Sharna Burgess, Dancing with the Stars

- Age: 31
- Born: June 21, 1985
- Hometown: Wagga Wagga, Australia
- Occupation: Ballroom dancer and choreographer

- Best friends with Peta Murgatroyd for over 10 years

- Began dance and gymnastics training at age 5, and ballroom at age 8

- Moved to London at age 18, where she collected numerous titles in dance

- Performed in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games closing ceremony

- Appeared in the tours "Simply Ballroom" and "Burn the Floor" for many years

- Competed on So You Think You Can Dance in Belgium and the Netherlands

- Joined Dancing with the Stars back in Season 13 as a Troupe member

- Bumped to the role of a DWTS pro partner for Season 16

- Finished Season 21 of DWTS with Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter in second place

- Currently competing on Season 23 of DWTS with pro race car driver James Hinchcliffe

- Dated choreographer and dancer Paul Kirkland from 2010 to 2015

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