Top 10 Dancing Stars
Written by: Catalogs.com Editorial Staff
Contributed by Jennifer Andrews, Catalogs.com Top 10 Guru
Dancing is a great form of entertainment and social activity whether you are an observer or active participant.
It is also a great form of exercise and can help in weight-loss efforts as part of a healthy diet and fitness regimen. There are many different styles of dancing including salsa, hip-hop, contemporary, ballroom and jazz. With the rising popularity of the hit television show Dancing With The Stars, DWTS, professional dancers are getting more notoriety. Check out the following top 10 dancing stars from the show itself to see who tops the best dancers list.
10. Cheryl Burke
Cheryl Burke has been paired with winning celebrity partners such as football pro Emmet Smith and Drew Lachey in the first season.
9. Julianne Hough
Blonde and beautiful, Julianne Hough is as well known for her long, tanned and toned legs as she is for phenomenal dancing skills.
8. Derek Hough
The brother of Julianne, Derek Hough is equally as blonde and beautiful as his sister. One of the top professional dancing stars, Hough has won the mirror-ball trophy with celebrity partners such as Nicole Scherzinger of the Pussycats Dolls fame.
7. Chelsie Hightower
Hightower hit fame as a competing dancer on So You Think You Can Dance. However, this dancing star has been competing all her life and has ranked as one of the top three ballroom couples in the country.
6. Karina Smirnoff
Ukrainian born Smirnoff graces the dance floor with her lithe physique and stunning looks. She claimed the winning DWTS title in season 13 with war hero J.R. Martinez.
5. Mark Ballas
Mark Ballas heats up the dance floor with such winning celebs as Shawn Johnson and Kristi Yamaguchi. However, he also spends much of his spare time singing in clubs with best buddy Derek Hough.
4. Maksim Chmerkovskiy
Maksim is as well known for his theatrical dancing skills as he is for his willingness to say exactly what is on his mind. He has been with the DWTS cast since season one and came close to the title in season 5 with Mel B of the Spice Girls fame.
3. Kym Johnson
Graceful, yet sexy, Johnson has swept up the dance floor twice with winning partner Danny Osmond in season 9 and Hines Ward in season 12.
2. Toni Dovolani
Clean-cut professional ballroom dancer Tony Dovolani moved to the U.S from Kosovo as a teenager to attend the Fred Astaire Dance Academy. His fame has risen from the hit dancing show where he has come close to first place with partners such as Melissa Rycroft and Stacy Keibler.
1. Anna Trebunskaya
Red-haired beauty Trebunskaya has been winning dancing awards since the age of seven. In addition to hot celebrity pairings such as Jerry Rice and Evan Lysacek, the dancing pro is married to fellow professional dancer Jonathan Roberts.