Sharna Burgess Biography

Sharna Burgess

Quick Facts Of Sharna Burgess

Celebrated Name Sharna Burgess
Age 35 Years
Nick Name Sharna Burgess
Birth Name Sharna May Burgess
Birth Date 1985-06-21
Gender Female
Profession Dancer

Sharna Burgess is an Australian ballroom dancer, choreographer, and host who is well-known for being a professional partner and troupe member on the American reality series "Dancing with the Stars" which airs on ABC. She is also the judge on the Australian version of Dancing with the Stars. She also won the title of season 27 of Dancing with Stars with American TV personality, Bobby Bones as her celebrity partner.

She is active in the social media platform with around 852k followers on her verified Instagram: @sharnaburgess and has around 164k followers on her Twitter: @SharnaBurgess

Besides on September 14, 2020, Sharna Burgess returned back to the American reality show "Dancing with the Stars" in its 29th season pairing up with American actor and musician, Jesse Metcalfe. The duo has been considered as one of the title contenders this season. Furthermore, Sharna did not participate in the 28th season of the show as she was working as a judge on the Australian version of the show.

What is Sharna Burgess famous for?

  • Famous as an Australian ballroom dancer and choregrapher
  • Known for being the professional partner and troupe member on the American reality series "Dancing with the Stars".

Sharna Burgess father

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When was Sharna Burgess born?

Sharna Burgess was born on June 21, 1985, in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia. Her birth name is Sharna May Burgess. Australian is her nationality. Her ethnicity is White while Cancer is her zodiac sign.

She was born to Ray Burgess(father) and Lucy Burgess(mother). She was raised in her hometown, New South Wales. At a very young age, she became interested to learn dance. Then at the age of 5, she started training in ballet, jazz, and gymnastics. Despite being a tomboy, she was very much interested in dance and wanted to pursue it as her career.

She participated in many local and national dance competitions and won most of them. She went on to represent Australia at the World Championships in both the Standard and Latin styles just at the age of 15. She also reached the semi-finals of the competition.

She also performed in the 2000 Summer Olympics Closing Ceremonies. Then, she moved to London at the age of 18 to continue her career in dance. While in London, she won many titles and also participated in a UK tour with the show "Simply Ballroom". Then, she got the opportunity to be a cast member of "Burn the Floor" after a choreographer, Jason Gilkison mentioned her name for the spot.

She continued to perform as a cast member for Burn the Floor for around 6 years. She performed with the group in different parts of the United Kingdom.

Sharna Burgess mother

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Sharna Burgess Dancing With The Stars

  • Sharna Burgess started her professional dance career by first appearing on the Australian version of "Dancing With the Stars".
  • In 2011, she joined the cast of the 13th season of the American reality show "Dancing With the Stars".
  • She also helped choreographer, Jason Gilkison on both the American and Australian versions of the show.
  • She continued working as a troupe member in the American reality series "Dancing with the Stars" until its 15th season.
  • Then in its 16th season, she became a cast member and partnered with Andy Dick. 
  • The duo finished the season in the 7th position.
  • Then, she returned in the 17th season of the series being a professional partner.
  • She partnered with former NFL footballer, Keyshawn Johnson, and became the first to be eliminated.
  • In the 18th season, she partnered with an Olympic ice dancer, Charlie White.
  • They reached the semi-finals before ending the season in the 5th position.
  • Burgess continued appearing in the show as a professional partner.
  • She paired up with Travis Smiley, Noah Galloway, Nick Carter, and Antonio Brown in the show's 19th, 20th, 21st, and 22nd season respectively.

Sharna Burgess DWTS

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  • In the year 2016, she returned on the show partnering with the race car driver, James Hinchcliffe.
  • The duo made it to the finals and finished the season as a first runner-up.
  • Then for season 24, she paired up with professional bull rider, Bonner Bolton.
  • They finished the season in 5th place after getting eliminated on week 8.
  • In season 25, she partnered up with NBA player, Derek Fisher and finished the season in the 11th position.
  • She finished the season 26 of ABC series "Dancing With the Stars" on 2nd position paired with NFL player, Josh Norman.
  • Burgess won her first title of Dancing with the Stars on its 27th season along with her dancing celeb partner, Bobby Bones.
  • Despite getting low scores from the judges, they were able to be in the show due to the public vote.
  • In 2019, she became the judge of the Australian version of "Dancing With the Stars".
  • So, she could not participate in the 28th season of the American reality show "Dancing with the Stars".
  • However, in 2020, she returned back in the show in its 29th season pairing up with actor, Jesse Metcalfe.
  • The 29th season of the show premiered on September 14, 2020.
  • At present, she is busy practicing for her and her partner, Jesse's performance in the next episode of the show.

Sharna Burgess Paul Kirkland

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Sharna Burgess Husband

The Australian dancer, Sharna Burgess is not married till the date. Being a tomboy, she only has been in a few relationships. Also in May 2020, she caught headlines after The Daily Mail published photos of her and a mystery man sharing some time in Sydney. They were also seen kissing.

However, she has not revealed about the mystery man yet. Previously, she was in a relationship with a dancer and choreographer, Paul Kirkland from 2010-2015. She was rumored to be dating Bonner Bolton in 2017. However, she declined the rumors. In 2018, she was also rumored to be in a relationship with Pierson Fode. She declined it as well.  Furthermore, she is an adventurous woman and loves to do rock climbing with her friends on her free weekends.

Sharna Burgess Net Worth

Sharna Burgess has made a healthy fortune from her career as a dancer and a TV personality since joining the cast of ABC series "Dancing with the Stars" in 2011. She has an estimated net worth of $750k as of 2020. Her net worth includes all her property and her present earnings. She also received prize money of $295k along with the title of the 28th season of Dancing with the Stars. At present, she is living a luxurious lifestyle with earnings.

Sharna Burgess Height

The 35 years aged, Sharna Burgess has a well-maintained athletic body. She is a beautiful woman with red hair and a pair of blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 6 inches and has a bodyweight of 52kg. Her body measurement is 33-24-34 inches. She wears a shoe of size 6(US).