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For the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars, Ballas was paired with Olympic gold-medal winning gymnast Shawn Johnson, winning that season's competition on May 19, 2009.He was partnered with actress Melissa Joan Hart for the show's ninth season.He was also the understudy for the role of Ritchie Valens in the UK national tour of Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story.Ballas played an extra in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone as part of the Hufflepuff House.Ballas attended Rosemead Preparatory School in South London.At the age of 11, he earned a full-time slot at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London, as well as earning a full scholarship. He then moved on to win championships at The British Open to the World, The US Open to the World, and The International Open to the World.On May 21, however, they were eliminated at the beginning of the show landing them in fourth place.For season 17, he was paired with singer Christina Milian.
In week 7, he danced with his former partner Shawn Johnson because her partner, Derek Hough suffered a neck injury.
They were the first couple eliminated, on March 30, 2010.
Despite that, Shannen & Mark hold a higher average than a few celebrities who lasted longer than they did. They made it to the finale and finished in third place.
Ballas's partner for season 6 of Dancing With The Stars was Olympic Gold Medal-winning figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi. On August 25, 2008, ABC announced the cast of the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars, with Ballas paired with reality television star Kim Kardashian.
They were the third couple eliminated, finishing in eleventh place, on September 30, 2008.