Alan Bersten is a professional Ballroom and Latin dancer who grew up dancing and rose to fame as a contestant of So You Think You Can Dance season 8. He is also known for being the professional dancer of ABC's dance competition series “Dancing With The Stars” (DWTS).
Growing up Alan’s parents always wanted him and his siblings to start dancing although they never had danced in their lives and even opened a ballroom dance studio for them.
Here let’s learn more about the DWTS season 28 winner Alan Bersten who secured 4th place with dancer, fitness instructor and The Talk co-host Amanda Kloots.
Dating Or Married?
Being a prominent figure no wonder many fans wishes to know about his love life. No wonder the DWTS pro has been linked with some of his DWTS partners in the past and while some were merely just rumours while some lasted for a short period of time.
Initially, Alan was linked with professional fighter and model Paige VanZant in 2016 when he was a DWTS troupe member and was filling for Paige’s pro partner Mark Ballas. At that time Mark was resting due to the injury. However, later they clarified being just good friends.
Later in DWTS season 27, Alan’s dancing partner and model Alexis Ren expressed developing feelings for Alan and Alan too admitted that the attraction was mutual. The duo secured 4th place in the DWTS season 27. Their connection made from the dance floor did last for a few months after the show wrapped but eventually, they parted their ways in December 2018.
Again in DWTS season 28, he was linked with the Bachelorette star Hannah Brown with whom he even won the title of the show. But they both declined the rumours and insisted on being just friends.
Although Alan has been romantically linked with his DWTS partners in the past as of now, he doesn’t prefer to mix business with personal life. Furthermore, Alan Bersten is not married and does not have any trace of having a wife or an affair as of now. Additionally, on valentine’s day of 2021, Alan revealed via his Instagram post caption that he is single.
Career And Net Worth
Alan Bersten started dancing just at the age of 7 alongside his brother Gene. Growing up the Bersten brothers disliked dancing initially but eventually they started to enjoy and like it. Alan’s parents were adamant that their kids keep dancing as ballroom dance is hugely popular in Russian culture.
The Bersten brothers’ first dance studio was a room that their parents had rented. Their parents opened a dance studio at the Sabes Jewish Community Center in St. Louis Park and initially, the brothers danced locally and gradually rose to success on the national dance scene.
Later, Alan’s family also opened Magic Ballroom School of Dance in Hopkins where his elder brother Gene used to teach just at the age of 16.
As of now, Alan participated in DWTS season 30 with American television personality, dancer, author, and fitness instructor Amanda Kloots and the pair became finalists and secured 4th place.
Early in his dancing career, Alan won the Youth Championship and the Under 21 National titles. But as Alan looks back to his early days, he didn’t dream of making a career out of dancing but as he auditioned for So You Think You Can Dance Season 10, and made it to the Top 20 he realized that he could pursue dancing as a career.
Alan then began his journey as a member of troupe on the Dancing With The Stars (DWTS) season 20 and after 4 seasons, he made his debut as a professional partner in DWTS season 25.
In DWTS season 25 he was partnered with American actress, singer-songwriter and producer Debbie Gibson and the duo placed 12th place in the show.
In DWTS season 26, Alan was partnered with the Japanese-American figure skater Mirai Aileen Nagasu and they were eliminated in the 3rd week of the show. Likewise, in DWTS season 27, he was paired with American social media personality and model Alexis Ren and they ended up securing 4th place in the show.
Similarly, for DWTS season 28, Alan has partnered with American television personality and The Bachelorette star Hannah Brown and they won the show on 25th November 2019.
For DWTS season 29, Alan was partnered with American actress, Disney channel star, You Tuber, and author Skai Jackson but they were eliminated on 16th November 2020.
Being a professional dancer and DWTS pro, Alan Bersten musters a net worth of about $5 million as of now.
Bio: Family & Early Life
Alan Bersten was born on 26th May 1994 in Minnetonka, Minnesota to father Alex Bersten and mother Raisa Bersten. His mom used to work at the Abbott Northwestern Hospital.
Talking about his siblings, Alan has an elder brother named Gene Bersten who is 7 years older than him and a sister named Melani Kane who is 2 and half years older than him.
His sister Melani is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, a medication expert and a Clinical Pharmacist who is also the co-founder and president of the International Society of Cannabis Pharmacists.
You May Also Like To Read About: Val Chmerkovskiy Age, Married, Wife, Children, Family, Net Worth
Alan shares a very close bond with his family and according to various sources, his elder brother taught him how to dance. As of now, both his siblings are married.
As per his education, Alan Bersten went to the Hopkins High School and then attended the University of Minnesota.
Furthermore, Alan Bersten celebrates his birthday on 26th May so his zodiac sign is Gemini. He holds American nationality and comprises of Russian ethnicity. Alan Bersten is 6ft tall in terms of height.
Additionally, Alan Bersten also underwent a tumour-removal surgery where doctors removed his left parathyroid gland in 2018.