Who is Ian Eastwood?
Ian Anthony Eastwood is an American dancer and choreographer. He is best known as a former member of the group Mos Wanted Crew that was featured on the reality dance competition show ‘America's Best Dance Crew’. He is also famous for appearing in ‘Return of the Superstars’ and ‘Dance Showdown’. Till date, Eastwood has been featured as a dancer and choreographer on music videos by several renowned artistes like Justin Bieber, Kris Wu, Tori Kelly, Maya Angelou, Shannon and Vic Mensa, to name a few. He has also worked with dancers in prominent studios like Coastal Dance Rage, Movement Lifestyle and the Millennium Dance Complex. He has directed various projects as well. The American dancer has also acted in a few movies. A much sought-after dance teacher, Eastwood has travelled to teach dance in 27 countries and has given numerous live performances. Some of the tours he participated in are Pitchfork Music Festival, Family Matters Tour - Chance the Rapper, Happy Camper Tour – SuperDuperKyle and Bonnaroo Music Festival 2014.
Ian Eastwood started sharing his dancing videos on YouTube when he was 13. Eventually he was contacted by people through MySpace who asked him to teach them. At the age of 16, he began travelling all over the world to teach dance. During this time, he opened a dance company named Young Lions. Following his graduation, Eastwood moved to California to pursue his full-time professional career as a dancer.
In 2011, he appeared in a commercial for a video game company. The following year, he became a member of a dance group on ‘America's Best Dance Crew’. The same year, he performed as a guest on ABC’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ (Season 15). After this, he competed with the Young Lions on the channel’s show ‘World of Dance’ in 2017.
Till date, he has performed with many renowned artistes of the industry in their music videos. He has worked with Justin Bieber, Tori Kelly, Kris Wu, Maya Angelou, Vic Mensa, Shannon, Lee Taemin, Hayley Kiyoko and SHINee, to name a few.
Talking about Eastwood’s YouTube career, his self-titled YouTube channel has earned over 770k subscribers and more than 52 million views as of April 2018. His original and promising dance videos are sure to earn him many more subscribers and views in the coming future.
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Ian Anthony Eastwood was born on April 16, 1993 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, to Julia and Peter Eastwood. He graduated from a local high school. Talking about his love and dating life, Eastwood began a relationship with choreographer, dancer, and social media phenomenon Megan Batoon in 2014. However, the couple separated later on. Currently, Eastwood is supposedly single and is concentrating on his dancing career.