Who is Amy Yakima?
American actress and dancer Amy Yakima is famous as the winner on season 10 of ‘So You Think You Can Dance‘.
Furthermore, she is famous for her performances in ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ and ‘Athletes and the Arts’.
Full Name: Amy Yakima
Age: 26 years old
Date of Birth: November 08, 1993
Place of Birth: Michigan, the United States of America
Father’s name: Daniel Yakima
Mother’s name: Mary Beth Yakima
Profession: Dancer, Choreographer
Net Worth: $1 million
Relationship status: Single
Height: 5 ft. 4 inches
Hair color: brown
Eye color: Green
Early/Personal life, Family:
She was born on November 8, 1993, in Michigan, the United States of America to Mary Beth Yakima (mother) and Daniel Yakima (father). Her ethnicity is Ukrainian and holds Ukrainian citizenship.
She grew up along with her two sisters, Lauren and Emma Yakima.
When she was 3 years old, she started training tap, jazz, and ballet.
Career and Education:
She studied dance at Marymount Manhattan for one year. Then she attended online classes at a local community college located in Northville, Michigan.
After that, she took training at The Noretta Dunworth School of Dance.
She appeared in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular as Clara for around 3 years at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, MI. For a year, she worked at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City. She entered the season 10 of Fox’s hit TV show, ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ in 2013.
Finally, she has crowned the female winner of the competition which helped her to rise.
Then she made a tour with Travis Wall’s dance company, Shaping Sound and was a performer in the Shatter Me national/international tour of Lindsey Stirling.
Furthermore, she was also a dancer in Carrie Underwood’s ‘Something in the Water’ music video. Then she returned as an all-star performer in So You Think You Can Dance. She debuted her Broadway career from Finding Neverland as Peter Pan in which she performed for over a year.
She is currently working as a faculty for Velocity Dance Convention and also performs on tour with Shaping Sound, Travis Wall’s dance company.
Relationships and Affairs:
Amy is currently living her single life.
However, she was seen in several photos with a man named Kyle Lucia between 2012 to 2013. Kyle is also a dancer and choreographer.
Net worth and Salary:
Amy Yakima has earned a net worth of around $1 million and an average American professional dancer makes around $45k a year.
She has around 31.2k followers on Twitter and around 23k followers on Facebook. Similarly, her Instagram account has around 75.7k followers.