Stephen Laurel "Twitch" Boss was born in the early 80s in Montgomery, Alabama. His exact date of birth is not available at this time, which is why his exact age also cannot be stated with assurance. He is of black ethnicity. After high school, he studied at the Chapman University. He always had a passion to dance.

He started his professional career in the 2003, when he participated in the talent competition Star Search. He also was a semifinalist in “The Wade Robson Project” on MTV channel by reaching 3rd place. In the 2007 he decided to try himself at the third season of the dance show “So You Think You Can Dance”. He didn’t reach top 20 and came again the next season. In the same year he also dances at the “Blades of Glory” and “Hairspray” movie.

In the 2008 he got his breakthrough time. During the season he surprised auditory with his plastic and mixed style skills and in the end placed runner up in the competition. His dance with Katee Shean to a Contemporary piece, which was choreographed by Mia Michaels was even nominated for an Emmy for Choreography. Afterwards, in the season 5, Stephen returned along with his partner Katee and their piece "Mercy". He also was a frequent for the 7th and 8th season of “All Star” show as well as for the 9th season of “So You Think You Can Dance”. In the Season 12 he was a team Captain for "Team Street".

In the 2010 he played the role of Taz in the movie “Stomp the Yard: Homecoming”. In the same year he appeared as Jason in the popular film “Step Up 3D”. He also played a minor role of Russell Leonard in the popular TV series “Bones”. During the 2010-2011 he appeared a couple of times at the “The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers”. In the 2011 he has made his appearance as a beat master in the film “Touch”.

In the 2012 he appeared in the new part of “Step Up Revolution” as well as in the TV series “Drop Dead Diva”. In the 2013 he participated in the popular dancing show “Dancing with the Stars” in season 12. Additionally, he also was a guest DJ on the popular “Ellen DeGeneres Show” since 2014. He also is a member of the dance troupes "Breed OCLA" as well as "Chill Factor Crew". In the 2015 he played the role of Ethan in the TV film “Bound & Babysitting” and appeared in the movie “Magic Mike XXL”. Stephen has also choreographed for Seven, who is a South Korean pop and R&B singer.

He married to famous dancer and choreographer Alison Holker. Their wedding ceremony was at the Villa San Juliette Vineyard of their friend Nigel Lythgoe and Winery in Paso Robles, Calif. Stephen met his future wife in the 2010. He has two children, step daughter Weslie and son Maddox Laurel, who was born on March 27, 2016. His net worth is approximately $1 million dollars. Currently, he resides in Los Angeles.