Originally intending to stay for a year, Hough remained in London for ten years.(Julianne returned after five years.) The Ballases helped tutor the two Hough children alongside their own son, Mark Ballas, schooling them at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts.On February 24, 2015, Hough was announced as one of the returning professional dancers on season 20 despite previously reporting he would not be taking part in this season. The couple made it to the finals and won the competition on November 24, 2015, marking Hough's sixth win on the show. On August 30, 2016, it was revealed that Hough would once again return as a professional dancer for season 23. They won season 11 on November 23, 2010 and this season marked Hough's third win, making him the first pro to win three times.Nastia Liukin performed with Sasha Farber as Derek Hough was unable to perform due to an injury.Maria enjoyed having a flirty Saturday afternoon with Derek, who is rumoured to be dating Welsh opera singer contestant Katerine Jenkins.Maria has been dating producer Kevin Undergaro for over 10 years.They graciously asked me to do it, and how could I say no? On March 18, 2014, Hough, along with his sister, Julianne, announced a summer tour of over 40 cities across the U. and Canada, called "Move Live on Tour", which would include dancing and singing from both of them, and the appearance of a group of dancers employed by the Hough's who were chosen through auditions.
Including the two nominations that he went on to win, Hough has been nominated for 8 Emmy Awards for choreography.Due to the success of ticket sales and several sold out venues before the tour had officially kicked off, several more shows were added to the tour schedule, which also sold out.Following the success of the 2014 tour and high demand, the Hough's announced the return of "Move Live on Tour" in the summer of 2015.As of 2014, he has held a recurring acting role on ABC's musical-drama, Nashville.On December 7, 2016, Hough played the role of Corny Collins in NBC's live musical TV-production, Hairspray Live!