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Akash Vukoti
Celebrity Profile
Birth Date 29 May 2009 (2009-05-29) (age 15)
Known For Spelling bee champion

Dancing with the Stars: Juniors

Partner(s) Kamri Peterson
Witney Carson
Placement 6
Highest Score 23 (Jazz)
Lowest Score 20 (Charleston)
Average Score 21.2

Akash Vukoti is a celebrity from the Juniors season of Dancing with the Stars.


Retrieved from abc.com
Akash Vukoti is a Spellebrity. He started reading and writing at a very early age and competed in his first spelling bee when he was just two years old. He became a member of Mensa at three. When he was six years old, he became (and is currently) the youngest boy ever to compete in the history of Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Dancing with the Stars: Juniors[]

Akash was partnered with Kamri Peterson. Their mentor was Witney Carson. They placed sixth.


Week # Dance/Song Judges' scores Result
Chmerkovskiy Rippon Moore
1 Foxtrot / "L-O-V-E" 7 7 7 Safe
2 Cha-Cha-Cha / "Dynamite" 7 7 7 Safe
3 Jive / "Zero to Hero" 7 7 7 Safe
4 Argentine Tango / "Weird Science" 7 7 7 Safe
5 Charleston / "Do Your Thing" 7 6 7 Safe
6 Jazz / "Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)" 8 8 7 Eliminated



  • If Akash wasn't eliminated, he would've done a Salsa to "King Creole", as shown in this video.
  • At 9 years old, Akash is the youngest contestant in the show's history.