Kimberly Wyatt (Courtesy Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)
Kimberly Kaye Wyatt (born February 4, 1982) is an American showgirl, singer-songwriter, dancer, model, actress and choreographer. She is best known as a former member of the American pop/R&B girl group and dance ensemble the Pussycat Dolls. She joined the Pussycat Dolls in 2003 and left the group in 2010. She started a new band Her Majesty & The Wolves in 2010.
Life and career
Childhood and youth
Wyatt was born in Warrensburg, Missouri, a town near Kansas City. She began dancing at the age of seven. At the age of 14 she earned a scholarship to study in New York's Joffrey Ballet and the Broadway Dance Center. At the age of seventeen, she graduated from high school and flew to Las Vegas to audition for cruise ship and casino shows. She worked in a revue on Royal Caribbean's Explorer of the Seas for two years.
2001-09: Career beginnings and The Pussycat Dolls
In 2001 she moved to Los Angeles despite getting an offer from Hubbard St. Dance Co. In 2002, Wyatt became one of the dancers on the comedy sketch show, Cedric the Entertainer Presents as a Cedsation. In 2003, she was a dancer for Nick Lachey's music video. Robin Antin was the choreographer, and it was here where she asked Wyatt to join the Pussycat Dolls. Wyatt does the standing oversplit in most of Pussycat Dolls music video, which she called her trademark move. Her first vocal role in the Pussycat Dolls came when she recorded a solo song called "Don't Wanna Fall in Love" for the Deluxe Edition of their second album, Doll Domination. After Jessica Sutta, Wyatt was the next member to announce her departure from the group. She made the decision before but she stated it officially in the Loaded Magazine. She said the Dolls gave her more than she could ever have before, and gave her a great platform to help her in the industry, since leaving, Kimberly has gone on to pursue a range of projects, including judging on top show Got To Dance
2010-present: Got To Dance and solo music career
Wyatt became one of three judges of Sky1's dance show, Got to Dance, alongside Ashley Banjo and Adam Garcia, in 2010. In September 2010, it was announced that Got to Dance would return for a second season. She featured on Aggro Santos track "Candy". "Candy" was the lead track for the film StreetDance 3D, the first 3D dance film starring Flawless, Diversity and George Sampson. The song charted at #5 on the UK Singles Chart. In October 2010, it was announced that Wyatt along with Paula Abdul and Travis Payne will be judges on Live to Dance, the US version of Got to Dance. Taio Cruz performed "Higher" on ITV's Daybreak on and BBC's Let's Dance for Comic Relief with Wyatt filling in for Kylie Minogue.
In 2010, Wyatt teamed up with former a Jupiter Rising member Spencer Nezey, forming a group. Their album called 111 was released in UK in July 11, 2011. Wyatt revealed to Digital Spy that she is recording her first solo album and confirmed that she has already worked with rappers Paul Wall and Baby Bash and producers from "The Cold Chamber" like MickaŽl on the record.