Mark Ballas is a dancer, musician, choreographer, singer, and actor from America. He is a professional ballroom dancer in the popular dance reality television “Dancing with the Stars” which airs on the ABC network. In 2011, he was nominated for the Emmy Awards in the category of “Outstanding Choreography”. To know more about the net worth of Mark Ballas in 2019, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography:
Mark Ballas was born on May 24, 1986, in Houston, Texas to his parents Shirley Ballas and Corky Ballas. Both of his parent’s are professional dancers.
His paternal grandfather, George Ballas is known as the inventor of the lawn-trimming device, Weed Eater. His great paternal grandparents Maria Lymnaos and Karolos immigrated from Greece to the United States.
Ballas went to the Rosemead Preparatory School in London. At the age of 11, he received a full scholarship at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London.
Ballas started dating BC Jean in the year 2012. After dating for more than three years, the couple got married on November 2016 in California. Along with his wife, he is the member of the songwriter-singer duo “Alexander Jean”.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Mark Ballas started his career as an actor when he played the lead role in the musical Copacabana. Along with the Spanish music group “Maria de Buenos Aires,” he went on a national UK tour as the group’s lead dancer.
Ballas played the role of Ritchie Valens in the musical “Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story”. He also did a small role in the movie “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” in the year 1997.
Ballas became a household name when he took part in the fifth season of the dance reality competition show “Dancing with the Stars” along with Sabrina Bryan. He won the sixth season of the show along with Olympic Gold Medal winner Kristi Yamaguchi.
In the seventh season, Ballas was paired alongside Kim Kardashian. He won the eight season of the show along with Shawn Johnson who is an Olympic Gold winner gymnast.
Later he went on to appear till the twenty-fifth season and partnered with many notable television personalities such as Shannen Doherty, Chelsea Kane, Katherine Jenkins, Alexandra Raisman, Sadie Robertson and others. Ballas has appeared in the finals of the competition ten times, which is most by any participant. He also holds the finishing in the second place the most times.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Mark Ballas has an estimated net worth of more than $4 million. He made most of the wealth by appearing in many movies and television shows.
Ballas has also earned a massive amount of money by winning various dance competition all over the world.
Along with several music groups he performs at various events, tours and concerts across the globe which also helps in increasing his net worth.
Mark Ballas is one of the most talented and versatile artists in the world. He is also a singer and has released his first solo CD “HurtLoveBox” in the year 2011.