Ryan Di Lello: Mormon Dancer
Ryan Di Lello is an athlete, model, fitness expert, and professional dancer. He has appeared on "So You Think You Can Dance" with his wife, Ashleigh Di Lello. They placed in the top six couples.
They soon after became the star couple of the Broadway show "Burn the Floor." He has made guest appearances on many popular programs including ABC’s "Dancing with the Stars," "Drop Dead Diva," "The Ellen Degeneres Show," and "Bones." He choreographed and appeared in the movie "What To Expect When You're Expecting" with Cameron Diaz
Ryan began dancing at age four and became a two-time amateur Latin runner-up and the Youth American Champion, competing throughout Europe. He also participated in such sports as martial arts, gymnastics, extreme sports, basketball, baseball, and football.
Ryan studied business and public relations and earned his bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University in business and public relations.
He is a season 3 champion of the Spanish TV version of "Dancing with the Stars." As a DanceSport competitor Ryan has been trained by the top Latin and ballroom coaches in the world and has won local, national, and international titles including the World Latin Formation Championships as a member of the Brigham Young University Ballroom Dance Tour Team.
Ryan is also a choreographer. His work has been featured in television shows ABC’s "Dancing with the Stars," FOX’s "So You Think You Can Dance," EstrellaTV's "Mi Sueno Es Bailar," films, Royal Caribbean International, competitive dance teams, and professional theater companies.