Sharna Burgess
Sharna Burgess
Real Name/Full Name Sharna May Burgess
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Sharna Burgess
Birth Place: Wagga Wagga, Australia
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 21st June 1985
Age/How Old: 39 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres -163cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 52 Kg
In Pounds – 114.6 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – Ray Burgess
Mother –Lucy Burgess
Siblings: Yes
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: N/A
Nationality: Australian
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Boyfriend: Paul Kirkland, Pierson Fode
Husband/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Ballroom Dancer
Net Worth: $1 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Sharna May Burgess is an Australian ballroom dancer. She is also a professional partner and is associated with the troupe on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) series, ‘Dancing with Stars.’

In 2019, Sharna Burgess worked together with Craig Revel Harwood as judges of ‘Australian version of the show.’

Well, how well do you know about Sharna Burgess? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Sharna Burgess’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Sharna Burgess to date.

Biography and Early Life

Sharna Burgess was born on 21st June 1985, in Wagga Wagga, Australia. Her parents are Ray Burgess and Lucy Burgess. Burgess Sharna Burgess had siblings; Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, among others. She grew up a cheerful and happy child. Sharna Burgess engaged in many sporting activities, among which she loved and enjoyed dancing. She used to entertain her family members, friends, schoolmates, and local people from her town. She is a tomboy but developed a great interest in dancing, and she pursued it.

Sharna Burgess trained in ballet, gymnastics, and jazz when she was 5 years old. She started practicing her ballroom dance when she turned 8 years old. She engaged in several competitions including, local and national levels, where she won several titles.

She has also participated in the world championship. Her performance was based on Latin and standard styles. Sharna Burgess entertained guests in a ceremony during the 2000 Summer Event in Sydney, New Southwest, Australia. The 2000 Summer Event was a sporting event that lasted from 15th September to 1st October

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Sharna Burgess in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Sharna Burgess’s age is 39 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024 having been born on 21 June 1985. Though, she is 5′ 3″ in feet and inches and 163 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 114.6 lbs in Pound and 52 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Blonde.


Sharna Burgess showed so much passion and zeal in dancing more than other sports in school. She was enrolled in training in ballet, gymnastics, and jazz when she was 5years. She later enrolled in ballroom dance classes when she was eight years. The knowledge and skills she earned in all the pieces of training steered her to pursue dance as a career. She relocated to London at the age of 18, to pursue her professional career in dancing

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Sharna Burgess is not yet married. She was involved in a relationship with Paul Kirkland, an Australian dancer and a choreographer. They met in 2010, and their relationship lasted until they broke up in 2015.

In 2017, word went round about Sharna Burgess having a relationship with Bonner Bolton, her dancing partner. Their relationship was a rumor following their close interactions in their performance, Dance with the Stars. In the same year, another rumor came out that Sharna Burgess was dating an American actor Pierson Fode; after some time of silence, they both confirmed it was true on media. The announcement cleared the rumor with Bonner Bolton. Burgess is a tomboy, and it has been difficult for her to maintain relationships.

Sharna Burgess incurred a knee injury while performing in one of the world championships. Although she needed urgent surgery for ligament reconstruction, she decided to get done with the competitions first, then schedule for the knee surgery.

Is Sharna Burgess Lesbian?

Sharna Burgess is straight. She is neither gay nor bisexual. Although Sharna Burgess is not married and has no children, she was in a relationship for five years with Paul Kirkland from 2010 to 2015. In 2017, Sharna Burgess confirmed through media that she was in a relationship with an American actor Peirson Fode.

Professional Career

Sharna Burgess started training in jazz, gymnastics, and ballet at 5 years old. She later joined Ballroom classes at 8 years of age. When she was 18 years old, she made her first appearance on television on a show, ‘Simply Ballroom,’ a UK tour show. Naturally, Sharna Burgess’s hair is blonde but prefers fiery red hair when performing.

Sharna Burgess was introduced to a live dance show, ‘Burn the Floor’ by choreographer Jason Gilkison. She later became a member and continued performing for the group for about 6 years.

She made her first breakthrough when she first appeared on television in Australian ‘Dancing with the stars’ and in Belgium, ‘So You Think You Can Dance.’ She later became a troupe member of ‘Dancing With the Stars’ and joined the cast of ‘season 13’.

Sharna Burgess was partnered with Andy Dick during ‘season 16’. Andy Dick is an American actor, film producer, musician, and comedian. She worked hard, aiming at being the best in the partnership. In ‘Season 17’, she emerged professionally for ‘season 17’. Sharna Burgess this tin=me worked with Keyshawn Johnson, a retired football player of the National Football League.

Her partnership progressed until ‘season 27’ when she was awarded the winner together with her partner Bobby Bones, an American radio and television host. She later joined the Australian version as the only female on 2nd February 2019.

Although Sharna Burgess was kicked out of the ‘Dancing With the Stars’ in ‘season 29’she was, she remained positive about her progress in life. She had so far been in 13 seasons, and 5times made it to the finals. In 2020 was sat in as a judge with DWTS Australia.


Sharna Burgess has put so much effort in her into growing her career.

She utilized every chance she got maximumly with some of the performances to award-winning levels. In 2018, she was awarded the Season 27 winner of the series ‘Dancing with Stars’ together with her partner Bobby Bones.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Sharna Burgess in 2024

Sharna Burgess Net Worth
Sharna Burgess Net Worth

As of 2024, Sharna Burgess’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million. Her wealth can be summed mainly from her dancing career. She has performed from local levels, national levels, and international levels. She has represented her continent in world championships. She has also been featured in different films and several television series, ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and ‘So You Think You Can Dance Holland.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Sharna Burgess opened up in March 2020 about her struggles with self-love for a long time since she did not like her body shape but got over it after some time

Sharna Burgess is an Australian professional ballroom dancer. She started her career in her childhood as a passion. After attending different pieces of training, her talent grew. Sharna Burgess started with performing from local shows to international representations.

Sharna Burgess has put so much dedication into her work resulting in her success. She has participated in several world championships and won titles for herself. She’s recorded as one of the most paid among her competitors in her industry.


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