Born on 21 June 1985, Sharna May Burgess is an Australian ballroom dancer, who is widely recognized as a professional partner and troupe member on the ABC series, Dancing with the Stars. She was the three-time runner-up on the show.
The New South Wales native was born to parents Ray and Lucy Burgess. At age five, she trained in jazz, ballet, and gymnastics, and when she reached the age of eight, her practice for ballroom started. She went on to win many local and national titles through the dance form. At age 15, she represented Australia at the World Championships.
She even performed in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games closing ceremony.
Sharna Burgess’ Dancing Career
Sharna, who has the net worth of around 750 thousand dollars, made her first television appearances on the Australian Dancing With The Stars and So You Think You Can Dance Holland.
The choreographer joined the cast of Dancing with the Stars in season 13 while she was also assisting So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Jason Gilkison on both the American and Australian versions of the show.
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Standing at the tall height of 5 feet 4 and a half inch (1.63 m), Sharna remained as the troupe member until the end of season 15.
But, in season 16, she returned to the show as a professional and paired with Olympic ice dancer Charlie White, but they got eliminated during semi-finals. Since then, she has been the member of the show, partnering up with celebrities such as Tavis Smiley, Noah Galloway, Nick Carter, and Antonio Brown.
For season 23, Sharna, who belongs to Australian ethnicity, partnered with race car driver James Hinchcliffe. The two made it to the finals and finished in 2nd place behind winners.
Sharna also teamed up with professional bull rider Bonner Bolton, former NBA player, Derek Fisher and NFL cornerback, Josh Norman. For season 27 of 2018, she was partnered with the famous radio personality, Bobby Bones.
This time was not as usual as Sharna’s hard work finally paid off. Adding one more achievement to her list, she was declared as the champion of the show Dancing With The Stars season 27 with her dancing partner Bobby Bones.
After Bobby and Sharna were titled as winners, he thanked Sharna for making it possible.
Sharna Boyfriend, Relationship
Sharna Burgess is well known for her mesmerizing moves on Dancing With The Stars. Being one of the beautiful dancer and choreographer, she undoubtedly has a huge number of admirers, who are always interested to find out about her dating affair and possible boyfriend.
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Well, Sharna was in a relationship with choreographer and dancer, Paul Kirkland in 2010. However, after being together for almost five years, the couple parted ways without publicizing the reason in the year 2015.
Moreover, in the 24th season of DWTS in 2017, Sharna partnered with world champion professional bull rider, Bonner Bolton. Fans thought that Sharna and Bonner took their on-stage chemistry off-stage, but the two, later, confessed that they were both single.
Furthermore, Sharna was speculated to be dating actor Pierson Fodé. According to some source, Sharna was at Pierson’s birthday party, and even Pierson visited her while she was on the road during the DWTS tour. However, neither Burgess nor Fodé confirmed the relationship.
Sharna Burgess poses with her rumored partner Bobby Bones on 14 November 2018 (Photo: Sharna Burgess' Instagram)
As of now, it seems like along with her victory in the dance show, Sharna is blessed with someone new in her life. After being frequently asked about her relationship status, she opened up about having a new person in her life as in etonline.com on 6 November 2018.
Also, Sharna added that she was actually dating a person but is not in a relationship worthy to talk about in public. She stated that when the right time comes, she will disclose her boyfriend herself. Right after that, her dance partner Bobby Bone interrupted saying she is seeing somebody all the time.
Though Sharna did not spill the beans regarding her lover, fans doubt it is none other than Bobby, whom she might quote husband in the future. But as both of them has remained silent about the issue, the details on her dating and boyfriend is yet to be confirmed.