Dancing With The Stars

Teddy Volynets

Quick Facts:
Full Name: Teddy Volynets

Age: 22
Dance Style: Ballroom
Nationality: American

Member of Troupe since: 2011

Background:
Originally hailing from Long Island, New York, Teddy made the long trek to New Jersey several times a week to train at Dance With Me studios with future Dancing With the Stars pros Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Tony Dovolani and Val Chmerkovskiy. (Teddy’s mother, Janna, co-owns the studio with Maks, Tony, Sasha Chmerkovskiy, and Eugene Livshits.) Teddy eventually put his studies at NYU on hold to join the DWTS Troupe in 2011, which he hopes to turn into an opportunity to become a competing pro on the show.

DWTS Data:
Teddy was one of the original members of the Troupe when he joined during Season 12 in 2011.

Beyond DWTS:
Teddy has been training with Maksim for the past nine years at the Dance With Me studio headquarters in New Jersey. Teddy even made a brief background appearance on the Real Housewives of New Jersey when the cast took a ballroom dance class during Season 1.

More on Teddy:
Exclusive! DWTS Pro Troupe Member Teddy Volynets: Maks and Val "Are the Best at What They Do"

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