|Real Name/Full Name||Mark Alexander Ballas Jr.|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Mark Ballas|
|Birth Place:||Houston, Texas, USA|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||May 24, 1986|
|Age/How Old:||37 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Mark Alexander Ballas Sr. aka Corky Ballas
Mother – Shirley Rich
|School:||Rosemead Preparatory School|
|College:||Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||BC Jean|
|Profession:||Singer, dancer, choreographer, songwriter, musician, and actor|
|Net Worth:||$4 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
Many of us think that anyone can dance as long as we are healthy and strong. One thing that we however need to understand is that there is casual and professional dancing. Professional dancing requires a lot of sacrifice and hard work in training to perfect your moves. At the same time, you must have great interest in music and understand the mood of every song.
These are some of the tips you would learn if you sat down to talk with Mark Ballas. Mark is a professional dancer, actor, singer-songwriter, musician, and choreographer. He is featured on Dancing with the Stars as a professional ballroom dancer. This is an ABC program that has had many seasons now as Mark participated on the 5th season of the show in 2007. In 2011, he received an Emmy Award nomination in the category of Outstanding Choreographer.
Well, how well do you know about Mark Ballas? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Mark Ballas’s net worth in 2023, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Mark Ballas to date.
Biography and Early Life
Mark Ballas was born on the 24th of May in 1986 as Mark Alexander Ballas Jr. to dancer Shirley Ballas (nee Rich) and Mark Alexander Ballas Sr. (Corky Ballas). His paternal grandparents were of Greek and Mexican background while his mother Shirley is originally from the UK with English heritage. Shirley also discovered she is of distant Black-Asian ancestry in Madagascar.
His maternal grandfather was George Ballas who invented the Weed-Eater lawn-trimming device in 1971. His paternal great-grandparents are Maria Lymnaos and Karolos (“Charles”) Ballas were immigrants to the U.S. from Greece. There is how no information of whether Mark had siblings or not.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Mark Ballas in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Mark Ballas’s age is 37 years old as of today’s date 2nd October 2023 having been born on 24 May 1986. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70 kg in Kilograms.
Mark have been born and raised in a family of celebrities, and he showed all the signs of following up on his parents’ footsteps, but they still saw the need to educate him. Therefore, they enrolled him to Rosemead Preparatory School which is located in South London.
However, he did not remain in this school for long as he was given a full-time slot at the prestigious Italian Conti Academy of Theatre Arts which is located in London. He joined the academy at 11 years and was also given a full scholarship so there was no excuse of joining the Academy. He immediately started performing and participating in competitions, and he won many titles at the age of 18 years.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
After becoming an expert, many girls started getting attracted to him. In the process, he found himself dating some of them. Some of the girls he has dated include Julianne Hough whom he started dating in 2002. Their relationship however lasted for only 2 years as they parted ways in 2004. It is not clear whether he dated any other girl before he started dating Sabrina Bryan in 2007.
Sabrina Bryan is an American actress, and she was 32 years by the time she was dating Mark. Their relationship however lasted for only 1 year only and they parted ways in 2008. From 2008 to 2009, he was dating American Singer Jonna Pacitti who was also 32 years of age. This also lasted for one year and things didn’t work out so they decided to go their separate ways.
Every single failed relationship was replaced by another immediately. After separating from Jonna, he started dating Jeanine Mason in 2009 who was a 26-years old American dancer. Their relationship however worked better as it lasted for 2 years ending in 2011.
This was replaced by his relationship with Pia Toscano who is a 28-years old American singer who he dated from 2011 to 2012. Luckily, he finally found what he was looking for all these years in BC Jean. BC is a member of the Alexander Jean duo who is a singer-songwriter. The two started dating in 2012 and engaged in November 2015. One year later, in 25th November 2016, in a ceremony that was held Malibu, California.
Is Mark Ballas Gay?
Mark might have a long story of failed relationships, but this confirms that this young man has eyes for women only. Therefore, we can comfortably conclude he is not gay.
Mark started dancing when he was still very young. By the time he was 10 years of age, he had already joined American Dance Champion and Britain’s Juvenile Ballroom. In 2007, he participated in Dancing with the Stars season five and his dancing pair was Cheetah Girl Sabrina Bryan and unfortunately, the duo failed. He however returned to the competition in 2008 and this time around, his pair was Kristi Yamaguchi. Luckily, they won the competition. Since then, he has paired with different other stars like Kardashian.
Winning an award or a nomination in a dancing competition is not a joke. Therefore, we can all agree that Mark is good in what he does which has earned him several accolades. These include; a Young Hollywood Award and Primetime Emmy Awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Mark Ballas in 2023
Mark has earned great wealth through his different careers in the music industry. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated to be roughly $4 million which is a great achievement for a dancer and a musician.
In the film industry, Mark Ballas was a feature in the musical Copacabana and Mark was the lead actor who was featured as Tony. In Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Mark was featured as an extra in of the Hufflepuff House.