Les Twins win $1 Million prize in ‘World Of Dance’ Competition | Popular in YouTube Dance Videos
At 28 years old, Les Twins, Larry and Laurent Bourgeois, from Paris, won the American program World of Dance on Aug. 8, a TV show, produced by Jennifer Lopez. Professional dancers of hip-hop talent, they amazed the American public with each of their choreographies. And pocket the sum of one million dollars equivalent to 850,000 euros.
Born in Sarcelles at Paris, in a family of 9 children, the twins are passionate about dance and especially hip-hop, watching the dancers they meet.
The journey of two champions
In 2008, the Twins participated in the program “France has an incredible talent”. They finished in 6th place. While they dance on the Champs-Élysées, they are spotted by the singer Alicia Keys, who invites them to dance on stage during one of his concerts at the Zenith.
Then, they make a remarkable performance in the famous show The Ellen Degeneres Show. They also dance with Missy Elliott, Michael Jackson, during her tour with the Cirque du Soleil in 2011.
Their videos cartonent on the net. The famous singer Beyonce hires them for her tour. Happy, the twins accompany Beyoncé and Jay-Z as part of their joint tour The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour in 2013 and “On the Run Tour in 2014.”
Michael Jordan recruits them. And, they become the ambassadors of the Jordan brand.
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