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Keoikantse Motsepe
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Dancer Profile
Birth Date November 24, 1989 (1989-11-24) (age 27)
Hometown Pretoria, South Africa

Partner(s) 19: Lolo Jones (13th)
20: Charlotte McKinney (11th)
21: Chaka Khan (13th)
22: Jodie Sweetin (6th)
24: Charo (11th)

Keoikantse "Keo" Motsepe is a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars.

BiographyEdit

Retrieved from abc.com
Born in South Africa, Keo started dancing at the age of five after his best friend suggested they try it out for some fun. At seven, he knew that it was what he wanted to do for the rest of his life. In 2004, Keo teamed up with his coach and mentor, Rafick Hoosain, and garnered every national title in South Africa.

In 2012, Keo made history becoming the first South African to join the “Burn the Floor” World Tour. He quickly became the male principle dancer in the cast, and was hand-picked to perform as a soloist during the shows residency at the Shaftesbury Theatre on the West End. In 2014, Keo toured with “Burn the Floor” as principal dancer on the Australian and Japan tours, he also performed on their weekly productions on the Norwegian Cruise Line’s Breakaway Getaway. Keo made his television debut performing as a professional guest on Strictly Come Dancing South Africa in 2013.

Dancing with the Stars 19Edit

Keo was partnered with Lolo Jones. Placed 13th.

ScoresEdit

Week # Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Goodman Hough Tonioli
1 Cha-Cha-Cha / "Tell Her" 6 6 5 5 Eliminated

Dancing with the Stars 20Edit

Keo was partnered with Charlotte McKinney. Placed 11th.

ScoresEdit

Week # Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Goodman Hough Tonioli
1 Jive / "Shake a Tail Feather" 6 5 5 6 No Elimination
2 Cha-Cha-Cha / "California Gurls" 7 6 7 6 Safe
3 Rumba / "Empire" 6 5 5 6 Eliminated

Dancing with the Stars 21Edit

Keo was partnered with Chaka Khan. Placed 13th.

ScoresEdit

Week # Dance/Song Judges' score" Result
Inaba Hough Tonioli
1 Cha-Cha-Cha/"Feel for You" 5 4 4 No Elimination
2 Foxtrot/"Chicago (That Toddlin' Town)" 5 5 5 Eliminated

Dancing with the Stars 22Edit

Keo was partnered with Jodie Sweetin. Placed 6th.

ScoresEdit

Week # Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Goodman Tonioli
1 Tango / "Confident" 7 6 7 No Elimination
2 Samba / "Bun Up the Dance" 7 7 7 Safe
3 Foxtrot / "Rise Up" 8 7 8 Last to be called safe
4 Cha-Cha-Cha / "Try Everything" 7 6/71 7 Last to be called safe
52 Paso Doble / "Under Control" 9 8/93 9 No Elimination
6 Contemporary / "Try" 9 8 8 Safe
7 Quickstep / "For Once in My Life"

Team Freestyle / "End of Time", "If I Were a Boy" & "Crazy in Love"

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Safe
8 Jive / "Something's Got a Hold on Me"

Team-up Dance (Argentine Tango) / "Habanera"

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94

Eliminated
1 Score given by guest judge Zendaya.

2 For this week only, as part of "America's Switch Up", Sweetin performed with Valentin Chmerkovskiy instead of Motsepe. Motsepe performed with Kim Fields. 3 Score given by guest judge Maksim Chmerkovskiy. 4 Due to Tonioli being the judge coaching Sweetin's team during the team-up dance, the viewers scored the dance in his place with the averaged score being counted alongside the remaining judges.

Dancing with the Stars 24Edit

Keo was partnered with Charo. Placed 11th.

ScoresEdit

Week # Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Goodman Hough Tonioli
1 Salsa / "Cuban Pete" 6 5 5 5 No Elimination
2 Paso Doble / "España cañí" 6 6 7 6 Last to be called safe
3 Foxtrot / "Chapel of Love" 6 6 6 6 Eliminated

TriviaEdit

GalleryEdit

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