Sasha Farber - Updated Feb 2024

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Moscow, Russia
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Moscow, Russia

Sasha Farber

Sasha Farber is a well-known Australian-American professional dancer. Sasha Farber is better known for his appearances as a pro and troupe member on “Dancing with the Stars.”

Early Life

Sasha Farber was born in Moscow, Russia, on the 9th of May 1983. He is an Australian by nationality and belongs to Jewish ethnicity. Additionally, he has a birth sign of Taurus and he is currently 39 years old as of 2023.

He was born to his father Michael Farber while his mother’s name is still missing on the online platform. However, he was raised along with his sister whose name is Svetlana Shapshal. After the Chornobyl nuclear disaster, his family moved to Australia in 1986. When he was 13 years old, he began dancing.

Nothing is available on the online website regarding his academic qualifications. However, he might have completed his formal education with good grades and the exact detail about his education is still missing.

Professional Career

Moving on to his professional career, Sasha Farber began his dancing career at a young age. Moreover, he also performed in the 2000 Summer Olympic Games. He won the Australian Youth Latin Championships two times and represented Australia at the World Latin Championships at the age of 17.

After that, he also made an appearance in the second season of the Australian Dancing with the Stars. Later, he made an appearance as a troupe member in the 14th season of the show. Moreover, he started performing as a professional dancer later in 2017.

He gained popularity as a pro and troupe member from the show Dancing with the Stars. He appeared as a partner for Jersey Shore cast member Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi in the 17th season of the show.

Caption: Sasha Farber performing in the dancing reality show Dancing with the Stars (Source:

In season 22 of the show, he became a partner of actress Kim Fields and secured the 7th position. He returned as a partner for Little Women: LA star Terra Jole for season 23 of the show. However, the dancing pair was eliminated on week 10 and secured 5th position in the competition.

After that, he returned as a partner for Olympic artistic gymnast Simone Biles for the 24th season of the show. On season 26, he returned as a pro and partnered with former figure skater Tonya Harding and finished in third place in the show.

He appeared as a partner for former Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton for season 27. Later, he partnered with Fifth Harmony singer Ally Brooke for season 28 and finished in third place in the show.

He partnered with One Day at a Time actress Justina Machado for season 29 and finished in 4th place. After that, he partnered with Olympic gymnast Suni Lee for season 30 and actress Selma Blair for season 31.

Sasha Farber – Net Worth 2023

Sasha Farber earns a decent amount of money from his profession as a famous dancer. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2023 but his salary is not available. As far as of 2023, he has not won any awards but he won the Australian Youth Latin Championships two times.

Relationship Status

Sasha Farber married a dancer and choreographer Emma Slater on March 25, 2018. He met her on the set of Broadway’s Burn The Floor in 2009 and started dating in 2011.

The couple dated for almost three years from 2011 to 2014 but split up later. Fortunately, the couple started going out in December 2015. He proposed to Emma during a broadcast of Dancing with the Stars on October 4, 2016.

Caption: Sasha Farber with his wife, Emma Slater (Source: People)

Moreover, he is not part of any rumors in his professional or personal life. He is enjoying his career as a dancer and lives with his Emma happily.

Body Measurements

Caption: Sasha Farber posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Farber stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 69 Kg. His eyes are hazel in color and he has dark brown color hair. Moreover, his body measurements are 38 inches chest, 13.5 inches arm, and 31 inches waist.

Sasha Farber – Social Media

Sasha Farber is pretty active on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok. His official Instagram account @sashafarber1 has over 429k followers.

On Twitter, he has over 82.6k followers on his account @sashafarber1. His official Facebook account has over 4.5 thousand friends. He is also available on video-sharing platform TikTok where he has 4251 followers in his account @sashafarber.