Fabian Sanchez


Date Of Birth



Dancing with the Stars professional dancer Fabian Sanchez is a highly accomplished professional ballroom dancer.  He started dancing and competing in 1992 and has since then gained several recognitions from different championships.  Among his titles are the United States Rising Star Champion and the United States Open American Rhythm Finalist.  He was also a four-time Fred Astaire National Champion.  In 2006, he won the United States World Mambo.

Sanchez and wife Jacqueline own and run the Fred Astaire Dance Studio located in Hoover, Alabama.  Sanchez is also active in his career as a choreographer and a coach.  His students have won first place titles in regional and national contests.  They were also named recipients of the Top Female Student awards.

Fabian Sanchez is a newcomer on season 6 of ABC's reality series Dancing with the Stars.  He is the professional dance partner of actress Marlee Matlin .

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Place of Birth

New York

Birth Name

Fabian Sanchez



Fun Facts



2006 World Mambo Champion








.Since leaving the show, Fabian has been a very busy man. He owns a Fred Astaire Studio with his wife, something he said allows him to not only continue his career, but be a family man as well. He is also putting a show together with Strictly Come Dancing professional Kristina Rihanoff and participating in a traveling tour in October and November. He also plans on participating in the DWTS Winter Tour and possibly more seasons of the show.

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