Tony Dovolani

Professional Ballroom Dancer, "Dancing with the Stars" Personality

Tony Dovolani Biography

Tony Dovolani's is a professional dancer best known for his role on "Dancing with the Stars".

He was on the show for 21 seasons. He won season 15 with his partner Melissa Rycroft.

Tony's professional body of work includes guest-hosting segments on "EXTRA," the Golf Channel's "The Morning Drive" and on ABC syndicated show "On The Red Carpet." He was also featured as a special guest on the Dancing With The Stars: Las Vegas show. He is frequent guest on "Good Morning America" giving viewers his special insight into the world of "Dancing With The Stars."

Tony recently partnered with Capezio, a leading dancewear brand offering a vast collection of beautiful shoes for all ballroom and dancesport needs from practice to competition. In his role as a Capezio spokesperson, Tony collaborated with the brand on the 2013 Dancesport ballroom shoe collection which features exciting and innovative technological advancements.

As the latest celebrity Global Brand Ambassador for Omega XL, he reveals on their upcoming show, "The Truth about Pain," that he relies on Omega XL to get through the inevitable aches and pains that come with dancing. Tony joins other real Omega XL users who have told their stories living with joint pain in Omega XL's current talk show style program.

He choreographed 2012 Miss Nevada pageant and was one of the judges for the 2011 Miss America competition. He teamed up with fellow "Dancing with the Stars" pro Cheryl Burke to choreograph and perform a special Paso Doble for Pixar animators at The Pixar Studios. The routine, danced to the Gipsy King's Spanish take on "You've Got a Friend in Me (Para Buzz Espaol)," provided the inspiration behind a dance sequence in "Toy Story 3" featuring Buzz Lightyearwho gets switched into Spanish-language modeand cowgirl Jessie. "Toy Story 3" has become the top grossing animated film world wide and won the Oscar for Best Animated Film. He played Latin bad boy competitor, 'Slick Willy,' in the hit film "Shall We Dance." He was a dance instructor on the film and had the privilege of coaching and working with Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez and Stanley Tucci.

Born in Prishtina, Kosova, on July 17. Tony began folk dancing at age three. He was 15 when he and his entire family moved to the United States. He attended Fred Astaire Dance Academy and knew he had found his passion. Tony has been a strong and successful competitor in the ballroom dancing world. He, and his partner for many years, Elena Grinenko have retired from competing and remain close friends. When he isn't dancing on "Dancing with the Stars" he teaches and does personal appearances around the country. Tony and fellow dancers Maksim and Val Chmerkovskiy are partners in the dance studios, Dance With Me Dance Studios, in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

He is an avid golfer and enjoys hitting the links whenever his schedule allows, playing in Pro-AM and charity tournaments. He played in the 2012 American Century Championship at Lake Tahoe and the Humana Challenge Golf Tournament in Palm Springs. His team won the Michael Douglas and Friends Celebrity Golf Tournament and for the second year in a row won The ESPY Celebrity Golf Classic.

Tony and his wife Lina are proud parents of their daughter Luana and twins, Adrian and Ariana Dovolani. They reside in Connecticut.

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Dancing with the Stars - Leah Remini & Tony Dovolani AfterBuzz TV ...
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