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Koko Iwasaki Biography – Koko Iwasaki Wiki
Koko Iwasaki is a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars.
She was born in Kanagawa, Japan, and moved with her family to the United States when she was two. The DWTS pro grew up in South Florida and started dancing at the age of 3.
Over time in her dancing career, Koko trained in all styles of dance and began her professional dance career at the age of 16.
She has been able to work with incredible artists such as Camila Cabello, Nicki Minaj, J Balvin, and Ingrid Michaelson. At 18, Koko toured the world with Maluma and when she turned 19 she auditioned for So You Think You Can Dance which prompted her to move to LA to pursue her dance career.
The DWTS pro dancer has had the pleasure of dancing on various award shows, touring with Luis Fonsi, and appearing on shows like The Ellen Show, Lip Sync Battle, The Masked Dancer, and Empire.
She also pursues her passion for dance through teaching, creating, and performing all around the world.
Koko Iwasaki Dancing With the Stars
DWTS pro dancer Iwasaki gained prominence in the 31st season of Dancing with the Stars. She was partnered with Jersey Shore star Vinny Guadagnino. This was her debut as a pro dancer on DWTS.
In DWTS series 32, Koko was partnered with comedian Matt Walsh. They were the first pair to be eliminated from the show.
Koko Iwasaki Age
She was born Koine “Koko” Iwasaki on June 26, 1997, in Kanagawa, Japan, and moved to Pembroke Pines, Florida at the age of 2.
Koko Iwasaki Husband
Who is Koko Iwasaki engaged to? She is engaged to her partner Chris “Kiki” Nyemchek. The couple met on season 14 of So You Think You Can Dance and went public with their relationship in 2018.
Shortly after ranking in the top four of So You Think You Can Dance, Iwasaki revealed that she and Nyemchek were dating with a post on Instagram.
“My love.. We screeeaaam of laughter together,” she wrote next to a photo of the pair embracing offstage. “You bring out my biggest, most cheesiest smile and you adore me on my absolute worst days. Living life with you is pure bliss & I thank you for YOU every single day. 💙”
The two professional dancers who competed against each other in season 14 of So You Think You Can Dance announced the news of their engagement on Instagram on Sunday, November 26, 2022, alongside a trio of photos from their engagement.
“11/26/22 – Easy ask, easy yes. 🤍,” Iwasaki and Nyemchek captioned the photos on Instagram.
Koko Iwasaki Net Worth
DWTS pro dancer Koko Iwasaki’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Koko Iwasaki Height
How tall is Iwasaki? She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Iwasaki is of Asian ethnicity.
She is of both Japanese and American nationalities.
Her Instagram handle is @koko_iwasaki.