JONATHAN ROBERTS was born in California and didn’t start dancing until the age of 19 when after seeing a movie with a tango scene, he became inspired to try ballroom dancing and has been doing so ever since. Jonathan started competing professionally in 2006 and won his first title a year later. Jonathan began dancing with Anna Trebunskaya in 2000 and they were married in 2004. Jonathan’s titles include 1997 Rising Star Smooth champion, 2004 Rising Star Latin champion, 2x undefeated Pro-Am 10 dance champion and 2008 World and US Smooth champion. Jonathan has appeared on ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars 7x with celebrity partners Marie Osmond (3rd place), Heather Mills, Macy Gray, Belinda Carslyle, Monica Seles, Gizelle Fernandez and Ratchel Hunter. Jonathan now lives in San Diego and travels around the world choreographing and coaching dancing for shows and competitions.