Kimberly Wyatt is an American singer, choreographer and television personality best known as a former member of the girl group and dance ensemble the Pussycat Dolls.
Kimberly Wyatt began dancing at the age of seven. At the age of 14 she earned a scholarship to study in New York’s Joffrey Ballet and the Broadway Dance Center. At the age of seventeen, she graduated from high school and flew to Las Vegas to audition for cruise ship and casino shows. She worked in a revue on Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas for two years.
In 2003, she was a dancer in Nick Lachey’s music video for the single “Shut Up.” Robin Antin was the choreographer, and it was here that she asked Wyatt to join the Pussycat Dolls. Wyatt does the standing oversplit in most of Pussycat Dolls music video, which she called her trademark move.
Wyatt’s first vocal role in the Pussycat Dolls came when she recorded a solo song called “Don’t Wanna Fall in Love” for the Deluxe Edition of their second album, Doll Domination. After Jessica Sutta, Wyatt was the second member to announce her departure from the group.
Got to Dance
Wyatt became one of three judges of Sky1’s dance show, Got to Dance, alongside Ashley Banjo and Adam Garcia, in 2010.
In October 2010, it was announced that Wyatt along with Paula Abdul and Travis Payne would be judges on Live to Dance, the US version of Got to Dance.
In March 2015, it was announced that Wyatt would take part in ITV’s Give a Pet a Home show which works alongside the RSPCA in Birmingham. In July 2015, she won the final of Celebrity MasterChef on BBC One, beating Sam Nixon, Rylan Clark and Scott Maslen.
In November 2015, Wyatt became a School Sport Ambassador in the UK for the Youth Sport Trust, promoting health and well-being for young women through dance.