She is known for being a regular dance partner, trainer and choreographer on the ABC competition show Dancing with the Stars, where she was a professional from Season 8 to 15, excluding Season 13.Born Chelsie Kay Hightower in Las Vegas, Nevada, and raised in Orem, Utah with five older brothers and her mother and father until they divorced in 2006.She is highly remembered for her Emmy nominated performances with Mark Kanemura to a revision of "Bleeding Love" by Leona Lewis choreographed by Nappytabs and with Joshua Allen to "A Los Amigas" choreographed by Dmitry Chaplin. Hightower was one of two contestants who were never in the bottom 3.After season four, Chelsie has since returned in season eight as an All-Star and in season 10 as a choreographer and All-Star.Hightower joined the season eight cast of Dancing with the Stars as a professional dancer, and was partnered with Ty Murray, a nine-time World Champion rodeo cowboy.On May 12, 2009, she and Murray were eliminated from the competition with a 4th-place finish. Her partner for season nine was professional snowboarder Louie Vito.Hightower has performed in musical theaters across the United States and won her first national title when she was 11. She graduated from Timpanogos High School, then attended Utah Valley University.At age 18, she made her television debut on season four of So You Think You Can Dance. reality TV show on July 31, 2008 after making it to the top six.
"Dancing With the Stars" pro, Louis Van Amstel, married his longtime partner, Josh, this week in front of family and friends at the Sundance Resort in Utah.
For season 15 (the first "all-stars" season), she was partnered with season five winner Hélio Castroneves.
They were voted off during a double elimination in week three and finished in 10th place.
Van Amstel's former DWTS partners Kelly Osbourne (season 9) and Sabrina Bryan (season 15) were among the guests.
Dawson's Creek alum Mary-Margaret Humes and DWTS pros Chelsie Hightower and Ashly Del Grosso also attended.