Kathryn Renée McCormick is an American actress, dancer and producer, noted for placing third in the sixth season of the American televised dance competition So You Think You Can Dance, in which she had the highest placement for a woman on the season.
Years active: 2009–present
Born age: 7 July 1990, 33 years old and 4 months, Augusta, Georgia, United States
Sun Sign: Cancer
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Height: 5 ft 5 in – 1.65 m
Measurements: 34-24-34 in – 86-61-86 cm
Bra size: 34B US – 75B EU
Life and career
- Mother – Sandra Schmieden
- Others – Arthur Earl McCormick (Paternal Grandfather), Louise (Paternal Grandmother), Rebecca Mae Martin (Biological Maternal Grandmother)
Spouse: Jacob Patrick (m. 2015 -2022)
Kathryn McCormick is of Scottish, Irish, and English descent.
Kathryn McCormick, who starred in ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ and the movie ‘Step Up: Revolution’ has split with her husband after 7 years of marriage. According to legal documents, obtained by The Blast, film director Jacob Patrick filed for dissolution of marriage this week in the Los Angeles County Courts.
McCormick started dancing at age three at her mother’s studio, Dance Connection, then moved to Augusta West Studio, where her mother, Sandra Schmieden, had also studied.
She moved to Los Angeles at the age of 18 and landed a non-leading role in the remake of Fame.
She performed on Dancing with the Stars on November 20, 2012 and April 7, 2014.
She is featured as the female dancer in the music video “Dead Inside” by Muse.
In 2015, Kathryn and her husband, Jacob Patrick, released their documentary Like Air. Kathryn wanted to bring light to the more optimistic side of competitive dance by showcasing her mentorship with three of her proteges from Dance Makers INC.
The documentary focuses on McCormick’s mentorship for three girls as they train for DanceMakers Nationals. She continues to tour with the dance convention and competition Dance Makers INC.
She has returned in seasons 7–13 as one of the show’s “all-stars“. Additionally, she placed third with fellow So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation contestant Tate McRae. She played a leading role in Step Up Revolution (2012), and in the film Dance-Off (2014) opposite Shane Harper.
She made her first theatrical film appearance as a dancer in the 2009 American musical drama film Fame, a loose remake of the 1980 film of the same name.
First TV Show
American dance competition show So You Think You Can Dance is her debut TV show, in which she participated in the 6th season in 2009 and was also placed third.
Kathryn McCormick Favorite Movie
Seven Pounds (2008) starring Will Smith
Kathryn McCormick Facts
- Kathryn started learning dancing at the tender age of 3.
- She is a contemporary dancer.
- She participated in the 6th season of the American TV show So You Think You Can Dance and was placed in the third position.
- She moved to Los Angeles when she was 18.
- As a kid, she had practiced dancing in her mother’s studio, Dance Connection.
- She has also learned dance from Augusta West Studio and Tremaine Dance Conventions Apprenticeship Company in 2008.
- She decided to become a professional dancer when she was in her junior year of high school.
- She has also done modeling for Stagewear LA’s costume catalog.
- McCormick has been featured in the Jar of Hearts music video by Christina Perri in 2010.
- In 2008, she participated in the Jazzfest in Costa Rica.
- Alongside Ryan Guzman, Misha Gabriel, Cleopatra Coleman, Stephen “tWitch” Boss, Tommy Dewey, and Peter Gallagher, she co-starred as Emily Anderson (Sean’s love interest who is a gifted dancer and a Rookie member of Mob) in the 2012 3D dance film Step Up Revolution. The film is the 4th installment in the Step Up film series.