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DWTS Pro Keo Motsepe: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me (I’m a Prince in South Africa!)

Keo Motsepe
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Dancing With the Stars professional dancer Keo Motsepe, who is currently partnered with Grammy Award-winning R&B singer Chaka Khan on Season 21 of the ABC competition, took a break from the dance floor to share 25 interesting facts about himself with Us Weekly.

1. I’m a prince of a region in Johannesburg, South Africa.

2. I’m afraid of heights.

3. I love cars! My favorite manufacturer is Aston Martin.

4. I can speak six languages (Afrikaans, Setswana, a bit of Zulu, Sesotho, Pedi, and English).

5. In high school, I did shot put and javelin. I also did track and field.

6. I can cook. My favorite dish to make at home is lasagna with sausage.

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7. I’m the youngest of three siblings. I have two older sisters.

8. When I was a child, my mother first encouraged me to dance because it was a lot cleaner than playing sports in the dirt. Thanks mom!

9. Japan is my favorite country to visit. I love the culture and the residents are always friendly.

10. I have two tattoos on my wrists — one is my nephew’s name and the other is my family’s initials. My family is everything to me. I miss them so much.

11. If I weren’t a professional dancer, I’d like to own a business.

12. When I was a child, I wanted to be a marketing manager. I know that’s a little unusual for a childhood goal.

13. I hope to get to Bora Bora. It’s beautiful and the atmosphere seems so calming.

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14. I have a high-pitched laugh. It sometimes takes people by surprise.

15. I’m a great singer… in the shower. Any labels looking for a shower singer?

16. I can balance a soccer ball on my feet for about five minutes.

17. My favorite color is blue.

18. Whenever I return to South Africa, I make it a point to visit Cape Town where I grew up.

19. Anytime I go back to South Africa, I always have to eat at Nando’s, a famous South African food chain with healthy options.

20. I love children! I think I’d have at least two.

21. My favorite movie is Coming to America. It’s a classic!

22. My favorite musical artist is Michael Bublé.

23. I am a bit obsessed with having my phone on me. It’s the best way to keep up with my family when I’m working.

24. I have a photographic memory for locations. Once I’ve been somewhere, I can remember how to get back without directions.

25. I have a certificate in advanced driving. In South Africa, I love to hit the tracks!

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