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Tony DovolaniTony Dovolani has competed in Dancing With The Stars since Season 2, when he and WWE diva Stacy Keibler finished third, in his highest finish to date. He has also danced with celebrity partners Sara Evans (who dropped out partway through the season), Leeza Gibbons, Jane Seymour, Marissa Jaret Winokour and Susan Lucci.

Tony was born in Kosovo and moved to the U.S. as a teenager. He's won several dance titles, including back-to-back U.S. Open Rhythm championships, and was nominated for an Outstanding Choreography Emmy in 2006 for his work on DWTS. He and his wife Lina have three children, including twins born in 2008.

Tony was partnered with Extra co-host Nancy O'Dell for Season 8 of Dancing With The Stars; however, she dropped out due to an injury. Nancy's replacement was The Bachelor jiltee Melissa Rycroft. She and Tony finished third overall in Season 8.


Partner Finish Best score Worst score Average score
Season 1 - - - - -
Season 2
Stacy Keibler 3rd 30 22 27.7
Season 3 Sara Evans 6th (WD) 24 15 21.0
Season 4 Leeza Gibbons 9th 24 15 19.0
Season 5 Jane Seymour
6th 27 22 24.5
Season 6 Marissa Jaret Winokur 4th 27 18 23.8
Season 7 Susan Lucci 6th 24 15 21.3
Season 8 Melissa Rycroft 3rd 30 21 26.8

Tony Dovolani and Stacy Keibler

Tony Dovolani and Stacy Keibler (Season 2)
Tony Dovolani and Marissa Jaret Winokur

Tony Dovolani and Marissa Jaret Winokur (Season 6)
Tony Dovolani and Susan Lucci

Tony Dovolani and Jane Seymour (Season 5)
Tony Dovolani and Sara Evans

Tony Dovolani and Sara Evans (Season 3