Shane Sparks Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Career, Net Worth

Melvin Sparks

Shane Sparks is a hip-hop dancer, choreographer, and entrepreneur from the United States. Shane Sparks is well-known for his work as a So You Think You Can Dance choreographer and judge on America’s Best Dance Crew.

Wiki, Bio, Age,  Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Shane Sparks was born on the 25th of June, 1969. He is currently 52 years old and born under the sign of Cancer. He is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, in the United States. Melvin and Wanda Sparks, both officers in the police force, are his parents. Shane is the third child in a family of three. As a youngster, this personality had scoliosis, yet he taught dancing in his own garden.

Furthermore, this individual grew interested in dancing at the age of 11 when he began appearing in talent events. His passion for teaching, however, became clear when he began teaching dance lessons from his own garden. Dance became immensely important to him when his sister’s lover was murdered, as it provided him with an escape and a sense of safety.

Shane Sparks’s Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Shane has a typical physique, as well as a typical height and weight. Regrettably, information on his exact height and other bodily measurements are not yet available to the public. This personality, on the other hand, has brown eyes and dark brown hair. Furthermore, his physical metrics aren’t available on the internet.

Melvin Sparks
Melvin Sparks Posing for a photo(source Instagram)

Shane Sparks’s Profession & Career

He moved to Los Angeles from his birthplace in 1993. And it was there that he began to establish himself as a choreographer. Many projects, including the feature film You, Got Served and Fox’s hit TV show So You Think You Can Dance, established him as a formidable force.

Furthermore, his impressive list of credits and awards today reflects his deep passion for dance, and people of all ages and races admire his dance style and suave demeanor. Furthermore, less than three months after relocating to Los Angeles, this individual was given a chance at random to replace a hip-hop class at the Millennium Dance Complex, formerly known as Moro Landis.

Soon after, he was hired as an assistant at the hip-hop class. And, as a result of his ability as a teacher and dancer, his class grew from 3 to a record-breaking 175 people. He is most known for his role as a judge and choreographer on the reality dance show ‘So You Think You Can Dance.’ Similarly, from seasons 1 to 4, he served as a judge on MTV’s dancing competition reality show America’s Best Dance Crew.

Due to his arrest, Shane did not return to Judge for the fifth season. Furthermore, this choreographer has been recognized in the industry by receiving numerous awards for projects such as the “Best Choreography in a Feature Film” award for “You Got Served” at the 2004 American Choreography Awards and the “2005 BET Award” for co-choreographing on the same film with Omarion.


In 2011, he pleaded no contest to a charge of having sexual intercourse with an underage girl who attended a dance studio where he worked as a teacher. Furthermore, he said that he felt she was of legal age because she worked behind the studio’s main desk.

He was later sentenced to 135 days in a “pay-to-stay” jail, which he served over the course of two years while continuing to work and travel internationally.

Shane Sparks’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship

Shane was formerly involved with Francia Raisa. As a result, they dated from 2006 to 2009, but they divorced. He also has a child, although there is little information about it. However, he is most likely single right now.

Shane Sparks’s Income & Net Worth

This choreographer must have made a lot of money from his trade. However, he has not made his net worth or income public.

Shane Sparks’s Social Media(Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

On Instagram, he has over 16.6K followers under the handle ‘@iamshanesparks.’ His Facebook account is hidden, although he has over 1000 followers and 4.6K friends. He also has a YouTube account with the same name, but just three subscribers.

Quicks Facts

Full NameMelvin Sparks
Born Date25 Jun 1969
Age52 years old
Lucky Number11
Lucky StoneMoonstone
Lucky ColorSilver
Best Match for MarriageTaurus, Pisces, Scorpio
Professionhip-hop dancer, choreographer, and entrepreneur
Marital Statussingle
Break UpFrancia Raisa
Eye Colorbrown
Hair Colordark brown
Birth PlaceCincinnati, Ohio
FatherMelvin Sparks
MotherWanda Sparks
FacebookMelvin Sparks Facebook
YoutubeMelvin Sparks Youtube
InstagramMelvin Sparks Instagram
IMDBMelvin Sparks IMDB
WikiMelvin Sparks Wiki