He was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Choreography in 2011.
He is also a singer/songwriter/musician and released his first solo CD Hurt Love Box in March 2011.
We kept it on the quiet for a while as we just wanted to soak it in over the holidays, but we are excited to share the news with you all now.
I honestly can't believe we kept it quiet for this long." "Knowing that I am going to spend the rest of my days with BC gives me more comfort than any thing else ever could, she is the best thing that has ever happened to me and I can't wait for our life ahead," he continued. I am surprised we were able to keep it hush hush for as long as we did, but I am thankful for the privacy we had to celebrate the exciting news over the holidays with our close friends and family.
Ballas, 29, actually popped the question to his longtime love (real name Brittany Jean Carlson) in November, but the news is just getting out now, several sources tell .
"Mark and his girlfriend are engaged," one insider says.
A.'s Viper Room after a sold-out show with their group, Alexander Jean, on Friday, January 8.
“She’s wearing an engagement ring.” PHOTOS: DWTS' Season 21 Cast The insider also revealed that the dance pro and singer, 29, proposed to the singer/songwriter, 28, the day before Thanksgiving."They have been keeping their exciting news on the down-low as they wanted to celebrate and enjoy the holidays with close friends and family," the source says.An eyewitness spotted Jean wearing her engagement ring when the pair posed for pictures backstage at L."I can't wait to marry the King of my Heart & best friend and continue our journey of forever with love, music and adventures.#BCBallas." The musical duo recently told toofab how they met. "I was expecting this Janis Joplin-y looking, hippie person in her mid-40s. ' I played my set and she stuck around and watched," he told us. His skills were beyond, and he gave a lot of extra hip thrusts, which was pretty entertaining," she added.