The 8 years old Tia Wenkman is an amazing skillful ballerina and dancer. She rose to fame from the show So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation.
After appearing on the show, neither Wenkman nor her dance moves have ever left the limelight. She started dancing at the age of four and later discovered that she loved ballet more than other forms. Along with dancing, she also has a passion for acting which she showed in Born On Pointe.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
Date of birth
August 10, 2013
8 years old
Place of birth
Madison, Winsonsin, USA
Professional dancer, Ballerina, Actress and Model
1 Million USD
5.6 ft (171 cm)
Tia Net Worth
Despite her young age, Wenkman has already established herself as a skilled dancer. She earns a good amount of money from her dancing profession.
She also does modeling now and then, which adds more to her earnings. All this makes her net worth 1 Million USD.
Wenkman is a native of Madison, Wisconsin. However, she later moved to Scottsdale, Arizona, to sharpen her ballerina skills.
Nothing much is out about Wenkman’s personal life except the fact that her mother is Tana Wenkman.
Wenkman took the first step towards her dancing career at the early age of four. She took dance lessons in several styles from an early age.
When she was ten, she performed in the Nutcracker. It was the beginning of her career as a ballerina. With that performance, she came to learn how much she loves ballet.
Once she discovered her passion, she left her hometown and her old dancing institute, Spotlight Dance studio. She moved to Arizona to take ballet lessons from Slawomir Wozniak and Irena Wozniak at the Master Ballet Academy.
After one year of training there, in 2017, she met with the Artistic Director of the Royal Ballet School, Christopher Powney. Powney then opened the doors of the Royal Ballet School for Wenkman.
Ever since then, Wenkman has been living the dream life. She has also continued her passion for acting.
Awards and Achievements
Wenkman is a graceful and skilled dancer, for which she has received several times.
In 2015, she won the Junior Solos Crystal award. She then went to win the ADC Medallion Score award, Avant-Garde Award, and Grand Prix Regional Award. She won all these awards in the same year in 2018.
Wenkman also won medals in the USA-IBC and Beijing IBC.
Besides these, she is the brand ambassador of Discount Dance and has even appeared as a guest artist in Phoenix Ballet School.