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Laura Nolan Biography – Laura Nolan Wiki
Laura Nolan is a professional ballroom dancer and choreographer from Dublin, Ireland. She is a former World Open and Irish Champion and an Ireland World PD Showdance Finalist. She is trained in ballroom, Latin, and ballet dancing.
Nolan began dancing at the age of 3 and started dancing competitively at the age of 5 when she competed in the All Ireland Championships in June 1999. She originally competed with her dance partner Luca Mastropietro with whom she reached the quarterfinals of their first championship at the All Ireland Championships.
From 2015 to 2019, she was partnering with Italian dancer, Alessandro Bosco. The couple finished in first place in the World Open Adult Standard at the Bacau Dance Open tournament in 2018. In 2018, they ranked 5th in the World Open. Nolan was a finalist in the German Open, becoming the first Irish dancer to compete in the World Championships. In 2019, Nolan and Alessandro Bosco announced their retirement from ballroom dancing. In 2021, Nolan appeared as a contestant in the celebrity version of the RTÉ program, Hell Week.
Laura Nolan Dancing with the Stars
In November 2019, it was announced that professional dancer Laura Nolan would join the 4th series of Dancing with the Stars Ireland as a professional dancer. She made her debut partnered with television presenter and Big Brother winner Brian Dowling. They were eliminated in the 7th week of the competition, finishing in eighth place.
In 2022, Laura was paired with Love Island star Matthew MacNabb. They quickly became a fan favourite in the show and made it to the semi-final.
“He worked so hard and wanted to do it,” she said at the launch of the Kilkenny Design Christmas Shop. “We made the semi-final and on week one I honestly didn’t think we would because we were right down the bottom of the leaderboard. It was so good how well he came on.”
In 2023, Nolan was partnered with comedian Kevin McGahern.
Laura Nolan Age
She was born on 31 May 1994, in Dublin, Ireland.
Laura Nolan Boyfriend
Professional dancer Laura Nolan is dating her boyfriend, former Love Island contestant Matthew McNabb. Laura and Matthew met on Dancing with the Stars Ireland in 2021 after they were paired up for the show, and they fell in love. They’re still going strong. She said: “We’re going strong, really happy. I am so in love with him.”
Nolan went into the series in a relationship. Speaking with the Irish Sun, Laura said that her own relationship status was complicated. On 21 January 2022, she told the outlet she was single.
The International Open champ has told of the ongoing struggle to balance her work and personal life, as DWTS requires contestants to put in hours of gruelling work if they hope to take home the Glitterball trophy.
She told the Irish Sun: “This week as been absolutely mad, it has been crazy. I was asked on Sunday about my personal life and I kind of panicked because at this moment in time, only this week, I’ve come to the realisation that my focus is on the show and things have happened in my personal life and I’m now single.
“It’s only after coming out yesterday that I said I was in a relationship and it was complicated. It was complicated because I came into this show in a relationship but I realised my focus and all my work was going into the show.
“So, it’s just been a bit of a mental week but we’ll go forward and keep going because that’s what it’s all about, just getting into the studio and working hard.
“We’re flat out. See, this is the thing with this show, so many hours go into it to try and train, you’re doing the dances on a weekly basis so every little second counts.
“And also when it comes to my life outside the show, it’s all about the show, it’s hard to balance other things. So, for me now, 100 per cent of my focus even in my personal life – which has slightly taken a hit – is all about the show now!”
Laura Nolan Height
Dancing With The Stars professional dancer Laura Nolan stands at a height of 5 ‘8″.
She admitted it was hard to train Love Island hunk Matthew MacNabb given his 6′ 6″ height. Laura Nolan said: “It takes a lot of coordination to choreograph such long arms and legs. They have a lot more to do. Even for speed, having long arms and huge muscles means that it takes a lot more energy to keep up with someone smaller. When you look at us, I am 5 ‘8″, which is not small for a woman, but there is still a big height difference.”
Laura Nolan Husband
Is Laura Nolan married? She isn’t married.
Laura Nolan Instagram
Her Instagram handle is @la_nolan.