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Yanis Marshall

Initially famous as a finalist on the 2014 season of Britain's Got Talent, this French-born dancer, choreographer, and dance teacher went on to choreograph and coach for So You Think You Can Dance-Ukraine and Dancing with the Stars-France. In addition, he choreographed a popular Cirque du Soleil production titled Zumanity. He rose to fame on Britain's Got Talent through a unique style of dance that involved performing in high heels. Extremely popular online, he had 45,000 Twitter followers; 200,000 Instagram fans; 300,000 Facebook likes; and nearly 800,000 YouTube subscribers by the middle of 2015. The son of Nadia Marshall, he was born in Grasse, France. He and singer Lucy Kay both finished as finalists on Series 8 of Britain's Got Talent. [+]