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Sonny Fredie-Pedersen
Sonny Fredie-Pedersen
Dancer Profile
Birth Date 6 October 1986 (1986-10-06) (age 37)
Hometown Copenhagen, Denmark

Sonny Fredie-Pedersen was a member of the troupe in Dancing with the Stars.

Career Highlights[]

Born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark, Fredie-Pedersen has featured in several of his own national TV shows evolving around his life as an entertainer, such as Familien Pedersen, and Sonny, Dans og Stjernedrømme. In 1998, Pedersen was the lead in the award-winning documentary, Ingen Slinger I Valsen. The documentary was awarded the Danish TV Oscar in 1999 and nominated for the International television award "Prix Italia".

In the theater, Pedersen has brought to life notable characters such as Danny Zuko in Grease - The Musical, Baby John in West Side Story, Troy Bolton in High School Musical - On Stage, and Bjørn in Gummi Tarzan - The Musical.

As a choreographer and dancer, Fredie-Pedersen is credited with having worked with Christina Aguilera, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, Paula Abdul, Kylie Minogue, and Nicole Scherzinger. Pedersen is a former competitive dancer and has sixteen Danish National Champion titles in Latin and Ballroom on his record. He has worked and performed on international TV productions such as Dancing with the Stars, The Oscars, and Eurovision.

As a recording artist Sonny Fredie-Pedersen has released four albums since 2001. He has ranked in the Top 10 on the Danish National Billboard numerous times. He has released with labels Warner Music Group, Sony Music, and Copenhagen Records.

Fredie-Pedersen is a recipient of the Danish award "Vibeke Rørvig Legatet", which is presented to notable dancers, singers, stage designers and theater figures with ties to The Royal Danish Ballet. He was a recipient at the 25th anniversary award ceremony in 2011.