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Carlos PenaVega
Carlos PenaVega 21.jpg
Celebrity Profile
Birth Date 15 August 1989 (1989-08-15) (age 32)
Hometown Columbia, Missouri
Known For Big Time Rush singer & actor

Dancing with the Stars 21

Partner(s) Witney Carson
Placement 4
Highest Score 30 (Foxtrot & Freestyle)
Lowest Score 21 (Cha-Cha-Cha)
Average Score 26.6

Carlos Roberto PenaVega (born: Carlos Roberto Pena Jr.) is one of the celebrities from Season 21 of Dancing with the Stars.

Biography

Retrieved from abc.com
Carlos shot to fame and cult status after starring on the highly successful Nickelodeon musical comedy Big Time Rush as Carlos Garcia, which also took to the road and toured with the ensemble cast around the globe. Recently, Carlos starred as "Oscar Vasquez" in Lions Gate Films/Pantelion Films feature, Spare Parts, alongside George Lopez, and Marisa Tomei and it has recently been announced that Carlos will next be seen starring in the highly anticipated live for TV remake of the American-Classic Musical Grease in Grease: Live as "Kenickie" opposite Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens.

Last year, Carlos also starred in 2014's Nickelodeon's Ryan Seacrest-backed competition series Webheads. On the film front, Carlos recently starred alongside Kate Bosworth, Juno Temple, Kay Panabaker and Kyle Gallner in the indie drama Little Birds.

Having studied musical theater at the Boston Conservatory, Carlos recently released his first solo single in Spanish, "Electrico", which charted in the Top 10 on the Latin iTunes songs charts.

Dancing with the Stars 21

He was partnered with Witney Carson. They placed 4th.

Scores

Week # Dance / Song Judges' Scores Result
Inaba Hough Tonioli
1 Jive / "I Got You (I Feel Good)" 8 8 7 No elimination
2 Foxtrot / "Home"
Cha-Cha-Cha / "Hound Dog"
8
7
8
7
8
7
Safe
3 Jazz / "Thank You for Being a Friend" 7 81/8 8 Safe
4 Waltz / "Amazing Grace" 9 8 8 Last to be called safe
52 Quickstep / "Bossa Nova Baby" 10 10/93 10 No elimination
6 Rumba / "Pony" 10 9/94 10 Safe
7 Paso Doble / "O Fortuna"
Team Freestyle / "Ghostbusters"
9
9
10
10
9
9
Safe
8 Salsa / "Valió la Pena"
Jive Dance-Off / "Travelin' Band"
9
Awarded
9
two
9
points
Last to be called safe
9 Argentine Tango / "What Do You Mean?"
Team-up dance Paso Doble / "We Will Rock You"
9
8
9
8
9
8
Last to be called safe
10
Semifinals
Contemporary / "Drag Me Down"
Cha-Cha-Cha dance-off / "Fun"
Trio Charleston / "Booty Swing"
9
Awarded
9
9
three
10
10
points
10
No elimination
11
Finals
Foxtrot / "The Hills"
Freestyle / "WTF (Where They From)"
10
10
10
10
10
10
Eliminated

1 Score given by guest judge Alfonso Ribeiro.
2 This week only, for "Partner Switch-Up" week, PenaVega performed with Lindsay Arnold instead of Carson. Carson performed with Nick Carter.
3 Score given by guest judge Maksim Chmerkovskiy.
4 Score given by guest judge Olivia Newton-John.

Trivia

  • His fellow band mate from Big Time Rush, James Maslow, made it to the finals of Season 18, finishing in fourth place.
  • He and his wife Alexa PenaVega were the first married couple to be on the show.
    • When they married, they blended their last names and formed PenaVega.
  • He and wife announced 16 June 2016 that they were expecting their first child.
    • They announced 22 August 2016 that they were having a boy and naming him Ocean King PenaVega.
    • Their son was born 7 December 2016.
  • They announced 17 January 2019 that they were expecting their second child.
    • They announced 3 March 2019 that they were expecting another boy and that they will be naming him Kingston James PenaVega.
    • Their second son was born 2 July 2019.
  • They announced 24 December 2020 that they are expecting their third child.
    • They announced 14 February 2021 that they are having a girl.
    • They announced 11 March that they are naming her Rio Rey.

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