Kenny Wormald

Kenny Wormald

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Updated On July 18, 2021
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Kenny Wormald is a famous American dancer, reality television star, and actor. Kenny Wormald starred in the 2004 movie ‘You Got Served’ and has been on the show Dancelife.

Early life and Childhood

His full name is Kenneth Edgar Wormald. He was born on July 27, 1984, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is currently 37 years old and his astrological sign is Leo. His parents are Melanie (mother) and Edgar K. Wormald (father). He has two brothers, Lee and Dylan. Moreover, he graduated from Stoughton High School in 2002. Later, he moved to Los Angeles right after his high school graduation.

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Caption: Kenny Wormald’s childhood picture with his dad. Source: Instagram

Professional Life

Kenny began taking dancing lessons at the age of six. He starred as a dancer in the movie ‘You Got Served’ in 2004. In April 2008, he was confirmed to make his acting debut in the Oxygen cable network Made-For-Television film Center ‘Stage: Turn It Up’ as the male lead. Therefore, the film, a sequel to Center Stage, premiered in November that same year.

Likewise, in June 2010, ‘ Paramount Pictures’ announced Wormald was cast as the protagonist in the planned remake of the 1984 dance drama film ‘Footloose’. The filming took place in September that same year on a $24 million budget with Julianne Hough and Dennis Quaid confirmed to star.

And the film ‘Footloose’ was released on October 14, 2011, to generally positive reviews from critics with Wormald’s performance receiving mixed reviews. In 2012, Kenny starred in mock reality web series ‘Massholes’. Likewise, he had the main role of Topher in the movie ‘Kid Cannabis’ in 2013. Kenny also played the role of Pete in the movie ‘Cavemen’. In 2014, Wormald starred as Gordan in the movie ‘The Living’.

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Caption: Kenny Wormald in ‘Footloose’ movie. Source: Cleveland


He also had a role as Vito Tortano in the film ‘By The Gun’. Moreover, he played the role of Ray in the movie ‘Lap Dance’. Kenny starred in the short film ‘Instagram: A Caption Story’, which was released on YouTube on February 3, 2015. In the same year, he played the role of Dennis Wilson in the indie movie ‘Love & Mercy’.

Further, he also starred as Chris in the horror film ‘The Girl in the Photographs’. He appeared in the music video for Mike Stud’s song After Hours, which Wormald also directed. Wormald reprises his role as ‘Tommy Anderson’ in ‘Center Stage: On Pointe’, which premiered on June 25, 2016, on ‘Lifetime’. He guest-starred as Derek in ‘Fear the Walking Dead’.

Moreover, he starred as Erik Wildwood in the direct to video dance film ‘Honey 3: Dare to Dance’ alongside Cassie Ventura. In 2017, Wormald played the role of Junior Burnside in the indie horror film ‘Happy Hunting’. Similarly, he also played the role of Travis in the indie drama film ‘High Low Forty’.

Dance career

Kenny won the Master Dance of New England and was named the Junior Mr. Dance of New England at the age of 13. And at the age of 14, he was named Teen Dancer of Boston. After a year, Kenny was named Teen Mr. Dance of New England. He was selected to dance for President Bill Clinton at the White House as part of the annual Easter celebration in 1996.

Further, in 2002, he won the gold medal at the World Dance Championships in Riesa, Germany for a tap dance routine he performed. He has appeared in music videos for Madonna, Mariah Carey, Chris Brown, Christina Aguilera, Nelly Furtado, BoA, and JoJo. Wormald has been a back-up dancer for both Justin Timberlake and The Pussycat Dolls tours.

Similarly, in December 2006, he was announced to have joined the MTV Jennifer Lopez-produced dance-oriented reality television series ‘Dancelife’. Notably, the series starred So You Think You Can Dance Canada choreographer Blake McGrath. Moreover, the series was not renewed for a second season due to low ratings.

Kenny has choreographed for world tours, live performances, and music videos. His most recent work can be seen with Leighton Meester from the CW’s hit show “Gossip Girl”, as she breaks into her music career. His additional choreography credits include The Pussycat Dolls Doll Domination Tour, and Korean artists Boa and TVXQ.

Personal Life

He was in a relationship with ‘Ashley Roberts’ of the Pussycat Dolls for three years. Kenny is currently dating ‘Lauren Bennett’ who often appears on his Instagram. Lauren is a British singer and model. The couple welcomed their baby girl, Harlow Bennett Wormald, on September 6, 2019. The small family is living a very happy life and is enjoying their time.

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Caption: Kenny Wormald clicking a photo with his wife and daughter. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Kenny has a well build body physique. He stands tall at a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs around 72 kilos. He has light brown hair and eyes of the same color. Kenny has fair skin and looks dashing. Moreover, there are no other details regarding his body measurements. However, dancing is the best exercise so that he stays healthy every time!

Social Media and Net Worth

He is famous on social media sites. His ‘@kennywormald’ Instagram account has earned over 325K followers. Similarly, he also has a self-titled YouTube channel and has amassed over 21.6K subscribers. He is active on Twitter with more than 73.7K followers.

Kenny is a famous dancer, actor, producer, and choreographer. Undoubtedly, he has earned a huge amount of money throughout his career. Therefore, he has a net worth of around $6 million.