Updated: 03/14/2017 04:07 PM | First Published: 03/14/2017 03:02 PM

Stephen Boss

Stephen Boss at Television Academy's event

Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss is a freestyle hip-hop dancer hailing from Alabama, Montgomery. Also, an entertainer and actor, Boss is best known for ending up in 2nd place in Fox's reality dancing competition So You Think You Can Dance in 2008.




Always seen moving & dancing hip-hop from an early childhood, he earned a nickname ‘tWitch’. He started dancing professionally at age 20. 

As Stephen Laurel Boss, he was born on 29th September 1982 in Montgomery, Alabama. Graduated from Lee High School in his hometown, he later relocated to Southern California and went to Chapman University. He made his way to Southern State Community College to hone his dancing skills.

Boss’s television career began in 2003 when he participated in MTV’s The Wade Robson Project and became a semifinalist. Afterward, he became runner-up on Star Search, television talent competition. 

He auditioned in So You Think You Can Dance season 3 in 2007 but failed to be selected in top 20. He returned back to the season 4 audition and thrilled the audiences and judges ending up as a runner-up in the finale after fellow hip-hop dancer Joshua Allen. At that time, he danced with Katee Shean, a fellow competitor to a Contemporary piece choreographed by Mia Michaels. The dance won Primetime Emmy Awards nomination for the best choreography.

The hip-hop dancer returned in season 7 as one of the eleven ‘All Stars’. He remained ‘All Star’ until season 9 performing various memorable routines.  He has also landed roles in several major motion pictures like Step Up Revolution, Step Up 3D, Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming, Magic Mike XXL and guest appearances in various TV shows. Since 2014, he has been featured as guest DJ on Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Boss has been married to a dancing pro Allison Holker since 2013. The couple was together for about three years, before finally tying a knot following the months-long engagement. They welcomed a baby boy Maddox Laurel in March 2016. Boss is also parenting a 2008 born step-daughter Weslie. He has a clothing line called Boss Clothing.

Name Stephen Boss
Profession Dancer
Gender Male
Birthday September 29, 1982
Age 35 Years Old