Michaela DePrince is a Sierra Leonean-American ballet dancer. She was one of the stars in the documentary First Position in 2011 and performed on the reality television show Dancing with the Stars. She formerly danced with the Dance Theatre of Harlem and competed at the Youth America Grand Prix. She wrote the book Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina along with her adoptive mother, Elaine DePrince. Born Mabinty Bangura on January 6, 1995 in Sierra Leone, she was orphaned by the age of three years old. Her father killed by revolutionaries, and shortly after her mother died of fever and starvation. She was adopted along with her best friend Mia at the orphanage by a couple from New Jersey when she was four years old. She trained to be a ballet dancer in the United States. She was in a relationship with ballet dancer Skyler Maxey-Wert.
Michaela DePrince Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 6 January 1995
Birth Place: Sierra Leone
Residence: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Birth Name: Mabinty Bangura
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Occupation: Ballet dancer
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Michaela DePrince Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 110 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 50 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 7″
Height in Meters: 1.70 m
Body Shape: Hourglass
Body Measurements: 33-26-34 in (84-66-86 cm)
Breast Size: 33 inches (84 cm)
Waist Size: 26 inches (66 cm)
Hips Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32C
Feet/Shoe Size: 8 (US)
Dress Size: 4 (US)
Michaela DePrince Family Details:
Father: Charles DePrince (Adoptive father))
Mother: Elaine DePrince (Adoptive mother)
Siblings: Mia DePrince, Theodore DePrince, Cubby DePrince, Adam DePrince, Michael-Noah DePrince, Erik DePrince, Mariel DePrince
Michaela DePrince Education:
Keystone National High School
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School
Michaela DePrince Facts:
*She was born in Sierra Leone and grew up in the United States.
*She lost both her parents at age 3.
*She was known as girl Number 27 at the orphanage.
*She and her best friend Mia were adopted by an American couple when they were 4.
*In 2013, she joined the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam.
*Visit her official website: www.michaeladeprince.com
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.