Sasha Farber Biography – Sasha Farber Wiki
Sasha Farber is an Australian-American professional dancer and choreographer, known for his appearances as a pro and troupe member 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 on 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 Broadway production of Burn the Floor.
Sasha Farber Dancing with the Stars
Farber began appearing in season fourteen of “Dancing with the Stars” as a troupe member. However he was promoted to professional dancer in season 17 when he was paired with Jersey Shore cast member Snooki. The pair were eliminated in week 7 despite good scores and praise from the judges. He was placed back in the troupe the seasons afterwards. On 8 March 2016, Farber was again announced a pro for season 22 and paired with actress Kim Fields. Over the years, he has partnered with Terra Jolé, Simone Biles, Tonya Harding and Mary Lou Retton.
Sasha Farber Age
He was born Alexander Farber on 9 May 1984 in Moscow, Russia. He is 38 years old as of 2022.
Sasha Farber Wife
Is Sasha Farber married? He was married to Emma Slater. The dance pros, 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 in attendance.
Dancing With the Stars’ Emma Slater and Sasha Farber separated in August 2022 after 4 years of marriage, according to US Weekly.
Sasha Farber Height
How tall is Sasha Farber? He stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm) tall.
Sasha Farber Net Worth
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 continuted.
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.
Sasha Farber Instagram
Farber’s Instagram is @sashafarber1.