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Chelsie Hightower's Biography

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Chelsie Kay Hightower was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. She graduated from Timpanogos High School and then went to Utah Valley University.

Chelsie Hightower began ballroom dancing when she was 9, and won her first national title when she was just 11.

In 2005, Chelsie Hightower represented Team USA in various prestigious dance competitions and was 10 Dance National Youth Champion.

The following year, Chelsie Hightower was an International Latin Finalist.

Chelsie Hightower has taught dance in North Carolina and in Utah.

In 2006, she was one of six finalists on So You Think You Can Dance. Fox asked Chelsie Hightower what she had learned going through the audition process, and she replied:

"Wow, a lot - that you can't worry too much about everyone else around you, all you can do is your best. Especially in the audition process, you never want to get too caught up in other people, believe in yourself and your capabilities, and remember that everything happens for a reason whether you make it or you don't, that is what kept me calm through out the process."

Dancesportinfo has a record of Chelsie Hightower's results with various dance partners.

Chelsie Hightower was trained by amongst others Corky Ballas and Shirley Ballas, Karina Sminoff, and Louis Van Amstel.

In Dancing with the Stars season 12, Chelsie Hightower was partnered with Romeo. They were the seventh pair to be eliminated.

In season 11 of Dancing with the Stars Chelsie Hightower was paired with Michael Bolton. They were the second pair to be voted off.

In season 10 of Dancing with the Stars, Chelsie Hightower was partnered with Jake Pavelka. They were the fifth couple to be eliminated.

In Dancing with the Stars season 9, Chelsie Hightower danced with Louie Vito.

They were the 8th couple to be eliminated and ninth couple to leave the series.

In Dancing with the Stars season 8, professional dancer Chelsie Hightower partnered Ty Murray.

Chelsie and Ty finished fourth.


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