Who is Charlize Glass?

Charlize Glass was born on 27 November 2001, in California, USA, and is a dancer, best known for being a member of the all-girl dance group called 8 Flavahz that managed to fair well while competing in the MTV dance competition show entitled “America’s Best Dance Crew” in 2012. Since then, the group has made numerous appearances on television.

The Riches of Charlize Glass

How rich is Charlize Glass? As of late-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is close to $300,000, earned through success as a dancer. She’s gained a lot of income through dance competitions and the opportunities she’s gotten afterwards. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

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Early Life and Career Beginnings

Charlize is of African-American, French, Irish, Indian, Bulgarian, and Portuguese descent, the daughter of a competitive gymnast turned bodybuilder, though her parents separated when she was young, so she was predominantly raised by her mother. At a young age, she showed a strong interest towards dancing and was encouraged to pursue her craft. Growing up, she maintained a close connection to her father, though cites her mother as an inspiration.

began taking dance classes at two years of age, and four years later she made her on-screen debut, appearing in an episode of “America’s Got Talent”. The talent show competition attracts participants from all around the world, who possess some form of talent. These acts range from singing, dancing, magic, stunts, and many more, trying to compete to eventually secure a place in the finals of the competition. She then worked on several Nickelodeon programs, in mainly uncredited roles as she was a dancer; these include “The Fresh Beat Band”, and “Keeping It Green”.

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Other Appearances and 8 Flavahz

In 2011, Glass made uncredited appearances in “So You Think You Can Dance”, “The Voice”, and the “MTV Video Music Awards” performing as a dancer. During the same year, she met other dancers at a convention in Los Angeles, mainly former members of a group called the Flavahs Crew. This led to her joining a new native group mixing the former Hawaiian group with Californian dancers so that they could compete at the “World of Dance” competition held in Hawaii. World of Dance is the largest dance entertainment enterprise, holding competitions in over 25 countries including the NBC “World of Dance” television show.

The group competed under the name Flavahs and Friends, managing to reach third place in the competition. Several of their members also won the competition under a different name, and the group then rebranded, becoming 8 Flavahz. Before Glass was a part of the group, they had auditioned during the sixth season of “America’s Best Dance Crew” but was unsuccessful. The following year, they returned with new members and fared much better, succeeding in the auditions which lead to them becoming a part of the competition.

America’s Best Dance Crew and Recent Work

America’s Best Dance Crew” is a dance reality series featuring national and international dance crews. It was produced by Randy Jackson and hosted by actor Mario Lopez. The show featured judges JC Chasez, Lil Mama, and Dominic “D-Trix” Sandoval, with dance crews competing each week to be crowned the champion of the season. They reached a first runner-up position in what would be the last iteration of the show on MTV, before a 2015 revival.

Since then, the group has danced as a part of music videos of several popular artists, including Juicy J, Willow Smith, Mindless Behaviour, and Justin Bieber. In 2012, Charlize appeared as a guest in an episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” before working on an episode of “Maury”. She also performed alongside Zendaya in an episode of “Dancing with the Stars” the following year, then also made her acting debut in the short film entitled “Playground Politix”.

In 2019, she then teamed up with Julian DeGuzman – a fellow hip-hop dancer – to compete in NBC’s “World of Dance” as a part of the junior (under 18) division. They made it to the final round of their division before being eliminated.

Personal Life and Social Media

For her personal life, not much is known in terms of Glass’ romantic relationships. She is still young and likely focused on her career, which leads many to state that she is single though she has posted photos online indicating that she may have a boyfriend, though it has not been confirmed. Her passion for dance continues to stay strong and she credits the sacrifice of her mother which helped put her in the position she is in today. She is the owner of four Persian cats. She spends a lot of her free time dancing, practicing, and honing her skills. She also enjoys travelling around the country

Similar to numerous dancers, she is highly active online through accounts on social media. She has an account on Instagram on which she has over 730,000 followers, using the platform to post personal photos of her travelling, and give insight into her home life. She also posts a lot of dance videos, either solo or with a group. She has an account on Twitter too, on which she has over 34,000 followers. She uses the platform to express her opinions while also promoting some of her work. She also posts some of her dance clips through a channel on YouTube.

Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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