|Real Name/Full Name
|Cheryl Stephanie Bauista Burke
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|San Mateo County, California, US
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|3 May 1984
|39 years old
|In Centimetres –163 cm
In Feet and Inches –5 ′ 4″
|In Kilograms –58 Kg
In Pounds – 128 lbs
|Father – Stephen Burke
Mother – Sherri Burke
|Menlo-Atherton High School
|American Dancer, Model, and T.V host
Cheryl Burke is an American dancer who has been passionate about dance since a kid; she started her training in ballet at the young age of 6 but then when she was only 10, with the help of her mother, she found out that she was passionate and loved ballroom dancing and soon got trained in that and since then she hasn’t stopped and made her way to being a successful American dancer and choreographer in today’s date. Along with her dancing career, she is a beautiful model, has also earned the position of T.V. host in many shows with her charm and attractive personality.
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Biography and Early Life
Cheryl was born on 3 May 1984 in San Mateo County, California, U.S. She grew up in the Bay Area and inherited the love for dance from her parents, which is evident from the fact that her mother started training her in Dancing when she was only six years old. She began with ballet training but soon shifted to ballroom dancing as she was attracted to their costumes and music as a ten years old kid and got trained in both standard and Latin styles and with her dedication, she excelled in it and was winning prizes and high scores in ballroom dance competitions throughout the world.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Cheryl Burke in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Cheryl Burke’s age is 39 years old as of today’s date 4th March 2024 having been born on 3 May 1984. Though, she is 5 ′ 4″ in feet and inches and 163 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 128lbs in Pound and 58kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Dark Brown.
Although Cheryl was always passionate about dance since her childhood and was busy participating in dance competitions held worldwide, still she managed to take her time out for her education as well and graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School in the year 2002. Regarding her school life, not much is known, but during her school days, she was more busy getting trained in different dance forms and mainly focusing on ballroom dancing which later became her career.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Burke published her autobiography, namely Dancing Lessons, in the year 2011, where she mentioned how she was molested only at the age of 5 by their house helper, later identified as Gerry Depaula. Burke gave testimony against Depaula and was sentenced to 24 years of imprisonment and got released in 2008, and Burke mentions that she is still scared of Depaula.
Burke has done various projects other than Dancing With the Stars, including Depend on Silhouette briefs, Impress Nails and Sargento Cheese and partnership with such companies raised around $50,000 dollars which was donated to Dress for Success by Depend. In 2008, she launched her first dance studio and created her own activewear in the next year.
Magazines like People and Us Weekly in the year 2017 published articles about Burke dating Matthew Lawrence. Although Burke and Lawrence met each other on the sets of Dancing With the Stars, where Lawrence’s brother was cast, and they are known to have dated in 2007 as well, but that didn’t work out, and they got parted later on 3 May 2018 Lawrence again proposed burke and then they got married next year on 23 May in California.
Is Cheryl Burke Lesbian?
Although there is no direct statement from Cheryl Burke about her sexual orientation, it is believed that she is straight, and the fact of her dating Lawrence twice, once in the year 2007 and then again in the year 2017 and later getting married to him acts as an evidence to the belief of her being straight.
Burke’s starting point in her T.V. career was with the show Dancing With the Stars, which was a very successful show for her to have and she managed to get this show as the producer of the show was impressed by her performance in Los Angeles, and later she was selected as one of the professional dancers. She became the only professional dancer who got placed in all the 3 positions of the final stage twice. She was the first professional dancer to have back-to-back wins with a massive score of 88 in the category for regular partner dances.
Besides being a fantastic dancer, she had also worked as an advocate for victims of child abuse as she had a similar bad experience in her childhood when she was molested at the tender age of 5 and thus she wanted to help more of such children who were under the same terrific pain. To start with, she spoke about her experiences as a survivor of sexual abuse and how she gave testimony against the abuser of hers and got her imprisoned at the benefit of the CARE House of Oakland County, one of the charities she supports.
Cheryl worked in other T.V. programs as well other than Dancing With the Stars, as she appeared as a star guest on the children’s show of the Disney Channel named The Suite Life of Zach and Cody in an episode called Loosely Ballroom. She also appeared in the front named Smallville as a Booster Gold Dancer.
She got acknowledged for her outstanding contribution to the Emmy nominations. To be specific, she got nominated for two Primetime Emmys, the first one for Outstanding Choreography and the other one for a Variety/Music Program/Special and with this nomination, she became the youngest person to be nominated in these two categories in the Emmy Award ceremony.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Cheryl Burke in 2024
Cheryl Burke is a part of the popular game show by ABC television named Dancing With the Stars, and she appeared in 23 seasons of the entire season of the show. Along with Dancing With the Stars and other shows, As of 2024, she is known to have a net worth of $500 thousand.
Cheryl faced the harsh side of the world at the age of 5 when she was repeatedly molested, but it didn’t make her weak. She fought with it and got the abuser punished. She even pursued her passion from a very early age, and today, she helps others with whatever she has within her capacity. She motivates and helps other victims of child abuse by advocating for them through various charity homes of which she is a part; she gives back to society a part of her fortune as well.