The Star: Adam Carolla
Television and radio personality Adam Carolla is host of the Los Angeles based and nationally syndicated morning radio program, The Adam Carolla Show. The actor/comedian has his first starring film role in the soon to be released in The Hammer, which he co-wrote and co-produced. Carolla was also one of the creators and hosts of Comedy Central’s The Man Show alongside Jimmy Kimmel, and the MTV and long-running syndicated radio program, Loveline, with Dr. Drew Pinsky.
The Dancer: Julianne Hough
* International Latin Youth Champion
* Junior Blackpool World Latin Champion
* United States National Latin Youth Champion
Based in: Salt Lake City
Status: Not Currently Competing
Julianne’s first season on Dancing with the Stars was quite successful. She and partner Olympic Gold Medalist Apolo Anton Ohno were the Season 4 champions, and she followed it up with another win in Season 5 with Helio Castroneves, making her the only pro besides Cheryl Burke to win twice.
Julianne grew up with her ten siblings in Utah. A born entertainer, Julianne has always loved singing, dancing and acting and at the age of 10 she left her home and family to move to the other side of the world to live and train with her coaches in London. While living there, Julianne partnered Mark Ballas (the son of her world renowned coaches Corky and Shirley Ballas). It was with Mark that Julianne won all of her titles. Julianne is the youngest (and only) American dancer to have become both International Latin Youth Champion and Junior Blackpool World Latin Champion.
After graduating high school Julianne moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams of acting, dancing and singing. She landed a role as a dancer on ABC’s game show Show Me The Money, and shortly after joined the Dancing with the Stars tour as a company dancer. When DWTS dancer Kym Johnson injured her arm, Julianne stepped in as her replacement and Cha Cha cha’ed across America with Season 1 DWTS competitor Joey MacIntyre. She was also Assistant Choreographer on Gwen Stefani’s Wind It Up video.