THE 30th season the the popular present is underway, and longtime fans of the display are familiar with all of the judges.

The 2021 Dancing v the Stars judges have actually been component of show because it started in 2005.




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Judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman, Derek Hough, and also Bruno Tonioli are the 2021 judgesCredit: Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images

Who are the Dancing through the Stars Judges?

Len Goodman

The 77-year-old referee is from England. He started dancing in ~ the period of 19 and also went ~ above to complete professionally. Len won numerous awards, including the Carl Alan Award.

He offered as a head judge on the show, strictly Come Dancing, from 2004 until 2016.

Len has likewise served as the head judge of Dancing v the Stars, since it began in 2005. He only missed the critical season, because of Covid-19 travel restrictions.

He is married to Sue Barrett, and shares a son named James wilhelm Goodman v ex-girlfriend Lesley. That was previously married to Cherry Kingston.


Carrie Ann Inaba

The 53-year-old referee is native Honolulu Hawaii, and also originally started her career together a singer in Japan. ~ releasing three singles, she returned to the US and also began she dancing career.

Carrie Ann was one of the very first Fly Girls, who were backup dancers on the life In color TV series. She went on to do with remarkable dancers at concerts because that David Bowie, Prince, and also she agreed to cut her head in order come star as the solo dancer throughout Madonna's 1993 Girlie Show world Tour.

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The dancer showed up as a judge on every season that Dancing v the Stars due to the fact that it launched in 2005.


Carrie Ann has never to be married. However, she was engaged twice, to Jesse Sloan and Robb Derringer, and once date Russian dancer Artem Chigvintsev.




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Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman, and Bruno Tonioli have actually been through the show because it started in 2005.Credit: Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty ImagesBruno Tonioli

The 65-year-old referee is an Italian ballroom and also Latin dancer, choreographer, and television personality. He to be born in Italy, and also has lived in London since 1975.

Bruno choreographed phase shows, music videos, and tours for several famous artists, including the roll Stones, Elton John, Freddie Mercury, and also Tina Turner.