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Justina Machado
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Celebrity Profile
Birth Date 6 September 1972 (1972-09-06) (age 51)
Hometown Chicago, Illinois
Known For Actress

Dancing with the Stars 29

Partner(s) Sasha Farber
Placement 4th
Highest Score 30 (Contemporary, Cha-Cha-Cha &
Lowest Score 19 (Charleston)
Average Score 25.5

Justina Milagros Machado is a celebrity from Season 29 of Dancing with the Stars.


Retrieved from abc.com
A talented and versatile actress, Justina Machado continues to endear audiences and earn critical acclaim for her work on stage, television, and film. Machado currently stars in the hit comedy One Day at a Time opposite Rita Moreno. Machado stars as Penelope, a newly single war veteran, raising her two children with the help of her mother. In 2018, Machado earned her first Critics' Choice Television Award nomination, for her portrayal of Penelope Alvarez. She was also awarded an Imagen Foundation Award for Best Actress and the show won for Best Comedy. Machado is perhaps most well-known for her role as Vanessa Diaz in HBO's Six Feet Under. Additionally, Machado appeared alongside Gina Rodriguez in the fourth season of CW's Emmy Award-nominated comedy series Jane the Virgin and voiced the character Carmen in Disney's animated series Elena of Avalor. In 2009, Machado made her Broadway debut in the Tony® Award-winning musical In the Heights, starring Lin-Manuel Miranda. In 2010, Machado joined the production of award-winning director George C. Wolfe's A Free Man of Color.

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She is partner with Sasha Farber. They placed 4th.




  • Justina was the only contestant in Season 29 to do the Charleston, Jeannie Mai would've done Charleston as well in Week 8 but unfortunately she had to withdraw the competition.