Known for her role as the ditzy cheerleader Brittany Pierce on Glee, Heather Morris (born February 1, 1987) is a multi-talented dancer, actress and singer.
Morris made her Hollywood debut in 2006 when she appeared on Season 2 of So You Think You Can Dance. Though she didn’t make it to the final 20, the following year she joined Beyonce‘s world tour and later performed “Single Ladies” on the American Music Awards and Saturday Night Live.
After a small role in the film Bedtime Stories, Morris landed a role in 2009’s Fired Up, where she met choreographer Zach Woodlee. Impressed by her talent, Woodlee then invited Morris to dance on shows including Eli Stone, Swingtown, and eventually, Glee.
After the FOX show’s critically acclaimed first season, Morris and costar Naya Rivera were promoted to series regulars. Morris made her solo singing debut during the “Britney/Brittany” episode, which featured a cameo by Britney Spears.
Morris and then-boyfriend Tyler Hubbell welcomed their first child, a son named Elijah, in 2013. The couple announced their engagement in August 2014 and exchanged vows in May 2015. Their second child, son Owen, was born in February 2016.