Amy Purdy and Derek Hough answer questions asked by fans via Twitter on the Finale of the 2014 season of Dancing with the Stars.
Brant Daugherty is best known for his role as "Noel" on ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars and can currently be seen as Lt. Patrick Clarke, on Lifetime's Army Wives. He was also on the daytime serial, Days of Our Lives. Daugherty has an upcoming lead role in Hallmark Channel’s TV movie, The Michaels. In November, Daugherty will make his film debut in the comedy spoof, The Starving Games, from filmmaking team Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer. Hailing from Cincinnati, Ohio, Daugherty went to Columbia College Chicago and earned a bachelor's degree in film and video production.
Peta Murgatroyd was born in Auckland, New Zealand and raised in Perth, Western Australia. She studied classical ballet from the age of four and trained for 12 years under former principal dancer of the Kirov Ballet, Madame Lubov Nikonorenko.
Peta became the Australian State Champion within three months of beginning ballroom training. She has competed around the world, placing 2nd in the Great World City Championships, was a semi-finalist in the Lion City Championships in Singapore and was a finalist in the Australian Open Championships. She placed 3rd in the world at the British Youth Latin Championships in Blackpool 2006.
In 2004, Peta was chosen to be a cast member of Burn The Floor, which has sold in excess of 4 million tickets in over 30 countries and 160 cities worldwide. She toured the world with them for six years. Burn The Floor then landed on Broadway in August 2009, where Peta was the lead female dancer. Impressive!
After achieving her lifelong goal of being on Broadway, Peta ended her run with the production in January 2010 to pursue a career in film and television in Los Angeles. What better way to do that than as a pro on Dancing With The Stars!
She and her partner were eliminated in the first round of Season 13, but she returned with a vengeance as she and Donald Driver won the Mirror Ball trophy in Season 14, her second season on the show.
PRIOR CELEBRITY PARTNERS:
• Sean Lowe
• Gilles Marini (All Star Season)
• Donald Driver
• Ron Artest