorced. Julianne and her brother Derek went to London to continue dance training with renowned teachers Corky and Shirley Ballas. In England brother and sister made friends with the son of his teachers mark and created his own musical trio, «2B1G,» which stands for «2 boys and 1 girl.» The band has performed on several television competitions during the intermissions at the Championships in dance. In England Half attended the Academy of dramatic arts, where his first contact with the actress.
When the girl was 15 years old, she became the youngest ever winner of the international championship on dances in Blackpool in two categories – juniors and youth. After this success, Julianne suddenly felt empty. She yearned for home, so left a career as a professional dancer and moved to Las Vegas, where she lived with her mother. There she was in high school and then went to Utah for father and completed his education there.
For the first time on TV Julianne Hough appeared in 2006 in the entertainment show «Show me the money». And the following year she was invited to the 4th season of the popular TV show «Dancing with the stars.» Partner Julianne became the Olympic champion in speed skating and Apolo Anton Ono. Following the program, the couple took first place in the show. This success was repeated Julianne and next season, when she danced with a Brazilian racing driver Elio Castroneves.
Just the girl participated in 5 seasons of «Dancing with the stars.» In 2009, her partner was American comedian Adam Carolla, a year – musician and actor Cody Linley. After that Half planned to leave the project, but still took part in season 8, where he performed with country singer Chuck wicks. It was her last performance as a contestant. Later she returned as a guest star and performed at gala-concerts, including with his brother she danced Jive to the legendary song «Great Balls of Fire».
From September 2014, Julianne was added as the 4th judge on the show.
Julianne Hough planned to focus on music career in 2007 when he released the single «Will You Dance With Me» as a charity. All proceeds from the sale of the disc, which was No. 100 in the famous Billboard charts, went to the red cross Fund. But then her dance career was not given to give the music enough time.
After a year the young singer enters into a contract with a branch of a major music company Universal Music Group in the city of Nashville and that label released their debut album «Julianne Hough». The album, which was recorded in a country style, has achieved 3rd position in the American charts. Best song of the album with «That Song in My Head» got into hot top 20 charts for the year, and was also included in the compilation album «Now that’s What I Call Country» in which were gathered the best country hits of the last 10 years.
At the end of 2008, like many American musicians, Julianne Hough released a record of Christmas hymns «Sounds of the Season: The Julianne Hough Holiday Collection». This work was warmly received by the audience. She had high sales in the first week, and by the end of the year ranked 24th place in the Billboard.
Apart from this album, the singer recorded a single, «My Hallelujah Song» which he recorded in a Quartet with his brother, Derek Hough, the childhood friend mark Ballas and dancer Lacey Schwimmer.
The song «Is That So Wrong», which was published in 2010 and is currently the latest musical work of Julianne was supposed to be a promo single for the next album «Wildfire». The release of a new CD planned for late 2010, then was delayed and still not out, although all the songs are already recorded and mixed. Lyric song «Is That So Wrong», according to the singer, she wrote under the influence of a breakup with her boyfriend Chuck Wixom.
In the film Julianne Hough tried his hand even in the age of 13, when she lived in London. The girl took part in the filming of the first part of the acclaimed fantasy stories «Harry Potter and the philosopher’s stone». In the credits, it appears as a «student of Hogwarts».
The second film was a bright musical «Burlesque» which was released in 2010. The actress not only played the role of one of the singers in a neo-burlesque club Georgia, but she sang in the film. However, in the soundtrack to the film of her record was not included.
Another movie musical was the film version of the Broadway production «Rock of ages». Partner in the movie was Tom cruise, a movie was easy, nice naive and romantic. This album is the soundtrack Julianne Hough sang 12 songs out of 20.
But the actress not only starred in the movies. On account of its romance «safe haven,» which is an adaptation of the famous novel by Nichols sparks. Here Half could become a way suffers from the cruelty of the husband of a woman named Katie Feldman, who runs away from home and under a different guise trying to start life anew. The main idea of the film is the following postulate: «Not important your past, your efforts for the future».
In the summer of 2008 Julianne Hough began Dating country singer Chuck wicks, for the sake of which he stayed on another season in the project «dancing with the stars». Their relationship lasted a little over a year.
Later Half for 3 years met with TV presenter Ryan Seacrest, but in March 2013 they broke up.
Since February 2014 Julianne Dating a hockey star Like Brooks, whom he met a few months before. Brooks Likes playing for the club of NHL «Washington capitals». In the summer of 2015, the couple announced their engagement, but the wedding date the public has not yet been reported.
- 2001 — Harry Potter and the philosopher’s stone
- 2010 — Burlesque
- 2011 — Free
- 2012 — Rock of ages
- 2013 — safe Harbor
- 2013 — lamb of God
- 2015 is a Curve