Dance Specialty: Ballroom
Hometown: Springville, UT
Currently Resides: Orem, UT
Ryan Di Lello was first introduced to dancing by his mother, who is a dancer and dance-studio owner. When he is not dancing with his wife, Ashleigh Di Lello, he enjoys snowboarding, skiing and wakeboarding, and would love to be an action-film star.
How did it feel on the recent day with the press and photo shoot? “This is fun, fun, fun. I’m having a lot of fun. I’m just enjoying it.”
FULL NAME: RYAN ANTHONY DI LELLO
Ryan Di Lello began dancing at age four and began ballroom at age nine. He has since become a two-time amateur Latin runner-up and the Youth American Champion. In college, Ryan was invited to join the Brigham Young University ballroom tour team. He competed and performed with the tream throughout North America and Europe, winning the World Latin Formation Championships in Blackpool, England. Recently, Ryan has enjoyed teaching and dancing in professional shows throughout the world with his wife and dance partner Ashleigh. They auditioned together for So You Think You Can Dance and are now the first married couple to make the show. Having made the top twenty, Ryan hopes to go all the way to the finale and become America's favorite dancer.