Mark Kanemura

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Birthday
17, 1983
Birthplace
Hawaii
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Hawaii

About

Dancer and choreographer known for his work with Lady Gaga, which includes starring in music videos for songs like "Telephone," "Alejandro," and "Born This Way." He reached the Top 6 of the fourth season of So You Think You Can Dance.

Before Fame

He grew up doing musical theatre, but said he lost confidence when his voice changed after puberty, so he transitioned to dancing. He was teaching dance when he decided to audition for SYTYCD.

Trivia

He performed at the Emmy Awards in 2009. He's made several return appearances to SYTYCD, including as an All-Star in Season 7.

Family Life

He grew up in Hawaii with his sister. He started dating fellow dancer Jeremy Hudson in 2009.

Associated With

He was able to land a job as part of Lady Gaga's dance crew thanks in part to the fact that he'd previously worked with her choreographer, Laurieann Gibson.