Julianne Hough was raised Mormon?
Julianne Hough is an American professional ballroom dancer, country music singer, and actress. She is best known for being one of the professional dancers on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. She has won the TV competition twice, the first time was season 4 with partner Apolo Anton Ohno and then again season 5 with Helio Castroneves. Hough has also appeared in the following movies:Burlesque, Footloose, Rock of Ages, Safe Haven and Paradise.
Julianne Hough was born in Orem, Utah. She is the youngest of five children. Her parents are active members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and she grew up in a Mormon household. Her father is Bruce Hough, twice chairman of the Utah Republican Party, and her brother is professional dancer Derek Hough.
In an interview with The New York Post, Hough described her childhood: “No sex before marriage, no drinking, no caffeine, no smoking, no swear words, no R-rated movies.”
When Hough first came to Hollywood, she still did not drink, but she eventually changed her ways. She was later asked in the interview what her views on religion are now. She said, “I’m not practicing, but I’m so glad I was raised Mormon.”