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Koko Iwasaki
Dancer Profile
Birth Date June 26, 1997 (1997-06-26) (age 27)
Hometown Pembroke Pines, Florida

Partner(s) 31: Vinny Guadagnino (7th)
32: Matt Walsh (14th)

Koine "Koko" Iwasaki is a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars.


Koine "Koko" Iwasaki was born in Kanagawa, Japan and moved with her family to the United States when she was two. Koine grew up in South Florida and began dancing at the age of 3. Through her years of dancing, Koine trained in all styles of dance and began her professional dance career at the age of 16. She has worked with artists such as Nicki Minaj, Tyga, Jason Derulo, Becky G, Luis Fonsi, and Camila Cabello. In addition to appearances with artists, Koine went on world tours with artists such as Luis Fonsi and Maluma and also dance tours such as So You Think You Can Dance and Maks, Val and Peta from Dancing With The Stars.

Koine was also runner up on season 14 of "So You Think You Can Dance", and now a Allstar/Mentor on the show. Other appearances for Koine include the Grammys, Billboard Awards, "The Ellen Show" and "Dick Clark's NYE Special". She now lives in Los Angeles, California pursuing her career as a professional dancer and choreographer.

Dancing with the Stars 31[]

Koko was partnered with Vinny Guadagnino. They placed 7th.


1 Score was given by guest judge Michael Bublé.


Dancing with the Stars 32[]

Koko was partnered with Matt Walsh. They placed 14th.




  • She is currently dating former troupe member Kiki Nyemchek.
    • They announced their engagement on 26 November 2022.