Wyatt opening for the Circus Tour in 2009
|Born||Kimberly Kaye Wyatt
(1982-02-04) February 4, 1982
Warrensburg, Missouri, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Max Rogers (m. 2014)|
Kimberly Kaye Wyatt (born February 4, 1982) is an American singer, dancer, dance judge, choreographer and television personality. She is best known as a former member of the American pop/R&B girl group and dance ensemble the Pussycat Dolls. She joined the Pussycat Dolls in 2003, and left the group in 2010.
- 1 Life and career
- 2 Personal life
- 3 Discography
- 4 Filmography
- 5 Awards and nominations
- 6 References
- 7 External links
Life and career
Childhood and early years
Wyatt was born in Warrensburg, Missouri, a town near Kansas City, and is of English, Scottish, German and Swiss-German descent. She began dancing at the age of seven. At the age of 14 she earned a scholarship to study in New York’s Joffrey Ballet and the Broadway Dance Center. At the age of seventeen, she graduated from high school and flew to Las Vegas to audition for cruise ship and casino shows. She worked in a revue on Royal Caribbean‘s Explorer of the Seas for two years.
2001–2010: Career beginnings and the Pussycat Dolls
In 2001, Wyatt moved to Los Angeles despite getting an offer from Hubbard St. Dance Co. In 2002, Wyatt became one of the dancers on the comedy sketch show, Cedric the Entertainer Presents as a Cedsation. In 2003, she was a dancer in Nick Lachey’s music video for the single “Shut Up.” Robin Antin was the choreographer, and it was here that she asked Wyatt to join the Pussycat Dolls. Wyatt does the standing oversplit in most of Pussycat Dolls music video, which she called her trademark move.
Wyatt’s first vocal role in the Pussycat Dolls came when she recorded a cover of Jane Child‘s hit song “Don’t Wanna Fall in Love” for the Deluxe Edition of their second album, Doll Domination. After Jessica Sutta, Wyatt was the second member to announce her departure from the group. She confirmed her departure in Loaded Magazine. She said the Dolls gave her more than she could ever have before, and gave her a great platform to help her in the industry. Since leaving, Wyatt has gone on to pursue a range of projects, including as a judge on the British reality show Got To Dance.
2010–present: Got to Dance, Her Majesty & the Wolves and solo music career
Wyatt became one of three judges of Sky1’s dance show, Got to Dance, alongside Ashley Banjo and Adam Garcia, in 2010. In September 2010, it was announced that Got to Dance would return for a second season. That year, she was also featured on Aggro Santos‘ track “Candy“. “Candy” was the lead track for the film StreetDance 3D. The song peaked at number five on the UK Singles Chart, becoming Wyatt’s ninth top ten hit in the United Kingdom, including eight (with two number ones) as part of the Pussycat Dolls. In October 2010, it was announced that Wyatt along with Paula Abdul and Travis Payne would be judges on Live to Dance, the US version of Got to Dance. The show aired for one season on CBS and was not renewed. Taio Cruz performed “Higher” on ITV’s Daybreak on and BBC One’s Let’s Dance for Comic Relief with Wyatt filling in for Kylie Minogue.
In 2009, Wyatt told Digital Spy that she was recording her first solo album and confirmed that she has already worked with rappers Paul Wall and Baby Bash and producers from “The Cold Chamber” like Mickaël on the record. She said the album would be released within a year. Wyatt performed her brand new single “Derriere” for the first time on an episode of Got to Dance on February 24, 2013. As of July 2015, no album has been released.
On March 7, 2013, Wyatt appeared on BBC Radio 1’s Innuendo Bingo.
In October 2014, Wyatt launched her perfume ‘Kaydance’.
In March 2015, it was announced that Wyatt would take part in ITV’s Give a Pet a Home show which works alongside the RSPCA in Birmingham. In July 2015, she won the final of Celebrity MasterChef on BBC One, beating Sam Nixon, Rylan Clark and Scott Maslen.
In November 2015, Wyatt became a School Sport Ambassador in the UK for the Youth Sport Trust, promoting health and well-being for young women through dance.. In addition, she is currently judging the children’s dance TV show on CBBC: Taking The Next Step. A dance competition.
Wyatt got engaged to the British model Max Rogers in September 2013 after dating for two and a half years, and married on February 22, 2014. On August 18, 2014, she announced she was pregnant with her first baby. On December 2, 2014, Wyatt gave birth to a girl and named her Willow. On August 24, 2017, she announced the birth of her second daughter Maple Lyla Rogers. She is based with her family in the United Kingdom.
|2010||“Candy” (Aggro Santos featuring Kimberly Wyatt)||5||14||20||5||Aggro Santos.Com|
|2010||“Not Just a Doll”||Digital download||Available through Amazon.com and iTunes.|
|2008||“Don’t Wanna Fall in Love“||Pussycat Dolls||Doll Domination||Included on the Deluxe edition.|
|“Candy” (with Aggro Santos)||2010||Emil Nava|
|“Stars in Your Eyes”||Justin Harder|
|2002||Cedric the Entertainer Presents||Dancer|
|2004||Starsky & Hutch||Nightclub Dancer|
|13 Going on 30||Dancer|
|2005||Be Cool||Pussycat Doll|
|2009–2014||Got to Dance||Judge|
|2010||Shooting Stars||Guest (as ‘Kimberley White’)|
|Never Mind the Buzzcocks||Guest|
|2011||Live to Dance||Judge|
|Daybreak||As guest performing “Higher” with Taio Cruz|
|Chris Moyles’ Quiz Night||Guest|
|8 Out Of 10 Cats||Herself|
|2011, 2012||Ask Rhod Gilbert||Guest|
|2012||Mad Mad World||Herself, panellist|
|The Xtra Factor||Guest|
|Got to Dance – Tylko Taniec (Poland)||Guest judge|
|2014||The Jump||Herself, contestant|
|Duck Quacks Don’t Echo||Herself, contestant|
|Sweat the Small Stuff||Herself, panelist|
|2015||Give a Pet a Home||Herself, celebrity contributor|
|Murder in Successville||Herself, cameo appearance (1 episode)|
|Celebrity MasterChef||Herself, winner|
|Through the Keyhole||Guest/homeowner|
|Storage Hunters: Celebrity Special||Herself, participant|
|2016||Bruce’s Hall of Fame with Alexander Armstrong||Herself, participant|
|Now You See It||Herself, Participant|
|The Saturday Show||Guest|
|Lorraine||‘Kimberly’s Kitchen Garden’ sector|
|The Keith & Paddy Picture Show||Penny Johnson|
|2017||Would I Lie To You?||Herself|
|2016-present||Taking The Next Step||Judge|