Allison Holker is an American dancer and actress. She is known for her appearances in the popular dance competition So You Think You Can Dance? She started her journey in this show as a contestant in season 2 and has since been a part of this show.
She has been on the show from seasons 7-11 and 15 as an All-Star. Apart from being in a competition such as this, she has also been a part of many Television shows and movies. She has even been a part of Concert shows.
Allison Holker was born in Anoka County, Minnesota, and She grew up in Orem, Utah; she got her primary education from Timpanogos High School. She graduated in June 2006. Even from a very young age, she had a thing for dancing; she started her dance training at the age of nine. She began her training at The Dance Club in Orem.
While in Orem, she developed a special interest in contemporary dance; along with this, she also enjoyed doing Ballet and Jazz. She got the honor to participate and perform at the Winter Olympics 2002. She performed both in the opening and closing ceremonies. Later in her career, she joined the team of So You Think Can Dance and has since been a part of it.
Who Was Allison Holker’s Husband Stephen “tWitch” Boss?
Stephen “tWitch” Boss was a famous American television personality known for his freestyle hip-hop dances. He is not just a dancer but also an actor and a television producer. He was born on September 29, 1982. His parents are Connie Boss Alexander and Sandford Rose.
His birthplace is Montgomery, Alabama. He did his high school from Lee High School and graduated in 2000. He then went on to study dance performance at Southern Union State Community College in Wadley, Alabama, and also at Chapman University.
He was a contestant in the American version of So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD). He came second in this competition which premiered in 2008. He has also guest-hosted the famous American television show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show. He was not just a host but a co-executive producer of the program. He started as Dj in her show in 2014 and has since been a part of the show until it ended in 2022.
Alison and Boss knew each other from the show So You Think You Can Dance. They met and instantly fell in love. The couple tied the knot in 2013. They held their marriage at Villa San-Juliette Winery in Paso Robles, California.
This is an SYTYCD wedding, as this place was owned by the producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe. Prior to his marriage, she had a kid from her first husband, and Boss adopted this kid after their marriage. The couple also has two children together.
What Happened to Allison Holker’s Husband?
On December 13, 2022, news broke out that Allison Holker’s husband died. This was shocking news to many. The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner confirmed his death. The most shocking part of it all was the cause of death, and it was suicide.
Initially, the cause of death was not known; later, the news got out that it was a suicide. There was a gunshot wound on his head, and this was the cause of death. His death was confirmed by his wife, and she broke this news to the world.
According to her, tWitch apparently walked away from their home and rented a Los Angeles hotel. He did not even take his car. It was inside this hotel that he took his life. He was 40 years old when he committed suicide.
Upon hearing about this tragedy, condolences poured through social media. This was unfortunate yet a piece of unexpected news. Ellen Degeneres mentions that he was like a family and expresses her love and support to Allison and their children Weslie, Maddox, and Zaia.
She said he was a pure soul. Allison Holker is still in shock that her husband did this. Her friends and family expressed their support for her. Holker is still morning the death of her husband. In her statement, she said that he lit up every room.