Ryan Lochte
Celebrity Profile
Birth Date August 3, 1984 (1984-08-03) (age 33)
Hometown Rochester, New York
Known For Olympic swimmer

Dancing with the Stars 23

Partner(s) Cheryl Burke
Placement 7
Highest Score 38 (Team Freestyle)
Lowest Score 22 (Viennese Waltz)
Average Score 29.0

Ryan Steven Lochte is a celebrity from season 23 of Dancing with the Stars.


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Ryan Lochte has become a transcendent figure in the Olympic world. He is a four-time Olympian (Athens, Beijing, London, Rio de Janeiro) and a 12-time Olympic medalist (including six Gold, three Silver, and three Bronze). His seven individual Olympic medals are second all-time in Men's Swimming, and he is the current world record holder in the 200 individual medley. Ryan has been named both American and World Swimmer of the Year twice in his career (2010 and 2011) and has a total of 70 medals in major international competition, including 45 first place finishes.

As a Florida Gator, Ryan was a two-time NCAA Swimmer of the Year, 24-time NCAA All-American, and seven-time NCAA Champion. Lochte's accomplishments in the pool along with his committed fan base (1 million+ Twitter and Instagram followers and over 658k Facebook fans) have helped him gain pop culture status outside the pool.

Dancing with the Stars 23Edit


Week # Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Goodman Hough Tonioli
1 Foxtrot / "Call Me Irresponsible" 6 6 6 6 No Elimination
2 Quickstep / "The Muppet Show Theme" 6 6 6 6 Last to be called safe
3 Cha-Cha-Cha / "If It Ain't Love" 6 7 6 6 Safe
4 Viennese Waltz / "Jeux d'Eau" 7 7 8 Safe
5 Contemporary / "A Song for You" 8 8 8 No Elimination
6 Salsa / "La Negra Tiene Tumbao" 7 81 8 7 Safe
7 Rumba / "I Don't Wanna Miss a Thing"
Team Freestyle / "The Skye Boat Song"
8 Tango / "Howlin' for You"
Cha-Cha-Cha Dance-Off / "Can't Feel My Face"


1 Score given by guest judge Pitbull.


  • Ryan is the second Olympic swimmer to appear on Dancing with the Stars. Natalie Coughlin competed in season 9, finishing in tenth place.
  • In the first live show, two audience members made their way to the stage, protesting his participation on the show, due to the incidents in Rio. They were tackled and removed by security.
  • On October 9, 2016, he became engaged to his girlfriend of nine months, model Kayla Rae Reid.
    • On December 14, 2016, they announced that they are expecting their first child.
    • On January 18, 2017, they announced that they are having a boy.
    • On June 8, 2017, they welcomed a son named Caiden Zane Lochte.


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