Kym Johnson Herjavec is known around the world as a television presenter and professional ballroom dancer from the popular favourite TV dance competition show Dancing With the Stars.
Kym first appeared on the Australian version of Dancing With the Stars where she won her first Mirrorball trophy with Tom Williams in her second season before she moved to Hollywood to join the US version of the show. She has since been in 17 seasons of Dancing With the Stars winning two more times with Donny Osmond and Hines Ward (NFL 2x Super Bowl Champion). She is the only professional dancer in the world to hold Mirrorball trophies from two different continents.
Kym learned the art of dance and trained in all forms of the performing arts including singing, ballet, tap, jazz and acrobatics at the young age of three years old. She then concentrated her talent on the field of competitive ballroom dance and became the Australian Ballroom Champion representing Australia in World 10 dance championship for two years running.
On Australian television Kym has also appeared on Celebrity Apprentice and was one of the hosts of The Real Dirty Dancing.
In the USA Kym has appeared on Broadway’s dance sensation BURN THE FLOOR and was featured as a Special Correspondent for E! News during DWTS’s 10th Season. Kym was also involved in several fitness DVDs in association with DWTS. Even when not dancing, the DWTS family had her back to co-host with (US host) Tom Bergeron and do their All Access show.
As a dancer and certified fitness professional, Kym maintains a strict health and fitness regimen and launched her 5678 Fitness platform in January 2016, a Cardio-Latin Dance Series and Nutritional Guide. Kym’s first book, The 5678 Diet, features personal anecdotes from her career and provides insight into the fitness and nutrition regimen that help keep her toned and sculpted.
Not willing to give her body a rest, Kym has also dipped her toe in to the world of acting! She has appeared in a number of films and television series including Love Alaska (2019), Major Minors (2020), The Wedding Planners (2020) and a cheeky turn in Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (2016). Kym has recently completed shooting the films Hunting Housewives and Christmas with the Knightlys.
Kym is married with two beautuiful children and divides her time between Australia, the USA and Canada.