Blake McGrath is a Canadian professional dancer, singer, and choreographer who first came into the spotlight in 2005 when he had participated in the first season of the popular reality TV dance competition series So You Think You Can Dance. He then gained further recognition for being a part of dance-based reality TV shows such as Dancelife (2007), So You Think You Can Dance Canada (2008-2011), and Dance Moms (2013-2014). Besides dance and choreography, he has developed a parallel solo career in singing as well and has published the albums Time to Move (2010), Love Revolution (2013), INNERvention (2019), and Wild Love (2020); and the EPs titled I Am Blake McGrath (2017) and Vintage Tomorrow (2017).

Born Name

Blake James McGrath

Nick Name

Blake

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

 

Education

Blake had attended the Cawthra Park Secondary School and the Applewood Heights Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario, as well as the St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic Secondary School in Hamilton, Ontario.

Besides that, he had trained in dance at the Tiffany Dance Academy in Hamilton, Ontario, the Deborah Thomson School of Dance in Brampton, Ontario, and the Joanne Chapman School of Dance in Brampton, Ontario.

Occupation

Professional Dancer, Singer, Choreographer

Family

  • Father – Jim McGrath
  • Mother – Dyanne McGrath
  • Siblings – Shannon Mather (Older Sister) (Choreographer), Meaghan McGrath (Younger Sister)
  • Others – Emma Mather (Niece) (Dancer, TV Personality), Everleigh Grace Mather (Niece), Ethan Mather (Nephew), Harleigh McGrath (Niece), Paul Gooding (Brother-in-Law) (Entrepreneur), Josh Mather (Brother-in-Law)

Manager

He is represented by Star Blazius Management, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Genre

Pop, R&B, Dance, Gospel, Electronic

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

  • Interscope Records
  • Star Blazius Records

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Blake has dated –

  1. Joseph Guadagno (2013–2018)
  2. Tristan Rehwald (2019-Present)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of American descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Bisexual

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Affable smile
  • Has a ‘Cross’ tattooed under his right ear
  • Has a tattoo, across his chest and midriff, depicting a cross held by chains
  • Often sports a trimmed beard
  • Has a long inscription tattooed on his left forearm and another phrase tattooed on his midriff
  • Has the phrase ‘Live to Love’ tattooed across his right side
  • Side-cropped hair
  • Has the words ‘Love’ and ‘Revolution’ tattooed under his left ear

Religion

Christianity

Brand Endorsements

Blake has been featured in the TV commercials for brands such as –

  • The Gap, Inc., with
  • iPod
  • J. C. Penney
  • Hummer
  • Old Navy
  • Pepsi

Blake McGrath Favorite Things

  • Male Dancer – Brian Friedman
  • Female Dancer – Galen Hooks

Source –

Blake McGrath Facts

  1. Even before his rise to fame in 2005 due to his participation in So You Think You Can Dance, Blake had already acted in a few TV series and TV films. His debut, as a 14-year old, came with the portrayal of Stuart Sanger in the TV film Choices of the Heart: The Margaret Sanger Story (1997).
  2. In addition to his TV work, he has also played cameo or supporting roles in films such as Life With Mikey (1993), Chicago (2002), and Rent (2005).
  3. His company, VIP Dance Events, which tours in major cities across Canada, also looks after his public relations requirements and bookings.

Featured Image by Blake McGrath / Instagram

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Facts of Blake McGrath

  • full nameBlake McGrath
  • Date of Birth November 21, 1983
  • Age 38 years 0 months
  • Horoscope Scorpio
  • Lucky Number 8
  • Lucky Stone Garnet
  • Lucky Color Purple
  • Best Match for Marriage Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces
  • weight78 kg
  • height5 ft 11 in

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