Dan Karaty Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Dancing and Movies

Dan Karaty Biography

Dan Karaty is an American TV personality, actor, producer, dancer and choreographer. He is best known as a judge and choreographer on several versions of the global dance competition program So You Think You Can Dance.

Dan Karaty
Dan Karaty

Dan Karaty Age

Karaty is 47 years old as of 2023, he was born on October 1, 1976, in New York, New York City, in the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on October 1 every year.

Dan Karaty Height

Karaty stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Dan Karaty Education

He completed his education at New York University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism in 1999. While pursuing his studies, Karaty dedicated his free time to teaching at the well-known Tremaine Dance Conventions, where he crossed paths with Wade Robson, forging a lasting friendship and collaboration. In his junior year, Karaty made his mark on Broadway with a debut in the highly successful production of “Footloose.” Subsequently, he ventured into the world of dance performance, joining Britney Spears for performances at the MTV Video Music Awards and The Billboard Awards.

Dan Karaty Family

Karaty’s parents are both Broadway veterans. His father, Tom Karaty, is an actor and singer who has appeared in several Broadway productions, including Annie and The Phantom of the Opera. His mother, Jane Karaty, is a dancer and choreographer who has worked on several Broadway shows, including A Chorus Line and Cats.

Dan Karaty has one sibling, a younger brother named Michael Karaty. Michael is also a dancer and has appeared in several Broadway productions, including Newsies and Billy Elliot.

Dan Karaty X Factor

Karaty is known for his roles as a judge or mentor on various television shows, including X Factor, My Name Is Michael, Everybody Dance Now, So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation, Belgium’s Got Talent, and Holland’s Got Talent.

Additionally, he created and serves as the executive producer of The Ultimate Dance Battle. Karaty has been a longstanding member of the judge’s panel for the Dutch-Belgian version since its inception, and he previously contributed as a performance stager and choreographer on America’s Got Talent.

Dan Karaty Wife

Karaty’s wife is Natasha Karaty. She is a Dutch model and designer. The couple married in 2015 and have two children together, a daughter named Quinn and a son named Daniel. Natasha Karaty was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in 1988. She began her modeling career at a young age and has appeared in campaigns for a variety of brands, including L’Oréal, Calvin Klein, and H&M. She is also a designer and has her clothing line called “Natasha Karaty.”

Dan Karaty Wife’s Net Worth

Karaty has an estimated net worth of $3 million which he has earned through his acting career and been a choreographer.

Dan Karaty Movies And TV Shows


  • Soof 3 (2017) – as Jim
  • Make Up Your Mind (2016) – as Daniel Karaty
  • Soof: a new beginning (2016) – as Jim
  • Soof 2 (2013) – as Jim
  • Soof (2013) – as Jim
  • Music and Lyrics (2007) – as Dancer (uncredited)
  • Nikki (2003) – as Club Goer (uncredited)

TV Shows:

  • The Ultimate Dance Battle (2023-present) – Executive Producer, Judge
  • So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation (2016-2017) – Judge
  • Best of Dance (2016) – Judge
  • Idols (2016) – Jury Member
  • My Name Is (2015) – Jury Member
  • Everybody Dance Now (2009-2017) – Jury Member
  • X-Factor (2007-2009) – Jury Member
  • Holland’s Got Talent (2008-present) – Jury Member
  • Belgium’s Got Talent (2012-present) – Jury Member

Dan Karaty Soof

Karaty starred as Jim Cole in the 2013 Dutch comedy film Soof. Jim is the new lover of Soof, the main character of the film. He is a pediatrician from America who lives in Amsterdam. Jim is intelligent, compassionate, and humorous, and he and Soof bond quickly.

Karaty made his acting debut in Soof but performed so well that he was given the role in two subsequent motion pictures, Soof 2 (2016) and Soof 3 (2023).

Dan Karaty Dancing

Karaty is a talented dancer who is known for his smooth moves and athletic ability. He has performed in Broadway shows, on award shows, and in films. He is also a popular judge on the reality competition show So You Think You Can Dance. Karaty is also a talented choreographer.

He has created routines for many popular artists, including Britney Spears, Madonna, and Kylie Minogue. He has also choreographed for several films, including Music and Lyrics and Did You Hear About the Morgans? Karaty is a true master of dance. He is a gifted performer with a natural talent for movement. He is also a passionate advocate for dance and is committed to helping young dancers achieve their dreams.

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