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Aric Yegudkin Biography – Aric Yegudkin Wiki
Aric Yegudkin is a professional dancer, instructor, choreographer, and adjudicator. He is known for his appearances as a professional dancer on the Australian version of Dancing with the Stars and So You Think You Can Dance Australia. Yegudkin has won three times on the Australian Dancing with the Stars and recorded a top-10 finish in every appearance he has made as a Dancing with the Stars professional dancer. He is a South Pacific champion, National champion, and State champion.
Yegudkin began taking ballroom dance lessons at the age of 8 after his parents noticed him dancing to Michael Jackson songs. He competed as a Latin American dancer in dancesport competitions. In his early career, Yegudkin partnered with Masha Belash (now his wife) and they competed in the youth category of dancesport since July 2001. Aric Yegudkin and Masha Belash won three times at the Australian National Youth Latin American Championship. He is an accredited Dancesport Australia coach and instructor. Yegudkin attended the University of New South Wales where he earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree.
Aric Yegudkin Dancing with the Stars
Yegudkin is one of the most successful professional dancers on Dancing with the Stars (Australia). He made his Dancing with the Stars debut aged 19 during the show’s third season in 2005. For his first series, Yegudkin was partnered with Home and Away actress Ada Nicodemou. The couple went on to be crowned champion in November 2005. He later returned for the 11th series partnered with Haley Bracken. They finished in second place.
Since making his return during the 11th series, Yegudkin has been a regular pro dancer on the DWTS. For the 12th series, he partnered with Zoe Cramond and finished in 3rd place. For the 13th series he returned partnered with Rhiannon Fish, the couple finished in 2nd place. During the 14th season, he was partnered with April Rose Pengilly, they finished in 10th place. Yedgukin partnered with Emma Freedman for the 15th series. The couple went on to win the series and they were crowned winners on 7 September 2015.
For the 16th series, Yegudkin partnered with Michelle Bridges. They finished in 7th place. For the 17th series, he appeared partnered with Claudia Karvan, they finished in 3rd place. Yegudkin also finished in third place on the 18th series where he was partnered with Ada Nicodemou whom he had won the third series. In 2021, it was announced that Yegudkin would appear in the Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars 2 series partnered with The Morning Show presenter, Kylie Gillies. Kylie finished in third place during the show’s 9th series.
Aric Yegudkin Age
DWTS Australia pro Aric Yegudkin was born on November 14, 1985.
Aric Yegudkin Wife
Is Aric Yegudkin married? He is married to his wife Masha Belash. Aric Yegudkin and Masha Belash have previously worked as dance partners and competed together in the youth category of dancesport. The couple was engaged in 2013 after Yegudkin proposed to Masha, they were later married on August 21, 2018. Their wedding was covered by Vogue Australia. In January 2017, they announced that they would be opening a dance studio in Sydney known as Move by Aric and Masha. They have two children together, Paloma and Estelle.
Aric Yegudkin Twins
Who are Aric Yegudkin and his wife Masha Belash are blessed with twins. The twins are Paloma Valentina and Estelle Selene. They were born on June 26, 2020, at Prince Of Wales Private Hospital. His wife Masha announced the birth of their twins via her Instagram. She posted their photo with a caption, “Paloma Valentina 🎀 and Estelle Selene 🎀 Welcome to the world our beautiful girls! Born on 26th June, weighing 2.68 kg and 2.47 kg. Thank you for choosing us to be your parents, mummy and daddy are bursting with joy and love like no other!”
Aric Yegudkin Parents
Aric Yegudkin’s parents are Russians. In 2021, Yegudkin lost his grandfather, he said via his Instagram handle, “RIP to the best grandpa ever. Here we are pictured on my wedding day not too long ago. I will never forget your jokes, and kind-hearted nature. We will all miss you dearly.”
Aric Yegudkin Ethnicity
He is of mixed ethnicity. His parents are Russians.
Aric Yegudkin Instagram
His Instagram handle is @aricyegudkin.