Bindi Irwin and Derek Hough are Dancing with the Stars winners! On the Season 21 Finale, the couple beat out contenders Nick Carter & Sharna Burgess and Alek Skarlatos &Lindsay Arnold to take home the coveted Mirrorball trophy. An Australian activist and actress, 17 year-old Bindi wowed judges and fans alike all season with her upbeat personality and heartfelt performances.
VIDEO: Bindi's Dancing with the Stars Journey
In the Part 1 of the Season Finale, she earned a perfect 30 score for her spirited Quickstep. Later, she moved the judges to tears with her Freestyle tribute to her late father, "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin, earning a second perfect score.
VIDEO: Bindi and Derek braved injury and illness to deliver a flawless Quickstep.
VIDEO: Bindi and Derek's perform a moving Freestyle routine.
VIDEO: Bindi's Cha Cha / Argentine Tango Joyful Fusion
VIDEO: Bindi Irwin and Derek Hough take home the Mirrorball Trophy
After winning the Mirrorball Trophy, an emotional Bindi said, "Thank you so much for everything. I can’t believe that I'm here. Just, thank you for changing my life."
WATCH: Bindi Irwin's Best Dances