Who are Jefferson and Adrianita From World of Dance? The American reality series on Television, “World of Dance”, executive produced by the legendary Jennifer Lopez, is one of the most amazing dance competition show in the world.
The winners not only get a million-dollar grand prize but also several Emmy nominations for their choreography and dance style. Last year also, World of Dance received four Emmy nominations for best choreography, and Tessandra Chavez won the award for his dance choreographed for the Unity LA team.
With its first season being premiered on 30 May 2017, it has gained so much popularity and now we are toward the end of Season 4 of World of Dance. The season finale is next week on August 12, 2020, and we are here to discuss one of the top contestants that are in the semi-finale, the Prime Time Emmy nominated pair for best choreography, Jefferson y Adrianita. Here is everything we know about this wonderful salsa duo.
Jefferson Y Adrianita: Who are they?
Jefferson and Adrianita are the two-time Salsa World Champions. They have been dancing together for well above 16 years and have participated in several professional level competitions.
Despite having gained several champion positions within so many years of dancing, they have now entered World of Dance for a next-level competition and to showcase their culture and dancing style in a larger platform.
Where Are They From?
The ballroom dancing pair Jefferson y Adrianita are all the way from Cali, Columbia. Their full names are Jefferson Benjumea and Adrianita Avila.
Jefferson Y Adrianita Age and Facts
Jefferson and Adrianita are 22 and 26 years old respectively. This couple is not only a perfect pair for each other in their dance but also a real-life married couple.
They met each other for the first time when they were in their early teens while dancing for a same group. They were just friends at that time but slowly their friendship blossomed into a romantic relationship.
The couple also has a child together, a baby boy named “Derek”. He was named by his dad Jefferson after his idol, Derek Hughes, who is also the judge of World of Dance. Talk about their luck and chance to show their talents in front of their own idol as a Judge.
Jefferson Y Adrianita Dancing Style
Jefferson y Adrianita’s dance style mainly specializes in Columbian Salsa. However, their dance consists of a mix of other multiple styles like Rumba, Samba, Cha-cha-cha, jive, Double step, and dancesport.
Their dancing style is focused on fast and electrifying clean footwork. Every time they hit the stage, the judges and everyone gets amazed by their jaw-dropping lifts and tricks. No wonder they got nominated for Emmy’s Prime Time Awards for best choreography because of their unique and energetic dancing style.
Will they win this season of World of Dance?
As we ave seen through their performance from their qualifiers round, they have quite improved in each performance with even more clean and fast footwork. They obviously have persevered a lot to reach semi-finals.
According to them, they follow strict and intense rehearsals for 2 hours every day. And until now, they have undergone 3 months vigorous training physically and mentally before every competition they have participated in.
Their passion, discipline, and dancing techniques have helped them to reach this level in semi-finale and be renowned as one of the toughest competitors in the show. So, with such dedication and drive, they have a high chance of winning but the competition is tough. Hence, we would have to watch the finale to know if they will win for real or not.