Derek Hough rose to fame when he joined the popular dance-competition series Dancing with the Stars in 2007 as a professional dancer. He’s been quite successful, winning a record six seasons, two Emmys for his choreography on the show. Hough specializes in Latin and ballroom dancing and he’s musically talented, has dabbled a bit in acting with appearances on series like Nashville and the dance film Make Your Move, plus he’s authored a book Taking the Lead, which landed on the New York Times’ Bestseller List. We’re seriously convinced Derek Hough does it all! Derek has been in the public eye for quite some time now, but there’s still a lot we don’t know about this DWTS dancing coach! Here’s 8 things you probably didn’t know about Derek Hough:
9. Starred on an HGTV Show
Mark Ballas and Derek Hough star together on a four episode series called Mark & Derek’s Excellent Flip. The show airs on HGTV and shows the two taking their skills off the dance floor and into the work of home renovation. The two buy an outdated ’60s ranch-style California home and have to flip it in just four weeks. Derek and Mark bought the house for 1.275 million and sold it for 1.895 million, making a $620,000 profit.