Michael Sam
Michael Sam 20
Celebrity Profile
Birth Date January 7, 1990 (1990-01-07) (age 27)
Hometown Galveston, Texas
Known For NFL Football Player

Dancing with the Stars 20

Partner(s) Peta Murgatroyd
Placement 10th
Highest Score 30 (Rumba)
Lowest Score 24 (Salsa)
Average Score 27

Michael Sam is one of the celebrities from season 20 of Dancing with the Stars.


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Michael Sam was raised in Hitchcock, Texas and attended the University of Missouri on a football scholarship. Michael made history last year when the star college football player came out as gay ahead of the NFL draft, making him the first openly LGBT player to be drafted in any major American sport. As a college player at the University of Missouri, Sam was named a first-team All-American and Co-SEC Defensive Player of the Year. Sam’s bravery earned him the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2014 ESPY Awards. In 2014, he was named one of GQ  Magazine’s Men of the Year and was a finalist for Sports Illustrated 's Sportsman of the Year. He recently became engaged to his boyfriend, Vito Cammisano. Michael is partnered with Peta Murgatroyd.

Dancing with the Stars 20 Edit


Week # Dance/song Judges' score Result
Inaba Goodman Hough Tonioli
1 Cha-Cha-Cha / "Uptown Funk" 6 6 7 7 No Elimination
2 Foxtrot / "Working My Way Back to You" 7 7 7 7 Safe
3 Salsa / "Celebrate" 6 6 6 6 Safe
4 Rumba / "Not My Father's Son" 7 7 8 8 Eliminated


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