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Tavis Smiley
Tavis Smiley S19
Celebrity Profile
Birth Date September 13, 1964 (1964-09-13) (age 52)
Hometown Gulfport, Mississippi
Known For Television & Radio Broadcaster

Dancing with the Stars 19

Partner(s) Sharna Burgess
Placement 12/13
Highest Score 29 (Foxtrot)
Lowest Score 28 (Cha-Cha-Cha)
Average Score 28.5

Tavis Smiley is one of the celebrities from season 19 of Dancing with the Stars.

BiographyEdit

Retrieved from abc.com
Tavis Smiley is currently the host of the late-night television talk show Tavis Smiley on PBS, as well as The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International (PRI). He has authored or co-authored 16 books, including What I Know for Sure: My Story of Growing Up in America and The Rich and the Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto, both of which were New York Times Bestsellers. His latest book, Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Year, will be published in September. It examines the widespread assaults on Dr. King’s character, ideology and political tactics in the year leading up to his assassination. Smiley is the founder of the nonprofit Tavis Smiley Foundation, which recently announced a $3 million, four-year campaign called “ENDING POVERTY: America’s Silent Spaces” to alleviate endemic poverty in America. In 2009, TIME magazine named Smiley to its list of “The World’s 100 Most Influential People.” This past April, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honored him with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. TAVIS SMILEY partners with recently announced pro dancer SHARNA BURGESS.

Dancing with the Stars 19Edit

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