Several alums have become actors and singers, including JoJo Siwa and Maddie Ziegler.
It’s been just over two years since “Dance Moms” aired its final episode on the Lifetime network.
The reality show followed a crew of mothers and their dancer children who answer to instructor Abby Lee Miller.
The show dealt with Miller’s dress choices for underage girls, as well as legal troubles, including bankruptcy fraud, concealment of bankruptcy assets, and Miller’s own prison sentence after being charged with false bankruptcy declarations and his guilty plea. The bar was hit with controversies.
Despite the turmoil and drama associated with the show – both on screen and off – the show launched the careers of many young stars.
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Here’s a look at where the “Dance Moms” girls are today.
Arguably one of the reality show’s more successful actors, JoJo Siwa exploded in her career when she co-starred with Nickelodeon after appearing in the network’s film “The Thundermans” in 2016 and signing an overall deal with the network the following year. saw.
In early 2021, the now 18-year-old star came out as a member of the LGBTQ community. She has since made history as the first contestant to pair up with a same-sex partner on “Dancing With the Stars”.
In addition to dancing, Siwa has appeared in several films – most recently Paramount+’s “The Jay Team” – and has released several songs and EPs.
Maddie Ziegler has also had success in Hollywood since her days on “Dance Moms.”
Now 19 years old, the young star rose to high levels of fame when pop star Sia noticed her skills and featured her in several music videos, including “Chandelier,” “Elastic Heart,” “Cheap Thrills” and “The Greatest.” shown in
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She also appeared in several films, including the controversial “Musical” directed and co-written by Sia. The musical, for which she recorded her vocals and played an autistic teenager, attracted controversy as advocacy organizations insisted that such a role should be played by an actor on the spectrum.
Notably, she’s also scheduled to appear in the remake of “West Side Story” later this year.
Maddie’s younger sister, Mackenzie Ziegler, has also found herself acting in her days since “Dance Moms.”
She appeared in films such as “Holiday Spectacular” and “Let Us In”, along with a few television appearances. She most recently appeared as Tulip in “The Masked Dancer”, reaching the semifinals before going unmasked.
Mackenzie has been a singer since she was young, releasing her debut album “Mac Z” in 2014, also under the moniker Mac Z. In recent times, she has once again gone by her full name and has released more music, including the 2018 album “Step”.
Like many of her co-stars, Chloe Lukasiek is now an actress, best known for her role in the film “Freddie”.
She is also a member of the literary community, having authored the book “Girl on Point: Chloe’s Guide to Taking on the World”.
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Like many co-stars, Nia Sioux has also found herself in showbiz.
She appeared in a handful of movies and TV shows, including “The Bold and the Beautiful,” in which she was featured in 59 episodes from 2018–2019.
She has worked with some of her fellow “Dance Moms” alums, appearing in Mackenzie Ziegler’s “It’s a Girl Party” music video and lent her voice to three episodes of “The JoJo & Bobo Show Show” with the name Siwa. .
However, she not only dances to music but also makes songs like “Slay” and “Star in Your Own Life” her own.
In May 2020, she left for UCLA’s college, a . According to facebook post from his mother.
Also a singer, Brooke Hyland released her first self-titled album in 2013. His most recent song, “Mean to Me,” was released in early 2014.
according to him LinkedIn ProfileHyland, 23, attended Ohio University and earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing, management information systems, and business analytics in 2019.
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She is currently listed as working as a Social Media Influencer and runs a Food-themed Instagram account.
Brooke’s younger sister, Page Hyland, appears to be present. Attending West Virginia University.
She is seen dating a Youngstown State University football player named Jayvon Thrift, according to his social media.
Kendall Verts has also become a musician under the name Kendall in recent years. Most recently, he teamed up with singer MERCER for the song “Girl Talk” in 2018, but before that he released several of his singles and a Christmas EP.
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She has also done some acting and appeared in music videos for Brooke Hyland, Mackenzie Ziegler and Jojo Siwa.
Asia Monet Ray
Like her co-stars, Asia Money Ray rests in the entertainment industry.
She had a few starring roles in high-profile shows such as “Grey’s Anatomy” and “American Crime Story”, in which she played OJ Simpson’s daughter Sidney.
He and his family also appeared on the reality show “Rising Asia”, which ran for a single, 14-episode season in 2014.
Of course, she’s also entered the music scene, releasing a handful of R&B tunes, including 2019’s “Real Life.”
Kalani Hillikar, who is now 21 years old, has had a few starring roles in the TV show “Dirt” and the upcoming project “Adrenchrome II”.
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