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Sasha Farber Biography – Sasha Farber Wiki
Sasha Farber is an Australian-American professional dancer and choreographer, known for his appearances on “Dancing with the Stars.” Born in Russia, Farber began dancing at the age of 13.
A child of Jewish immigrants from Russia, his family moved to Australia to escape the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986. In Sydney, he began studying ballroom dance under the supervision of another Russian immigrant, Marta Kan, whose studio has produced a number of competitive dance champions and was featured in an Australian TV documentary called Ballroom Babies in 2006.
When he was 17 Farber won the Australian Youth Latin Championships twice and represented Australia at the World Latin Championships. He was also featured at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games closing ceremony and featured in the second season of the Australian Dancing with the Stars. He was also an original cast member of the Broadway production of Burn the Floor.
Sasha Farber Dancing with the Stars
Farber is a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars. He first appeared in season fourteen of “DWTS” as a troupe member. He was promoted to professional dancer in season 17 when he was paired with Jersey Shore cast member Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi.
Sasha Farber Partners
Since joining Dancing with the Stars, Farber has partnered with Jersey Shore cast member Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, actress Kim Fields, Little Women: LA star Terra Jolé, Olympic artistic gymnast Simone Biles, former Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding, former Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton, Fifth Harmony singer Ally Brooke, One Day at a Time actress Justina Machado, Olympic gymnast Suni Lee, actress Selma Blair. In the 32nd series of the DWTS, he was partnered with actress Alyson Hannigan.
Sasha Farber Age
He was born Alexander Farber on 9 May 1984 in Moscow, Russia. He is 39 years old as of 2023.
Sasha Farber Wife
Is Sasha Farber married? He was married to fellow DWTS pro Emma Slater. The pro dancers, who have both competed on Dancing With the Stars throughout the years, first began dating in 2011. In October 2016, Farber proposed to Slater during a live broadcast of the hit ABC competitive ballroom dancing show.
Farber and Slater tied the knot at Bella Blanca in Los Angeles in March 2018. In addition to their close family and friends, they were also joined by their DWTS co-stars Julianne Hough, Nick and Vanessa Lachey, Drew Scott, and Cheryl Burke.
Dancing With the Stars’ Emma Slater and Farber separated on April 1, 2022, after 4 years of marriage, according to US Weekly. Slater filed for divorce from Farber in February 2023, citing irreconcilable differences, according to the divorce petition obtained by PEOPLE.
In an episode of “The Viall Files” podcast with Nick Viall, Slater spoke about her divorce from her husband and fellow “DWTS” pro Sasha Farber saying that the conversation about having kids and when to have them was a reason behind the difficult decision to end her marriage with Farber.
“It’s really the kid thing. Which seems very interesting because I do want to have kids,” Slater said. “I just don’t want to delay Sasha’s path in having kids because I think — I know — that he is ready for that. I don’t want to talk about him too much because that’s really for him to say, but it’s about kids.”
Sasha Farber New Girlfriend
‘DWTS’ Pro Sasha Farber is currently single.
Sasha Farber Height
How tall is Sasha Farber? He stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (5’7″/1.7 m tall).
Sasha Farber Net Worth
Dancing With the Stars pro Sasha Farber’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Sasha Farber Ethnicity
Farber is of Asian ethnicity. He is originally from Russia.
Sasha Farber Nationality
Farber is of Australian-American nationality. He gained American citizenship in December 2020. “I’ve dreamed of this day ever since I was a little boy in Russia watching blockbuster movies,” he wrote on Instagram.
“I came to America to try out for a show called @dancingabc and my whole life changed, I proposed to my beautiful wife @theemmaslater on the show , got married, bought our first house, rescued a dog, made so many incredible memories and so many new friends I call my family here in America, and now I get to call America my home,” the dancer continued.
He concluded: “I’m so grateful for DWTS for believing in me and giving me a chance. WE ARE OFFICIALLY CITIZENS!!! Now it’s time to bring my mum and dad over to be with us thank you.”
Sasha Farber Gay
Pro dancer Sasha Farber isn’t gay.
The pro dancer’s Instagram is @sashafarber1.