Chloe Lukasiak

Chloe Elizabeth Lukasiak (born May 25, 2001) is an American actress, dancer, author and reality television personality.[1] She is best known for being an original cast member of Lifetime's reality television series Dance Moms during Season 1 through Season 4.[2] She returned as a guest during the Season 7A finale and had a recurring role in Season 7B.

Chloe Lukasiak
Chloe Elizabeth Lukasiak

(2001-05-25) May 25, 2001 (age 19)
Alma materPepperdine University
OccupationActress, dancer, reality television personality, model, author, producer
Years active2011–present
RelativesChristi Lukasiak (mother)
Marc Lukasiak (father)
Clara Lukasiak (sister)

Early lifeEdit

Lukasiak was born on May 25, 2001 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania[3] to Christi and Marc Lukasiak.[4] She is the older sister of Clara Lukasiak.[5] The family resides in Mars, Pennsylvania.[6]

Lukasiak began dance classes at the Abby Lee Dance Company at age two.[6] At first, she did "the basics" such as jazz and ballet. But as she got older she started to do more styles and has trained in everything except ballroom.[7] From the ages of five to thirteen, Lukasiak competed throughout the United States as part of ALDC, winning numerous titles at the regional, state, and national levels.[8] Lukasiak competed on Dance Moms in many dance genres: lyrical, contemporary,[6] musical theatre, ballet, jazz, hip-hop, acro, Spanish, and Bollywood.


2011–14: Dance MomsEdit

In 2011, Lukasiak and her mother, alongside Abby Lee Dance Company owner Abby Lee Miller, other young dancers, and their mothers, were cast on Lifetime's Dance Moms. Together they made up Miller's Junior Elite Competition Team.

After the Los Angeles national competition in July 2014 (filmed for an episode aired October 7, 2014), Lukasiak's mother decided that the environment of the TV show along with her own negative relationship with Miller was detrimental to her daughter and they decided to leave ALDC.[9] The finale episode of Season 4 was their last appearance on Dance Moms because of Miller being unappreciative about the fact that Chloe was the highest scoring ALDC soloist at Nationals, beating Kendall and Kamryn.[10][a] After the end of Season 4, Lukasiak left ALDC for good and switched to Studio 19 Dance Complex.[12]

2014–present: Post-Dance Moms careerEdit

After leaving "Dance Moms", Lukasiak became active on her YouTube channel, gaining over 250 million views and over 2.2 million subscribers as of August 2020.[13] On September 17, 2016, Lukasiak started a vlogging YouTube channel.[14]

Lukasiak's competition team from Studio 19 went on to win nationals in July 2015.[15] She won "Choice Dancer" at the 2015 Teen Choice Awards[16] and the "Dancers Choice Award" for "Favorite Dancer 17 & Under" at the 2015 Industry Dance Awards.[17] She was nominated for a Shorty Award but lost to Misty Copeland.[18] She was once again nominated for the 2016 & 2017 Teen Choice Awards "Choice Dancer" but lost to former "Dance Moms" cast member Maddie Ziegler.[19]

Lukasiak became a spokesmodel for Just For Kix, an American dancewear company, in October 2014. With the company's partnership, she created an anti-bullying campaign called #NobodyisYOU. She was featured in several music videos relating to the cause alongside dancers such as Averee Jade.[20][21]

Lukasiak has appeared in numerous music videos, as during the filming of Dance Moms she appeared in videos for artists Brooke Hyland[22] and LUX (daughter of actor Ted Danson).[23] In 2015, she appeared as the lead for Jess Godwin's song "Fool Me Once".[24] Solveig Romero's "Turn It Up"[25] and Bianca Ryan's "Alice",[26] as well as "Wrapped Up For Christmas" by Forever in Your Mind and a promotional dance video for JustForKix dancewear (titled "Lovely"). In 2016, Lukasiak appeared in AJ Lehrman's music video for his new single "Tongue",[27] and an Ali J video for "Piece By Piece," which was featured on CNN. Chloe recently appeared in a music video in 2019 for Barbie called "We're Taking Over."

Lukasiak began modeling for such fashion lines as Glitzy Girl and Sally Miller in 2012.[6] After leaving Dance Moms, she modeled for 90 Degrees by Reflex, Goodhyouman, Boy Meets Girl, and BCBG Max Azria (runway). In 2016, Lukasiak became the new face of StyleHaul.[28] Lukasiak has modeled for many different photographers some of which are Jordan Matter, Lucy Helena and Ashley Roberts. Lukasiak has also modeled for many magazines including Nationalist Magazine (x3), Inside Dance Magazine, LVLten Magazine, LowCountry Parent Magazine, Cliche Magazine, NKD Magazine (x2), Pulse Spikes Magazine (x2), YSBNow Magazine, Afterglow Magazine, Popstar Magazine (x2), Girls' Life Magazine, Prune Magazine and A Book Of Magazine.

Lukasiak was cast as Gwen Murphy in the Lifetime TV movie Center Stage: On Pointe.[29] She was later cast as Savannah Stocker in Cowgirl's Story alongside former Bridge to Terabithia star Bailee Madison.[30] Chloe has since been cast in 4 movies, two short films and a character for a story called Limelight in an Interactive app called YarnTexts. In 2016, Lukasiak partnered with to launch her web series called Chloe on Pointe.[31] In 2016, Lukasiak partnered with Playtex Sport[32] and starred in their "Ready, Set, Play On!" campaign commercial.[33]

On January 27, 2017, Chloe Lukasiak announced that she would return to guest star on Dance Moms for the Season 7 finale and Season 7B, first joining Murrieta Dance Project, but then left to form The Irreplaceables with Nia Sioux, Kendall Vertes, Kalani Hilliker, and Camryn Bridges.[34][35] On April 11, 2017 Lukasiak announced that her book Girl on Pointe: Chloe's Guide to Taking On The World was released on January 23, 2018.[36] Lukasiak signed with LifeTime in April 2017 to star in her own web series called "Chloe Does It".[37] That same year Chloe co-hosted the AwesomenessTV web series "Ready, Set, Style" as well as hosting the series Descendants 2: Wicked Weekly. In 2019, Chloe appeared on one episode of AwesomenessTV's web series Unstoppable with her mother, Christi Lukasiak. That same year she hosted the AwesomenessTV X Victoria's Secret PINK web series GRL PWR: A Day in the Life, which uses other girl's college stories to inspire high school and other college girls.

In December 2017, Lukasiak began touring with Kalani Hilliker and Kendall Vertes on The Irreplaceables Tour.[38] Camryn Bridges did not join The Irreplaceables on tour. Nia Frazier wasn't able to go on tour with The Irreplaceables due to family reasons.[39] On the tour, The Irreplaceables traveled to various places of the United States, Australia and South America. They also filmed a movie called The Irreplaceables: Dance Movie which shared their experiences on the Peru leg of the tour.

On July 25, 2018, Lukasiak was signed to the Abrams Artist Agency and talent management firm Brillstein Entertainment Partners.[40] But then, in January 2019, Lukasiak switched to the agency, United Talent Agency and the PR company, Coeurcommunications.

Personal lifeEdit

In an interview, Lukasiak said she practices dancing four days a week except when she is traveling.[41] She stopped competing in dance competitions in 2016 due to her growing list of commitments.[42] Outside of dance, Lukasiak makes time for friends including her former ALDC teammates Paige Hyland,[43] Nia Frazier,[44] and Brooke Hyland.[45]

In an interview released on June 15, 2016, Lukasiak said she was grateful to Dance Moms because it showed her how much she loves acting and that she has a passion for it.[46] In 2015, Lukasiak was diagnosed with silent sinus syndrome, and had surgery to correct the condition.[citation needed] In 2018, Lukasiak teamed up with Girls' Life to launch Chloe's Book Club.[47] In 2019 Chloe was accepted into Pepperdine University where she is studying Integrated Marketing with a minor in Creative Writing; she will graduate in 2023.[48]

Writing careerEdit

During her second year of high school Lukasiak took a creative writing class. After that she began writing short stories and poems and decided to pursue a career in writing.[49] Lukasiak signed with Bloomsbury Publishing in 2017 and the next year released her debut book Girl on Pointe: Chloe's Guide to Taking On The World.[50] Lukasiak also wrote, prepared and gave a speech at the 2017 UN International Day of Peace at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, New York. In May 2020, Lukasiak created an Instagram account dedicated to sharing things that she has written with her fans.

Fashion careerEdit

In 2017 Lukasiak released a fashion line in collaboration with Dazzine.[51] That same year she released a shoe line[52] and a Christmas fashion line through JustFab.[53] In 2018, Lukasiak became an ambassador for JustFab and releases her monthly shoe picks from the brand.



Year Series Role Notes Ref.
2011–2014, 2017 Dance Moms Herself Starring Role, Seasons 1 – 4. Recurring Guest Role, Season 7 finale - Season 7B [54]
2011 Good Day LA Herself, Guest (performed in a group dance to "This is My Beauty") Episode dated September 2011
The Today Show Herself, Guest Episode dated September 12, 2011
2012 Anderson Live Herself, Guest (performed in group dance to "Private Eyes")
Katie Herself, Guest Season 1, Episode 18
Nightline Herself, Guest
The View Herself, Guest (performed in group dance to "Sentimental") Episode dated February 21, 2012 [55]
2013 The View Herself, Guest (performed in group dance to "The Last Text") Episode dated February 20, 2013 [56]
2015 The Doctors Herself, Guest Episode dated October 13, 2015 [57]
2016 Center Stage: On Pointe Gwendolyn "Gwen" Murphy Television film [58]
Superstore Herself Promotional video featuring social media influencers for season 2 premiere [59]
Welcome To My World Flynn Harrington TV Series, 5 Episodes, Series Did Not Air
2017 Hollywood Today Live Herself, 1 episode Episode Dated April 17th, 2017
Home & Family Herself, 2 episodes Episodes Dated April 19th, 2017 and January 30th, 2018
2018 Celebrity Page Herself, 1 episode Episode Dated January 22nd, 2018
2019 Famously Afraid Herself, 1 episode Episode Dated November 5th, 2019


Year Series Role Notes Ref.
2017 A Cowgirl's Story Savanah Stocker Direct-to-DVD [60]
Loophole Alexandra "Lexi" Smith Feature [61]
2018 F.R.E.D.I Mallory Feature
Sunday Mornings TBA Short Film [62]
The Irreplaceables: Dance Movie Herself Feature
2019 Next Level Jasmine Joel Feature [63]
2020 The Message Devin Dupree Feature [64]
Beautiful Scars Ashley Short Film

Web seriesEdit

Year Series Role Ref.
2015 Chloe on Pointe Herself
2017 Ready, Set, Style Herself
Chloe Does It Herself
Descendants 2: Wicked Weekly Herself/Host
2018 Limelight Dani
2019 Unstoppable Herself, 1 episode
GRL PWR: A Day in The Life Herself - Host

Music videosEdit

Year Song Artist Notes Source
2011 "It's Like Summer" LUX Lead Role [23]
2012 "Summer Love Song" Brooke Hyland Supporting Role [22]
"Last Friday Night" Katy Perry Lead, Girl #2, Fanmade Music Video with Maddie Ziegler
2015 "Fool Me Once" Jess Godwin Lead Role [24]
"Turn It Up" Solveig Romero Supporting Role [25]
"Alice" Bianca Ryan Lead Role [26]
"Wrapped Up For Christmas" Forever in Your Mind Supporting Role [65]
"Love is Blindness" Jack White Lead Role, Team Chloe Dance Project
2016 "Tongue" AJ Lehrman Supporting Role [27]
"Piece by Piece" Ali J Lead Role; Video Deleted From YouTube
2019 "We're Taking Over" Barbie Supporting Role [27]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Recipients and nominees Outcome Source
2015 Teen Choice Awards Choice Dancer Chloe Lukasiak Won [66]
Industry Dance Awards Dancer's Choice Awards 2015 – Favorite Dancer 17 & Under Chloe Lukasiak Won [67]
2016 Shorty Awards Shorty Awards – Best in Dance Chloe Lukasiak Nominated [68]
Teen Choice Awards Choice Dancer Chloe Lukasiak Nominated
2016 Celeb Mix Awards Best Dancer Chloe Lukasiak Won
2016 Twist Magazine Style Awards Trendsetter of the Year Chloe Lukasiak Won
2016 Twist Magazine Style Awards Best Pierced Hair Chloe Lukasiak Won
2016 J-14 Magazine Icon Awards Icon of the Year Chloe Lukasiak Won
2017 Celeb Mix Awards Best Dancer Chloe Lukasiak Nominated
2017 Tigerbeat Magazine 19 Under 19 Awards Best Girl Power Icon Chloe Lukasiak Won
2017 Teen Choice Awards Choice Dancer Chloe Lukasiak Nominated
2018 Celeb Mix Awards Best Dancer Chloe Lukasiak Nominated
2018 J-14 Magazine Icon Awards Iconic Female Star Chloe Lukasiak Won


  • UN International Day of Peace Speech (2017)
  • Girl on Pointe: Chloe's Guide to Taking On The World (2018)
  • My Daily Sacrifice (2020)


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