The sensual dancer Sharna Burgess wasn’t always the Dancing with the Stars vixen we know today, she actually spent her formative years in a town known as Wagga Wagga. When she is not slinging a gun over her shoulders to engage in a shooting game, she would be busy riding a bike or joining sports teams in swimming, gymnastics or dancing.
Climbing trees and hanging down from the treetops is not beyond her capabilities, in fact, the athletic dancer must be doing something physical at every point in time and this would possibly be the only explanation for her amazing physique. Welcome to the world of the entertainer who loves to dance and derives joy from sharing loads and loads of love and positivity wherever she finds herself.
Age, Early Life, and Rise to Fame
The gorgeous and talented dancer was born with the proverbial dancing shoes, right from her budding years, the precocious little girl proved her stellar qualities as she would constantly treat family and friends to spontaneous dance and song shows.
Born in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales on the 21st day of June 1985, the dancing tomboy is the daughter of Lucy and Ray Burgess. Her educational background is still not known but she started training in jazz, gymnastics, and ballet at the young age of five.
By the time the emerging star turned eight, she was already studying ballroom and went ahead to win several titles both at national and local levels. Sharna Burgess represented Australia at the World Championship, performing in both Latin and Standard styles. She also took part in the Sydney Olympic Games closing ceremony of 2000.
Today, the talented dancer has been to more than 30 countries as part of the cast of the hit dance sensation known as Burn the Floor. She participated in Dancing with the Stars and also danced in Broadway.
Her Net Worth
Though there isn’t much information about the choreographer’s earnings, her net worth has been pegged at a tidy $750,000 by sources. The fortune is believed to have been accrued from her annual income.
Husband or Boyfriend, Is Sharna Burgess Married?
Sharna Burgess and her Dancing with the Stars partner Bonner Bolton may not have scored high points with the judges and the voting public at the DWTS premiere but they definitely appear to be privately scoring a few with each other.
This is because as soon as the opening episode was over, rumors of a romantic relationship between the two were rife on the social media. Obviously, the chemistry between the bull rider and the dancer was strongly felt by everyone around them. On his part, the bull rider admitted to the attraction between them, but Sharna explained that she was just being professional. The duo was spotted together at the Cowboy Palace Saloon located in Chatsworth, California.
Presently, the professional dancer is in a relationship with her longtime boyfriend Paul Kirkland who is a well-known choreographer, dancer, artist developer and also prides himself as an actor. Paul has been part of the industry for more than a decade; he’s the founder of Dance Fuzion which specializes in teaching all forms of ballroom dances.
Being a professional dancer has put the tomboy in constant good shape, her body measurement has been described as perfect; a banana shape with flat toned tummy and a nice pair of legs which is usually shown off by her really revealing costumes.
The gun-slinging dancer stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (168 cm) and weighs a total of 52 kg (115 lb) to go with the height. Her general body stats are 33-24-34 inches and she wears a bra size of 32A.
Quick Facts About Sharna Burgess
- The girl’s a straight shooter
It is not usually the norm for girls to be keen on shooting guns and roughing it a little, but Sharna Burgess is quite the bad-ass chick who is not afraid to sling the gun on her shoulder and fire away just for fun.
The famed dancer spent her formative years climbing trees when she wasn’t busy dancing up a storm on the dance floor. She was pretty much a confirmed tomboy and from all indications, she still is.
- Definitely not a hater
She is the force behind the Sharna Burgess: (No Hate) Campaign which is a charitable organization focusing on the promotion of gender and human equality as well as marriage through social media platforms, education, advocacy and visual protest.
- Diehard gay rights supporter
According to Sharna Burgess, same-sex marriage should be given maximum support and nobody has the right to tell anybody whom to love.