Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Chelsie Hightower was born in Las Vegas, NV, but raised in Orem, UT (what’s up with all the SYTYCD alumni coming from Orem?) Chelsie began dancing when she was 9 years old and won her first national ballroom dance title when she was just 11. She has represented the U.S. at some of the world’s most prestigious ballroom competitions, and has won various national and international titles including; 2005 U.S. Representative to the Worlds, 2005 U.S. National Standard Finalist, 2005 Dance National Youth Champion, and 2006 International Latin Finalist. After appearing on Season 4 of SYTYCD, she trotted her high heels on over to Dancing With the Stars.