She is young, she is beautiful and she is dances like no one is watching! Tessa Brooks is an 18 year old American dancer, best known as a member of imam BEAST dance crew. One of her biggest achievement as a dancer is performing at the prestigious Carnation Theatre as a part of the Michael Jackson Tribute shows. She holds a strong grip at some of the famous dance forms including breakdance, jazz, contemporary, tap, hip hop ballet etc. With more than a million followers on Instagram and around 46k fans on Facebook, Tessa is undoubtedly, a popular public figure. Besides dancing, Tessa has also modelled for big brands like Coca-Cola. She has also appeared at ‘The Pulse on Tour’ as a dancer.
Rise To Fame
Tessa took her first dance lesson at the age of 2 and realized that danced allowed her to express herself freely. She knew what she wanted to do in her life. She wanted to dance! So, she started training in various dance styles and went on performing at various shows and gigs until she was spotted by a producer and was signed on shows like “Disney’s Next Big Thing”. She is also a skillful gymnast and has performed as a cheer leader too!
Her talent was recognized by people and she got featured in various national commercials like including Aquestria Girls, Just Dance 4 and Skechers.
While making her way through these opportunities, Tessa finally featured as a dancer in the YouTube movie, Dance Camp. Tessa continued making appearances for artists like T-Pain and got featured in X-Factor’s ‘Diamond White’ and Disney’s ‘Miss Coco Jones’. After performing on her share of events and concerts, Tessa got an opportunity to be featured as a dancer on ‘The Pulse Tour’ and perform in some big events like “Miss California Pageant”, “Disney’s Next Big Thing” and the “the Haiti Benefit Concert”. Her talent also made her a part of dance groups like ‘imaBEAST’ and ‘Team10’ crew where she got to perform at Michael Jackson Tribute show in Carnation Theatre.
She also went to the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards, adding another feather to her cap. Tessa also produces her own dance videos and posts them on Instagram for her admirers to try her moves and be entertained. There is no doubt that she is an established dancer and actress, yet there is one wish of her that’s left to be fulfilled; to perform with Drake. Tessa says cheekily, “It’s because his concerts look so lit!”
Even though she is a successful dancer and a motivational public figure, Tessa says that her number one goal in life will always be to inspire and help people, and to make a difference!
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Controversies & Scandals
During the February of 2017, Tessa was in news for un-following her friend, Alissa Violet, on twitter and supporting Alissa’s ex, Jake Paul, a YouTube star and actor. Alissa and Jake had a very public break-up where the latter accused Alissa for cheating on him and threw her out of the house where they lived together. Tessa even shot a video with Jake, after she un-followed her friend. This has turned out to be one of the most popular social media feuds of 2017. Tessa and Jake are even rumoured to be dating each other.
Behind The Curtains
Tessa was born on 5th April, 1999 in California, USA. She comes from a family of dancers, and hopes to continue the legacy. Since there was always dancing going on the family, she started her dance training at an early age and never looked back. She has two sisters who are dancers too. She also has a step-sister from her father.
Apart from dancing and print modeling, she also loves to swim, act, play with her dogs and spending time with her friends. She loves keeping giant teddy bears in her room. She is quite popular on YouTube with 530k plus subscribers. Some of her most popular YouTube videos include Alarm Clock Prank on Jake; we had to call the Police, I Tased Jake, Jalisaa Isn’t Real etc.
Tessa claims that Cole Spouse is her celebrity crush because he seems artistic to her. She claims to be single, even though rumours of her dating Jake Paul are making headlines everywhere on social media.
Tessa reckons that she will continue giving back to the society in her own wonderful way and will contribute all that she can to make this world a better place!