Derek Hough, a dancing professional on Dancing With the Stars, has been gaining a whole lot of attention from the media regarding his rumored relationship with current celebrity partner Maria Menounos. The two frontrunners have been delivering one steamy dance after another but this is not the first season that we have noticed the dancing hunk’s sexy moves.
Hough’s incredible talent, charm and good looks have made him an audience and judge favorite throughout his many seasons on the ABC hit show. Take a look at his Top 10 best moments while performing on DWTS. Be prepared to fall in love!
10) Lil’ Kim and Hough’s chemistry proved that opposites really do attract. The couple earned an almost perfect score for their elegant Viennese Waltz.
9) Derek and Jennifer Grey received a 30 out of 30 for their Cha Cha. He had some big shoes to fill since the Dirty Dancing star’s last dance partner was the late Patrick Swayze.
8) A shirtless Hough heated up the dance floor with fellow dancing pro Allison Holker. How great is his body ladies?
7) For the trio competition, Hough chose dancing pro Henry to join him and Menounos. If two gorgeous men and a beautiful woman weren’t enough to feast our eyes on, the three performed a captivating Bollywood inspired Samba. This was the first time a pro incorporated Bollywood into their routine.
6) Derek and singer Nicole Scherzinger, winners of season 10, walked away with a perfect score for their 50’s style Paso Doble. Their performance even received a standing ovation from DWTS‘s toughest judge, Len Goodman.
5) Brother and sister, Derek and Julianne Hough, knocked it out of the park with their acrobatic Jive.
4) Following a very emotional week of rehearsals, Maria and Derek became season 14’s first dancing duo to receive a perfect score. Their vampire-themed routine was dramatic and full of undeniable passion.
3) It’s not often that a pro gets hurt but when Hough suffered an injury, he pushed through and ended the night with a perfect score. Nicole and Derek came out with an enchanting performance that brought judge Carrie Ann Inaba to tears.
2) After their last dance kept everyone guessing, Maria and Derek put their Salsa on pause to lock lips. Hough also ripped open his shirt, revealing his rock-hard abs, and Maria ended the dance in a split between his legs.
1) Menounos and Hough’s rumba escalated into a performance that Len described as a “mix of the ballroom with a bit of the bedroom.” So did they kiss or didn’t they?
Continue watching season 14 of DWTS to see more of Hough and his alluring moves. The show airs Mondays 8/7c and Tuesdays 9/8c on ABC.