Cheryl Burke's Biography
Cheryl Burke was born on 3 May 1984 in Northern California.
Cheryl comes from a Filipino, Irish, and Russian background. She started ballet when she was four and ballroom dancing at 11 years old, competing from 13.
In 2005, Cheryl Burke was World Cup Latin Professional Rising Star Champion as well as San Francisco Open Latin Champion.
In People's interview with Cheryl Burke in March 2007, she explained that she started dating her boyfriend Matthew Lawrence at the end of December 2006 when she was on the Dancing with the Stars tour with his brother, Joey Lawrence.
In April 2008, Cheryl Burke opened her own dance studio in San Francisco, The Cheryl Burke Dance Center.
In January 2010, People reported that Cheryl Burke and the model Maxwell Zagorski had split up.
In Dancing with the Stars season 12, Cheryl Burke was partnered with Chris Jericho. They were the fifth couple to be voted off.
In season 11 of Dancing with the Stars Cheryl Burke was paired with Rick Fox. They were the seventh couple to be eliminated from the show.
In season 10 of Dancing with the Stars, Cheryl Burke was teamed up with Chad Ochocinco. They were the eighth couple to be eliminated.
In Dancing with the Stars series 9, Cheryl Burke partnered Tom DeLay, however the former politician was forced to withdraw from the series after a few weeks because of a stress fracture in his feet.
In Dancing with the Stars series 8, Cheryl Burke danced with Gilles Marini.
Cheryl and Gilles came second.
In the seventh series of Dancing with the Stars, Cheryl Burke danced with Maurice Greene. They just missed out on the semi-finals and finished fifth.
It was Cheryl Burke's sixth season dancing on the show.
In the fourth series of Dancing With The Stars, Cheryl Burke came fourth partnering Ian Ziering.
In the fifth series, Cheryl Burke partnered Wayne Newton, but they were eliminated in the third week.
In series 6 of Dancing with the Stars, Cheryl Burke partnered Cristián de la Fuente, and they came third.
Subsequent dance partners include Ryan Lochte in season 23.
Cheryl Burke had a good record in Dancing with the Stars in the early series. In fact, she won the second and third series, partnering Drew Lachey and Emmitt Smith respectively.
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