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Ashly DelGrosso
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Dancer Profile
Birth Date 9 July 1982 (1982-07-09) (age 39)
Hometown Denver, Colorado

Partner(s) 1: Joey McIntyre (3rd)
2: Master P (7th)
3: Harry Hamlin (9th)
10: Buzz Aldrin (10th)

Ashly DelGrosso-Costa was a professional dancer in Dancing with the Stars.

Early Life

DelGrosso was born in Denver, Colorado. A self-described "Utah County Mormon", she was introduced to dance by her mother, Kim, who co-owns a dance studio with Alex and Robin Murillo 'Center Stage Performing Arts Studio" in Orem, Utah where DelGrosso has worked as an instructor for six years.

DelGrosso is the fourth of eight children. She has two older brothers, one older sister, and four younger sisters. Her five sisters are also dancers. She performed with those sisters, Averie Michelle, Afton Skye, Autumn, Amber and Abrea Danielle, as a troupe in a third season results show the week after DelGrosso and partner Harry Hamlin were eliminated. Afton competed in the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars in a pro dancer competition to win a spot as a professional in the show's ninth season, but did not make past the third week of competition (four weeks in total).

Career

With Jonathan Gulledge, amateur dance partner, DelGrosso has won several Amateur Ten Dance titles.

She partnered professionally with Rick Robinson, her coach from the age of eleven, on the professional Latin circuit before retiring shortly before Dancing with the Stars.

In 2006, DelGrosso guest starred in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as Lori, one of the character's dance partner. She is part of a DVD titled Dancing with the Stars: Cardio Dance along with Kym Johnson and Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

Personal Life

A bio on ABC's website during Season 1 of Dancing with the Stars stated that DelGrosso's height is 5'3".

On 21 October 2006, DelGrosso married Mike Costa, a field producer for Dancing with the Stars.

DelGrosso announced 20 February 2007 that she and her husband were expecting their first child. As a result, she would not be able to perform in the fourth season of Dancing with the Stars. DelGrosso gave birth to son Ammon Michael 27 July 2007. He was born at 7:01 am at Tobey Hospital in Wareham, Massachusetts. DelGrosso gave birth to son Enoch Daniel at 6:11 pm 24 July 2009. DelGrosso gave birth to daughter Naomi 2 November 2011.

Ashly comes from the same dance studio as Jaymz Tuaileva, Julianne Hough, Derek Hough, Chelsie Hightower, and Jared Murillo.

Dancing with the Stars

In Season 1, DelGrosso partnered with musician and New Kids on the Block singer Joey McIntyre, coming in third place.

In Season 2, she and rap star Master P came in seventh. The pair received the lowest scores ever given in the show, and were at the bottom of the leader board every week of competition. Also in Season 2, she and host Tom Bergeron danced a Quickstep, though it was not for scores or votes. Len Goodman said part of the dance could have been on America's Funniest Home Videos.

DelGrosso and celebrity partner Harry Hamlin were eliminated in the third week of Season 3 of Dancing with the Stars, coming in ninth.

She was in the 100th episode of Dancing with the Stars.

In Season 10, DelGrosso appeared with astronaut Buzz Aldrin. She returned for her fourth season after being absent for the previous six seasons. She and Aldrin were eliminated 6 April 2010, coming in tenth.

Dancing with the Stars 1

Ashly was partnered with Joey McIntyre. They placed 3rd.

Scores

Dancing with the Stars 2

Ashly was partnered with Master P. They placed 7th.

Scores

Dancing with the Stars 3

Ashly was partnered with Harry Hamlin. They placed 9th.

Scores

Dancing with the Stars 10

Ashly was partnered with Buzz Aldrin. They placed 10th.

Scores

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