Henry Byalikov
Henry Byalikov S18
Dancer Profile
Birth Date December 5, 1985 (1985-12-05) (age 33)
Hometown Sydney, Australia

Partner(s) 18: Diana Nyad (12th)

Henry Byalikov was professional dancer from Dancing with the Stars.


Henry started dancing at age nine. When he was eleven, he became the Australian Juvenile Graded Latin champion. Other honors include Undefeated State Adult Latin, and South Pacific champion.

When he was eighteen, he first appeared on Strictly Come Dancing. At age 22, he entered So You Think You Can Dance Australia and placed in the top 4 males. After this, he was on the eighth season of the Australian Dancing with the Stars, paired with TV presenter Toni Pearen. They came in sixth place.

Henry was invited to dance for his country in the couple's category of NBC's Superstars of Dance. He and his partner received bronze. In 2010, he came to SYTYCD US as a guest partner.

He was picked by ballet choreographer Graeme Murphy to be one of the lead dancers in "Graeme Murphy's Suite Synergy 2011". He also danced in Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, as well as being the rehearsal partner for the lead female dancer in that production. In early 2012, he danced with Trocadero Dance Palace in the Sydney Festival. He was also in the AACTA Awards opening ceremony which was broadcast on Australia's Channel 9.

Later in 2012, Henry came to DWTS US to be a part of the Troupe. After spending two years on the Troupe, he was finally a professional on Season 18, paired with swimmer Diana Nyad. They were the first couple eliminated. He came back in Season 19, once again as a part of the Troupe.

Dancing with the Stars 18

Henry was partnered with Diana Nyad. Placed 12th.