Kym Johnson

Kym Johnson is now called Kym Herjavec after marriage. She is a professional ballroom dancer and a television performer who did appear in the first three season of the Dancing with the Stars, an Australian Version. She then moved to dance in the US version of the show. She went back to the show in 2017 and she is the judge of the show in Australia since 2013.

According to her biography, Kym Johnson started to dance when she was only 3 years. She started ballroom dancing when she was 13 years old. In the year 1998, together with her partner called Tomas Atkocevicious from Lithuania, they become second for Australian Dancesports Championship for Open Amateur Modern Ballroom. They also reached to the finals of UK Ballroom Championship for Blackpool. She stopped to be a competitive dancer in 2001; however, she continued to dance on the stage. From 2001, she has appeared in many events and films such as Burn the Floor which is a touring ballroom dance, and she performed at the birthday party of Elton John.

The first major television had appeared in Dancing with the Stars and it was televised as the ballroom dance competition. She did appear in the 1-3 season for Dancing with the Stars in the Australia in the year 2004-2005.

 In the season 2, she and the partner was the television presenter called Tom Williams and they become a winning couple. She appeared in the Australian program for Australian Celebrity Survivor: Vanuatu and he was at the behalf of the Merry Makers. She became the first one to be voted out in the Moso Tribe and in this game. She got 6 votes, 5 were from the tribemates and she voted also herself out. She is among few contestants who decided to vote themselves out since sometime it is against the rules of many editions. In 2013, she was on The Celebrity Apprentice Australia and she got voted out in the season 3 since she was a losing project manager.

She appeared in the season three of Dancing with the Stars in US and she was partnering with Jerry Springer, the talk show icon. They become popular and they were sent off as the 7th couple. While dancing, she wrote behind the scene diary for the OK Magazine based in Australia. Afterwards, she continued to tour America together with Dancing with The stars Tour but she failed to perform for each show since she suffered arm injury.

Besides dancing career, Kym Johnson is also fitness personnel. She released 5678 fitness DVD and the book also called 5678 diet.

For her personal life, Kym Johnson was in relationship with Robert Herjavec, her partner in dancing with the Stars, season 20. When they got married, she changed her name from Johnson to Hervajec. According to some social media, she was expecting twins.

Last Modified: Mar 6, 2020

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