‘Dancing with the Stars’: Professional Dancer Emma Slater is a Licensed Real Estate Agent
For the ‘Dancing With The Stars’ choreographer, the competition is as hard as it gets – not only do they have to come and teach celebrity choreography, but they also have to do the same for the judges and the audience. But, if anything, that could be the easy part, as they compete against their peers, who are the best dancers in the business.
Emma Slater’s season 29 with NBA player Charles Oakley may have ended before she could even begin, but the professional dancer already has several seasons under her belt. Now, with Season 30 here, she’s set to take on the competition with country singer Jimmie Allen.
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Who is Emma Slater?
Emma Slater is a professional dancer and choreographer. She grew up in Tamworth, Staffordshire, UK. Slater started performing at a very young age, and at the age of ten she began practicing ballroom dancing and Latin American dancing. At 16, she joined the “Simply Ballroom” theater show and traveled across the UK, UAE and South Africa with them. She then joined the ‘Burn the Floor’ show and traveled through Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Canada, New Zealand, London’s West End. and the United States. In addition to her long career in theater performances, she was also part of the production of “Mamma Mia” in 2008, starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth.
Slater is a licensed real estate agent
It turns out that Slater is not only passionate about dancing, but also started a career in real estate after graduating last year. She announced the same via an Instagram post, captioned – “Got my real estate license today !!!! I really can’t believe it !!! Not many people know but I’ve been studying since. a good time., and I have had a passion for real estate my whole life. I plan to use it for personal investments as well as helping others with their real estate needs. Now I can Cha Cha Cha around my doors open as I show you how big the closet space is! Hahahaha! Yay! “
She even made her first sale earlier this year and took to Instagram to celebrate the same. “I sold my first property today as a real estate agent! (And yes, I don’t have a property photo to show it, so here is one from a nasty shoot I did there. a few months ago ha!) The property was my first listing, a 3 bed townhouse in the heart of Hollywood and it was actually the one I owned with @ sashafarber1 So yes I was my first customer and as a that client i can tell you i was pretty happy with my realtor lol! we bought the unit over 3 years ago and today officially closed which means it is now owned to two fantastic and amazing new owners! I wish them all the best for the future in their new home, hope it is filled with so many wonderful memories and new adventures !! Congratulations to both of you !! 💕🏡 🎉 #real estate agent ”she wrote, accompanied by a photo of her.
She is married to Sasha Farber, another “DWTS” pro
Slater and Farber started dating in 2011, but later separated in 2014. However, the couple eventually reconciled and began dating the following year. In 2016, he even proposed to her during the show, after performing together. The two got married in 2018. And with it came the question: when do they have children. However, the couple are in no rush immediately, as they said when speaking to US Weekly.
“I myself am often a baby,” Slater said. “I feel like I’m 32, so I could definitely think about it, but I still feel like I’m not quite that age yet. There are a lot of women who feel that way. .I don’t know if it’s only [because] I am so involved in my career, ”she added.
His “DWTS” record
She then joined the cast of “DWTS” in 2012 as a troupe dancer. She became a professional dancer in season 17 of the show the following year. In season 17, she was teamed up with award-winning comedian Bill Engvall, and the duo placed 4th in the season. In season 18, she was paired with actor Billy Dee Williams, who left the show in week 3 due to injury.
In season 19, she played with racing driver Michael Waltrip, and the pair placed 7th. In season 20, she starred with LMFAO frontman Redfoo, but they were the first to be eliminated. In season 21, she partnered with Vine star Hayes Grier, and the duo placed 8th. Slater made a comeback in season 23 with former Texas governor and two-time presidential candidate Rick Perry, and they placed 12th. In season 24, she was paired with NFL running back Rashad Jennings, and the duo won the season. In season 25, she partnered with Property Brothers co-host Drew Scott and they came in 4th.
In Season 26, she played with former MLB outfielder Johnny Damon, and they came in 9th. In season 27, she performed with country music singer John Schneider and placed 7th. Season 28 saw her paired with actor James Van Der Beek, and they placed 5th.
And finally, in season 29, she partnered with former NBA player Charles Oakley. Unfortunately, they were the first to be eliminated, securing their 15th place of the season.
Season 30 of ‘Dancing With The Stars’ premieres September 20 at 8 / 7c on ABC. You can also stream the episodes on abc.com and Hulu.