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Jenna Johnson Biography – Jenna Johnson Wiki
Jenna Johnson is an American Latin and ballroom dancer and choreographer. She is an actress, known for Being the Ricardos (2021), Hrvy: Million Ways (2019), and The Disney Family Singalong Volume 2 (2020).
Her initial moment of fame came in 2013, as she finished ladies’ third runner-up on So You Think You Can Dance season 10. Johnson continued her professional dancing career on Dancing with the Stars, winning her second season with her partner, Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon.
The dancer is a five-time U.S. National Latin Champion, U.S. National Youth 10 Dance Champion, as well as a three-time National Contemporary Winner. In 2012, she represented the United States at the World Latin Dance Championships.
Johnson was a contestant on season 10 of So You Think You Can Dance. She first auditioned for the show in Memphis, Tennessee. She was paired with contemporary dancer Tucker Knox and made it to the top 8. Her specialty was Latin Ballroom.
She was eliminated on August 20, 2013. In 2016, she was one of the mentors and choreographers of So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation. She competed alongside Jake Monreal and made it to the Top 8 before elimination on August 1, 2016. She returned to season 14 as an all-star, mentoring Kiki Nyemchek, and made it to the Top 4.
Johnson was a troupe member on Dancing with the Stars from season 18 to season 22. She became a professional dancer on season 23 and was partnered with actor Jake T. Austin. They danced jive and cha-cha and were the first couple eliminated on September 20, 2016. Due to Sharna Burgess sitting out the October 31 and November 7 shows for a knee injury from the October 24 dress rehearsal, Johnson filled in as James Hinchcliffe’s partner in weeks 8 and 9 and was their trio partner in Week 10.
She took off in season 24 and returned in season 25 as a troupe member. In April 2018, Johnson was announced to be a pro for her second time on season 26 and she was paired with Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon. The pair reached the finals and won the competition on May 21, 2018. She is one of few dancers to win in her second season and to win after being eliminated first in her previous season.
After her win, Johnson returned for season 27 and she was paired with reality television star Joe Amabile. They consistently received low scores and criticism from the judges, but the two were consistently saved by the viewers’ votes. In the end, they made it to the semi-finals of the competition where they finished in fifth place, tying with Juan Pablo Di Pace and Cheryl Burke.
For season 28, she was partnered with Queer Eye expert Karamo Brown. The couple was eliminated on the seventh week of competition, finishing in eighth place overall.
For the 29th season, she was paired with Catfish producer and host Nev Schulman. They finished in second place overall behind Kaitlyn Bristowe and Artem Chigvintsev.
For season 30, she was paired with dancer, singer, and YouTuber JoJo Siwa. They finished in second place overall behind Iman Shumpert and Daniella Karagach.
Dancer Johnson returned for season 32 and was paired with Tyson Beckford.
Jenna Johnson Age
Jenna Michelle Johnson was born on April 12, 1994, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Jenna Johnson Husband
On June 14, 2018, Johnson and fellow Dancing with the Stars ballroom-dance professional Valentin Chmerkovskiy announced their engagement. They married on April 13, 2019. On July 15, 2022, Chmerkovskiy and Johnson announced that they were pregnant and due with their first child, a boy, in January 2023.
Jenna Johnson Children
Her son, Rome Valentin Chmerkovskiy, was born on January 10, 2023.
Jenna Johnson Family
Dancer Johnson was born in California and was brought up in Provo, Utah. She has two older sisters, Stacy and Jill, who are also dancers.
She stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m) tall.
She is American.
Her Instagram handle is @jennajohnson.