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Sharna Burgess Biography

Updated On 01 Jan, 2019 Published On 16 May, 2017
Sharna Burgess

Facts of Sharna Burgess

Date of Birth :
Age : 38 years old
Family Name : Burgess
Birth Country : Australia
Birth Sign : Gemini
Height : 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Sharna Burgess
Birth Name Sharna May Burgess
Mother Lucy Burgess
Father Ray Burgess
Birth Place/City Wagga Wagga
Profession Dancer
Ethnicity White
Nationality Australian
Net Worth $ 750 thousand
Salary N/A
Body Measurements 33-24-34
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Blue
Weight in KG 52 kg
Breast Size 32A
Waist size 24
Hip Size 34
Famous for Professional dancer/choreographer
Affair with Paul
Girlfriend Paul
Married Not Yet

Relationship short Statistics of Sharna Burgess

What is Sharna Burgess marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Sharna Burgess have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Sharna Burgess having any relationship affair ?: Yes2 affair
Is Sharna Burgess Lesbian ? No

Australian ballroom dancer Sharna Burgess is well known for being a troupe member and professional partner on the ABC series “Dancing with the Stars”, where she is a 2-time runner-up on the show. She belongs to white ethnicity and holds an Australian nationality.

Early Life Of Sharna Burgess

An Australian Ballroom dancer, Sharna Burgess was born on June 21, 1985. She grew up in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales with her parents, Ray and Lucy Burgess.

As a child, Burgess was a tomboy, despite that she love to dance at a young age. She was involved in various sports and different styles of dance.

Sharna Burgess's Early career

Sharna started her dancing career since she was 5 as she took training in jazz, ballet, and gymnastics. When she was 8, her study of ballroom started and she won lots of local and national titles. 

At the age of 15, Burgess was selected to represent Australia at the World Championships and performed in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games closing ceremony, and the Standard and Latin styles.

Sharna Burgess's Career

At the age of 18, Sharna traveled to London, where she collected huge title and toured with UK show, Simply Ballroom. She made her television debut through Australian "Dancing with the Stars".

Later she appeared in "So You Think You Can Dance". She linked the cast of the season 13 as a troupe member of Dancing with the Stars. While on the troupe member, she also supported So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Jason Gilkison on both the American and Australian versions of the show.

Sharna Burgess
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On August 27, for season 19, Sharna Burgess partnered with talk-show host Tavis Smiley, where they were eliminated in week 2. For season 20, she was partnered with motivational speaker and combat veteran, Noah Galloway, and entered the finals and completed in third place.

For season 21, Burgess was paired along with Backstreet Boys singer, Nick Carter, where they made it to a final place and finished in second place. Same like for season 22, she was partnered with NFL player Antonio Brown, where the paired made it to the semi-finals and eliminated and ended in fourth place.

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For season 23, she was paired with car racer James Hinchcliffe. Due to her knee injury from the earlier week’s rehearsal, Burgess had to rest during week 8-9. Jena Johnson substituted for her as James partner. The paired made it to the finals and ended in second place.

For season 24, Sharna Burgess is paired with Professional Bull rider Bonner Bolton, where she received low points and harsh criticism from the judges.  

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Burgess and her dance partner, the country music power player, and incoming American Idol Bobby Bones became the winners of the 2018 season of Dancing With The Stars. The pair won the live final night on 19th November among the stars including Milo Manheim and Witney Carson, Evanna Lynch and Keo Motsepe, and Alexia Ren and Alan Bersten.

Sharna Burgess's Personal Life

Currently, she is dating Pierson Fode, The Bold and the Beautiful fame actor. The duo confirmed their relationship in April 2017.

Primarily, she was in a relationship with dancer Paul Kirkland, whom she dated in 2010. The ex-lover stayed together for 5-years and ended their relationship in 2015.

Once she was rumored to be dating her dance partner Bonner Bolton. However, they both denied it and termed one another good friends.

Burgess revealed about her secret dating life earlier in November 2018. Talking with Entertainment Tonight, she said,

"I'm getting asked that question daily [on social media] and I never said I wasn't dating someone! But dating someone also doesn't mean in a relationship, you know what I mean? When it’s real and when it’s something that can be talked about, it will be."

She has been rumored to be dating her Dancing With the Stars partner Bones. The duo has not revealed much about their relationship.

Sharna Burgess's Net Worth

The ballroom dancer Sharna Burgess has an estimated net worth of 750,000 dollars (2017).

Sharna Burgess Affairs

  1. First Affair with Paul Kirkland

    Paul is a professional dancer. He was in relationship with Sharna for 5 years.

  2. Affair with Pierson Fode

    Pierson is an actor, currently he is worked on drama series ‘The Bold and the Beautiful’ which helped him to won Emmy award.

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